Licenses and financial hubs
Zota operates according to the highest industry standards, adhering to rules and regulations across numerous regions, continents, and countries.
With Zota, businesses can benefit from our global regulation expertise, spanning eight regional offices in Tel Aviv, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA.
Zota Payments Limited is incorporated in Hong Kong and is regulated by the Money Service Operator (MSO) (License 21-0203003) handling remittance and money exchange. A license issued by government authorities under the provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering and
Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinances.
Zota Payment Technologies AG holds an SRO license in Switzerland, administered by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA (License No.100936). The SRO organization is subjected to the Swiss FINMA supervision and regulation to conduct financial services including
Cryptocurrency-related activities, currency conversion, transfer of funds, SEPA remittance, etc.
Zota Technologies (UK) Ltd is authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
(Firm Reference Number: 943375), as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licensed for the provision of E-money and payments services.
Zota was founded in Israel, with headquarters in the heart of Tel Aviv, surrounded by thriving High Tech and FinTech industries. With thousands of startups, including more than 850 in fields related to financial technology, supported by over $5B worth of investments, Israel has earned its reputation as ‘Startup Nation.’
Zota has a strong IT Team, including Developers, R&D, and cyber security staff members, based in Sofia. With a strong startup ecosystem, Sofia has become a hotspot for finance companies like Zota.
Japan is the third-largest economy in the world, combining tradition and culture with innovative financial technology. Tokyo is a leading financial hub in Asia, with the highest GDP worldwide, and is home to one of Zota’s Asia-based hubs.
Singapore is a leader in Asia’s finance sector and has become a hotspot for FinTech innovation, which is why the Zota team expanded to grow our presence there in 2020.
Zota brings a fresh and innovative approach to the payment industry, thanks to our sophisticated in-house MetaGate payment gateway technology. We connect our clients to the most relevant solutions that can support their business based on the company structure, industry, licenses, and target markets.
Zota is also PCI Level I certified and fully compliant with ISO-27001 standards. Major credit card companies such as Visa, MasterCard, and China Union-Pay require all businesses that want to process, transfer, or store credit card data to be compliant with PCI DSS standards. Businesses working with Zota benefit from this certification as we simplify the entire process for merchants by providing multiple channels for secure and compliant payment solutions.