India

Rapyd Enters India Through Partnerships with Paytm and Other Major Players

Rapyd, a global fintech company, announced today its partnership with key players of India’s payments ecosystem – including Paytm Payments Bank, PhonePe, PayU, Citibank, DBS Bank, HDFC Bank, BharatPay and Unimoni to roll out a comprehensive payment service. This service

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10 Fastest Growing Fintechs in India According to IDC

IDC Financial Insights today released the 2020 update of its FinTech Fast 101 research which details a list of fast-growing FinTechs in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) from 11 key markets. IDC’s FinTech Fast 101 research refers to fast-growing fintech players

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India’s ICICI Bank Launches Banking Services On WhatsApp in The Midst of Nationwide Lockdown

ICICI Bank announced the launch of banking services on WhatsApp to enable its retail customers to undertake a slew of banking requirements from their home at a time when they are advised to stay indoors in the wake of the

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India’s Top 30 Fintech Influencers 2020

Over the last five years, the Indian fintech industry has reached new heights both in terms of funding received and fintech adoption. This year, India is neck and neck with China on consumer fintech adoption with both their percentage of

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From Libra to WhatsApp Pay — A Glance at Facebook’s Fintech Play

For years, social networking giant Facebook has shown interest in the fintech market, partnering with PayPal to build digital payment capabilities into its Messenger app, testing and introducing payment services on its various messaging platforms, and exploring blockchain and cryptocurrency

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India Turns 350,000 Postmen Into Bankers To Serve Customers In Remote Areas

Across the country, over 350,000 postmen are offering doorstep financial services to people in even the remotest parts of India. They are equipped with a mobile phone and a hand-held biometric scanner to perform tasks of bankers including opening savings

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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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