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All posts by tag Cryptocurrency
The state of blockchain in Brazil: a futuristic approach to economic growth
After attending Blockchain Festival and Febraban Tech in São Paulo, Leandro Pereira, Growth Manager for Latin America at Paysafe, discusses how Brazil has emerged as a hub for blockchain innovation.
- Jul 20, 2023
- Four minutes
How will AI impact crypto?
We explore how AI will impact crypto and what this means for crypto holders and the payments industry.
- Jul 19, 2023
- Three minutes
Our key takeaways from Web Summit Rio 2023
This year saw the first-ever Web Summit Rio, for the industry to come together in Brazil to network, see what’s new and trending in the market, and sign deals to grow their business
- May 17, 2023
What is fiat wallet-as-a-service and how does it boost crypto adoption?
Embedded finance has been a fintech industry buzzword for the last couple of years, but no review of its explosive growth, or the rise in consumer demand for alternative payment methods, is complete without a look at cryptocurrency and the role that fiat wallet-as-a-service has to play.
- May 17, 2023
How the crypto asset industry can embrace ESG standards
We are delighted to launch Paysafe’s A green future: How the crypto asset sector can embrace ESG report, which marks a first for the industry. The report, published in conjunction with leading international law firm Clifford Chance, provides an overview of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) aspects in the UK landscape, including why they are important and where progress can be made.
- May 09, 2023
One in four crypto holders aged 18-24 in the U.K. and in the U.S. consider crypto their main job or income stream. And for one in two, it’s a weekly habit. New study explores the views of young crypto investors
- Nov 07, 2022
Building trust during crypto downturns
2022 has certainly reinforced the old adage that the only constant is change; especially so in the crypto market. We commissioned independent* research amongst 2,000 crypto holders as the crypto downturn rocked the market and made headlines in the mainstream media. As alerts of losses and uncertainty went global, we were taking a pulse check of crypto holders’ thoughts and feelings.
- Oct 05, 2022
- Six minutes
Embedded finance applications and opportunities: right product, right time, right place
We’re seeing both tried-and-tested and more novel applications of embedded finance from players in all industries. Here we take a look at some use cases – and highlight the three critical elements that successful approaches have in common.
- Aug 30, 2022
Seamless card payments: the missing link to mass crypto adoption?
After more than a decade of largely unfulfilled potential, it's beginning to feel as if cryptocurrencies are turning a corner.
- Jun 10, 2022
The future for crypto at the checkout
Major changes are taking place in the digital currency marketplace. The total number of cryptocurrency owners almost tripled in 2021, from 106 million to 295 million, and a recent report from Crypto.com predicted that number could reach one billion by the end of 2022.
- May 24, 2022
Plotting a course to consumer adoption of cryptocurrencies
Are we only 12 months away from the majority of businesses offering crypto in their online checkout?
- Feb 01, 2022
Payment trends 2022: Shifting the needle in the next 12 months
The payments industry continues to evolve at pace. Here are some of the factors we expect to have the biggest influences on consumers and business in the coming year.
- Jan 18, 2022
The four personalities that make up the crypto community
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.
- Jan 13, 2022
Going inside the crypto community
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.
- Jan 11, 2022
Tracking the diversification of the online payment landscape
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.
- Dec 14, 2021
The Paysafe Insights Podcast: How Covid-19 has Reshaped the Landscape for US Small Businesses
Paysafe has launched a new podcast channel, the Paysafe Insights Podcast. Episode 1 features Afshin Yazdian, CEO of U.S. Acquiring, discussing the impact of the pandemic on U.S. SMBs and how he sees the next 12 months.
- Sep 01, 2021
Are we reaching a tipping point for crypto as a payment method?
Our latest Lost in Transaction research shows that more consumers are using cryptocurrencies to pay. So how close are we to widespread adoption?
- Jun 24, 2021
- Five minutes
What is driving crypto’s value in 2021?
From De-Fi and payments to NFTs, the use cases for crypto are expanding. But there are other factors that are driving the price of bitcoin and other cryptos higher as well.
- Apr 07, 2021
Crypto exchanges: Solving chargeback issues
For cryptocurrencies exchanges, a common issue can be a higher than desirable chargeback rate. But why is this such a frequent problem, and what can be done about it?
- Nov 24, 2020
The role of blockchain in tackling cybercrime
To launch International Cybersecurity Month, we take a closer look at why financial services might turn to distributed ledger technology to tackle illegal activity online.
- Oct 01, 2019
A year in the world of cryptocurrencies: Our highlights
It’s been a year since Skrill announced that wallet holders were able to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. Here are our top five news stories in the world of crypto and blockchain in the past 12 months.
- Aug 09, 2019
How to make payments using cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies have been prevalent in finance for years, but are yet to establish themselves as a mainstream payment method. Is that about to change?
- Apr 25, 2019
Payments: what happened in 2018?
We look back at the predictions we made at the beginning of 2018, including our vision for voice-activated payments and cryptocurrencies, as well as a new role for cash online and the impact of PSD2.
- Dec 27, 2018
The next year in payments: 11 trends to expect in 2019
Contactless, cryptocurrencies, Open Banking and greater financial inclusion will be some of the major topics that will shape the payments landscape in 2019
- Dec 11, 2018
What does the future of cryptocurrency look like?
Ten years on, how far have cryptocurrencies come and where are they going next?
- Nov 28, 2018
How to bridge the gap between fiat and cryptocurrencies
The new Skrill multicurrency wallet function allows consumers to trade cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin
- Aug 10, 2018
The building blocks of the financial future?
There are a number of principal reasons why blockchain is of such interest to the financial services industry
- May 22, 2018
Where pay meets play: USD 52bn in 2018
Paysafe is focused on optimising the opportunities and technologies inherent to this growth
- Feb 20, 2018