2. The Currency Cloud
The Currency Cloud, based in London, says its aim is to make international payments simple. The company's value proposition is to ease the complexity of accessing foreign exchange liquidity and navigating the myriad of payments networks, and gives businesses an easy alternative to engage in international payments. And the Currency Cloud is taking banks on directly, according to the company, "For too long, banks have gotten away with sub-standard services whilst earning inflated margins on international payments."
Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio