Suretayo makes online shopping more secure, convenient

Have you ever gone shopping online and worried that you may not receive your item after paying for it? Or if you are a seller, have you ever lost a customer because they didn’t want to pay before receiving their order?

Dragonpay Corporation, the pioneer and market leader in alternative payment solutions, recently launched SureTayo, an innovative person-to-person payment service that makes paying and receiving payments between individuals who do not know (or trust) each other safe and convenient.

Owned and operated by Dragonpay Corp., SureTayo performs the role of a trusted third party who will hold on to funds until both the buyer and seller are satisfied with their transaction.

How SureTayo Works

An online merchant can sign up as a seller at and after verifying their account, he will receive access to his online dashboard that allows him to issue an invoice to an interested customer.

Once a buyer receives the invoice, he can click the link and select his preferred payment method—and because SureTayo is powered by Dragonpay, the buyer now has access to over 15,000 physical partner locations, online banking and mobile payment channels. 

These include options like online banking at most of the major local commercial banks, physical ATM payments, over-the-counter (OTC) cash payments at banks and retail establishments (supermarkets, groceries, department stores, courier centers, remittance centers), and electronic wallets or credits (Dragonpay Credits,, PayPal, GCash).

After payment has been made, SureTayo will safeguard the money while notifying the seller, who can now deliver the item. Once the item has been received by the buyer, he or she can notify SureTayo, who will now release the payment to the buyer.

This simple and secure process leads to TLC for both buyers and sellers—Transaksyong Legit at Convenient!

“SureTayo was created to address the concerns of online buyers and sellers in the Philippine setting. A lot of shoppers here don’t have credit cards or even bank accounts, so how do you get them to shop online? How do you ease their worries that their money might go to a fraudulent seller? And for online retailers, how do you gain the trust of buyers? How do you make payment more convenient for potential customers?” said Robertson “Dick” Chiang, the founder and chief operating officer of Dragonpay.

Dragonpay CEO Robertson ‘Dick’ Chiang explains how SureTayo works.
“SureTayo offers the answer to these questions as it allows sellers to offer all these payment channels to their buyers while at the same time, acting like a third party for transactions to ensure that money is only released once the buyer and seller are happy with the transaction,” shared Mr. Chiang.

 For buyers, they have peace of mind knowing that their money is secure until they get that much-awaited shipment. They will not have to worry that their money might be going into the hands of a bogus online seller. Plus, paying for an item is much more convenient as they can settle payments through over 15,000 physical partner locations, online banking and mobile payments, remittance centers, groceries and so much more. 

For sellers, transactions are also made more secure as they will be paid on time for shipping products to their customers. Customer trust and confidence will also rise for the seller as SureTayo gives them access to major industry players and commercial banks as payment channels. Along with credibility, these payment channels make their business more accessible and transactions more convenient.    

SureTayo’s simple dashboard also allows sellers to track orders and payments, helping to streamline their operations.

And to top it all off, for a limited time, registration for SureTayo is completely free, along with the transaction fee!

Fantastic Sign-Up Offer

Aside from free registration, SureTayo is also offering online sellers an irresistible deal with the SureTayo Summer Getaway Promo, created in partnership with GetGo, Cebu Pacific’s Lifestyle Rewards Program.

At the SureTayo Summer Getaway Promo, each seller who signs up from April 25, 2018 – June 25, 2018, will get the chance to win 25,000 GetGo points. One lucky winner will get the chance to enjoy rewards like trips to local destinations like Cebu, Davao and Puerto Princesa. For the full promo mechanics, please visit the SureTayo Facebook page at

The raffle winner will be drawn on June 26, 2018.

For more information on SureTayo, visit 

Topics: shopping online , Dragonpay Corporation , SureTayo , Transaksyong Legit at Convenient
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