Drone makers, digital wallet companies unite to form industry lobby DICE

Payal Ganguly

Private sector stakeholders who represent businesses that straddle emerging technologies have come together to form an industry ....

12 December, 2018

Student loans provider Mpower scouts for acquisitions to grow India presence

Kavya Kothiyal & Bruhadeeswaran R

Mpower Financing Inc, a Washington D.C. based fintech startup that facilitates loans for international students, is scouting acquisitions ....

12 December, 2018
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B2B payments platform OweMe closes seed round to boost product

Kavya Kothiyal

OweMe, a blockchain based B2B payments platform owned by London based Sabstone Ltd, has raised $1 million in a seed round of funding ....

11 December, 2018

Maharashtra govt launches accelerator to create fintech hub in Mumbai

Kavya Kothiyal

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has set the ball rolling to create a fintech hub in Mumbai by launching an accelerator ....

3 December, 2018

Cashfree wants to catch the eye by being more than a payment gateway

Kavya Kothiyal

Reeju Datta and Akash Sinha met through a mutual friend in Bengaluru in early-2015. At the time, Datta was a marketing executive ....

29 November, 2018

AI-powered financial research platform Sentieo raises $19 mn in Series A round

Binu Paul

Financial research platform Sentieo has raised $19 million (around Rs 140 crore at current exchange rates) in a Series A funding ....

31 October, 2018
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Andhra Pradesh IT minister Nara Lokesh on turning Vizag into India’s Silicon Valley

Binu Paul

“We are a four-and-a-half-year-old startup state,” Nara Lokesh reiterates at every turn. He is the IT minister for ....

26 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

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

Reboot: This serial entrepreneur and seed fund founder is riding the fintech wave

Shweta Sharma

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

14 September, 2018
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Fintech startup Bon raises seed funding

Joseph Rai

Bonfleet Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fintech startup Bon, has raised a seed round of funding led by impact investment firm ....

11 September, 2018

Launch pads: Like its parent, PayPal Incubator is trying to reimagine money

Kavya Kothiyal

* This story is part of a fortnightly series on accelerators and incubators in which TechCircle compiles report cards highlighting ....

11 September, 2018

Digital lending startup SlicePay raises money in extended Series A round

Binu Paul

SlicePay, a digital lending platform which caters to college students and young professionals, has raised an undisclosed amount ....

3 September, 2018

How Amazon 'target' Tapzo could spice up its digital payments play

Binu Paul

On a day when Paytm confirmed that billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had invested in it and Google rebranded ....

29 August, 2018

Online lending platform Shubh Loans raises fresh capital

Binu Paul

Shubh Loans has raised $4.2 million (Rs 30 crore) in a new funding round led by venture capital firm Saama Capital, the online ....

27 August, 2018

What's new as NPCI gives UPI an upgrade after two years

Payal Ganguly

The country’s umbrella body for digital payments on Thursday unveiled an upgraded version of its single-window mobile payment ....

16 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

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

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

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

Govt proposes relaxing local data storage rules for payment firms

Reuters

India's finance ministry has proposed relaxing a directive from the country's central bank to compel global payment firms ....

11 July, 2018