Global Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Payment Market

Author: William Jan

Date: February 22, 2017


Consumers and businesses are consistently looking for more efficient ways to send and receive funds. Paper checks and money orders have evolved to various forms of electronic fund transfer (EFT). Starting with PayPal — a pioneer in closing the gap between e-commerce platforms and payment — P2P payments have propelled global investments in financial technology (fintech) to new heights.

Outsell’s report, Global Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Payment Markethighlights several trends that are creating challenges, yet driving opportunities in this space. This report also examines the top players in this market, including PayPal, WeChat Pay, Square, Circle, clearXchange, Snap Cash, Dwolla, and TransferWise.

This report will help financial institutions, information providers, investors, and other payment providers better understand where the opportunities and threats are in this increasingly competitive marketplace.


This report draws extensively from Outsell’s unique industry metrics and analytics, including our proprietary database of over 8,900 companies. We augmented this through 13 personal interviews with CEOs and division heads who are among the top players in the market as well as many newer companies in the space. This, combined with Outsell’s daily contact with players in the information industry and the deep industry experience of our analytical staff, helped form our analysis and conclusions.

Outsell Inc. Global Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Payment Market

Table of Contents

Why This Topic


Market Definition and Structure

P2P Payments Defined

Market Structure

Market Size and Performance

Market Forecast

Forecast Assumptions

Key Trends and Market Drivers

Potential Disruptive Forces

10 to Watch

Essential Actions

Related Research

Tables & Figures

Table 1. Top P2P Payment Platform Providers

Figure 1. Global P2P Payment Market, 2015 – 2020


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