The payment as a service market was valued at USD 4.27 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 14.37 Billion by 2024 growing at a 23.20% CAGR during the forecast period 2019–2024. Increasing adoption of cashless transactions worldwide, especially in developing nations supported by the respective governments, development of smart technology products, and increasing use of smartphones by users are some of the primary factors driving the growth of payment as a service market. However, the lack of standard payment guidelines is one of the crucial factors expected to restrain the growth of payment as a service market in the coming years.
Developing digital and advanced network technologies such as 5G, and rising adoption of digital payment models by developing nations such as Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh are some of emerging factors which are expected to create fruitful opportunities for the market players in the coming years. Whereas, the lack of standard digital payment infrastructure is one of the major challenges faced by the payment as a service market as cash-based payments still hold a significant share in the market.
Payment as a Service Market Key Players
First Data Corporation, Total System Services (TSYS), Paysafe Group Ltd, Verifone, Ingenico, Aurus, Inc., Pineapple Payments, ePay, BlueSnap, Inc., PayU, Alpha Fintech, Google, Stripe, Braintree, Amazon, Skrill, Zoho Checkout, BitPay, Authorize.net, WePay, and First American Payment Systems are some of key players covered in the Payment as a service market research study.
Global Payment as a Service Market, 2018–2024 (USD Billion)
Source: Company websites, Annual Reports, Secondary research, Press Releases, Paid Database, Expert interviews, White papers, Journals, Case Studies, MRFR Analysis
The global payment as a service market has been segmented on the basis of component, vertical, and region.
By component, the market is segmented into platform and services. By services, the market has been further segmented into professional and managed services.
By vertical, the market has been categorized into retail, hospitality, media & entertainment, healthcare, and BFSI among others.
By region, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world.
Market Research Future (MRFR) study has covered the following countries in the regional analysis of payment as a service market: the US, Canada, and Mexico in North America. Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Norway, Sweden, and Italy in Europe. China, Japan, India, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and South Korea in Asia-Pacific. The Middle East & Africa and South America in the rest of the world.
The payment as a service market is currently dominated by North America due to the presence of key payment service providers in the region. The US, among all the countries, accounts for the largest market share as well-established infrastructure and developing mobile payment services has propelled the market growth of payment as a service in the country.
Europe, followed by Asia-Pacific, is projected to be the fastest growing market for payment as a service. Government investment in developing advanced or digital or electronic payment services and increasing consumer awareness about digital payments has propelled the market growth of payment as a service market in Europe. Whereas, advancement in payment technologies, developments in network functionalities and digital technology infrastructure, and increasing adoption of the cloud for payment services, has increased the growth of payment as a service market in Asia-Pacific.
The payment as a service market in the Middle East & Africa has also expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period due to rising adoption of contactless payment services by the consumers in the region supported by the government.
The global payment as a service market is expected to record a substantial market valuation of 14.37 billion by 2024.
The global payment as a service market is projected to register a moderate 23.30% CAGR in the forecast period.
The platform segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.
The BFSI segment is slated to expand as the fastest-growing segment.
A few major market players operating in the global payment as a service market are SAS Institute, Inc (US), IBM Corporation (US), Tibco Software, Inc (US), SAP SE (Germany), Oracle Corporation (US), among others.