digital payments

Post-COVID, SMBs To Now Face Build vs Buy Dilemma For Digitisation!

Small retailers and businesses survived the global pandemic that plagued 2020 on the back of rapid digitisation by relying on platforms which helped them power e-commerce, deploy touchless payments and so much more.  But, now that we have entered into...

Exclusive: PhonePe Raises ₹5,000 Crore At A Valuation of ₹45,000 Crore

The digital payment company PhonePe has raised Rs 5,000 crore (approx $690 million) in a fresh round of funding. After the new round of investment, the company is now valued Rs 45,000 crore (post-money valuation) that will help the...

Google Pay Fee On Instant Transfer: An Indication Of Google’s Aggressive Monetisation Strategy?

Google has decided to levy fee on instant payment, starting from the US market. A few days back, Google rolled out a highly revamped version of its payment app Google Pay in the United States. But, it doesn’t come without...

MobiKwik Takes A Dig At Paytm After The Recent App Ban

The ongoing China-India border tension is resulting in more apps getting banned, and every time that happens the Indian startup unicorn Paytm comes under attack, either directly or indirectly. This time the arch-rival of Paytm, MobiKwik has taken a dig...

Ajit Doval Bears Down On Digital Payment Platforms in India

The grass really isn’t always greener on the other side. With the hoopla and convenience that Digital Payment platforms in India have afforded the customers, it has also come out as the perfect exponent of being two-edged swords. The National...

India To Account For 2.2% Of The Global Digital Payment Market by 2023 [REPORT]

The global digital payment market is estimated to grow at 23.8% CAGR in the next five years to become a $12.4 trillion market by 2025. India, one of the fastest-growing internet and smartphone markets in the world, will play...

Accusing WhatsApp Of Its Dominant Position For WhatsApp Pay: A Sign Of Anxiousness?

Facebook-owned WhatsApp is gearing up to finally launch its UPI-based payment feature ‘WhatsApp Pay’ in India. Rumours are making rounds that the launch could take place anytime by the end of this month or early next month. However, it...

Can WhatsApp Pay Give PhonePe And Google Pay Run For Their Money?

The popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp’s newest offering WhatsApp Pay, which is a UPI-based payments app, is all set to officially roll out in India very soon. The two bankers who are familiar with the development, have confirmed that...

The World’s First Digital Currency Will Put China Into The Driving Seat!

China has now been reported to be working to become the first nation which will be implementing a total central-bank digital currency (CDBC) into limited use. According to Citic Securities which is a China-based brokerage firm, the Chinese Government...

PhonePe IPO: Eyes On 2023 But Will It Become A Reality?

The entire digital payments industry in India has been going through a bit of a rough patch since the very beginning of 2020. Starting from the transaction fee of payment firms for UPI and RuPay being slashed to the...
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Apple and Google may have to pull Tiktok down from their app stores

Whenever it appears that Bytedance-owned TikTok has overcome all legal troubles a new challenge mushrooms every time. However, this...
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