We help your business

make strategic decisions

about payments.

We are Lipis Advisors

Experts in payment systems.

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Together, our team has over 50 years of experience in the payments industry. We value long-term client relationships and have worked together with many clients for more than a decade.

Our experts are up-to-date on the latest trends and developments. Our counsel reflects our understanding of the payments market and our clients’ needs.
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Services with proven success

With a focus on strategy, research, education and operational support, we lead the world’s top payments companies to success.

Market and competitive analysis

Using qualitative and quantitative research, we evaluate the potential of new and existing payment services, technologies, and companies.

Technology and vendor selection

We identify and assess strategic partners or potential acquisition targets to support payment processing diversification.

Payment system design and modernization

We design and develop services in domestic and international payment systems to enable their future growth.

Product and market entry strategy

Our team collaborates with clients to develop innovative payment products and prepares them strategically for market entry.

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Years of project experience

We listen to our clients and deliver solutions tailored to their needs. By analyzing trends in payments and the systems behind them, we support players across the payments industry, from financial institutions to payment system operators, regulators, and fintechs.

System analysis for major North American payments system

We supported a central payments operator in modernizing a range of payment systems with in-depth reporting on payment data usage around the world.

Digitization support for the Afghan Credit Guarantee Foundation

We conducted research in Afghanistan to build a full profile of the local SME lending market and identified fintech solutions to encourage modern and inclusive lending practices.

EBA Summer/Winter Schools

We chair the faculty and lead the delivery of the Euro Banking Associations’ Summer and Winter Schools. The biannual programs are attended by payments professionals seeking new insights into key business, technology, and regulatory developments impacting the European payments industry.

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“Lipis Advisors brought a level of expertise & knowledge that enabled us to elevate our ideas and transform them into an actionable strategy.”


“The team at Lipis Advisors supported us during our UK expansion. Their work helps companies like N26 scale faster globally and build products their customers love to use.”


Our latest insights

What we’re up to: A selection of our recent activities and exclusive insights from our experts.

How FedNow will Change U.S. Payments: What You Need to Know about the New Real-Time Payment Service

Following a long consultation process between industry stakeholders and government agencies, the Federal Reserve announced the development of the FedNow.

South Africa’s instant payment system is shap, shap: PayShap is live

South Africa launches its new real-time Rapid Payments Program PayShap

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