The rise of multi-currency accounts
October 6th, 2020
As the world and commerce become more globalised, multi-currency accounts are becoming a core product extension around the globe.
Is TransferWise becoming an incumbent?
September 30th, 2020
TransferWise reported strong revenue growth for the year ending March 2020 despite margins remain low. Will an IPO be TransferWise's next move?
Cross-border payments offering for banks
September 23rd, 2020
We talked to Eyal Moldovan, Payoneer's General Manager, to understand more about cross-border payments as a service and the offer for banks.
Western Union, Ria and MoneyGram Q2 2020 Earnings Analysis
August 11th, 2020
Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria money transfer businesses all show signs of rebound. Remitly becomes a Unicorn led by PayU. Digital businesses grow in Q2 2020
Mobile money shapes cross-border payments’ growth in Africa
August 5th, 2020
Which opportunities does mobile money offer for cross-border payment companies? How can international payments to and from Africa be enhanced?
Cross-border players with a public parent company
July 29th, 2020
Which cross-border payment companies are owned by publicly listed players? What are the positives and the downsides?
Removing frictions in international payments
July 21st, 2020
We look at the roadmap published by the BIS to remove frictions in cross-border payments. Will Travelex survive and remain a market leader?
Do payment companies need a banking licence to grow?
July 13th, 2020
Do fintechs and international payment companies' need a banking licence for news product offerings. TransferWise offers banking products but isn't a bank.
Digital wallets are thriving in Cross-Border Payments
July 8th, 2020
Cross-Border Payments has received a digital boost and we look at the rising trend of digital wallets, a fast-growing segment of the market.
Will big tech be stopped in payments
July 1st, 2020
WhatsApp Pay had to shut down just 10 days after launching in Brazil. Payments is a massive opportunity for big tech, but how will regulators react?
Raising money in a downturn
June 30th, 2020
Off the back of Checkout.com's successful funding round, we update you on the larger funding of 2020. There is a clear mix of growth and survival investing.
Digital banks’ offering for businesses
June 22nd, 2020
Cross-border payments for businesses are a commodity service. Fintechs are improving their business offering as they look to expand.
The volatile state of remittance flows
June 17th, 2020
The market of remittance has been highly volatile and strongly influenced by exchange rate fluctuations due to Covid-19. How will the year develop?
Revolut changes its pricing amid the crisis
June 16th, 2020
We highlight some interesting price changes at Revolut as the fintech looks to drive more revenue and compare it to other payment companies
The latest industry blockchain initiatives
June 10th, 2020
Off the back of Calibra rebranding as Novi, we look at the latest developments of blockchain in cross-border payments.
The jump in mobile engagement
June 2nd, 2020
The analysis of customer engagement with money transfer apps shows high growth in March and April. Growth slows for some players in May.