Payment Industry Research
Will digital currencies bring you more customers?
October 5th, 2017
While Transferwise and Circle have already embraced and then distanced themselves from bitcoin, payment processors such as Square and Stripe have helped enable wider consumer adoption.
Optimising Your Mobile Customer Acquisition
September 28th, 2017
Customer acquisition is one of the key metrics for any company, and in the crowded international payments space, a smooth on-boarding process is crucial. Below we've mapped out how easy companies make it.
Payment companies are re-bundling banking services
September 20th, 2017
Payment companies expanding into traditional banking products is becoming a defining trend of the current international payments market.
SMEs don’t understand FX hedging
September 14th, 2017
Competition in the SME sector of international payments has been heating up over the past year, as Transferwise and other new players have begun moving into this lucrative space.
Entering The Indian Payments Market
August 23rd, 2017
What are the best ways to enter the Indian Payment market? Your competition is between is Western Union, UAE Exchange, Moneygram and others
Entering the Chinese Payments Market
August 10th, 2017
We review and research the leading payment companies and banks in China from WeChat, AliPay to Lianlian Pay.
Creating a Frictionless Customer Experience
August 4th, 2017
How to improve the customer on-boarding and payments experience in the money transfer space. We look at Transferwise, Circle Payments, Revolut, Moneycorp and others.
What drives payment companies profit?
July 26th, 2017
How do fees and FX margins differ for payments company strategy. Transferwise fees, Western Union fees, Revolut no fee, Azimo fees and other players
Inside Moneycorp’s Transition to a Bank
July 13th, 2017
Moneycorp goes from international payments and money transfer company to become a bank. We interview CEO Mark Horgan to understand the strategy and decisions behind this transition
The most competitive currency corridors
July 10th, 2017
What are the most competitive money transfer currency corridors. GBP to EUR, USD, AUD and other currencies.
Transferwise – Bank or Payment Company?
July 1st, 2017
Transferwise launches its borderless account and looks more like a bank of the future. How will Transferwise transition from payments company to offering banking services
Payments Industry Report from Money2020 Europe
June 30th, 2017
Report on the international payments industry from Money2020 Europe 2017 Conference. Key trends in mobile, payments infrastructure and compliance
Comparing B2B Liquidity Providers
June 24th, 2017
Liquidity providers such as Currency Cloud and Earthport utilize different customer acquisition strategies.
International Payments – Market Trends for 2017
June 24th, 2017
Our insights into international payments for 2017
Peer-to-Peer Payments Research | FXCintel Analysis
June 22nd, 2017
Research on the potential of peer to peer international payments and how they have changed international money transfer. Transferwise, Revolut, CurrencyFair are some of these P2P companies.
Forward Contracts – Managing Risk in International Payments
June 22nd, 2017
Managing risk in FX and payments requires detailed analysis of exchange rates, market conditions and a company's situation.