Executive Summary

Blockchain technology has impacted a wide range of industries, from healthcare and real estate to gaming and sports. One industry that’s primed for disruption as this technology emerges is payments

Fireblocks and Payments Dive recently polled over 250 North American payment services providers (PSPs), banks, and merchants, to gauge their interest in blockchain-based payments and readiness to adopt them. 

Read on for the results of this survey, as well as our in-depth analysis of what the data implicates for the state of the payments industry as a whole.

Table of Content

  1. The State of Blockchain in the Payments Space
  2. Upgrading Technology to Meet Merchant Demands
  3. What’s Holding Payment Service Providers Back?
  4. Optimism in Digital Assets Prevails Despite Challenges