Locked content More shopping via smartphone – PwC

Although traditional shops remain the most popular means of selling in Poland, there is a continuous increase in the number of people doing shopping with a smartphone, consulting firm PwC reported on Wednesday. 17 percent of Poles shop via smartphone at least once a week, and 7 percent – every...

Locked content MasterCard: 85% of Poles manage a bank account

Currently there are 85 percent of Polish citizens who have a bank account, according to the latest survey by the financial services company MasterCard. Poland is one of the leading European countries in terms of using electronic payments – 83 percent of Poles manage this method of purchasing, ...

Locked content BLIK with 2 million clients

Polish mobile payments system, BLIK, has garnered more than 2 million customers since its roll-out in February 2015. “At this moment, over 2 million clients have Blik functionality in their phone. Within two years, the system will have 3-4 million users,” BLIK system operator PSP CEO Grz...

Locked content MCI invests in Scandinavian mobile payments company

MCI.TechVentures 1.0, a fund managed by Private Equity Managers has invested in Swedish mobile e-payments company iZettle, a press release read. All the funds managed by PEManagers Group are planning further projects for the upcoming months. As much as PLN 400 mln has been invested since the beginni...

Locked content mPAY to sell it services in Persian Gulf

Polish mobile payment system provider mPay has signed a deal with  Bahrain-based eTime IT Solutions, a press release read. This is the firm’s first international contract, its value was not revealed. In line with the deal, customers from such countries as the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, ...

Locked content M-commerce on the rise

The Polish m-commerce market was worth PLN 2 billion in 2014. Its value may reach PLN 2.6 billion this year, according to a survey conducted by Ipsos research company. By 2016, m-commerce may be valued at PLN 3.4 billion, Ipsos estimated. Nearly half of the respondents (45 percent) said that they ch...