Handicapping PayPal and Google in the Mobile Transaction Platform Race

What's Next In Payments®
12:59 PM EDT September 26th, 2011

By now, we’re sure most know the basics of what PayPal and Google are doing. I’m focused on the bigger question of how the transition to mobile payments in the US will be won and who is best positioned to pull it off.

Handicapping PayPal in its Mobile Race with Google and Others
Part 1 in this series focuses on the strength of PayPal’s case as far as consumer and merchant appeal, technology and other determining factors

Handicapping Google in its Mobile Race with PayPal and Others
Google is a serious, well-funded player in the mobile payments space. They have assembled a bunch of powerful channel partners who bring consumers and accepted payment types – that is a big advantage over PayPal.

Handicapping PayPal and Google in the Mobile Transaction Platform Race
Over last two days, I handicapped PayPal and Google in their race with reach other and potential players to grab a big share of the emerging mobile transaction platform ecosystem. Today, I’m going to share some final thoughts.

—–

Related Content

Payments Players vs. Google vs. Facebook: Who Should Really Win Your mPayments Trust?

Analysis of Google Wallet Launch – Key Facts & Lingering Questions

MasterCard’s Emerging Payments SVP Offers Insider’s Look at Google Wallet & mPayments

Comments
Also by This Author
What's Hot
B2B Payments
Citi Launches Tablet App For Corporate Clients
Europe
Non-Cash Transactions On The Rise Globally
News
Criminals Currently Winning The War On Cybercrime
B2B Payments
Strip Ecosystem Getting A $10 Million Venture Capital Boost
View All Articles ››
You May Also Like
Company Spotlight
Different mPOS Strokes for Different mPOS Folks
International
Digital River Offers A Sneak Peak At Mobile eCommerce Trends
Mobile Commerce
Trustwave Buys Cenzic To Beef Up App Testing Capability
News
First Impressions: A Separate PayPal and eBay
Cool
PayPal Sans eBay – Now What?
B2B Payments
Citi Launches Tablet App For Corporate Clients
Europe
Non-Cash Transactions On The Rise Globally
View All Articles ››