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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

India Mobile Payment Buzz: Potential MobiKwik FreeCharge Merger

According to multiple new sources, MobiKwik and FreeCharge are considering an all-stock deal merger. Post-merger, the platform also anticipates an additional $200 million (nearly Rs 1,300 crore) injection from an unnamed Chinese investor. FreeCharge, part of online marketplace Snapdeal, has reportedly been seeking a buyer for some time, having recently… Read More

Yes We Can! MobiKwik Co-Founder Upasana Taku to Indian PM Modi: It’s Time to Pass the Women’s Reservation Bill

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, MobiKwik co-founder Upasana Taku wrote to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to consider the passage of Women’s Reservation Bill, which is aimed to reserve 33% of seats in Lok Sabha and all state legislative assemblies for women. Taku indicted that Mobikwik… 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

MobiKwik Co-Founder Upasana Taku Comments: No Transaction Fee for Unorganized Retail Merchants ‘Til 2017!

No transaction fees until 2017! The India-based online recharge and mobile wallet company MobiKwik announced that it is waving its per transaction fee for all unorganized retail merchants until December 31 to promote the adoption of e-cash among the local grocery stores, chemists, apparel stores… Read More

Indian Fintecher MobiKwik’s UPI Takes Off, Partners with ICICI Bank

India-based mobile wallet company MobiKwik announced the launch of a UPI (Unified Payments Interface) on its platform which enables users to access online payments with added services including netbanking, wallets, and credit/debit cards. In addition, MobiKwik entered into a partnership with ICICI Bank which allows users to load money into their… Read More

India’s MobiKwik Opens Mobile Wallet to Include Short-Term Consumer Loans

India-based mobile wallet company MobiKwik has entered the short-term consumer loan segment, claiming to be the first wallet company in India to roll out this service, according to the release. Users may also register themselves for EMIs. The approval for each loan request will be done within thirty… 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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