Paytm-backed mobile gaming platform Gamepind appoints COO

Kavya Kothiyal

Mobile gaming platform Gamepind has appointed Sudhanshu Gupta, a former executive at digital wallet firm Paytm, as its chief operating ....

13 August, 2018

Fin-tech startup Olly Credit raises fresh funds led by China’s CashBUS

Payal Ganguly

Delhi-based Millennial Card Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates microcredit card provider Olly Credit, has raised an undisclosed ....

9 August, 2018
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Consumer lending firm HappyEMI raises fresh capital

Payal Ganguly

Consumer lending platform HappyEMI, owned by Hyperkonnect Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.86 crore) from Chennai-headquartered ....

9 August, 2018

Paytm parent One97 Communications buys fintech app Balance

Kavya Kothiyal

One97 Communications Ltd has acquired the operator of fintech application Balance, as the parent of digital payments company Paytm ....

9 August, 2018

Fin-tech startup Propelld raises seed funding from IAN Fund

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Bluebear Technology Pvt. Ltd, which runs fin-tech startup Propelld, has raised $250,000 (around Rs 1.7 crore) ....

8 August, 2018

Digital lending platform NeoGrowth appoints Edelweiss exec as CEO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-headquartered non-banking financial company NeoGrowth Credit Pvt. Ltd has appointed former Edelweiss executive Arun Kumar ....

2 August, 2018
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Exclusive: EbixCash's Bhavik Vasa resigns as chief growth officer

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bhavik Vasa, the chief growth officer of financial services firm EbixCash (formerly ItzCash), has quit the company after a seven-year ....

2 August, 2018

Online lending platform ZestMoney buys AI startup

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ZestMoney, a lending startup that lets users buy products online on EMI without a credit card, on Thursday announced the acquisition ....

2 August, 2018

PhonePe claims it’s the new king of UPI transactions

Binu Paul

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of e-commerce major Flipkart, claimed on Wednesday that it had overtaken rivals Paytm and Google's ....

1 August, 2018

Why Paytm Payments Bank has stopped accepting new customers

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Payments Bank, operated by digital wallet firm Paytm, has stopped on-boarding new consumers over directions from the Reserve ....

1 August, 2018
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Patient financing startup Healthfin secures pre-Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Pune-based patient financing platform Healthfin has raised pre-Series A funding from Axilor, Sprout Venture Partners and a few ....

1 August, 2018

Launch pads: YES FINTECH looks to build on promising start

Shweta Sharma

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which we compile report cards highlighting the ....

31 July, 2018

Facebook eyes revenue from WhatsApp's payments service as India wait continues

Anand J

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has said that the social networking giant’s instant messaging platform ....

26 July, 2018

Spice Digital pulls out of P2P lending startup AnyTimeLoan

Keshav Sunkara

Spice Digital Ltd, a unit of BK Modi group company Spice Mobility Ltd, has exited Luharia Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs peer-to-peer ....

26 July, 2018

ICICI Bank to buy minority stake in digital payments startup ePaylater

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ICICI Bank is investing Rs 8.72 crore ($1.2 million) in Mumbai-based mobile payments startup ePaylater to buy a minority stake ....

25 July, 2018

Online insurance startup Digit raises $45 mn in fresh funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Go Digit Infoworks Services Pvt. Ltd, the parent of online insurance startup Digit Insurance, has raised $45 million (around Rs ....

25 July, 2018

MobiKwik appoints three business heads amid reports of top-level exits

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm MobiKwik has beefed up its top deck by appointing business heads for three different verticals. In a ....

24 July, 2018

US firms face off with Paytm in lobbying against data storage rules

Reuters

US payment firms have successfully pushed India to consider diluting rules on data storage, but their lobbying ....

24 July, 2018

Exclusive: Payments firm CheersOye winds up ops after licensing out backend tech

Dearton Thomas Hector

CheersOye, a startup which pivoted to digital payments after starting out as a social gifting platform, has wound up operations. Co-founder ....

23 July, 2018

Digital-first model is a data game: Acko General Insurance CEO Varun Dua

Anand J

Acko General Insurance has some marquee names in its corner, counting Infosys co-founders NR Narayana Murthy and Kris Gopalakrishnan ....

23 July, 2018

Ebix buys lending software firm Indus for $29 mn

Team TC

NASDAQ-listed software firm Ebix Inc on Friday announced the acquisition of Pune-headquartered lending software solutions company ....

20 July, 2018