Paytm parent One97 Communications pledges assets to increase borrowing limit

Kavya Kothiyal

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments firm Paytm, has pledged its assets to increase its borrowing limit from ....

15 February, 2019

Sustainable innovation, not jugaad, is key to entrepreneurship in India

Priya Kapadia

Every innovative tool or service we use today has been the result of a need felt by the consumer. Regardless of whether it was ....

4 February, 2019
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Paytm forays into hotel booking business, acquires Nightstay

Binu Paul

Digital payments company Paytm has launched domestic hotel bookings on its platform and has acquired last-minute hotel bookings ....

30 January, 2019

Paytm Mall pivoting from consumers to merchants, rejigging management

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is pivoting from its consumer-facing business to wholesale and offline-to-online (O2O) segments, due to heightening ....

29 January, 2019

Paytm Mall not bowing out of e-commerce race, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has dismissed reports that the company plans to scale down Paytm Mall, ....

25 January, 2019

Paytm to step up overseas expansion this year

Reuters

Digital payments company Paytm is considering foraying into 1-2 more developed markets in 2019, Chief Financial Officer Madhur ....

24 January, 2019
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Paytm-backed Loginext looks to buy field-force digitisation platform FieldEZ

Payal Ganguly

Paytm-backed logistics management software provider Loginext Solutions Pvt. Ltd is in advanced talks to acquire India- and US-based ....

18 January, 2019

Paytm to enter crowded OTT space, forms content partnerships

Payal Ganguly

Digital payments company Paytm is entering the over the top (OTT) space with video partnerships, a report in The Economic Times ....

14 January, 2019

Amazon Pay rolls out doorstep KYC verification for wallet users

Payal Ganguly

Amazon Pay has started making doorstep visits to verify its users’ Know Your Customer (KYC) details. The digital wallet ....

11 January, 2019

Jio, Paytm support lawful interception of messages on OTT platforms

Payal Ganguly

Telecom company Reliance Jio and Alibaba-backed digital wallet firm Paytm are in favour of lawful interception of messages sent ....

10 January, 2019
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Amazon testing its own UPI handle for new payments product: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The payments arm of Amazon India has started testing its native unified payments interface (UPI) handle with a closed user group, ....

9 January, 2019

PayPal India posts 12 times increase in revenue for FY18, loss up a bit

Dearton Thomas Hector

PayPal Payments Pvt. Ltd, the Indian arm of US-based digital payments company PayPal Holdings Inc., posted a little over 12 times ....

3 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Fintech segment continues to enjoy the purple patch

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Kavya Kothiyal

India's nascent but fast-growing fintech sector recorded another year of success in terms of funding and entrepreneurial activity, ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: From Bansals to unsung founders, meet the year’s movers and shakers

Team TC

The Indian startup ecosystem’s top newsmakers this year were a combination of usual suspects and surprise packages. From ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Flipkart steals the show as e-commerce dominates M&A activity

Kavya Kothiyal

When it comes to M&A deals, Flipkart undoubtedly stands out as the Indian startup ecosystem’s greatest success -- not ....

26 December, 2018

RBI reveals why it barred Paytm Payments Bank from on-boarding new customers

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Reserve Bank of India debarred Paytm Payments Bank from onboarding customers in August due to a few breaches including ....

21 December, 2018

Xiaomi launches payments service Mi Pay

Payal Ganguly

Device maker Xiaomi has entered the crowded digital payments space in the country by partnering with ICICI Bank and PayU India. ....

21 December, 2018

Flipkart-owned PhonePe launches wealth management arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

PhonePe, the payments and financial services arm of e-commerce major Flipkart, has launched a wealth management unit, said filings ....

20 December, 2018

Payments firm MobiKwik raises $3.38 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm One MobiKwik Systems Pvt. Ltd, which runs MobiKwik, has raised around Rs 24 crore ($3.38 million) in a fresh ....

18 December, 2018

Wallet utilisation, commissions prop up Paytm Payments Bank’s FY18 revenues

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Payments Bank closed the financial year ended March 2018 with gross revenues at Rs 721.96 crore and net losses at Rs 20.71 ....

14 December, 2018

Paytm rolls out Instant Bank Settlement for merchants to improve daily cash flow

Shweta Sharma

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments firm Paytm, has announced the launch of Instant Bank Settlement facility ....

30 November, 2018