Payment Industry Research
Does Earthport solve the challenges of correspondent banking
December 6th, 2018
Earthport published it’s 2018 results this week. Earthport’s stated goal is to provide an alternative to the traditional model of correspondent banking.
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.
The Future of MoneyGram
November 15th, 2018
Our 30 page report on the Future of MoneyGram. Who might buy MoneyGram. What happened to its core money transfer business. Why did it receive a $125m fine.
Payments to Latin America – A New Opportunity
November 14th, 2018
Cross-border payments to Latin America offer a great opportunity for growth. The market is large, fragmented and has complex currency and regulatory controls
Corporate Clients for International Money Transfer
November 7th, 2018
There are many traditional methods for finding business customers - typically involving massive cold call operations, boots-on-the-ground prospecting and analysis of lists from general data providers or even online marketing. All of these have pain points.
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.
What Donald Trump’s Twitter Feed tells us about the mindset of his followers
November 1st, 2018
Donald Trump on Twitter is the biggest political survey ever. Our analysis shows the sentiment of @realdonaldtrump followers from 2015 to 2018.
Money20/20 Las Vegas 2018 Report
November 1st, 2018
Our report on the payments conference. AI, banking, cross-border payments
UK SME Market Report – International Payments
October 27th, 2018
The UK a competitive space for international payments companies to win SME business. Our standalone report includes Revolut, TransferWise, Moneycorp, WorldFirst
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.
What’s Next for Western Union Business Solutions
October 18th, 2018
Research and Analysis on Western Union Business Solutions and business payments companies.
Does blockchain solve International Payments?
October 11th, 2018
Since Bitcoin's introduction to the market in 2009, the debate as to how blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrency ("blockchain") can change the payments world has been raging on.
Go Plastic – TransferWise and Paypal did
October 3rd, 2018
TransferWise's recent introduction of a debit card for its "Borderless" multi-currency accounts offers a case study in how debit cards can increase transactions . TransferWise introduced the cards in April.
$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.
The lack of maturity in payments
September 24th, 2018
The size of the checks being written within the international payments space is increasing as companies continue to grow and they are requiring more capital to scale.
Growth vs. Profit – What’s the goal behind International Payments?
September 19th, 2018
New and great products are so often associated with growth companies, whereas deep compliance expertise is mostly held by the banks and more mature companies. To win in international payments, you have to be great at both.