digital payments

Amazon deposits more money into Indian digital payments arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Pay (India) Pvt. Ltd, the local digital payments arm of the global e-commerce major, has received a fresh funding infusion ....

17 July, 2018

Exclusive: PhonePe all set to buy Zopper's PoS platform

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of homegrown e-tailer Flipkart, is in advanced talks to acquire the Point of Sale software-as-a-service ....

6 July, 2018
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MobiKwik invests in predictive analytics startup Pivotchain Solutions

Binu Paul

Digital payments firm One MobiKwik Systems Pvt. Ltd has invested Rs 2 crore ($294,000) in Pune-based data science company Pivotchain ....

18 June, 2018

MobiKwik hires Fullerton India exec to start digital lending biz

Shweta Sharma

Digital payments firm MobiKwik on Tuesday said it had roped in former Fullerton India Credit executive Vinayak N as the head of ....

12 June, 2018

Another top-level exit at MobiKwik as marketing and growth head resigns

Shweta Sharma

MobiKwik’s marketing and growth head Damandeep Singh Soni quit the digital payments firm in another top-level exit, The ....

11 June, 2018

ICICI Bank bets on digital payments service provider Arteria

Team TC

ICICI Bank and a unit will pick up a tad less than 20% stake in Arteria Technologies Pvt. Ltd for Rs 8.68 crore ($1.3 million) ....

30 March, 2018
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MobiKwik thinks its new SaaS offering will change how firms handle reimbursements

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm MobiKwik has launched a digital enterprise solutions suite which it says will simplify corporate processes ....

7 February, 2018

Budget 2017: BHIM at centre stage, not digital payment startups

Arti Singh

Union budget 2017 has clearly put the spotlight on digitisation, but that hasn't really got players in the digital payment space ....

1 February, 2017

Budget 2017: Govt goes the whole hog on digitisation

Arti Singh

Ever since the Modi government came to power in 2014, union budgets have had a sharp focus on digitisation and infusion of technology ....

1 February, 2017

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
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MobiKwik to invest $45 mn on merchant, user acquisition

Arti Singh

Digital wallet MobiKwik, run by One Mobikwik Systems Pvt. Ltd, will invest Rs 300 crore (about $45 million) this year on acquiring ....

23 February, 2017

How payments firm Oxigen is charting a different route to growth

Arti Singh

Payment services provider Oxigen Services India Pvt Ltd plans to strengthen its core offline business and expand its digital ....

15 February, 2017

In U-turn, NPCI tells Flipkart's PhonePe to adhere to UPI norms

Dearton Thomas Hector

Making a U-turn in the tussle between private-sector lender ICICI Bank and Flipkart's digital wallet PhonePe, National Payments ....

20 January, 2017

ICICI Bank rejects NPCI call to unblock PhonePe

Arti Singh

The tussle between ICICI Bank and online retailer Flipkart's digital wallet, PhonePe, isn't likely to end soon with the private-sector ....

20 January, 2017

Now make payments via Paytm sans the Internet

Priya Singh

Mobile wallet firm Paytm on Wednesday announced that users can pay and receive money as well as recharge mobile phones without ....

8 December, 2016

Govt to incentivise district administration to boost cashless payments

Disha Sharma

The government of India has introduced a series of measures to provide incentives to the district administration in order to ....

5 December, 2016

Exclusive: China's Tencent close to investing more than $150 mn in FreeCharge

Arti Singh

Snapdeal, India's third-largest e-commerce venture is in talks with Chinese Internet giant Tencent to raise more than $150 million ....

31 August, 2016

Exclusive: Paytm valued at $4.8 bn in new funding round

Debjyoti Roy

One 97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile payments and e-commerce platform Paytm, has received commitment of $60 million (Rs ....

29 August, 2016

MobiKwik and FreeCharge trade barbs as mobile wallet war gets nasty

Varun Arora

Which is the number two mobile wallet company in the country? That question has sparked off an online spat between digital recharge ....

16 June, 2016

How fin-tech startups are changing India's financial services sector

Priya Prasad

India's financial services sector is set for a transformation in coming years thanks to the emergence of fin-tech startups that ....

8 June, 2016

We'll focus on being a mobile payments firm, says FreeCharge's Rajan

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

FreeCharge, the digital payments platform of Snapdeal, is increasingly playing an important role in the e-commerce company's ....

30 May, 2016