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The next big disruption is coming

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‘Discipline’ was the defining word for the venture capital community in 2016. Even as early stage investments kept pace throughout the year, the number of late-stage VC funded startups reduced substantially. According to VCCEdge data, VC firms invested $1,355 million across 928 deals in 2016 as ...


Online sales of physical goods to grow to $8.5B in 2016 from $2B in 2013: Accel Partners

Women-influenced online sales in India will grow 5x in the next three years, mainly due to growth in the supply of women-specific categories like jewellery, lingerie and motherhood products, according to Accel Partners’ India E-commerce Report 2014. As per the report, 35 per cent of online GMV (gr...

4 April, 2014 | More »


PayUPaisa launches ‘release on delivery’ option to bring down CoD transactions

Gurgaon-based online payment solution firm PayU India Internet Pvt Ltd has launched a new payment mode called release on delivery (RoD). As the name suggests, the new payment option lets buyers release the payment to the merchant after they have received the product. How it works? While purchasing a...

21 November, 2013 | More »


Five trends to watch out for in payments & transaction processing industry

First it was ATMs, then came net banking and now it is mobile banking. Similarly, four years ago it was Loyalty vouchers through cards, and now internet and mobile is taking over. Amid these new trends and technologies—entrepreneurs, fund managers and bankers at the Techcircle Payments and Loyalty...

25 January, 2013 | More »


COD will give way to payment on delivery soon, say experts

Online payments ecosystem is evolving and is at a stage where payments will move from the majorly popular cash on delivery (COD) to payment on delivery. Going by the experts at Techcircle’s Payments and Loyalty forum, for consumers it is more about the perceived power of shopping than the mode of ...

24 January, 2013 | More »


Digital Payments: Pursuit of the Holy Grail

The brief lull in e-commerce interest since the start of 2012 seems to have driven people to focus on ways to expand the market as opposed to merely spending more marketing dollars to gain wallet share of the existing base of users transacting online. An area garnering considerable interest from e-c...

11 June, 2012 | More »

COD A Painful Necessity For Indian E-com Players

Cash on delivery (COD) props up as a hot topic of discussion in any forum where we find two or more executives from Indian e-commerce business deliberating over issues facing the industry. The national conference on digital commerce, organized by IAMAI, was no different. Everyone on the panel was un...

1 May, 2012 | More »

Problems With Cash On Delivery Can Trip Up Indian E-com; Solutions Sought

E-commerce entrepreneurship continues to flourish in India but the payment network is literally huffing and puffing to catch up with the business growth. Cash on delivery (COD) evolved as an innovative payment structure in emerging markets like India where even consumers using plastic money are some...

23 January, 2012 | More »

Why I Don’t Believe In COD: Canvera’s Dhiraj Kacker

Payments systems (or lack of them) are a very big problem for India e-commerce and as much as COD is being touted as the panacea to get over the hurdles of reach and consumer trust, I am just not able to buy the story. To me it seems like optimizations to COD are like trying […]...

23 January, 2012 | More »