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Baxi ties up with Suzuki, Bajaj and Faircent, aims to add 10,000 bikes

Thursday, October 6, 2016 | More »

Gurgaon-based 74 BC Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs on-demand motorcycle taxi service Baxi, plans to add 10,000 two-wheelers this financial year. For this, Baxi has tied up with Fairassets Technologies which runs Faircent, a peer-to-peer (P2P) lending company, to facilitate easy loans for individu...

Shakti Goel

Faircent appoints Shakti Goel as product, tech head

Peer-to-peer lending startup Faircent.com, run by Fairassets Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, has appointed Shakti Goel as its chief of product and technology. In his last appointment, Goel was the chief technology officer of Aakash Educational Services Pvt. Ltd, an education firm. He is a doctorate fro...

16 September, 2016 | More »


What freedom means to entrepreneurs

Be the change that you wish to see in the world, said Mahatma Gandhi. And nobody epitomizes this better than India’s young and feisty startup entrepreneurs as they create new businesses, disrupt age-old sectors and change the way people eat, dress, work, shop, travel, relax and enjoy. As India...

12 August, 2016 | More »


BCCL’s Brand Capital invests $1.5 mn in Faircent

Online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Faircent, operated by Gurgaon-based Fairassets Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, has raised $1.5 million from Brand Capital, the ad-for-equity investment arm of Bennett Coleman & Co (BCCL). “Our association with Brand Capital would help us accelerate our b...

11 August, 2016 | More »


Online P2P lending platform Faircent strengthens top deck

Gurgaon-based Fairassets Technologies India Pvt. Ltd that runs peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace Faircent.com has appointed Shivam Gupta as chief risk officer and Karun Thareja as head of marketing, it said in a statement. “We are confident that Karun and Shivam will be instrumental in drivin...

20 July, 2016 | More »


Read what P2P lenders have to say about RBI’s proposed norms

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to regulate online peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platforms augurs well for the nascent sector but needs greater clarity to ensure they don’t choke the startups that are helping provide funds to those who are outside formal banking channels. P2P lending ven...

26 May, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Angel investors back online P2P lending platform i2ifunding

Online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace i2ifunding has raised Rs 2 crore (around $300,000) in angel funding from a group of angel investors. Two angel investors from Mumbai and one Indian investor based in Japan have participated in this round, Vaibhav Kumar Pandey, co-founder, i2ifunding, tol...

20 May, 2016 | More »


RBI proposes rules to regulate P2P lending

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday proposed to define peer-to-peer lending ventures as non-banking finance companies and prescribed minimum capital requirements for such startups to regulate the nascent but fast-growing segment. The development comes at a time when a number of startups have spru...

28 April, 2016 | More »


Aditya Birla Group lists 24 startups for incubation programme

Diversified conglomerate Aditya Birla Group has chosen 24 startups for a 20-day incubation programme it had launched in October to provide entrepreneurs an opportunity to do business with some of the group’s companies. The group has not made a formal announcement yet on the selection of startups. ...

15 December, 2015 | More »