Why India is the top market for Naspers-owned PayU

Binu Paul

India accounts for more than half of the total payment transactions for Naspers-owned PayU in the last six months, an interim ....

6 December, 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
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PayU gets RBI nod for NBFC, to start credit business

Payal Ganguly

Online payments service provider PayU has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a non-banking financial ....

17 September, 2018

Naspers keen on ed-tech, fin-tech & food-tech startups in India: CEO Bob van Dijk

Payal Ganguly

Having sold its 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart for $2.2 billion, Naspers continues ....

14 September, 2018

Digital lender ZestMoney closes stretched Series A funding round

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based digital lending startup ZestMoney has raised $13.4 million (Rs 93.6 crore) in an extended Series A funding led ....

27 August, 2018

Video blogging startup Trell raises seed funding led by VC firms

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Trell, a mobile-first video blogging app, has raised $1.25 million (Rs 8.58 crore) in its seed round of funding led by early-stage ....

26 July, 2018
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Online lending platform PaySense raises Series B funds from PayU, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based Paysense Services India Pvt. Ltd, which operates an online consumer lending platform, has raised $18 million (Rs ....

20 July, 2018

Naspers raises $9.8 bn from 2% Tencent share sale; may invest in OLX, Swiggy, PayU

Anand J

South African technology major Naspers announced on Friday that it has raised $9.8 billion from the sale of 2% of its holdings in ....

22 March, 2018

PayU leads $6.5 mn round of funding in ZestMoney

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-based Chalk Farm Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs consumer lending startup ZestMoney, has raised $6.5 million (Rs 43.5 ....

15 February, 2017

Flipkart-owned PhonePe in talks with PayPal to raise funds

Arti Singh

Flipkart-owned PhonePe is in talks to raise a significant amount of funding independently at a valuation of about $500 million ....

8 February, 2017
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PayU to widen fintech play, bets on cross-border payments, offline business

Arti Singh

Naspers-owned payments gateway PayU India is betting big on the fintech space in India. While its primary focus will be on payments, ....

28 February, 2017

PayU to launch consumer credit business soon

Arti Singh

Payment gateway provider PayU India is all set to launch its new consumer credit business this month. The new business, under ....

12 December, 2016

Digital lending platform ZestMoney raises $6.5 mn from PayU, others

Dearton Thomas Hector

Chalk Farm Ventures Pvt. Ltd, which runs consumer lending startup ZestMoney, has raised $6.5 million (Rs 44 crore) in a Series ....

7 December, 2016

PayU India names Maneesh Goel as CFO

Disha Sharma

Naspers-backed PayU India has appointed former CEO of Den Snapdeal TV-Shop Maneesh Goel as chief financial officer, it said in ....

26 November, 2016

Internet firm Naspers sets up India office for investments, M&As

Dearton Thomas Hector

South African media and internet conglomerate Naspers Ltd has hired Ashutosh Sharma from venture capital firm Norwest Venture ....

14 November, 2016

PayU's finance head Gurpreet Singh quits

Arti Singh

Naspers-backed PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd has seen another top level exit with the resignation of its finance head. Gurpreet Singh, ....

27 October, 2016

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

Arti Singh

Abhishek Tripathi, associate director and business head at PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd, has decided to quit the company to join Bharti ....

24 October, 2016

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

Manu P Toms

Amsterdam-headquartered fintech investment firm Orange Growth Capital is setting foot in India. The three-year-old venture capital ....

24 October, 2016

Naspers: Master of consolidation in Indian Internet business

Binu Paul

Consolidation is not an unfamiliar word for new-age Internet businesses. It signals a maturing of the industry after a burst ....

20 October, 2016

Why Freecharge badly needs a recharge

Arti Singh

The news report last week that Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate Softbank Group Corp is in talks to invest in FreeCharge ....

13 October, 2016

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

Arti Singh

Online payment solutions provider PayU, owned by South African Internet conglomerate Naspers, on Wednesday agreed to buy Mumbai-based ....

15 September, 2016