Tagged: mobile wallet

Grab Teams Up With KASIKORNBANK to Launch Co-Branded Mobile Wallet in Thailand

Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab announced on Thursday it has teamed up with KASIKORNBANK (KBank) to introduce GrabPay by KBank, a co-branded mobile wallet, as well as a suite of other financial solutions in Thailand. Grab reported that through the new partnership, it marks the expansion of its… Read More

MobiKwik Stays on Growth Path: Adds New Key Mobile Wallet Team Members Deepak Batra, Jalaj Khurana, Chandan Joshi

In the last few months, MobiKwik’s CPO Rohan Khara, CBO Vineet Singh and CMO Daman Soni, resigned from the platform. This week, CRO Puneet Agarwal also called it quits. “MobiKwik is evolving to become India’s largest digital financial services platform. We are in the process of rejigging… Read More

Grab Forms Partnership With Maybank For New E-Payment Services

Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab announced on Tuesday it has teamed ups with Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) to launch a new cashless payment method known as the GrabPay mobile wallet. This news comes just a couple months after Grab announced the launch of its new financial services… Read More

Stripe Follows PayPal’s Passage into India, Initiates Invite-Only Beta

Attention MobiKwik, RazorPay and PayPal, Payments startup Stripe has just announced its entrance into the Indian mobile wallet sector! “Today we’re starting an invite-only beta for Stripe in India with a small group of companies. These businesses will help us test our platform in the… Read More

Wirecard Goes Live with US Mobile Wallet Integration, Partners with Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay

Wirecard, a Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions, launched a US mobile wallet integration with Apple Pay®, Android Pay® and Samsung Pay®. This new functionality responds to the global trend of the digitalization of payments at the POS, and facilitates a convenient… Read More

MoneyOnMobile Partners with Indian E-Commerce Marketplace ShopClues

MoneyOnMobile, Inc. (OTCQX: MOMT) announced an agreement with ShopClues, one of India’s largest e-commerce marketplaces, to enable the in-store purchase of ShopClues products using the MoneyOnMobile platform at any of its participating 335,000 retailers. “The alliance with MoneyOnMobile is in sync with ShopClues’ vision of… Read More

Cringle Cofounder Konrad Maruszewski Discusses Fintech, 2nd Companisto Crowdfunding Campaign

Cringle, a smartphone app for users who want to quickly send money to friends across Europe, has returned Companisto for its second equity crowdfunding round, aiming to raise 600,000€ for 9.09% equity offered. The fintech equity crowdfunding campaign has raised over 135K€ with more than… Read More

Blockchain Brief: TenX Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Blockchain platform TenX has become the latest member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance – the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative. The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum subject matter experts. Building upon the leading smart contract supporting blockchain… Read More

PayNearMe’s New Partnership with Blackhawk Network Increases its Retail Store Count to 30K

U.S. electronic cash transaction network PayNearMe has partnered with Blackhawk Network (NASDAQ:HAWK), a global fintech company specializing in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions. PayNearMe now offers consumers the ability to pay with cash for rent, bills, online purchases and other goods and… Read More

Ain’t No Stopping MobiKwik, Indian Mobile Wallet Celebrates New Partnership with Samsung Pay

Indian mobile wallet MobiKwik has linked with Samsung Pay, integrating with Samsung Pay Mini to enable one-tap payments at merchants using Mobikwik. “We are enthused by the tremendous response Samsung Pay has received since its launch, both from our consumers as well as partners. Moving… Read More

MobiKwik Phones Home, Adds 95 Million Users with New Telecom Partnership

India-owned telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Indian mobile wallet platform MobiKwik have synced to develop BSNL’s mobile application, according to a release. MobiKwik will co-create BSNL wallet, a new semi-closed wallet to facilitate payment and also sell BSNL products. “We are proud to associate with BSNL in… Read More

Indian Mobile Wallet Paytm Acquires FreeCharge, in Talks with SoftBank

Paytm is now in talks with SoftBank to raise up to $1.9 billion in fresh funding, hiking its value to a cool $8 billion or more, according to multiple new sources. Paytm counts over 218 million wallet users; last month alone Paytm clocked 255 million transactions.  Founded… Read More

All In: MobiKwik Hits Million Merchants on Payment Network

Indian mobile wallet platform MobiKwik announced that it had signed the millionth merchant on its payment network, registering 1,000 percent growth since the demonetization of high value currency notes. The company recently partnered with Amul and NASVI to facilitate acceptability and adoption of digital mode of payments. “We are committed… Read More

Mobile Wallet FreeCharge Partners with eBay India’s Billdesk & Food-on-Demand Platform Faasos

Indian mobile wallet platform FreeCharge announced its partnership with the online marketplace pioneer eBay India via Billdesk and Faasos, one of the country’s leading food on demand businesses.  The Billdesk partnership allows FreeCharge and eBay customers access to over 100 million product listings, for which they… Read More

MobiKwik Taps GMO Payment Gateway & MediaTek for Successful Series C Round

MobiKwik, a Gurgaon, India based mobile wallet company, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by Japanese GMO Payment Gateway and Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek, according to a company press release. The round was part of Series C round raised last month, which included participation from its existing investors… Read More

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