Justin Benson, CEO at Spreedly, payment orchestration provider, recently talked with Davide Villa (Consultant, San Francisco). During their conversation, Justin talked about the origin of Spreedly, their value proposition and shared his views on key market trends.
A European leader in financial services for over 150 years had a network of cash management desks across 8 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and UK) servicing the banking needs of local clients with a focus on cash management.
A mid-sized investment firm, operating out of the UK, identified an opportunity in the payments sector in Africa.
There is no governing body to oversee the deployment of Payments Orchestration Platforms (POPs). Yet, since the global COVID-19 pandemic, the topic has been on the lips of everyone working in the payments industry, from clients to suppliers.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic propelled 43 commercial airlines to file for bankruptcy – exacerbating the often fractious relationship between an airline and its acquirers.
Throughout 2021, Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC) has been tracking fifteen Payment Orchestration Platforms (POPs). These are specialist companies that have received just over $350 million of investment. Regardless of the pandemic, there remains a robust and steady investment into POPs that are serving an interesting and evolving retail payments acceptance market.