With Aadhaar-based eKYC off the table, firms are finding workarounds

Payal Ganguly

Indian companies are exploring workarounds to meet Know-Your-Customer norms electronically in the wake of last month’s Supreme ....

18 October, 2018

Paytm Money appoints CDSL veteran Cyrus Khambata as director

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Money Limited, the wealth management arm of digital payments firm Paytm, has appointed Cyrus Khambata, the former executive ....

18 October, 2018
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Lendingkart hires former Via.com executive as chief business officer

Kavya Kothiyal

Lendingkart Group, which operates a fintech startup and a non-banking financial company, has appointed a former executive of travel ....

17 October, 2018

RBI lays out guidelines for transactions between different mobile wallets

Reuters

The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday laid out guidelines that would allow for seamless payments between different mobile ....

16 October, 2018

Healthcare financing platform LetsMD tops up pre-Series A funding round

Binu Paul

Healthcare-focused fin-tech startup LetsMD has topped up its pre-Series A funding round with an additional $1 million (Rs 7.3 ....

16 October, 2018

Explainer: How does the RBI’s data localisation directive impact payments firms?

Payal Ganguly

The Reserve Bank of India’s refusal to extend the deadline for localisation of payments data in India has left global companies ....

16 October, 2018
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Logistics startup BlackBuck’s new venture will help truckers obtain credit

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Tiger Global-backed Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs business-to-business logistics platform BlackBuck, will set ....

15 October, 2018

Reboot: After a hard landing with Housing.com, this founder is taking off with Kyte

Dearton Thomas Hector

TechCircle presents Founders Reboot, a new fortnightly series in which we profile successful Indian entrepreneurs who have chosen ....

11 October, 2018

After Paytm, MobiKwik enters online wealth management with Clearfunds buy

Kavya Kothiyal

Digital payments firm One MobiKwik Systems Pvt. Ltd has acquired online wealth management platform Clearfunds, entering a segment ....

11 October, 2018

Digital lending startup RevFin secures seed funding

Kavya Kothiyal

New Delhi-based digital lending startup RevFin Services Pvt. Ltd, which launched its Android and iOS apps on Wednesday to kick-start ....

10 October, 2018
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HDFC Bank rolls out fintech accelerator in partnership with UK govt, others

Kavya Kothiyal

Private-sector lender HDFC Bank on Monday announced the launch of a fintech accelerator programme in partnership with the UK government, ....

8 October, 2018

Online lender EarlySalary admits data breach of loan applicants

Anirban Ghoshal

Pune-based online lender EarlySalary, which acquired instant customer loan firm CashCare in May, has said names and mobile numbers ....

5 October, 2018

Future Enterprises to pick up majority stake in digital payments startup LivQuik

Kavya Kothiyal

Kishore Biyani-led Future Enterprises Ltd has agreed to acquire a majority stake in LivQuik Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd, a Mumbai-based ....

3 October, 2018

Fintech and beyond: The ‘Citrus Cartel’ is producing some juicy startup ideas

Payal Ganguly

Palo Alto has the ‘PayPal Mafia’, where at least 13 former staffers of the online payments giant including Elon Musk ....

3 October, 2018

Infibeam complaint over rumour adds to WhatsApp’s woes in India

Anirban Ghoshal

There appears to be more trouble in store for instant messaging platform WhatsApp, which has been struggling to get its payments ....

1 October, 2018

Flipkart kicks off talks to rope in new investors; PhonePe gets fresh infusion

Binu Paul

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce company, is back on the road to raise fresh capital months after being acquired ....

1 October, 2018

US fintech startup Stripe plans India entry after hitting $20 bn valuation

Reuters

Payments startup Stripe said on Wednesday it has raised $245 million in funding, better positioning the company to expand to new ....

27 September, 2018

Fintech startup Altiore to be acquired by IIFL's wealth management arm

Dearton Thomas Hector

IIFL Wealth Management Ltd, a unit of financial services company IIFL Holdings, has announced in a stock-exchange filing that ....

24 September, 2018

Paytm may introduce facial recognition for its mobile app

Shweta Sharma

Digital payments firm Paytm is reportedly testing a facial recognition feature for its mobile app. According to a report in ....

24 September, 2018

Equity market analysis app StockEdge raises pre-Series A funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Kolkata-based Kredent Infoedge Pvt. Ltd, which operates the StockEdge mobile app for equity research and analytics, has raised ....

24 September, 2018

Paytm says rival Google Pay may be using customer data for monetary gains

Payal Ganguly

Google Pay, the flagship digital payments platform of the US-headquartered software giant, is facing questions over whether it ....

21 September, 2018