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BLIK in Q3 2021: almost 200 million transactions and 8.6 million active users

Between July and August 2021 (mainly during holidays) account-based mobile payment system BLIK users completed nearly 200 million transactions that were almost PLN 27 billion worth. At the end of Q3 2021, BLIK was actively used by 8.6 million individuals. The most dynamic growth was observed in the volume of BLIK smartphone transfers as well as transactions at payment terminals.

BLIK with record high brand strength score in mobile payments

According to the KANTAR survey in the third quarter of this year, account based mobile payments system BLIK recorded the highest brand strength index – Brand Power – in the payments category, at a level of 44 points. This is a record high result of this index so far in the brand’s history. Almost two-thirds of BLIK users would recommend it to their friends; this index is even higher among young people, reaching three-quarters.

BLIK in Q2 2021: huge increase in the popularity of P2P instant payments

From April to June 2021, BLIK users completed nearly 176 million transactions worth PLN 24 billion. At that time, the number of BLIK’s P2P instant payments was growing the fastest - as many as 25.5 million - an increase of 187% year-on-year. At the end of the second quarter, BLIK was being actively used by nearly 8 million users, which is almost 50 percent more than a year earlier.

BLIK provides consumers with best-in-class experience in mobile contactless payments thanks to the partnership with Mastercard

Warsaw, 19th July 2021 – BLIK, an account-based mobile payment system built and funded in Poland, introduces a new approach to contactless payments without credit or debit card, providing a solution based on the Mastercard Digital Enablement Services (MDES) technology. Thanks to Mastercard’s tokenization technology, consumers will be able to use contactless BLIK payments via their phone in a secure and convenient way, wherever Mastercard payments are accepted.

Excellent financial results for BLIK in 2020: PLN 70 million in revenue and PLN 36 million in net profit

In 2020, the Polish Payment Standard (PSP), operator of the BLIK system, broke even during the financial year - for the first time since the company’s inception achieving profit immediately and at a very high level. Year on year, revenues nearly doubled, while operating costs remained almost unchanged. The net profit at the end of the year was PLN 36 million (EUR 7.8 million), compared to a slight loss a year earlier.

BLIK doubles its results: 153 million transactions in the first quarter

WARSAW, 13TH MAY, 2021 - From January to March 2021, Polish mobile payment system BLIK users performed over 153 million transactions worth PLN 20 billion. At the end of the first quarter, as many as 7.6 million people were actively using it. The fastest growing channel is the BLIK phone transfer (P2P). The number of transactions made in global e-commerce is increasing.