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Airtel payments bank hires PayU executive Abhishek Tripathi to lead SMB solutions

Monday, October 24, 2016 | More »

Abhishek Tripathi, associate director and business head at PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd, has decided to quit the company to join Bharti Airtel Ltd. He will be leading the small and medium business at Airtel Payments Bank. “I have joined Airtel Payments Bank to lead the SMB/SME solutions,” Trip...


Exclusive: The sort of Indian fintech startups Orange Growth Partners is looking to invest in

Amsterdam-headquartered fintech investment firm Orange Growth Capital is setting foot in India. The three-year-old venture capital firm, which has a $150 million global fund, is focused on investments in Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Operating out of Singapore in Asia, the firm has already e...

24 October, 2016 | More »


Naspers: Master of consolidation in Indian Internet business

Consolidation is not an unfamiliar word for new-age Internet businesses. It signals a maturing of the industry after a burst of innovation backed by venture capital money. If the roughly decade-old history of Indian Internet industry is scanned, the real take-off with consumer adoption started only ...

20 October, 2016 | More »


Why Freecharge badly needs a recharge

The news report last week that Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate Softbank Group Corp is in talks to invest in FreeCharge was the third in as many months speaking of fund-raise efforts by ecommerce company Snapdeal for its digital payments arm. Around a month ago, two people in the know of d...

13 October, 2016 | More »

Rahul Kothari, Business Head, PayUbiz

PayU’s enterprise unit to focus on cross-border payments, tech play

Online payment solutions provider PayU, owned by South African Internet conglomerate Naspers, on Wednesday agreed to buy Mumbai-based rival Citrus Pay in one of the largest acquisitions in India’s fintech sector. The $130-million deal will increase PayU’s India customer base to 30 million and he...

15 September, 2016 | More »

Sachin Singhal

PayU India names Sachin Singhal head of consumer business

PayU India Internet Pvt. Ltd, which offers digital payment solutions under the PayUmoney brand, has appointed Sachin Singhal as head of its consumer business, it said in a statement. Singhal, who previously worked with Bharti Airtel, will be responsible for forming strategies to take the firm’s co...

18 May, 2016 | More »


MobiKwik gets $50M from Japan’ GMO, Taiwan’s MediaTek, others

Gurgaon-based One MobiKwik Systems Pvt Ltd, which runs online recharge platform and mobile wallet venture MobiKwik, has raised $50 million in its Series C round led by Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway and Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and Tree Line Asi...

3 May, 2016 | More »


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 »


PayU names ex-Snapdeal exec Moondhra as global CFO

Naspers-owned online payments and mobile wallet company PayU, which has operations in 18 countries, has appointed Snapdeal’s former finance head Aakash Moondhra as its global CFO. In addition to managing finance operations at PayU global, Moondhra will also play a role in shaping Naspers’...

24 September, 2015 | More »