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Indian Digital Payments Fintech Paytm Explains how their Payouts Feature Streamlines Credit Access

India’s Paytm, which has approved plans for almost a $2 billion IPO on the Indian bourses, recently shared how to lend credit to your clients in an effortless manner with Paytm Payouts. Over 10 years ago, could you have really imagined offering a loan to… Read More

Four Indian Fintechs to Raise up to $3 Billion via IPOs This Year

The Fintech sector in India is getting greener by the day. At least four large Indian fintechs are readying themselves for a big bang public listing this year as the Covid-triggered pandemic has accelerated the growth of these companies. Together, these startups could raise anything… Read More

India’s Digital Payments Fintech Paytm Introduces Small Ticket, Instant Loans to Help Consumers Manage Expenses

India’s digital payments giant Paytm recently introduced Paytm Postpaid Mini, which allows users to acquire small ticket instant loans to help them with managing their monthly or everyday expenses The Paytm team notes in a blog post that their goal is to bring clients the… Read More

India’s Major Fintech Paytm Looking to Strengthen its PG Biz via Acquisition

Alibaba-backed Indian major Fintech major Paytm is reported to be in talks with a few domestic payment gateways for a possible acquisition as it firms up its strategy to go public this year. Paytm, owned by financial services firm One97, plans a $3 billion initial… Read More

India’s Paytm confirms getting board approval for its $3bn IPO

Alibaba-backed One97 Communications, which owns mobile payments firm Paytm, has received a green nod from its board to go public. In a letter to all its stakeholders and employees having stock options, the company said it had received in-principle approval from its board to issue… Read More

Digital Banking: India based Paytm Payments Bank Reports Strong Growth and Continued Support for UPI

India-based Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) says it’s “revolutionizing” the nation’s digital banking sector which has grown significantly during the past four years. Today, Paytm Payments Bank offers modern Internet banking services that are accessible via smartphones. Paytm provides current and savings accounts, fixed deposits… Read More

India’s Paytm Payments Bank Approved for @Paytm UPI Handle by SEBI to Enable Seamless Payment Mandates for IPO Applications

Indian digital payments giant Paytm recently confirmed that its pleased to share that Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) has been given approval for its @Paytm UPI handle from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to “enable fast and seamless payment mandates for IPO… Read More

President at Indian Digital Payments Giant Paytm Says Company Is “Super Comfortable” Despite Competition from Fintechs

Madhur Deora, President at Paytm, a major digital payments company, says that there’s no doubt that India is a leading technology market. Deora, whose comments came during a recent CNBC interview, states that it’s only natural that there will be a lot of competition from… Read More

Google Temporarily Removes Paytm Mobile App from Play Store Due to Supposedly Being in Violation For Gambling

Mobile wallet service provider Paytm announced on Friday its Android mobile app was temporarily removed from the Google Play Store. The company reassured its uses that their account balances are 100% safe and its services are fully functional. Paytm reported that it recently launched “Paytm… Read More

Indian Digital Payments Giant Paytm to Offer Additional Financial Services after Acquiring Raheja QBE, an Insurance Business

Indian digital payments giant Paytm recently acquired insurance company Raheja QBE for $74 million. Amit Nayyar, President at Paytm, has noted that the company aims to promote greater financial inclusion by helping half a billion Indians with gaining access to modern digital platforms and services…. Read More

Overseas Expansion Is Logical Step for Alipay as China’s Fintech Sector Continues to Expand Presence in Asia, McKinsey & Co Partner Says

The rise of Chinese Fintech firms as major industry participants across Asia is playing a vital role in transforming the region’s financial services ecosystem. Joe Ngai, partner at consultants McKinsey & Co, confirmed: “Chinese Fintech companies have been expanding overseas.”  In 2016, Ant Financial, the… Read More

Reserve Bank of India-licensed Paytm Payments Bank Surpasses $79 Million in Fixed Deposits

Paytm Payments Bank, a new type of bank, licensed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as a payments service provider, recently revealed that it has surpassed INR 600 Crores (appr. $79.4 million) in fixed deposit (FD) accounts, which have been maintained through a partnership… Read More

Google Pay and India’s Digital Payments App PhonePe were Most Frequently Downloaded Fintech Apps in February 2020

Google Pay was reportedly the most downloaded Fintech app (globally) during the month of February 2020 with 15.6 million downloads. It was closely followed by Indian digital payments firm PhonePe’s app which was downloaded 6 million times. For Google Pay, this is notably more than… Read More

Once Viewed as Disaggregating, Fintechs Now Re-bundling Financial Services

For a long time, Fintechs were viewed as slicing and dicing various services that banks and other financial services firms provided as part of a cafeteria of offerings. Take online lending for example, marketplaces and direct lenders targeted SME loans and consumer credit as a… Read More

Indian Digital Payments Giant Paytm’s Founder Reveals Fintech Firm’s Roadmap to Profitability

India-based digital payment giant Paytm says it hopes to become profitable in the coming years  as it plans to develop a new business strategy. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the 41-year-old billionaire founder and CEO at Paytm, who leads One 97 Communications, the parent firm of Paytm,… Read More

India’s Payments Giant Paytm Partners Uber to Add Credit and Debit Card Processing to Allow Users to Easily Settle Card Transactions

India-based Paytm, an established payment gateway, has teamed up with ride-hailing app Uber in order to add credit and debit processing and will allow customers to easily perform card transactions. Uber will use the existing digital wallet integration with Paytm’s platform to offer riders a… Read More

India’s Leading Fintech Firm Paytm to Target 25 Million Retailers via Consolidated QR Payments Solution

The Indian government recently confirmed that online transactions performed using RuPay credit cards or UPI QR codes won’t face the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR). Now, the nation’s leading Fintech firm Paytm has introduced a consolidated QR payment for local retailers. The “All-in-One” QR will allow… Read More

Indian Digital Payments Firm Paytm’s Parent One 97 Communications Secures $660 Million from AliPay, Softbank’s SVF Panther, Others

Indian online payments company Paytm’s parent has secured 4,724 Crore (appr. $660 million) from several large investors including Alibaba’s Alipay, SoftBank’s SVF Panther (Cayman) and investments are overseen by T Rowe Price. The board members of One 97 Communications Ltd, Paytm’s parent, will be allocating… Read More

Paytm Confirms $1 Billion Raise, Valuation Pegged at $16 Billion

India’s largest mobile payments company Paytm has confirmed a $1 billion funding round at a valuation of $16 billion. Last month, Crowdfund Insider cited a report that indicated Paytm was planning a $2 billion funding round with a valuation of $15 billion. According to a… Read More

India’s Largest Mobile Payments Group Paytm to Raise $2 Billion from Ant Financial, Softbank to Expand Operations

Paytm, India’s largest mobile payments company, is planning to raise $2 billion from investors including Alibaba’s Ant Financial and Softbank in order to compete with other giant retailers such as Amazon and Walmart, according to sources familiar with the matter As reported by the Financial… Read More

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