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Nasdaq Listed Fintech Fiserv to Offer Payments and Financial Services Tech Solutions to India’s Federal Bank

India-based Federal Bank (NSE: FEDERALBNK), an established private sector bank, has selected Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a multinational provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, to support the digitization of the bank’s end-to‑end card issuance and processing cycle. Fiserv will also assist with the… Read More

India’s Digital Lending Fintech RevFin Partners with EVI Technologies to Offer Financing to E-Rickshaw Users

RevFin, a digital lending Fintech startup, has teamed up with EVI Technologies in order to finance E-Rickshaw and E-Two wheelers in India. The funding will also go toward supporting swappable battery solutions offered by EVI Technologies. The initiative will mainly cover Indian states like Delhi-NCR,… Read More

Asian Fintech GoBear to Power Netcore Solutions’ Marketing Automation and Engagement Campaigns

Netcore Solutions, a marketing automation and personalization platform, revealed on August 11, 2020 that it has chosen Asian Fintech firm GoBear to power its multi-channel marketing automation and engagement campaigns. GoBear will help Netcore with ensuring customer retention, according to a release. Established in 2014,… Read More

Fintech Adoption in India will Lead to More Contactless and Digital Payments, but Cybersecurity Risks Must be Addressed, Industry Exec Says

China and India had the highest Fintech adoption rate (at 87%) out of all emerging markets, as of March 2020, according to a Research and Markets report. The Fintech sector has been expanding during COVID-19 because more consumers and businesses are conducting transactions online. Many… Read More

MoneyTap, India’s First App-Based Credit Line, Enlists Renaud Laplanche to Board of Advisors

  MoneyTap, a Fintech described as India’s first App-based credit line, has enlisted the assistance of Upgrade founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche to the company’s advisory board. Laplanche is also the founder and former CEO of LendingClub, the first marketplace lending platform to go public… Read More

Reserve Bank of India is Working on Enabling Offline Digital Payments to Help Consumers in Rural Areas Join the Formal Economy

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the nation’s central bank that controls the issue and supply of the Indian rupee, is reportedly working on an offline digital transactions pilot, in order to get more consumers in rural areas, without internet connections, to adopt virtual payments…. Read More

Indian Fintech Sector Receives $1.47 Billion in Investments during H1 2020, 2,147 Fintechs Operating in Country as of June 2020

Approximately $1.47 billion was invested into businesses operating in the Fintech sector in India between January to June 2020, according to the latest MEDICI Report covering Indian financial technology markets. The amount invested into India’s Fintech industry during H1 2020 was 60% greater than the… Read More

Fintech Solutions Can Enable More Widespread Financial Inclusion, Could Increase GDP of Emerging Markets by $3.7 Trillion: Report

Critical gaps in the global banking system, especially in emerging markets, have restricted business growth and development. Consumer demand cannot be effectively addressed if banking platforms are not updated to meet the requirements of individuals and small business owners. Billions of people across the globe… Read More

UK Fintech Wiserfunding to Introduce AI enhanced Cloud based Credit Risk Assessment Tools in India

UK based Fintech firm Wiserfunding is expanding its operations into markets in India. The company is introducing its AI enhanced, cloud-powered credit risk assessment tool for SMEs. Wiserfunding’s entry into Indian markets has come at a time when small businesses across the nation are struggling… Read More

RAMSUN, an Online Marketplace for Supply Chain Finance, Joins Fintech Firm MonetaGo’s Secure Financing Network

India based RAMSUN Network, a digital or online marketplace for supply chain finance, has reportedly joined Fintech firm MonetaGo’s secure financing network. The RAMSUN Network aims to facilitate financing for SMBs via its AI-powered technology platform – which allows many lenders to be a part… Read More

InstaReM Collaborates with SBM Bank India on Remittances

InstaReM, part of Nium, has partnered with SBM Bank India on outbound remittances from India. InstaReM says it will work closely with SBM Bank India as its licensed banking partner to facilitate international money transfers from India. As shared in a release, SBM Bank India… Read More

Digital Payments Surge in India with UPI Transactions Reaching Record Highs, Pakistan Also Seeing Rise in Online Transfers

Digital payments experienced a surge in India during July 2020. UPI transactions increased by 11% month-over-month to $38.7 billion in July. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is an instant real-time payment system that has been created by India’s National Payments Corporation. It aims to facilitate inter-bank… Read More

Indian Microlending Firm SATYA MicroCapital Ltd Secures Over $9 Million in Debt Funding from BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

SATYA MicroCapital Ltd, a fast-growing micro-lending firm based in India, has reportedly secured INR 72.5 Crore (appr. $9.7 million) in capital from Switzerland’s impact investor, BlueOrchard Finance Ltd. This marks the second time that BlueOrchard has provided funding to SATYA since its launch in 2017…. Read More

India-Based Neo Bank Niyo Announces Acquisition of Wealthtech Goalwise

Niyo, India-based neo banking startup, announced on Wednesday it has acquired Goalwise, a wealthtech platform. Niyo reported that the acquisition is in line with its goal of building a comprehensive product suite for its users. “Apart from the DIY zero percent commission mutual fund product… Read More

Billionaire Tech Entrepreneur Sachin Bansal Claims his Indian Startup Navi Technologies has become a Leading Fintech Lender

Indian startup Navi Technologies, a company that aims to make financial services simple, affordable, and more accessible, has become one of the leading Fintech lending applications in the country in just a few months after its launch, according to Sachin Bansal, the company’s co-founder. Bansal,… Read More

India’s YES Bank Launches WhatsApp Banking Services

India banking group Yes Bank announced on Friday the launch of WhatsApp banking services to empower customers and enable them to bank securely from the safety of their homes. Yes Bank revealed that customers may now check their savings account balance, view recent transactions &… Read More

Indian Insurtech Policybazaar, a Digital Insurance Platform, Is Planning to Conduct IPO at $3.5 Billion Valuation

Policybazaar, a digital insurance platform, is reportedly planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) next year at a valuation of more than $3.5 billion. If it’s successful, then it might potentially become the first of India’s major startups to carry out such a large… Read More

Cybercrime and Banking Fraud Alert: State Bank of India, Nation’s Largest Lender, Reminds Customers to Never Share Personal Details with Anyone

The State of Bank of India (SBI) has again cautioned against the increasing number of fraudulent activities targeting unsuspecting bank account holders. The SBI is a multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body that’s headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Last year, it was ranked… Read More

Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida, the Chief Executive at Qatar Financial Center, Says Country Aims to Leverage Potential of Fintech Sector in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan

Qatar has a population of around 2.5 million, however, there are only around 300,000 to 400,000 Qatari citizens, as the country is home to more than 2 million expatriates. These expats are from all over the world, including the US, the UK, and other leading… Read More

Rapyd Launches All-in-One Payment Solution in India

Rapyd, a global B2B Fintech as a Service provider, announced on Thursday it has formed partnerships with key players of India’s payments ecosystem, which includes Paytm Payments Bank, PhonePe, PayU, Citibank, DBS Bank, HDFC Bank, BharatPay, and Unimoni, to roll out a comprehensive payment service… Read More

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