The future of Payments in Europe

Group founded 01 Jul 2019
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With an increase in regulations and growing involvement from multiple players, the world of payments is undergoing a disruption across the region

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John Bertrand

Global Instant Payments - the next big thing

Answering the question “what is the next big thing” well it is Global Instant Payments. The importance of this is ‘Elon Musk’s X now has a Money Transmitter License in 25 US States and the goal is a ...

01 May 2024
Ross Kolodyazhnyi

Europe is waiting for MiCA, but we should prepare for challenges — Ross Kolodiazhnyi, CEO at DCM

After hosting a panel discussion, "Crypto Regulation Unveiled: Exploring MiCA's Global Impact," at the FIBE Fintech Festival in Berlin, I've caught myself thinking that everybody is not so e...

26 Apr 2024
Ross Kolodyazhnyi

The Next $16tn Opportunity in Crypto You Are Missing

We are on the threshold of massive financial changes, and I'm not talking about the distant future but about something happening now. In 2023, real world asset tokenization again emerged on the radars...

29 Mar 2024
Ross Kolodyazhnyi

Will Stablecoins Become Invisible Rails for Payments?–Yes, They Already Do

The introduction of stablecoins has highlighted a decades-old problem: despite all the tech innovations and dynamics, the payment sector remains slow, unfair, and opaque. They pointed up the need to f...

23 Mar 2024
Laurent Descout

The European Parliament votes for instant payments, what does this mean for corporates?

Earlier this month, members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to adopt a new set of rules that will ensure transferred funds arrive immediately in the bank accounts of retail customers and busi...

20 Feb 2024
James Booth

Navigating Europe’s payments landscape to tap into a thriving e-commerce industry

Supercharged by new payment technology and shifting digital behaviours amidst the pandemic lockdowns, the European e-commerce industry is now expected to hit nearly $900 billion by 2027. For any merch...

11 Sep 2023
Retired Member

My take on Stripe's Phocuswright 2023 Panel: Can Slow EU Checkout Processes Ever Improve?

Something has to be done to reduce the gargantuan amount of time it takes European consumers on average to get through checkout on an eCommerce website. That was our main takeaway from the PhocusWrigh...

29 Jun 2023
Sergei Romanov

5 Trends to Drive the Cross-border Remittance Industry in 2023

International money transfers are rapidly developing, and every year brings new challenges to the industry. What are the 2023 cross-border remittance trends? Embedded finance Obviously, analytics and...

10 Feb 2023
Kim Engman

Vikings don't use cash

The Nordic countries and past vikings, are virtually cashless societies in 2023. There's no need to bring cash to come visit. The Nordics (i.e., Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and...

30 Dec 2022
Merten Slominsky

The race is on for instant payments, could the Nordics lead the way?

Innovation in payments has long dominated the fintech industry. However, when it comes to clearing houses and large payment infrastructures, progress has been slow. Facilitating instant payments at sc...

06 Dec 2022

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