Innovation in Blockchain Payments – Market Overview and Key Case Studies (Central Bank Digital Currencies, Remittances, J.P. Morgans Onyx, Asset Tokenization and The Metaverse)
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The global blockchain market was valued at $4 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 47% between 2020 and 2030. Blockchain is a technology that can disrupt the entire value chain of the payments industry. Central banks are leveraging blockchain as the key infrastructure to develop digital currencies. Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) would help reduce financial exclusion among unbanked individuals by making funds accessible via individuals’ smartphones. Capitalizing on technological advances could revamp payment systems to create more transparency in terms of the flow of funds and improve transaction monitoring. Additionally, blockchain technology can make transactions more efficient by eliminating intermediaries and directly connecting participants.
The Innovation in Blockchain Payments report explores how the payments industry can benefit from blockchain technology, covering topics including remittances, central bank digital currencies, and asset tokenization.
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Innovation in Blockchain Payments - Key Application Areas
The most popular applications of the technology to date have been cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFT).
Cryptocurrencies: Storing cryptocurrencies will require users to adopt crypto wallets such as MetaMask and Coinbase Wallet.
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT): Asset tokenization via blockchain technology should enable digitization of physical assets, which in turn should expand the pool of assets that can be invested and traded.
Innovation in Blockchain Payments – Market Dynamics
Venture financing and equity offerings are the two important driving forces behind investment in the sector. Although interest in blockchain is rising, it is still a new technology that must be thoroughly tested before it can be adopted within the payments infrastructure.
Innovation in Blockchain Payments – Key Highlights
- The financial sector is driving the development of projects in the blockchain space.
- Asset tokenization via blockchain technology should enable digitization of physical assets, which in turn should expand the pool of assets that can be invested and traded.
- Private blockchain networks developed by financial institutions are being developed to improve internal infrastructure and provide more efficient solutions that could automate processes, saving time and reducing human error.
- The Metaverse will require the integration of payment options such as digital wallets to reduce friction during the payment process. Digital wallets would have multiple functions in the Metaverse.
Innovation in Blockchain Payments – Benefits
Blockchain in payments can enable instant transactions in seconds between two participants anywhere in the world. It improves data transparency and data monitoring. Additionally, blockchain technology can make transactions more efficient by eliminating intermediaries and directly connecting participants, reducing the cost of transactions.
Leading Companies in the Blockchain Sector
Blockchain companies working on solutions to improve remittance transactions via blockchain networks are:
- P. Morgan
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Innovation in Blockchain Payments Overview
|Market Value (2020)||$4 billion|
|Key Application Areas||Cryptocurrencies and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT)|
|Key Investment Types||Venture Capital and Equity Offerings|
|Leading Blockchain Companies||Stellar, Ripple, Circle, ConsenSys, J.P. Morgan and MoneyGram|
Reasons to Buy
- Understand how blockchain technology is being adopted in the financial services industry.
- Understand the advantages and challenges of blockchain technology adoption.
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Innovation Case Studies
Central bank digital currencies
J.P. Morgan’s Onyx
Frequently asked questions
What was the market value of the global blockchain sector in 2020?
The global blockchain market was valued at $4 billion in 2020.
What is the growth rate of blockchain market?
The blockchain market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 47% between 2020 and 2030.
What are the key application areas of the blockchain payments sector?
The key application areas of the blockchain payments sector are cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFT).
What are the key investment types in the blockchain payments sector?
Venture capital and equity offerings are the key investment types in the blockchain payments sector.
Which are the leading companies in the blockchain payments market?
Some of the specialists making their mark within the blockchain payments sector are Exscientia, Healx and Insilico Medicine Stellar, Ripple, Circle, ConsenSys, J.P. Morgan and MoneyGram among others.
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