WHITEPAPER: EMERGING MOBILE PAYMENTS LANDSCAPE
Emerging Mobile Payments Landscape is a whitepaper summarizing the initiatives and strategies in the mobile commerce sector, with a focus on NFC enabled mobile payments. It focuses on the nascent mobile payments ecosystem and its inhabitants, highlights current industry initiatives, emerging revenue models, benefits & challenges to the adoption of proximity payments made possible through technologies including NFC. The study posited that despite challenges to adoption of NFC at the point of sale, mobile as the new payment form factor will see accelerated adoption simply due to its ubiquity and the context it can provide to a transaction.
The study was picked up by financial newswires and banking blogs and saw over 3500 downloads in less than 2 months.
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WHITEPAPER: ROLE OF PEER-TO-PEER MARKETPLACES AROUND COLLABORATIVE CONSUMPTION IN THE FUTURE OF COMMERCE
Peer to peer lending marketplaces centered on the concept of Collaborative consumption have been successful in providing alternatives to traditional short term lending. This study looks at the long term impact of these marketplaces on the future of commerce, as these technologies converges at the point of sale, and provides short term loans to customers while abstracting all regulatory and operational complexities from both merchant and customer. This study will be a concept development project to paint a holistic view of the future of mobile commerce that weaves together mobile payments, loyalty programs, location based services and mobile marketing
around social enterprises. This study is yet to be published.