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The four personalities that make up the crypto community

Jan 13, 2022 - We recently commissioned a survey of 2,000 crypto owners in the U.S. and UK to find out more about who they are and their reasons for owning crypto. A clear pattern emerged from the data; there are four types of crypto owner, each with their own habits and motivations for acquiring crypto.

  • Chirag Patel, CEO, Digital Wallets
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We recently commissioned a survey of 2,000 crypto owners in the U.S. and UK to find out more about who they are and their reasons for owning crypto. A clear pattern emerged from the data; there are four types of crypto owner, each with their own habits and motivations for acquiring crypto.

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Going inside the crypto community

Jan 11, 2022 - Who is investing in cryptocurrencies, why are they doing it, and what is their vision for a DeFi future? To find out we asked 2,000 members of the crypto community. Download our latest research report to find out what they told us.

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Who is investing in cryptocurrencies, why are they doing it, and what is their vision for a DeFi future? To find out we asked 2,000 members of the crypto community. Download our latest research report to find out what they told us.

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eCash: an unmissable opportunity for neobanks to edge out the high street

Dec 16, 2021 - It used to be clear that the differences between neobanks and high street banks were very identifiable. Neobanks were modern service providers built for the 21st century: digital-first companies with fast onboarding and superior user experiences, but no physical presence by design.

  • Robert Albrecht, Head of Paysafecash, eCash
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It used to be clear that the differences between neobanks and high street banks were very identifiable. Neobanks were modern service providers built for the 21st century: digital-first companies with fast onboarding and superior user experiences, but no physical presence by design.

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Software developers are thinking differently about payments. Don't get left behind.

Read our latest research to find out why revolutionizing integrated checkouts is a top priority for ISVs, and how they're going to do it.

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Tracking the diversification of the online payment landscape

Dec 14, 2021 - It has been clear for years that the future of online payments isn’t going to rely on a general consumer consensus focused on one, or even a handful of payment methods. Regional preferences have been a developing trend throughout global digital payments as eCommerce has evolved, but so too has been a general shift away dependency on card payments.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
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It has been clear for years that the future of online payments isn’t going to rely on a general consumer consensus focused on one, or even a handful of payment methods. Regional preferences have been a developing trend throughout global digital payments as eCommerce has evolved, but so too has been a general shift away dependency on card payments.

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SBC Americas Interview with Greg Kirstein: Putting the pay into play - North Ame…

Dec 08, 2021 - Ahead of his panel discussion at the SBC Summit North America industry conference in New Jersey last week, our VP of Business Development for iGaming Greg Kirstein sat down with SBC Americas to discuss how payments are integral to the growth of the U.S. and Canadian gaming space. In the Q&A, which was originally published here, Greg also touches on Paysafe’s own history in the gaming industry, and where the company is heading next.

  • Greg Kirstein, VP Business Development iGaming
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Ahead of his panel discussion at the SBC Summit North America industry conference in New Jersey last week, our VP of Business Development for iGaming Greg Kirstein sat down with SBC Americas to discuss how payments are integral to the growth of the U.S. and Canadian gaming space. In the Q&A, which was originally published here, Greg also touches on Paysafe’s own history in the gaming industry, and where the company is heading next.

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Lost in Transaction: Finding competitive advantage at the checkout

Dec 02, 2021 - Our latest research of over 1,100 small-to-medium-sized businesses is available to download now.

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Our latest research of over 1,100 small-to-medium-sized businesses is available to download now.

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Why next-generation payments are the key to taking open banking to the next leve…

Nov 23, 2021 - Both consumers and merchants have proved they’re eager for change in financial services, but what we’ve seen since PSD2 is just the beginning. We look beyond the opening up of APIs to see what sort of next-generation payments will satisfy demand as innovation in open banking gains pace.

  • Udo Mueller, CEO paysafecard
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Both consumers and merchants have proved they’re eager for change in financial services, but what we’ve seen since PSD2 is just the beginning. We look beyond the opening up of APIs to see what sort of next-generation payments will satisfy demand as innovation in open banking gains pace.

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A day for reflection: Trans Day of Remembrance

Nov 18, 2021 - As the fight for trans equality and acceptance rages on, it’s important we spend time reflecting on how far we’ve come, and those we’ve lost along the way.

  • Samuel Riggs, Global Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
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As the fight for trans equality and acceptance rages on, it’s important we spend time reflecting on how far we’ve come, and those we’ve lost along the way.

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Taking local bank transfers global

Nov 17, 2021 - Different approaches to banking connectivity around the world mean we’re still way off achieving global instant bank transfers. What will get us there? Creating frameworks that transcend geographic boundaries, agreeing on standardised APIs, and building partnerships between banks and payments companies at local levels.

  • Udo Mueller, CEO paysafecard
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Different approaches to banking connectivity around the world mean we’re still way off achieving global instant bank transfers. What will get us there? Creating frameworks that transcend geographic boundaries, agreeing on standardised APIs, and building partnerships between banks and payments companies at local levels.

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