Which cross-border payments companies are going public in 2021?
April 14th, 2021
Whether via a SPAC or the more traditional IPO route, the number of payments companies seemingly on the verge of going public is substantial.
The future of crypto payment enablement
April 7th, 2021
How many of the leading payment processors and card networks are introducing support for payments in cryptocurrency?
How Alpha FX’s valuation compares in B2B payments
March 30th, 2021
Alpha FX has a current market cap of c.£550m, but how does it compare to other companies in B2B payments?
Stripe valuation challenges established payment processors
March 24th, 2021
Payments processor Stripe has announced that its valuation has climbed to $95bn – three times what it was worth a year ago.
Buy Now Pay Later’s FX Challenge
March 22nd, 2021
Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) has become one of the hottest offerings in the payments space, but how does it intersect with cross-border purchases and FX?
Is cryptocurrency driving innovation in B2B payments?
March 15th, 2021
Cryptocurrencies are increasingly entering the B2B payments space – but how far could the development go?
Have remittances recovered from the pandemic?
March 8th, 2021
Remittances players are already showing signs of recovery from the pandemic, as shown by the latest earnings from Western Union, MoneyGram and Euronet.
The 2021 Cross-Border Ecommerce Market Map
February 3rd, 2021
What is the state of the cross-border ecommerce landscape in 2021? We map out the key players across each market. Download the map here.
Conductor brings bankless banking to Latam
February 1st, 2021
We spoke to Antonio Soares, CEO of Brazilian Banking as a Service provider Conductor following the company’s $170m funding round at the end of last year.
Western Union partners with Walmart: WU CEO explains
January 25th, 2021
Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek and Walmart's Financial Services team explain the motives behind the Walmart-Western Union partnership.
Brexit: Cross-border payments industry weathers the transition
January 20th, 2021
While some industries have already been hit hard by Brexit, cross-border payments has mostly been well-prepared for the UK's exit from the EU.
2021’s big global payments product launches
January 19th, 2021
2021 promises a host of product launches from major companies in the global payments space. We look at some of the biggest set to release this year.
Finablr sells for $1 a year after the Travelex hack
January 13th, 2021
2020 was quite a year for Travelex's parent company Finablr, and with its sale, 2021 promises further developments.
Paysafe surprises with SPAC merger
December 16th, 2020
Initial thoughts on Paysafe's return to public trading through its SPAC merger with Foley Trasimene Acquisition Corp II.
2020 in review: Payments share prices
December 15th, 2020
Here's how key cross-border payments companies fared on the stock market in 2020. Number one may surprise you.
Nigerian remittances face upheaval
December 14th, 2020
A Central Bank of Nigeria decision has created new barriers to the Nigerian remittances market. We look at how key players have responded.