Helcim in the News.

See Helcim’s recent media mentions or download our press kit for a story you’re working on. Below you can find downloadable versions of our logo, company photos, and information on our leadership team. If you can’t find what you’re looking for or want to arrange an interview, you can reach out to [email protected].

Media Mentions.

Dec 15, 2020

Business.com

Finance Bizzy for 2020: Helcim, Credit Card Processing

Nov 18, 2020

Deloitte TMT

2020 Fast 500 Winner

Nov 4, 2020

TechRadar

Helcim launches QR code functionality to help boost business customers

Sep 21, 2020

Calgary Herald

Tech companies moving into the downtown, taking up empty oil and gas space

July 2, 2020

Retail Insider

Helcim Online Food Ordering Featured on Retail Insider

June 26, 2020

BetaKit

Calgary FinTech Startup Helcim Develops Own Payment Infrastructure, Following In Footsteps of Stripe, Square

April 1, 2020

Collisions YYC

E39 – Nicolas Beique, Founder & CEO of Helcim Inc

Nov 8, 2020

Radio Canada

Nicolas Beique, un innovateur nommé dans le palmarès Top 40 under 40 du magazine Avenue Calgary

Nov 1, 2019

Avenue Magazine

Nicolas Beique | Top 40 Under 40 2019

Sep 28, 2019

Globe and Mail

2019 Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies

Jan 17, 2019

RebelRebel

E0025 – Just Build It

Oct 11, 2018

Global News Radio

Joe McFarland of 770 CHQR Interviews Nicolas Beique, Founder & CEO of Helcim

Sep 13, 2018

Canadian Business

Meet Canada’s Fastest-Growing Software Companies: 2018 Growth 500

Aug 7, 2018

Startup Calgary

Interview of Helcim CEO Nicolas Beique

July 18, 2018

Calgary Herald

Helcim a leader in payments technology

Meet the Leadership Team.

Nicolas Beique

FOUNDER & CEO

Nicolas Beique is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Helcim. Passionate about programming from a young age, Nicolas launched a series of companies, including a web design firm, a 3D sales platform, and a local social media website before turning his attention to his idea of an online credit card processing company with a built-in shopping cart.

His goal was to deliver a better payment experience and better tools to merchants who just want to run their business. Today, Helcim serves thousands of merchants in Canada and the US and has built a reputation for being a friendly and transparent payment processor.

Nicolas was the lead developer on the company’s first software launch, Helcim Commerce. He has been recognized for his contributions to the payment industry and tech as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Prairies Technology overall category winner in 2018 and as a member of the Avenue Calgary Top 40 Under 40 class of 2019.

Rob Park

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Rob Park is the Chief Operating Officer at Helcim. He provides the support, sales, and operations departments with the tools and guidance they need to meet the needs of Helcim’s merchants.

Prior to joining Helcim, Rob applied his bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning and relationship-building skills into growing a successful real estate partnership in Calgary. He joined Helcim in 2016, bringing his love of people, business processes, and team building to the company.

Marjorie Junio-Read

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Marjorie Junio-Read is the Chief Financial Officer at Helcim. As CFO, she manages the financial operations at Helcim to ensure prudent fiscal management of company finances and strategic planning for future growth.

Prior to joining Helcim, Marjorie was Treasury Manager for a multinational oil and gas company. As Treasury Manager, she was responsible for overseeing the corporate finance, treasury accounting and treasury operations duties of her team in addition to management responsibilities. She holds a degree in finance from the University of Calgary and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) ® Charterholder.

Brett Popkey

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Brett Popkey is the Chief Technology Officer at Helcim, a payments company that makes it faster, easier, and more affordable for businesses to get paid. Brett is responsible for Helcim’s technology and development vision, including the company’s software, hardware, and systems requirements.

He has been a long-standing member of Helcim’s Development Team. In addition to creating the foundation for how Helcim builds its user interface and development framework. Brett was instrumental in the development of Helcim’s ecommerce, billing, and authentication systems. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an IT diploma with a major in Software Development.

FAQ.

Transparency, low rates, smart tools and amazing service! Many merchants have been dragged through the mud by their prior processor, with hidden fees, contracts, and terrible service. We’ve built our reputation on being the opposite. We care about building long-term relationships with our merchants - which means offering you the payment service you’ve been looking for.

Have more questions? Email or give us a call. Our in-house team of Helcim Merchant Experience Specialists is here to share their knowledge, answer your questions and point you in the right direction. No commissions, no pressure.

If your business is looking for a better way to accept credit and debit cards online or in-person, then Helcim is the payments company for you. Helcim offers a wide range of payment tools and software solutions to make it faster and easier for you to get paid.

No! We want to help small businesses grow and thrive, so there are no monthly fees. Your Helcim account allows you to process both in-person and online payments with great low processing rates. You also get full access to all of our merchant tools and benefit from our amazing customer service team.

For Visa, Mastercard, Amex and other card-brands, we offer Interchange Plus pricing to give you complete transparency and greater savings. By passing the base cost directly to you and only charging for a single markup, Interchange Plus pricing gives you significant savings. By knowing our cost as well as our markup, we promote a fully transparent partnership which means no surprises on your monthly statement!

To calculate your rates for in-person and online transactions, you can visit our pricing page.

Yes! And there is no need to call and renegotiate rates. Our Interchange Plus margin automatically decreases the more you process, helping you save even more.

You can view our complete volume discounts on our pricing page.

No! You can close your account anytime without any penalty and there are no hidden fees. You never again have to worry about setup fees, termination fees, quarterly fees, PCI & non-compliance fees, customer service fees, or bank deposit fees.

Deposits will appear in your bank account within 2 business days, depending on the time of day that your transactions are settled. Transactions processed over the weekend or bank holidays are initialized for deposit on the following business day. Your daily transactions are batched together, and deposited to your bank account net of processing fees.

The Helcim Shop is built right into your account dashboard, and is accessible immediately after signing up. You can order card readers, stands, printers and more directly from there.

Shipping is free and takes 2-3 business days via FedEx or UPS ground. Any equipment purchases are charged to your bank account on file. We do not currently offer rentals nor payment plans.

No! You can use your existing bank account, provided by your financial institution or credit union. Sole proprietors can use a personal bank account. Incorporated business and partnerships are required to use a business bank account

Law firms and other businesses that require separate trust and operating bank accounts are able to customize the flow of deposits and fees to meet their needs.

How does signing up work?
You can sign up directly on our website using your computer or mobile phone. There is no need for complicated paperwork nor signatures. The signup form takes as little as 5-minutes, asking you to enter basic information about your business, address and contact information.

Once you create your Helcim account, you can begin using it right away! Get started here.

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Contact Us​.

We’re Always Happy to Help!

Our in-house team of Merchant Experience Specialists are here to share their knowledge, answer your questions and point you in the right direction. No commissions, no pressure.

New to accepting card payments? Many of our merchants are first time business owners who are unfamiliar with the industry. We take the time to help you understand how it all works as well as how to avoid common pitfalls.

Get In Touch

Toll-Free: +1 (877) 643-5246

 

Calgary Head-Office:

Suite 400 – 440 2 Ave SW

Calgary, Alberta T2P 5E9

Seattle Office:

Suite 4200 – 701 5th Avenue

Seattle, Washington 98104