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BharatQR code: Another milestone on the less-cash road?

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | More »

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Following its demonetisation move on November 8 last year, the government has taken a series of steps towards a less-cash, digital economy, notable among them being the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and the BHIM app. With the launch of BharatQR code, the world’s first interoperable payment acce...

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Online lending segment gains traction as over 25 startups emerge in two years

The last two years have seen the emergence of more than 25 startups in the online lending space, and the majority of them also getting funded, according to a TechCircle analysis. In fact, together with payments tech (primarily wallets), which hogged all the limelight recently thanks to the Centre...

30 December, 2016 | More »

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

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 ...

20 May, 2016 | More »