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Judo Payments builds and launches first mobile payments SDK for Xamarin

14 March, London 2015 – Judo Payments (“Judo”,, Europe’s only mobile-first payments platform, today announces the launch of its mobile app payments software development kit (SDK) for mobile development solution Xamarin.

As mobile experts, judo has seen a growing demand for Xamarin Components globally. This is why judo has independently built a payment SDK for the Xamarin platform. The SDK will initially be tailored for Android with the roll-out of SDKs for other platforms currently in development.

The SDK enables companies to offer secure in-app payment by debit and credit card that can be branded to match the overall user experience. Judo’s payments platform is used by top retailers to make paying faster, easier and more secure on any mobile device. With the new judo SDK for Xamarin, companies can substantially accelerate native mobile development using one shared C# codebase and easily integrate conversion-boosting mobile first payments to increase sales.”

In addition to removing friction in the payment process from apps, judo’s SDK includes bank-grade security to protect transaction data and can be configured easily to enable judo’s fraud prevention solution, judoShield. By increasing security and decreasing fraud risk, judo removes two significant potential barriers to mobile payments adoption.

Joseph Hill, co-founder of Xamarin, said,

“We welcome judo’s robust mobile-first payments SDK into the Xamarin Component Store, enabling our global developer community to easily integrate mobile payments into their native Xamarin apps – without leaving their development environment,”

“Our joint customers get the benefit of judo’s intuitive user interface and seamless payments experience, coupled with Xamarin’s high quality, high performance native apps across platforms.”

Dennis Jones, CEO at judo, said,

“We’ve seen an increased demand for Xamarin from large merchants looking to develop high-performance enterprise mobile apps without needing multiple development teams. With our flexible platform that allows large merchants to have a world class check out with the benefits of not complicating the tech stack. Its simpler for large businesses to offer their customers a consistent mobile-payment enabled app experience, whatever the operating system they’re using, and reap the benefits of rapid growth of mobile commerce.”

For press enquiries please contact:
Liam Fitzpatrick / Edward Bell at Propeller PR:
Tel: +44 (0)20 3301 5353

Judo Payments @JudoPayments

About Judo

Judo is Europe’s leading provider of simple, secure card payments built for mobile. Our award winning payment solutions help power some of the largest businesses in Europe while our marketplace solution simplifies payments for businesses of all sizes.

Founded by serial financial technology entrepreneurs in 2012, judo is backed by leading venture investors and supported by our banking and card scheme partners to deliver payments at the speed of mobile.

About Xamarin

Xamarin’s platform enables developers to build apps for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac with a single, shared C# codebase – using the same language, APIs and data structure on every platform – minimising costs and build time. Xamarin apps share core app logic and enable highly customized native user interfaces, sharing between 60-90% code across mobile platforms.


About Judopay · Judopay simplifies in-app payments, enable frictionless checkouts and intelligently prevents fraud for leading companies globally. Our payments and mobile experts help guide businesses and their development partners to create best in class apps to make paying faster, easier and more secure. Founded by serial financial technology entrepreneurs in 2012, Judopay is backed by leading venture investors and supported by banking and card scheme partners to offer in-app payments that are simple, frictionless and protected.

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You can find more information on integrating our Xamarin payments SDK here.

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"Judo has been a great partner in delivering solutions that excite and delight our customers. They have a deep understanding in mobile and their payments platform provides a seamless and intuitive experience."

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