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It may not be a cakewalk for mobile wallet firms, warn panellists at Techcircle forum

Friday, May 20, 2016 | More »

Following the introduction of unified payments interface (UPI)—that empowers users to initiate payment requests from a smartphone without using credit or debit card and internet banking—by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), mobile wallet firms have to collaborate with banks to remain relevant and ...


Mobile payments startup JunoTele names former PayU exec as CBO

Mobile payments platform JunoTele has appointed former PayU Money executive Vikrant Khorana as chief business officer. Khorana will be responsible for sketching a strategic roadmap for JunoTele, generating fresh revenue streams and expanding to new territories, according to a statement. Khorana prev...

2 May, 2016 | More »


Freecharge hires former Amazon executive as VP of payments

Snapdeal controlled digital payments platform Freecharge has roped in former Amazon India executive Fareed Jawad as vice president of payments and principal product architect. At Amazon, Jawad was the principal product architect, responsible for building the core payment processing infrastructure fo...

27 April, 2016 | More »


Taking On Cash On Delivery For E-com Vendors: Gharpay

For a company that started on a motorbike (mind you not a garage) being tethered to ground realities of doing business in India would come naturally. So when Hyderabad-based Gharpay (‘ghar’ stands for home in Hindi) started around a year back it had a clear roadmap of tapping on to the explosion...

24 November, 2011 | More »


How Atom’s Verticalisation Strategy Is Helping It Scale

Financial Technologies-backed Atom Technologies Ltd, was originally set up in 2006 as a digital payment platform that enabled online, IVR and mobile payments for various service providers and merchants. It was one among many payment firms in India – right from horizontal payment gateways like CCAv...

2 November, 2011 | More »

Europe’s Ogone Payment Services Acquires E-Billing Solutions

Europe’s leading online payment platform Ogone Payment Services has acquired Mumbai-based E-Billing Solutions, one of the largest online payment providers, for an undisclosed sum, the company has said in a statement on Friday. This is Ogone’s first acquisition outside the European market. EBS wi...

23 September, 2011 | More »

EBay Buys Zong As Mobile Payments Gain Traction

EBay Inc said on Thursday it agreed to buy cellphone payments provider Zong for about $240 million in cash to help its PayPal unit push further into mobile commerce. EBay does not expect the deal to affect its financial outlook. It should close in the third quarter of 2011. Zong is eBay’s seve...

8 July, 2011 | More »

Google To Launch Mobile Payments System

Google Inc will take the wraps off a mobile payment system on Thursday that lets consumers pay at checkout with phones instead of cards, a source said, hoping to beat Visa and others to the punch. The Internet search and advertising leader will work with MasterCard Inc, the world’s second-larg...

25 May, 2011 | More »

Paymate & IFMR Tie Up For Rural Finance

Mobile payment provider Paymate is rolling out two financial services for rural users. The first is a mobile remittance initiative and the other is a micro-loan repayment initiatives. They are being conducted in Delhi-Uttarakhand corridor and Orissa respectively. This is being offered via Kshetriya...

29 April, 2011 | More »