Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma cries foul over WhatsApp Pay; draws flak from peers

Anirban Ghoshal

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella body which oversees digital payments in the country, on Friday ....

16 February, 2018

WhatsApp rolls out beta version of UPI-based payments feature

Anirban Ghoshal

After months of speculation, instant-messaging platform WhatsApp has finally started India rollout of its payments service in ....

9 February, 2018

MobiKwik thinks its new SaaS offering will change how firms handle reimbursements

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm MobiKwik has launched a digital enterprise solutions suite which it says will simplify corporate processes ....

7 February, 2018

Budget 2018: Founders of Ola, Snapdeal, MobiKwik and others share their views

Shweta Sharma

Although the Budget 2018 was a decidedly populist one focused the rural economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley emphasised the ....

5 February, 2018

The Mobile Wallet acquires venture capital-backed payment platform Trupay

Anand J

Fintech firm The Mobile Wallet (TMW) has acquired payment platform Trupay for an undisclosed amount in a stock deal that will ....

30 January, 2018

Meet five women entrepreneurs who overcame the odds

Arti Singh & Priya Prasad

Taking up entrepreneurship is not easy but it is no longer alien to women in India. Many women have made a mark in the startup ....

8 March, 2017

What prompted Paytm to roll back 2% fee on wallet top-up via credit cards?

Arti Singh

India's top digital wallet Paytm on Thursday reversed the 2% levy on top-ups via credit cards it had introduced a day earlier, ....

10 March, 2017

Why Paytm levied 2% fee on top-up via credit card, and MobiKwik seized the moment

Arti Singh

India's mobile wallet companies have a knack for being in the news. Just a day after Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led market leader Paytm ....

9 March, 2017

Will abundant cash supply spoil the m-wallet party?

Arti Singh

Without a doubt, digital wallets have been the biggest beneficiary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's November move to scrap high-value ....

9 February, 2017

Budget 2017: BHIM at centre stage, not digital payment startups

Arti Singh

Union budget 2017 has clearly put the spotlight on digitisation, but that hasn't really got players in the digital payment space ....

1 February, 2017

MobiKwik to invest $45 mn on merchant, user acquisition

Arti Singh

Digital wallet MobiKwik, run by One Mobikwik Systems Pvt. Ltd, will invest Rs 300 crore (about $45 million) this year on acquiring ....

23 February, 2017

How payments firm Oxigen is charting a different route to growth

Arti Singh

Payment services provider Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd plans to strengthen its core offline business and expand its digital ....

15 February, 2017

Online payments startup Razorpay turns profitable as sales rise 10-fold

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-registered online payment gateway startup Razorpay Software Pvt. Ltd has turned a profit in financial year ending March ....

15 February, 2017

MobiKwik names former CRISIL exec Bikram Bir Singh as business head

Varun Arora

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik has appointed former CRISIL executive Bikram Bir Singh as business head, it said in a statement. Singh ....

27 January, 2017

Budget wish list: Cut corporate tax for startups, announce sops for fin-tech firms

Bipin Preet

The budget must announce measures to upgrade digital infrastructure across the country. This will encourage more merchants and ....

27 January, 2017

MobiKwik hires Line India's former head Daman Soni to drive user growth

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik has appointed former India head of instant messaging app Line, Daman Soni, as vice president for ....

19 January, 2017

FreeCharge receives $57 mn from Snapdeal

Arti Singh

Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce firm Snapdeal, has put in close to Rs 390 crore ($57 million) in FreeCharge, filings ....

9 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Paytm gets note ban boost but payments bank hits a bump

Arti Singh

If there is one man who is wholeheartedly welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes, ....

26 December, 2016

From concierge services to mobile wallets, IRCTC is making train travel hassle-free

Shruti Jain

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the government-controlled Indian Railways, has introduced ....

8 December, 2016

MobiKwik launches 'Lite' app for users with slow net connectivity

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm MobiKwik on Monday launched a data-light version of its mobile application, targeting smartphone users and ....

28 November, 2016

Oxigen partners with eBay for assisted retail

Disha Sharma

Payment solution provider Oxigen Services has got into a partnership with online marketplace eBay India, according to a press ....

22 November, 2016