Glossary of Terms

What are Marketplace Payouts?

Marketplace Payouts Definition

Marketplace payouts involve the transfer of funds from the marketplace to sellers or relevant parties, playing a crucial role in the platform's financial transactions. Managing payouts on a marketplace requires adherence to KYC/KYB procedures, compliance with AML regulations, and ensuring secure fund management. This process is not only highly regulated and complex but also consumes resources, contributing to financial costs and overhead.

Implementing automated payout systems can significantly enhance efficiency, enabling marketplaces to increase seller activity and cultivate seller loyalty. Effective control and oversight by marketplace operators throughout the entire payment process, from user onboarding to reconciliation and payouts, streamline financial processes end-to-end. This streamlined approach contributes to the overall growth and success of the marketplace.

Contributed by Balance, B2B payments software.

Marketplace payouts definition

Related terms

The payment orchestration layer is a technological layer that helps manage the complex and varied processes involved in moving money from one place to another.
A marketplace business model is a type of ecommerce platform where the website operator doesn't hold the inventory or the products for sale.
Credit terms refer to the payment conditions that are agreed upon between a buyer and seller.
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