CEO: Pieter van der Does

Founder(s): Pieter van der Does, Arnout Schuijff

Founded: 2006

Sectors: Payments

Total funding: $266M (most recent 2015)

HQ: Netherlands

In The Hall of Fame ... for Outsourcing Payments 

Founded in 2006, Adyen now has a presence on six continents, over 300 employees and provides advanced payment solutions to more than 4,500 customers, including Facebook, Airbnb and Netflix. In June 2017, Adyen announced a pan-European banking licence that allows it to bypass banks and process cross-border payments directly for its merchant customers.