Apple Pay Later: What are the Crazy Ones Up To?
Where is Apple headed in the payments space? Apple Pay Later seems like just a start to a possible broader strategy.
Top 3 Blog Posts of 2022
It’s that time of year–leftovers! Here are my top three blog posts of 2022 based on page views. The winner surprised me.
Freightos, International Shipping Platform, Files to Go Public Via SPAC
Freightos, an international shipping platform files to go public via SPAC. It’s must-reading for marketplace aficionados.
Ticketmaster: The Business Model Part of the Story
Ticketmaster succeeded in upending a monopoly, Ticketron, in part by changing the business model used in the industry.
EQT to Take Billtrust (BTRS) Private
EQT Private Equity (which is public) is taking Billtrust (BTRS), a leading accounts receivable and payments provider private.
Plastiq, an SMB Payments Provider, To Go Public via SPAC
Plastiq, a B2B SMB payments provider announced it is going public via SPAC. It has Bill.com-like ambitions, but who doesn’t?
Tegus: The Upstart in Expert Networks
Tegus is taking on GLG, Guidepoint, and others in the expert network market armed with a distinctive business model.
The Bidding War for Tungsten Network
There’s been a quiet bidding war for Tungsten Network, the UK e-invoicing network. The acquisition premium is now about 90%.
Software Platform IPOs: An Ugly Look Back
Most of the software platform IPOs of the prior two years have not fared well since going public. Bill.com is the exception.