Overview of QPay

  • QPAY is Qatar’s best financial technology provider, serving thousands of SMEs with the best payroll, WPS (wage protection system Qatar), ecommerce, and POS machines, helping thousands of small business with the financial services, enabling them to have the best, most compliant solutions in the market.
  • QPAY International, which is listed as a member of the NEXXO Network, a Fintech firm based in Qatar that provides services to more than 15,000 local small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and over 250,000 low-income workers, is reducing its point of sale (POS) prices by… Read More
  • QPay is currently growing three times faster in the UK markets where it has presence at prestigious universities which include Oxford and Cambridge, and Clapham says the team is “laser-focused” on that market and wants to iron it out before pursuing expansion into other regions.
  • QPay allows users to get cashback by shopping at participating stores, meaning cardholders can take advantage of real savings on things like takeaway and food delivery services, clothing and even groceries.
  • Qpay is a place where management is so poorly managed that as a full time salaried employee once you learn the ropes you have plenty of time to fiddle your thumbs or in my case do side projects.
  • Qpay Europe Ltd  are one of Europe’s leading payments company that will allow our Merchants to accept card payments through their websites and over the phone effectively and efficiently.
  • Qpay is a perfect example of a company that with a solid idea and being at the right place at the right time you don't need a good corporate culture to make money.
  • QPay.Live enables European cryptocurrency exchanges to collect payment from credit and debit cards, while keeping the customer’s personal information secure.
  • Qpay employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 7% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year.
  • QPay was launched in 2016 as a one-stop-shop student marketplace app after receiving $400,000 of early-stage funding from Sydney Angels.
  • Regulation

    Provided by the Qatar Central Bank, QPAY is a centralised payment gateway that allows people to buy goods and services online using a debit card from websites that have QPAY enabled.If a website doesn't have QPAY enabled, people within Qatar are not able to use their debit card to make purchases online, due to Qatar market regulations.


    This fintech is suitable for anyone looking for a great in-app experience with a range of features that ultimately makes managing money easier and more insightful (with the comprehensive insights).The QPay app allows constant access to the funds you’ve loaded and it’s also set up with 24/7 in-app support if you need it. 

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    Can I buy flights with QPAY online?

    Yes, buying flights with QPAY is simple and easy.Once you've found the flights that you want to purchase, just select QPAY at checkout when selecting your payment method.

    Can I design the merchandise?

    Absolutely! Want to change the colour of the hoodie? Want to move your society logo? Want to get your design embroidered? No worries.We confirm your design before you buy.

    Can I gauge how much demand there is before purchasing?

    This is one of our more popular features.Having doubts about how many students want to buy your swag? Don’t want to order too much? Our ’Tip’ feature allows you to set the minimum orders from students you need to buy from us.Only ‘Tip’ merchandise when you gauge enough interest from students! Only when merchandise is tipped, will we place the order and charge students.

    Can I have a refund?

    All you’ll need to do is reach out to the event organiser (e.g.the student society committee), as they approve all ticket refunds.

    Can I print my ticket?

    No! For many events, QR Barcode tickets dynamically change at a frequent interval, meaning it won’t work once printed.We’re simultaneously preventing ticket scalping, and trees from being cut down.

    Can I set a password on a ticket type so only certain people can purchase those tickets?

    You sure can! Just make sure to tick the “password on this ticket?” box when creating your event.

    Can I use AMEX to top up my card?

    We unfortunately do not accept American Express.

    Can memberships link with ticketing?

    Yup, one of the best parts.If you do your ticketing through QPay, any memberships you have will be automatically validated, so that only members on your list will be able to buy membership-priced tickets.

    Can QPay help us to organise tables at our event?

    Yep! We handle table allocation when members are purchasing their tickets.Just make sure to hit “tables at your event?” when creating your event and follow the prompts.You can also organise teams, cabins and buses.

    Can we alter the frequency of our settlements?

    You can choose from three different options in the QPay portal under “Settings” – Monthly, Post Event or Smart Settlements.Smart settlements occur every 7-14 days.Any changes to these settlement frequencies takes 2-3 business days to take effect.

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    Can we sell memberships online?

    Yup! When you complete setting up your membership form, you will be provided with a link (with a custom URL that you can specify) that you can post on Facebook or on your site, where people can fill in their own details and pay for their memberships online.

    Can we sell tickets in person?

    You sure can! Use the “sell cash ticket” function under “more details” once you’ve created an event.The person can enter in their details and will get a text message with steps on how to access their ticket through the QPay app.

    How can I change my seating?

    Easy! All you’ll need to do is login / register with your mobile number in QPay, and then view your order summary.There’s a drop down where you can change tables.

    How do I change my phone number?

    Phone numbers are connected to all your purchases in QPay, so if you need to change it you will need email us at: support@quicklypay.

    How do I send an SMS/Email campaign to my members?

    Ensure you’ve either collected memberships through your membership form on QPay or you can import your list of members in the portal.Just head to the memberships section to do this.Once this is complete your recipients will be available to SMS/Email.

    How do I sign up to QPay?

    To sign up for QPay, you must first download the QPay app from the Google Play Store or the App Store, then enter your personal details and follow the prompts.

    How do we enter in/change society bank details?

    In order for QPay to settle funds to your society for any events, memberships or merchandise sold, you will need to enter in bank details in your society portal.To do this, just head to “Settings”, located in the drop down on the top right corner of the screen where you will see your society name.Scroll down to the bottom of the page and enter the account name, BSB and Account No.

    How does ticket scanning work on QPay?

    Your team can use their smartphones to scan tickets through the QPay app! You will find the option to add team members under “more details” in the “events” page through your QPay society portal.

    How long does delivery take?

    We guarantee the fastest turnaround in the industry, with a rapid 9 business day delivery timeframe from the day the invoice is paid.

    How long does it take for a campaign to get approved?

    Campaign approval for non-approved societies can take up to 1 business day.If you however are an approved society this will only take 5 minutes.To become an approved society you must have at least one settlement processed by QPay.

    How long does it take for money to show up in my account?

    Top ups to your QPay card are instant (1.5% surcharge).Bank transfers can take anywhere from 1-3 business days to be processed.

    How many ticket types can I create?

    As many as you like! Just make sure the total number of tickets available matches the number of tickets in each ticket type.

    How to add Qpay payment information in email body?

    For that you need to add “[qpay-payment-details]” into your mail message body.

    How to display Qpay payment information after successful payment?

    For that you need to add “[qpay-details]” in page.

    How to Enable Qpay payment in contact form 7?

    For that you need to enable “QPay Enable” option in Qpay tab of that particular contact form.

    How to set up QPay payment gateway?

    To set up QPay payment gateway for Sapaad.

    I sold my ticket/got a refund but haven’t received the funds?

    Remittances take up to 10 business days to reflect on your bank statement.If it’s been longer feel free to reach out! Please note that sellers are charged 1.

    I’m having trouble adding my QPay card to UberEats?

    Uber, at their discretion, occasionally denies users from attaching prepaid cards, like the QPay Card, to their Uber accounts.When this happens, we usually advice our cardholders to try again or select the “pay with PayPal” option in Uber instead and to attach their QPay Card card to their PayPal profile.

    Interested in development?

    Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

    Is our member list exportable?

    Yes! Click ‘export’ and your membership list is downloadable as a spreadsheet.Also, upload your existing spreadsheets to import all your existing members automagically.Once all your memberships in the one central place, export to spreadsheet any time.

    Is QPay right for you?

    You don’t have to be a student to sign up for QPay, but it is likely to be more beneficial for young people who need to save wherever they can.Unlike a regular debit card and bank account, QPay’s Mastercard can give you the opportunity to receive cash back whenever you tap or swipe.

    I’ve lost my card, can I get a replacement?

    For loss of physical cards please email us at support@quicklypay.it or reach out to us in the 24/7 support chat in the QPay app.

    Security ??

    Our most important priority is your security, and we go to extreme lengths to protect it.We use the same SSL encryption that the banks use and have a world class service protecting us and you.We have in place both technical and procedural QA, and we are committed to maintaining this high level of security.

    See how qpay works?

    Watch the videos to know about diferent features of our app.

    We already have merchandise – can we still use QPay to sell it to our members?

    Yup – we’ve already built this into your society portal for you.Start selling your swag instantly.

    What are QPay Memberships?

    QPay memberships are a digital version of the memberships that societies typically gather at O-Week.Practically, it works as a beautiful web-form that you customise for your society.You can also fill it out on iPad/Laptops at your stall.You collect all the details from the student (e.g.email, phonenumber, degree), and they pay you by cash or or via QPay, online with their credit card.

    What are the key benefits?

    • Digital membership delivered instantly to the student’s phone.Adding sponsor logos later in the term? Easy, no re-printing of cards.• You can collect membership payments via credit/debit card
    • Student has no cash? No problem, You can collect all the student’s details at your stall, and they can pay later via QPay (they get a link via SMS)
    • Have all of your memberships in one central place online.No more paper pages.• If you do any ticketing with QPay, you can use the membership list to automatically check member vs non-member pricing on tickets.• You can click a button to push notify your members (Android / iPhone app) about new society events, hoodies, year books, etc.Just ask us, and we’ll provide a couple of successful examples with law societies for more details.

    What can we control with the membership?

    •  You are able to customise the colour, logos, and prominence of the sponsors in the QPay app, when users view their membership card.•  As the card is digital, this would allow your society to add sponsors at anytime throughout the year, and offer varying levels of sponsorship based on a variety of easily maintained options.•  An example of this would be time (i.e.3 months of sponsorship) rather than requiring commitment for the whole year.You will also be able to provide different tiers based on the prominence of the branding in the digital card, with customised level of prominence based on timing and relevancy (i.e.

    What deals are available on the QPay card?

    You can check out some of our available QPay card deals here: https://getqpay.

    What devices are compatible with Apple Pay?

    Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later in stores, apps, and websites in Safari; with Apple Watch in stores and apps (requires iPhone 6 or later); with iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3 and later in apps and websites in Safari; and with Mac (2012 or later) in Safari with an Apple Pay-enabled iPhone or Apple Watch.For a list of compatible Apple Pay devices, see here.

    What does this funding mean for QPay?

    After appearing on the recent Shark Tank, QPay’s Head of Strategy Moe Satti said: “We are stoked to have received this funding from such seasoned entrepreneurial veterans as Naomi and Steve.

    What Happened During The Pitch?

    A stellar pitch and ease at answering questions quickly got the Sharks circling the waters.QPay initially asked for a $380 000 investment for an 8.4% stake to grow the business all over Australia and move into the UK.

    What if we have a physical membership card?

    No problem! You are able to use both a physical card and the digital card.Having a digital card prevents lost cards, but more importantly, the idea of the digital card is less about the card itself, and more about how you engage with your members.Instead of committing to a singular card design and sponsors in the beginning of the year, you can update things on a rolling basis, and notify members, which is better for sponsors.You’ll also be able notify members of your society events (for pre-release tickets as example) or society swag.

    What is my Device Account Number?

    All cards stored in Apple Pay are allocated a Device Account Number.This unique number ensures your payment information isn’t stored on your device or shared with the merchant when making a payment.You can find your Device Account Number by opening the Wallet app, selecting your card and tapping the (i) symbol in the bottom right corner.

    What Is Qpay?

    Qpay, Inc.is a turn-key financial solutions company.We provide payment-processing systems that enable an infinite variety of service providers to inexpensively and efficiently collect payments for services rendered, from the "cash-centric" consumer demographic.We define the cash-centric demographic as the consumer segment that, for various reasons, tends to use cash as their primary method of purchasing goods and services.Our services revolve around our core product, which has gained an industry wide reputation as the "Walk-in Pay Agent In a Box." Our product is complete, from technology integration and implementation, to front-end collection and back-end processing and reporting.Due to our extensive experience, the implementation process is faster and cheaper for both the pay agent and service partner, enabling us to simplify the entire course of development and provide an unparalleled level of documentation and support.An industry innovator, having deployed a proven & powerful platform, Qpay is the connection that links retailers and service providers, via our extensive and ever-growing network of Points Of Service ("POS") to serve the cash-centric marketplace.

    What is the average salary for Qpay employees?

    Qpay employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 7% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year.According to our data, the highest paying job at Qpay is a Software Developer at $84,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Qpay is an Account Service Representative at $34,000 annually.

    What is the card top up limit?

    The daily top up limit via card is dynamic based on your card usage, up to $100.If you’d like to transfer more, simply use the direct bank transfer option.

    What range of products do you offer?

    We’ve expanded our catalogue to offer more than just shirts and hoodie.We have pretty much everything you can think of, from socks to backpacks, shorts to pants, and much more – just ask us or visit your society portal to access the catalogue.

    Where can I find out more information about Apple Pay?

    To find out more information on how to make secure payments and set up Apple Pay with your QPay card, please visit our Apple Pay webpage or www.apple.

    Where can I use Apple Pay?

    You can use Apple Pay to make payments at any merchant where contactless payments are accepted.Simply look for the contactless symbol or Apple Pay mark.You may also use Apple Pay in-app and on the web with Safari when you see the “Buy with Apple Pay” button or Apple Pay as a payment option.

    Which cards are eligible for Apple Pay?

    The QPay virtual card is now available on Apple Pay.

    Which countries can I use QPAY in?

    You can use QPAY when you're buying flights in Qatari Riyal (QAR).

    Which currencies are available with QPAY?

    QPAY is a payment gateway provided by the Qatar Central Bank.Therefore, QPAY is only available with Qatari Riyal.

    Which devices can I use QPAY to buy flights on?

    You can use QPAY to buy flights on mobile, desktop and tablet.It doesn't matter which model your device is, the Alternative Airlines website works on all devices.

    Who Are The Owners?

    Zakaria Bouguettaya and Andrew Clapham are the cofounders of QPay.Bouguettaya began designing apps to suit his convenience and sold the apps to other corporations.

    Why has QPay attracted this funding?

    The app already has 300,000 Australian university students – or one in six – using its platform for campus purchases, and has so far processed over $20 million in payments.

    Why isn’t my campaign getting approved?

    All campaigns are reviewed by our team to ensure all terms and quality standards are fully met.If a campaign does not meet these standards then it can get disapproved.If you find that your campaign is not getting approved then feel free to reach out to us to see what changes are necessary to get things up and running.

    Why should I order merchandise from QPay?

    Our apparel is of the highest quality material, all at an affordable price.We work with a range of suppliers across Australia to deliver on your exact needs and guarantee that we are the cheapest.

    History of QPay