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3 Unique Opportunities for Payments in the Sharing Economy

March 28, 2018 | Cheryl Cross

Did you know that 8 of the world’s 10 largest startups by valuation are based in the sharing economy? With focus on rapid user generation and retention in this competitive sector, many marketplace platforms are working with financial partners to address the operational challenges around payment systems.

Download this whitepaper to learn about trends in the sharing economy, key factors that drive relationships between marketplace platforms and payments organizations, and the opportunities that payments firms might uncover.

You’ll gain ideas about the payment function’s value to the marketplace through:

  •  Enhanced user experience
  • Assumption of risk and compliance responsibilities
  • Insight through data aggregation and analysis

“With a growing number of payment facilitator models to choose from, marketplaces facing greater competitive pressure will turn to payment partners to help build differentiated experiences for sellers and buyers on their platform.” 

– Mike Landau, PwC, Payments1