New small businesses have helped P2P payment apps boom during the pandemic

Apr 2, 2021
Business formation doubled between April and July last year, thanks in part to small businesses relying on P2P apps to get revenue.
Apps like Venmo, Zelle and PayPal are increasingly becoming businesses' preferred method of receiving payment.
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P2P payment apps are booming, thanks to the pandemic

Mar 15, 2021
It can feel safer to send money with a mobile peer-to-peer app. Usage is expected to keep growing after the economy recovers.
Consumers are using peer-to-peer apps for investing and other purposes beyond receiving payments.
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Busking in the age of Venmo

May 13, 2019
Street performers try to attract tips by having payment app accounts. But cash is still king.
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Banks eager to help you beam money to friends faster

Aug 2, 2016
Several big banks are letting customers beam payments to friends in real time.
Banks are trying to catch up to Millennials with this whole instant transfer of money stuff. 
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Apple wants to own your wallet

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Nov 12, 2015
The company is set to join an army of companies fighting over the peer-to-peer payment business.