Online payment firm Plastiq raises $6m

Plastiq, a Boston company that provides online payment services to merchants, said it has closed a $6 milliion round of Series A financing.

Dan Choi. Photo taken from Plastiq’s website.

“The round was jointly led by venture capital firms Atlas Venture and Flybridge Capital Partners,” Plastiq said in its press release. “Investors from the previous round, NextView Ventures and Greenoaks Capital Management LLC, also participated alongside angel investors including Harvey Golub, former chairman and CEO of American Express.”

Plastiq’s cofounders Dan Choi and Eliot Buchanan logged time at Harvard’s i-lab, noted Flybridge Capital general partner Jeff Bussgang.

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Plastiq says its platform allows consumers and merchants to transact from anywhere in the world at any time from any Internet-enabled device.