Spending via digital wallets across Europe and North America will increase by 40 percent this year to nearly $790 billion, according to Juniper Research. The largest growth in 2019 will come from in-store payments, with mobile contactless payments more than doubling across these regions.
“The race to quantum-safe security is on, but businesses cannot afford to watch from the sidelines. Those that rely on the secure transmission of data, particularly those in the financial sector, should monitor the situation closely and start developing a plan.”
A new global market study found that more than 14 billion B2B cross-border transactions will be processed by 2023; rising from 13.5 billion in 2019 — that’s a 7% increase. This will be driven by blockchain-based payment networks.
via Juniper Research
The fintech revolution continues to gather momentum. Global investment in fintech ventures more than doubled from $26.67 billion in 2017 to $55.33 billion in 2018. During the same period, the number of deals rose by 18.5% to 3,251.
According to Juniper Research, driven by the increasing acceptance of alternative approaches to traditional banking solutions, fintech platform revenues will reach $638 billion by 2024 — that’s up from an estimated $263 billion in 2019.
According to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research, B2B transactions processed by pureplay digital payment operators will reach $14 trillion by 2023 — that’s up from $6.7 trillion in 2018.
According to Juniper Research, the annual value of virtual cards (e.g. temporary card numbers only available for a single transaction or limited time) used by businesses will grow by 90 percent over the next four years — exceeding $1 trillion by 2022.