BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PYMNTS.com announced the release of its May B2B API TrackerTM, a collaboration with FI.SPAN, which serves as a monthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the notable headlines and trends. Along with a provider directory, which highlights the key players that comprise the B2B API ecosystem, this tracker includes some recently reported challenges for companies engaged in cross-border commerce. The feature story is US Bank’s executive vice president and chief innovation officer who explains how hackathons are producing new API capabilities, and the issue also includes news and trends from around the FinTech world.
The provider directory features more than 30 major participants who are making notable contributions in the space, and includes four new additions: CardConnect, Marqeta, Nuapay and Wyre. Companies that are part of the directory have been sorted based on three primary criteria: payments, cash management/finance and foreign exchange. Says Clayton R. Weir, cofounder and head of partnerships at FI.SPAN about how the flexible API solutions help companies find avenues to innovate: “Allowing partners to leverage core capabilities to do new and innovative things perfectly captures the spirit of the of the API ecosystem.”
The B2B API TrackerTM is one of a series of industry trackers produced by the PYMNTS data and analytics team. They have developed a number of creative methodologies and frameworks that measure and benchmark the innovation that’s reshaping the payments and commerce ecosystem.
About PYMNTS: PYMNTS.com is where the best minds and the best content meet on the web to learn about “What’s Next” in payments and commerce. Our interactive platform is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of this dynamic sector and make news.
About FI.SPAN: FI.SPAN is a services management platform that allows banks to deploy new business banking products rapidly. They curate (and pre-integrate) 3rd party FinTech solutions, which banks can use alone or in concert with their internal capabilities to develop composite products. The platform creates RESTful API endpoints allowing banks to expose products and services to existing or new channels.