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    Pratik Bhakta

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    Zetwerk gets $32 million from Lightspeed, Greenoaks CapitalPSB consolidation may shrink IT firms' businessRBI raises aggregate exposure limit to Rs 50 lakh on P2P lending platformsIndyFint raises $2.1 million in Series A funding round
    Zeta appoints Visa's top executive as president of its banking businessUPI cash withdrawals in Bank of India soonAadhaar enabled payment system growth slows in FY20Binny Bansal puts $20m more in insurance company Acko
    FIS India flouts ATM service conditions of Bank of IndiaSimplifying fineprint, big plan of insurance companiesNon-financial firms chase digital verification startupsZerodha steps up as angel investor
    Zerodha steps up as angel investor
    14 Nov 2019 08:43 AM IST
    Just 5 banks claim 80% of UPI’s big billion October festOpen partners with Visa to launch credit card for startups, SMEsBackground screening is a gig that needs fixingWar on bad loans begins to pay for fintech lenders
    Lending startups now chase logistics firmsCredit cards, EMI payments sparkle during Diwali salePhonePe’s FY19 loss at Rs 1,907 crorePayU leads Rs 78 crore funding round in Fisdom
    ‘Platform as a service’ is a big sell at fintechSoon, you can pay via UPI all over the worldLendingkart appoints Nagarajan S as chief risk officerPayU eyes MobiKwik’s payment gateway
    Cleartax acquires Dose FM, absorbs its teamBharat Panchal, Sanjay Saxena quit National Payments CorpP2P lenders knock on Finance Minister’s door for easier credit rulesShubh Loans gets $4.8 million
    Shubh Loans gets $4.8 million
    03 Oct 2019 08:39 AM IST
    SBI, Bank of Baroda squeeze micro-ATM transactions of other banksHDFC Bank, ICICI, others in MeitY’s digital good booksPhonePe in talks with ICICI Bank for UPI playSachin Bansal ventures into financial services
    Policybazaar moves tech services to ZphinPaytm promotes Vikas Garg as deputy CFOEarly festival for Zerodha staff with Rs 200 crore EsopsProve regulatory hurdles, RBI writes to P2P firms
    RBI rider on credit bureau data access has fintech in a quandaryUpstox gets $25 million from Tiger GlobalTougher to get 800m who are not on UPI platform: Google VP, Next Billion Users & PaymentsRBI restricts access to credit data of consumers
    Lendingkart’s COO resigns ‘to start up again’KYC rider gets banks back in remittance gameAt Rs 3,960 crore, losses mount 165% for Paytm parent One97Prime Ventures puts Rs 10 crore in OTO Capital
    Fintech startups look for total makeover with lending licenceFPL Tech raises $4.5 million from Matrix, SequoiaUPI entities may face cap on market shareCashflo gets Rs 29 crore in Series-A round
    Matrix leads first funding round in neo bank YeloEmerging startups find their big picture in web videosPaytm appoints ex-Goldman Sachs executive Amit Nayyar as presidentRBI cuts a cheque for ePay companies with recurring payments
    Digital payments firms detail zero MDR impact to FinMinFinance ministry amends PMLA Act to offer clarity on digital KYCBookMyForex ties up with YES Bank, Visa to launch forex cardPayU in talks to buy consumer lending platform PaySense
    P2P lenders mail an SoS to RBI
    P2P lenders mail an SoS to RBI
    20 Aug 2019 08:41 AM IST
    Paytm rejigs its top deck, CFO Madhur Deora named PresidentPaytm to offer content, news, short videos & live TV from SeptemberFintech counts on content to keep investors hooked
    Fintech lenders use omni-channel for healthy loan bookAadhaar Pay regains tempo, usage hits 200 millionUPI usage soars, but Paytm share sinksCredit card usage rides on digital push, grows 27%
    Users trust tech companies with money after banksmWallet firms look to RBI for eKYC optionsRazorpay buys fraud analytics firm ThirdwatchUPI transactions up 9% month-on-month in July to 822 million
    RuPay clocks 1 billion transactions, surpasses debit cards in usageNBFC liquidity crunch is putting the squeeze on fintechDigital payment firms wait for new finance secretary to discuss MDRZeta and Sodexo India merge corporate, meal benefit operations
    Zeta raises first external funding from Sodexo, valued at $300 millionPSBLoansin59Minutes to extend in-principle loan approvals up to Rs 5 crorePayMate raises $10m plus from existing backersTPG leads $50m round in Five Star Business Finance
    100 million reasons why startups need to speak local lingoPrivate sector banks go easy on correspondents networkDigital payment companies seek compensation from govt for losses due to zero merchant feePayU India to fill empty slots on top
    ICICI's CTO quits to join IDFC first bank as COOMore exits at PayU India, founder Shailaz Nag quitsNo one saw zero MDR for digital payments comingZero merchant fee is a force multiplier for digital payments: Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    Paytm to expand offerings in education servicesUS venture firm General Catalyst may invest in Cred in its first India betNo incentives left for banks to push digital pay, fears fintechGovernment proposes to allow 100% FDI in online insurance marketplaces like PolicyBazaar, CoverFox
    Pay 2% surcharge for annual cash withdrawals exceeding Rs 1 crore : Nirmala SitharamanRBI norms for video KYC may be out in a monthFor merchants it pays to use UPI, deals share up at 31%mfine raises venture debt from Alteria Capital
    At 754.5 million, payments via UPI grew 3% in JuneKhatabook eyes $20 million from DST, Ribbit, SequoiaPayments, food delivery apps launch games to woo users
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