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Payment Delays, Reconciliation Issues are Key Challenges Due to Supply Chain Disruptions: Accounts Payment (AP) Report

MineralTree, a Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) company and Accounts Payable (AP) and payment automation solution provider, recently released its seventh annual State of AP report. For the first time ever, MineralTree expanded its research “to include suppliers, reflecting the growing importance of vendor relationships to… Read More

Card Payments in Taiwan to Increase by 6.2% in 2022: Report

The Taiwanese card payments market will “grow by 6.2% in 2022 to reach TWD3.5 trillion ($127.5 billion), as the country’s economy gradually recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic,” forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Payment Cards Analytics, the value of card payments… Read More

Global Crypto Adoption has Leveled Off in Past Year after Growing Steadily Since 2019: Report

Chainalysis has shared their 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index Report. For the third consecutive year, Chainalysis ranked all countries “by grassroots cryptocurrency adoption. While commenting on what is grassroots adoption of cryptocurrency, Chainalysis explained that they could easily rank countries by “raw” cryptocurrency transaction volume,… Read More

UK Venture Capital Activity Hits New Low in August, Report Reveals

The UK happens to be the “top” European market and is also one of the key global markets for venture capital (VC) funding, according to an update from GlobalData. However, it has been “experiencing a subdued funding activity in the recent months with monthly VC… Read More

Cross Border Payments Still Costly and Slow, Remain Major Pain Point, Report Reveals

For businesses operating in different jurisdictions, the cost and delays associated with FX and cross-border payments “remain a major pain point,” according to an update from Banking Circle. Banking Circle‘s study into SME attitudes to banking services “revealed that 42% of respondents thought their bank’s… Read More

Metaverse to Enable Web3 Use-Cases like Digital Real Estate, Art, Digital Collectibles: Report

CryptoKitties was arguably the first project to bring NFTs into the mainstream, the team at Juniper Research noted in a comprehensive report. Launched in 2017, CryptoKitties featured an on-chain game “enabling users to breed digital cats together to produce new cats of differing rarity and… Read More

VC Activity in AI and Machine Learning Declines Significantly in Q2: Report

Venture capital (VC) funding slid more deeply in AI & ML than in software overall in Q2, “falling 27.8% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) compared to 21.6% for IT more generally.” according to an update from Pitchbook. Both deal value and deal count “fell to their lowest levels… Read More

Digital Commerce Now One of the Largest Emerging Tech Segments: Report

The Emerging Tech Indicator (ETI), released by Pitchbook, provides a quarterly review of seed- and early-stage investment activity “involving a limited subset of the world’s most successful venture capital (VC) firms.” The analysis provides “a unique perspective into the types of technologies top investors view… Read More

Reliable Digital Identity, ID Verification Systems Offer Significant Value Additions to Individuals: Report

Digital identity is a constantly evolving concept and one that is “increasingly entwined with allied areas such as security, privacy, and management of identity-related data,” according to an update from Juniper Research. Usually issued and/or regulated by national identity schemes, a digital identity can “serve… Read More

Research from Fintech Paysafe Reveals How Retailers are “Missing Out” by Not Taking Crypto Payments

Research released by specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE) reveals how retailers “may be missing out by not accepting payments in crypto.” A significant 80% of crypto owners “want to pay for goods with their crypto balances but are held back by a lack of… Read More

Open Finance Report: Consumers Consider Dashboards as Valuable Personal Finance Apps

More than 90% of UK consumers with a retirement saving pot have said they would “consider using a digital dashboard to get a consolidated view of their total pensions, savings and investments.” This, according to a report by TISA (The Investing and Saving Alliance) and… Read More

Cryptocurrency Sentiments Lowest in 12 Months, GlobalData Report Reveals

  Business sentiment towards cryptocurrencies as a “theme” declined by 8% in Q2 2022 verses Q1 2022, according to the Company Filings Analytics Database by GlobalData. The data and analytics company notes that crypto’s sentiments “have been on the downtrend since Q4 2021.” As part… Read More

Uncollateralized Cryptocurrency Loans a “Ticking Time Bomb,” Huobi Research Institute Reports

The recent insolvency of hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) has not only led to a “cascade” of liquidity crises in the crypto industry, but also “shone a light on the significant risk posed by uncollateralized crypto loans,” according to a report by Huobi Research… Read More

Nearly 40% of Americans Permanently Changed Payment Habits Following Pandemic, Paysafe Research Reveals

Over a third (39%) of American consumers have “permanently” changed how they pay since early 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began, reveals research by specialized payments platform Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE). The study also shows that contactless payments have “gone mainstream.” The consumer research, which was… Read More

Stablecoin Report Explains How Confidence in Algorithmic Stablecoins Could be Restored

Algorithmic stablecoins became the “focal point” of the crypto industry in May, following the depegging of UST from the US dollar “which triggered the LUNA bloodbath,” the team at Huobi notes. The report from Huobi pointed out that this had “a knock-on effect on other… Read More

Web3 Computing has Significant Growth Potential, Could Capture Web2 Computing Market Share: Report

While the adoption of Web2 computing technologies has gained traction in the consumer and enterprise segments, security breaches and privacy concerns “continue to mar this space,” according to an update from Huobi. Web3 computing, with its inherent ability to alleviate such issues, “will likely see… Read More

Growth of L2 Blockchain, Crypto Tech Shows Potential to Compete with L1s: Huobi Research

With major exchanges listing OP tokens recently, attention has been “brought to Layer 2 and its potential to eat into Layer 1’s market share,” according to an update from Huobi. However, the TVL for Layer 2 has “pulled back by over 40%, which is far… Read More

Cybersecurity Now an Integral Part of All Systems, Policies, Procedures, Industry Standards, Regulations: Report

Cybersecurity has been around for many years, albeit initially “confined to antivirus software with a limited understanding of network security,” according to an update from Juniper Research. The “exponential” growth of interconnectivity and personal and business information online in the late 1990s and 2000s, and… Read More

Over 66% of Consumers Want their Financial Institution to Become More Sustainable: Report

The “Is the grass greener on the sustainable side?” report surveyed more than 6,000 consumers on their attitudes “to green finance globally.” As noted in an update from Mambu, the report reveals that, while the majority are in favor of greener financial options, consumers “have… Read More

International Sales, Global Suppliers Key to Ensure Post COVID Business Recovery: Mastercard Report

Data from Mastercard’s (NYSE: MA) 2022 Borderless Payments Report has revealed “two in five (44%) global small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) fear they will never achieve the same revenue levels as before the pandemic, although online business and international sales offer a real lifeline.”… Read More

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