India

Fintech Infographic of the Week: Making Investing More Accessible with Decentralized Finance

Across the globe, access to financial markets diverges dramatically from one country to another. While in the US about 52% of people are investing in the stock market, in emerging countries like India and Mexico, the figure drops significantly with

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Samsung Pay to Enable Loan and Credit Card Application in India

A partnership between Samsung Pay and Paisabazaar was recently announced which will enable Samsung Pay users to apply for credit and personal loans from Paisabazaar’s platform. Paisabazaar is part of the PolicyBazaar group, a fintech startup focused on the aggregation

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Will India Emerge as The Next Blockchain Hub of The World?

Is India emerging as a blockchain trendsetter? The sector has been moving in fits and starts in what’s becoming the world’s sixth-largest economy. Despite a bearish outlook on cryptocurrencies from regulators, progressive Indian states and companies are charging ahead in exploring the applications of blockchain

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Top 30 Fintech Influencers in India 2019 by Digital Fifth

The Digital Fifth , a Digital Consulting company based in India, curated a list of India’s Top 30 Fintech Influencers to follow 2019. This list is based on their contribution to the Fintech ecosystem rather than their social media score. Top

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Facebook Reportedly Developing Crypto Stablecoin Targeting India’s Remittance

Facebook is reportedly working on a cryptocurrency for global payments on its WhatsApp messaging app. The project will first focus on the Indian remittances market, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Facebook is developing a stablecoin, a cryptocurrency pegged

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10 Hot Fintech Startups from India to Watch Closely

India’s fintech ecosystem has evolved significantly with considerable efforts from financial institutions, startups, the government, venture capitalists and regulators to create a favorable environment for fintech innovation that’s conducive of collaboration. According to a Yes Bank report, the transaction value

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Singapore Credit Fintech Startup AsiaCollect Expands into India by Acquisition

Singapore-based AsiaCollect moves to expand its integrated credit management services into other Southeast Asian regions, and have gone the route of local acquisitions to make this happen more quickly. This move follows a US$4.5 million fundraising round led by global

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P2P Lending on the Rise in India

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending in India is set to grow into a US$5 billion industry by 2023 as alternative finance continues to fill the void left by banks. The Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled in the Parliament in January show that small

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First Contactless Prepaid Mastercard in South Asia

MatchMove announced that it has enabled the first contactless prepaid Mastercard in South Asia. The card is issued by Federal Bank,  a sector bank in India, distributed under the brand name tmw by The Mobile Wallet Pvt.Ltd, India’s first complete

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FinTech Cooperation between Singapore and India

The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Government of India, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation in financial innovation between Singapore and India, through the establishment of a Joint Working Group (JWG).

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