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Leading and Succeeding Together as Partners

Paragon Application Systems has continually supported - and sometimes led - the payment industry through a period of unprecedented growth and change, including Y2K, EMV contact and contactless, the explosion of mobile and e-commerce, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now celebrating our 30th year, Paragon has continued to grow and expand across the globe by building and nurturing long-term relationships, delivering the highest levels of customer service, and creating long-term value for our clients.


The Paragon Story

From Day 1, the Paragon team has been focused on building long-term relationships and delivering value to our clients. Our founders recognized that in order for Paragon to succeed, we need to ensure that our customers and partners are also successful.

That means that we work closely with our clients as we strive to provide the highest quality products and services every day. Meeting our commitments and doing the right things have helped us build a blue chip customer base that includes many of the organizations that lead and drive the direction of the entire payments industry.


Our Mission:

We partner with our clients to deliver innovative testing and certification solutions that reduce risk, improve quality, and enhance operational efficiency - helping to provide a superior customer experience on every transaction.


Our Values:

While shaping the evolution of the payments industry, we strive to make a positive difference where we live, work and play:

Deliver Results

We are focused on delivering robust and flexible testing tools that help clients improve quality, productivity, and profitability.

Be a Great Partner

We believe that collaboration, cooperation, and trust are essential to building successful, long-term relationships.

Respect every Person

We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion. We respect the rights of every individual at Paragon, at our customers and across the global community.

Do the right thing

We will address the things that matter to our clients and strive to do the right thing every time, even when it's hard.

Take Ownership

As a good partner, we will own all the responsibilities, activities, issues and problems that belong to us.

Get Better Every Day

Excellence matters, but we can’t rest on past achievements. We will endeavor to continually improve both our people and products in order to get better every day.


Let us know how we can help you.

We understand that every company that processes payments is different, with its own unique needs and requirements. We would appreciate an opportunity to find out more about your specific situation and discuss the testing best practices that can make a significant difference for your organization. 

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