Uncovering patterns in pricing data
April 18th, 2019
How some of the biggest players from TransferWise to Western Union are treating the remittance and non-remittance corridors and pricing their products.
Customer values for Alpha, Cambridge, Ebury & WUBS
March 21st, 2019
We analysed the value of corporate clients of leading cross-border payments players Alpha, Cambridge, Ebury & Western Union Business Solutions
Is $4bn a crazy valuation for TransferWise?
March 1st, 2019
What is the value of a digital money transfer business? Comparing Western Union, MoneyGram and TransferWise
Buy British or Canadian payment companies
January 31st, 2019
WorldFirst has abruptly closed its US business. We assume this move was to help get the Ant Financial deal. Why buy British or Canadian payment companies.
Visa’s potential acquisition of Earthport kicks off 2019
January 14th, 2019
Visa acquired Earthport to strengthen its cross-border and B2B offering. We analyse the deal as well as Mastercard's position in the sector.
Ebury CEO Interview – Juan Lobato
November 29th, 2018
Inside Ebury with CEO Juan Lobato and Wholesale Banking Director Mark Hewlett. A data driven company with a unique culture.
NPS Benchmarking Report for UK Payment Companies
November 2nd, 2018
NPS Net Promoter Score data for Western Union, MoneyGram, PayPal and other international payment and money transfer companies in the UK.
Startups – same problems, different solutions
October 25th, 2018
In the international payments world, who is the Revolut and TransferWise? Wyre, SentBe, Eversend, Assure Hedge, Neo and Transfer Galaxy all tackling the money transfer space.
$500 Million to buy Western Union Business Solutions
September 27th, 2018
Big M&A opportunities are few and far between in the sector so news from Bloomberg that Western Union (WU) is looking to sell its business arm (WUBS) is noteworthy.
Why Flywire, Transfermate and AirWallex are hot
August 14th, 2018
July saw three significant B2B investments in the international payments space: Airwallex (liquidity & rails), Flywire (processing international payments for healthcare, education and business), and Transfermate (business payments and ERP integrations)
Why PayPal is your biggest X-border competitor
July 12th, 2018
PayPal's brand awareness is similar to major banks. It has a share of wallet in many, many businesses and this will only increase as they expand their credit and early payment product sets. And while the company's international focus is currently centered around the UK, Europe, Australia, and Canada we expect further expansion to follow.
Starling Bank CEO Anne Boden on Building a Challenger Bank
June 14th, 2018
Starling Bank founder and CEO, Anne Boden, was ahead of the curve. She spent more than a few years at big banks - she forged an entire career there before moving on to found Starling Bank in 2014.
Does Your Multi-Currency Product Need Adele?
May 25th, 2018
International payments company OFX recently announced the launch of their Global Currency Account for Ecommerce Marketplace sellers. This latest multi-currency product launch shows the ongoing evolution of the industry.
Launching the products, getting licensed - these both take time but are not giant barriers. Building a trusted brand to go alongside those products is the difference maker.
TransferTo Founder Eric Barbier Talks Money Transfer
April 5th, 2018
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber sat down with Singapore based TransferTo CEO, Eric Barbier. Eric shed some light on what makes TransferTo unique in the busy money transfer space.
Interest in Alibaba Fades as Crowds Clamor for Ripple, Transferwise
March 19th, 2018
Competition in Asia has grown, driven by both local players and Western entrants. Since losing their bid for Moneygram, interest in Alibaba has waned.