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India’s first payment firm IPO – ItzCash?

Volumes cross $2 billion; 40percent uptick in transactions after demonitsation. The country’s largest pre-paid player,ItzCash– part of the $2.4 billion Essel group – may well be the first in the pure-play payments space to go in a for public float of shares. It’s also open to the option of roping in a strategic partner as … Continued

Gift cards now come loaded with features

Business Standard, October 23, 2016 You received a gift card worth Rs 5,000 for Diwali last year, but could spend only Rs 4,500 because the brand was not to your liking. The card is no longer valid. While you did not lose money, inability to use the gift amount can rankle. Now, you can trade … Continued

As sales revive, Diwali gifting lights up the corporate world

DNA, Mumbai, October 13, 2016 A bountiful monsoon coupled with overall positive market sentiment is set to drive demand for gifting products across business houses and MNCs this festive season. In fact, manufacturers, dealers and suppliers of gifting products are very upbeat and are expecting 50% to 100% growth – and in some cases even … Continued

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Naveen Surya in Q&A with Raghu Krishnan – Business Standard

Business Standard, Mumbai , September 29, 2016 “The reality of payments firms is, we are relevant to urban and rural” “The digitally-savvy Indian uses physical cash for 30-40 per cent of her spending. So you can see the opportunity for a differentiated service”, Naveen Surya tells Raghu Krishnan in Q&A How are you differentiating ItzCash … Continued

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Industry Body to Lobby Regulators for Use of Tech to Speed up Loans

The Economic Times, Mumbai, September 19, 2016 Financial technology companies, banks, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms and insurance companies are coming together to lobby hard with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and other regulators to allow increased use of technology for faster loan disbursement and easier on boarding of customers. These entities have come together … Continued

ItzCash Bags Visa for Easier Payments

ET Tech, September 15, 2016 Digital payment startup ItzCash said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Visa, making it the only non-bank institution in the country to get a direct membership from the global payments technology company. This means that all ItzCash wallets and instruments will now be accepted wherever Visa is accepted, … Continued

ItzCash in talks with several fintech mobile companies for potential investment

VCCircle, Mumbai, August 26, 2016 Mr. Naveen Surya’s interaction with VC Circle Mumbai-based digital payments facilitator ItzCash is in talks with several mobile application firms for making a strategic investment, said a top company executive.The company, which would turn profitable in FY2016-17, is looking for firms specialising in fintech mobile applications which can be scaled … Continued

From Soonicorns to Unicorns

ET Tech, August 22, 2016 The exclusive Indian club of unicorns, a term used to refer startups valued at more than $1 billion, is likely to expand to include several more companies from across sectors such as fintech and vertical ecommerce, reports Mugdha Variyar. Startup research platform Tracxn has compiled a list of 50 such … Continued

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5 Life Hacks for effective debt management

Budget your savings: It’s very important to be strict with yourself when it comes to preparing a personalized budget. Budget your savings weekly and monitor it. For instance, you can start with chalking down a chart for the week, deciding the necessary  expenditure so that you can keep a track of what are you ‘really’ … Continued

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Online Bill Payment at your fingertips!

The world that we are living in has become so convenient that we practically have everything on our fingertips. If that is the case then why should paying our bills still demand us to physically visit the vendor and clear the bills? Well, there already exists an online bill payment option and people are making … Continued