Tagged: mumbai

India Fintech Startup Kissht Secures $2 Million From Endiya Partners & Ventureast

Mumbai-based fintech startup Kissht announced this week that it has secured $2 million from early-stage venture capital firm Endiya Partners and Ventureast. Launched in 2015, Kissht’s app now allows users to purchase items on EMI without using a credit card through collateral-free loans. The service… Read More

Japanese IB Nomura Opens Fintech Program in Mumbai, PwC, Google, IBM & Amazon Internet Services Join Effort

Japanese investment bank Nomura has set up a fintech program in India, inviting entrepreneurs in Mumbai to build new tools for capital markets. The Voyager partnership aims to give Indian fintech specialists access to Nomura’s resources at the Mumbai innovation centre, enabling them to test their ideas using… Read More

Startupbootcamp FinTech Selects 10 Startups to Join Inaugural Fintech Program in Mumbai

Startupbootcamp FinTech announced on Monday it has selected 10 startups to join its inaugural program in Mumbai. The group was selected from the Top 20 teams that made it to this round, after four months of scouting and nearly 300 applications from roadshows across Asia,… Read More

Indian P2P Lender LenDen Club Nabs Seed Funding Through Venture Catalyst

LenDen Club, an Indian online peer-to-peer lending platform, has raised undisclosed seed round of funding through Venture Catalyst, India’s first seed investment and innovation platform. The round saw participation from Anirudh Damani, Daud Ali, Narendra Karnavat, Vikas Kapoor, Vikram Lakhotia, Krishna Jhunjhunwaala and Jayesh Shah, according to a… Read More

Fintech Innovation and Alternative Lending Companies on the Rise in India; LoanCircle, Instapaisa & Instakash Lead the Way

In late August, India’s banking industry came together for the FICCI’s FIBAC 2015 Conference, discussing regulation in the country’s burgeoning online finance space,  particularly within crowdfunding and peer to peer lending.  SS Mundra, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, called for more regulations in the Economic… Read More

Brief: India’s Crowdfunding Platform Ketto Captures Over $700,000 During Latest Funding Round

On Wednesday, India’s crowdfunding platform, Ketto Online Ventures Private Limited, announced that it has received over $700,000 during its latest funding round. Ketto, which was founded by Varun Sheth, Kunal Kapoor and Zaheer Adenwala in October 2012, is described as a crowdfunding space to campaign for social causes, NGOs,… Read More