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.
“Prior to embarking on a blockchain project, 59% of respondents said they had no confidence that the project would deliver a positive return on investment – and only 38% of those who have implemented the technology developed a business case prior to investing.”
By 2021, 90 percent of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to the latest worldwide market study by Gartner.
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.
For the savvy digital wallet provider, the fintech revolution in online payments and person-to-person remittance has enabled several new players to achieve a growing presence across the global financial services and retail ecosystems.