11 Jul '18, 12am

Payoneer exits the escrow business

Company throws in the towel just two years after entering escrow business. Payments company Payoneer is informing customers that it is exiting the escrow business. The company began offering escrow services when it acquired Armor Payments in 2016. Later in 2016, Payoneer began offering domain name escrow services . Its domain name escrow business was aided by Brandon Abbey, who was president of Escrow.com until being let go after that company was acquired by Freelancer.com. Payoneer made some inroads into the domain name escrow business. But as others who have tried to tackle the escrow market have learned, it’s a business of thin margins. Scale is required to run an escrow service profitably. Losing a key domain escrow service will be difficult for many people in the domain name industry. It’s always good to have at least two strong competitors in order to keep prices dow...

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