Global Information would like to present a new market research report, "Venture Capital in Payments 2010: How VC Funding Drives Global Payments Innovation" by Mercator Advisory Group, Inc..
Researchers at Mercator anticipate that in 2010, the global venture capital market will recover and payments innovators worldwide will benefit from more active venture capital investments and additional overall funding. Venture capital (VC) investments are crucial for screening promising and viable ideas, technologies, and business models. Venture capital (VC) investments have supplied the required funding and guidance to transform concepts and ideas into services and products in the market and hence, further advances industries.
Currently, the U.S. dominates the global venture capital investment market in the area of payments. China and India attracted considerable attention from global venture capital investors as well. The general trend in the global venture capital market is toward more diversified solutions with heavier consumer and commercial payments market segmentation.
This study examines the global venture capital market and identifies, profiles, and analyzes some of the most promising international payments companies that received venture capital investments between the years 2008 and 2009. This report offers important insight into what payments innovations are expected to have the best potential to change the way payments are made in the future.