Who invests in payments startups: The state of industry investment
January 12th, 2023
We review the most prolific investors in payments, where the key regional focuses for investment are and what stages investment is being focused on.
B2B payments provides growth in 2022 amid wider challenges
December 15th, 2022
2022 has been a year of tumult for much of the payments industry, but the B2B space has provided opportunities for growth and expansion
Crypto winter turns to deep freeze in 2022
December 15th, 2022
It has been a hard year for cryptocurrency, with the ongoing crypto winter seeing prices crash and companies struggle through layoffs and stock dips
Black Friday shoppers undeterred by strength of dollar
December 5th, 2022
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have proved strong for ecommerce once more, despite high inflation, according to Shopify insights.
Tier 2 North American banks and cross-border payments marketing: Missed opportunities?
December 1st, 2022
Banks are the biggest source of new customers for money transfers providers, but how much are US Tier 2 banks working to retain these customers?
Remittance players see continued slower growth in Q3 2022
November 28th, 2022
Leading remittance players have continued to experience slowing growth across their consumer money transfer revenues in Q3 2022.
Western Union sees revenue drop but sets out path for growth
November 7th, 2022
Western Union’s Q3 2022 results saw revenues decline 15% YoY to $1.09bn, while C2C revenues dropped 11% and transactions dipped 12% YoY
Visa, Mastercard see revenues climb as cross-border travel surges
November 4th, 2022
Visa and Mastercard have announced their latest earnings, both reporting strong net revenue growth, yet YoY growth has slowed.
Twitter payments: The key to success for Elon Musk
November 3rd, 2022
Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter is will see the company pursue new revenue streams. Here's how payments represent a vital piece of the puzzle for Twitter.
Euronet revenues rise, money transfer growth slows
October 31st, 2022
Euronet’s Q3 2022 results saw revenues rise 14% YoY to $931.3m. However, its money transfers segment, which includes Ria and XE, saw just 3% growth
Fiat currency’s future? CBDCs, payments and the race for digital money
September 8th, 2022
As finance increasingly digitalises, banks are exploring the prospect of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and what they could mean for payments.
We caught up with Flywire CEO Mike Massaro to discuss the company’s latest strong quarter as part of our Post-Earnings Call Series.
Payoneer’s increasing diversification: Co-CEOs Scott Galit and John Caplan on Q2 2022 results
August 18th, 2022
Payoneer co-CEOs Scott Galit and John Caplan discuss the company’s strong and increasingly diversified Q2 2022 results.