Alipay compared to Paypal



PSP Features of Alipay compared to Paypal
Shagnhai, ChinaHQ BasedCalifornia, USA
Alibaba has plug-n-play integration with most ecommerce SaaS solutions from the Asian marketsSupported MerchantsPaypal has plug-n-play integration with all major ecommerce SaaS solutions
Fee structure$0.50/transaction for any amount under $25, tiered percentage pricing until >$1000/item
Bank fees1% of amount transferred
Credit CardsPayment MethodsCredit Cards and Direct Banking
Recurring Payments
Developer Friendly
Apple Pay Support
Point of Sale Support
Unsupported Paid Feature Supported Unknown



Jack Ma’s payment company, branched off of Taobao in the early 2010’s. Currently AntGroup is the holding company that is China’s largest payment processor.

Alipay is making an effort to win merchants and sellers across the globe to integrate their payment flows and tools.


Who doesn’t know the most famous and definitely the first in the online payment space, Paypal. It’s founders have since moved on to put the human species on another planet, however to this day Paypal remains one of the biggest payment companies globally. Paypal has giant customers across the globe, small and large. One of it’s recent curious moves is that Paypal started to accept transactions in and on the Bitcoin network.