Why B2B payments can’t shake its anti-innovation notoriety

B2B payments have a reputation for being slow to innovate, though the last couple years has challenged that notoriety. Faster payments initiatives, blockchain and other disruptions all show promise to make major changes in the B2B payments space. Still, according to the latest Mercator Advisory Group report on FinTech disruption, B2B payments will have to wait a bit longer to see true change from these innovations. The firm released its 2017 Payments Outlook report last week and made some conclusions that B2B FinTech players may find disappointing. But while B2B payments continues to lag behind the B2C market in terms of innovation, analysts note that all sides will be facing challenges from regulation this year. Read more: pymnts.com