Client Testimonials

“FirstPartner’s work brought clarity to our understanding of a complex, challenging market and the research received great feedback from the WEX team. The project helped us to build a focussed Go to Market strategy with confidence.”
Myles Stephenson, Managing Director, WEX Europe

"FirstPartner did what every good partner should do – made our job easier by allowing us to focus on our core business whilst they took care of analyzing and validating our strategy. I would happily recommend FirstPartner to any business looking for in-depth analysis of their business’ positioning and worth to the market."          

Geoff Morley, Head of Strategy and Partnerships


“FirstPartner delivered a deep and insightful piece of research and analysis which was very well received within Oracle and has given us a valuable additional perspective for addressing this market”   

Gordon Rawling, EMEA Marketing Director, Oracle Communications

“FirstPartner have been critical to our success with two of the most complex and challenging Go to Market projects we have ever undertaken.  They really became an integral and valued part of our team.”                

Lucien Groenhuizjen,  MD TomTom DC&P




Download our new 2015 Mobile Payments & Banking and Retail Payments Market Maps, plus M2M & IoT,  Automotive Infotainment Market Maps and more.



New Whitepapers on TV & Video Research Released at NAB

Industrial IoT Set to Drive Early Adoption

Mobile Wallet Acquisitions Shake Up M-Payments

Key Developments in Mobile and Retail Payment Sector Highlighted in New Market Maps

NAB, the world’s leading broadcast and media show, kicked off in Las Vegas last week. Key themes at the show will include continuing rise of TV Everywhere and OTT video and the challenges of managing and delivering media in the cloud.
FirstPartner recently worked with Interxion, Europe’s leading provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral colocation ...


As illustrated in our new IoT & M2M Market Map - now available for download - the explosion in IoT adoption is currently limited due to the predominantly proprietary solutions in the marketplace. Many of these only address a single need at present, though capabilities have been designed into many to enable them to become central hubs. Additional...

The fight for presence in the mobile payment space has just moved up a gear.  During the last month we have seen three
 significant technology acquisitions by major challengers (Samsung/LoopPay, Google/SoftCard and PayPal/Paydiant). Check out our Blog for our analysis on the impact these moves, the proposects for a coherent mobile payments ecosys...

FirstPartner Market Map Commissions Mobile payment consumer trends
We are currently witnessing an unprecedented level of change in the payments & banking sectors. FirstPartner has just released two new Market Maps that provide a concise visual overview of the emerging ecosystem.
The “Transformation of Retail Payments Map” charts the convergence between online and offline payments, loyalty and couponing, agains...