Wednesday
July 1
2020

Coronavirus Has Upended Payments and Fintech Investing

By Tom Hogan

The payments industry has been in a state of disruption for years, with new technology, greater flexibility and customer experience improvements defining the past decade of innovation. The COVID-19 pandemic all but guarantees an accelerated adoption of new payments technology, both online and in physical stores, but the trajectory of new solutions is going to pivot according to the new pandemic reality. Over the next few years, we’re going to see fintech investments evolve accordingly.

Let’s look at the effect that today’s widespread upheaval will have on the payments and broader fintech investment landscape, as well as the types of startups that will come out on top.

Photo courtesy of Mirza Babic.

 

Source: Payments Source (link opens in a new window)

Categories
Coronavirus, Finance, Technology
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coronavirus, digital payments, fintech, impact investment, microenterprise