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ItzCash raises Rs 800 crore, gives exits to Matrix, Intel Capital, Lightspeed.

ItzCash raises Rs 800 crore, gives exits to Matrix, Intel Capital, Lightspeed. Mumbai-based fintech company ItzCash has raised Rs 800 crore from US-based Ebix Inc, a global insurance SaaS company. Ebix has acquired 80 per cent stake in the company, thus valuing Itzcash at $150 million and giving exits to early investors Matrix, Intel Capital … Continued

ItzCash Turns a Page with Profits, Revenue Jumps 40% to Rs 250 crore

ItzCash Turns a Page with Profits, Revenue Jumps 40% to Rs 250 crore Payments company ItzCash turned profitable in 2016-17, according to managing director Naveen Surya. The Mumbai-based company made close to Rs 250 crore in revenue across all its businesses, a nearly 40% jump over the revenue of about. Rs 180 crore in the … Continued

ItzCash partners with Prabhu Money Transfer India for remittance to Nepal

ItzCash partners with Prabhu Money Transfer India for remittance to Nepal Domestic remittance and digital payments company ItzCash has ventured into cross-border remittances through its partnership with Prabhu Money Transfer India, a remittance company in Nepal to enable Nepali diaspora settled in India to remit money back home through ItzCash’s 75,000 agent network spread across … Continued

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ItzCash to deploy more point of sales terminals for larger digital acceptance network

ItzCash to deploy more point of sales terminals for larger digital acceptance network Digital payments company ItzCash is planning to scale up its Point of Sales terminals in order to enable its merchants to accept digital payments through cards. Having already deployed 30,000 terminals post demonetisation, the company plans to scale it up to 1 … Continued

ItzCash that Finly will get for keeping corporate books

ItzCash that Finly will get for keeping corporate books Digital payment company ItzCash has made an equity investment in Bengaluru- based fintech startup Finly.io, which has developed an expense management tool for corporates. Itzcash MD Naveen Surya said this is the first among the several investments and partnerships the company is looking to make in … Continued

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Paytm, ItzCash, RazorPay and PayU making most of this unexpected business opportunity

Paytm, ItzCash, RazorPay and PayU making most of this unexpected business opportunity It has been an extremely busy period for the fintech industry right from the night of November 8, when the Prime Minister announced demonetisation of high denomination currency notes. For companies in the sector, it was a boon. Banks, on the other hand, … Continued

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ItzCash comes to aid of foreign tourists with prepaid cards

ItzCash comes to aid of foreign tourists with prepaid cards Digital payments company ItzCash has extended the use of its prepaid cards to foreign tourists travelling to India to manage their expenses during the cash crunch in the country. The company started dispersal of prepaid cards through two forex companies at the international airport in … Continued

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Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity

The Economic Times , November 27, 2016 Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity  Dhaturi, a dusty village in Haryana some 54 kilometres from the national capital, is like any other hamlet in North India: a cluster of half-plastered, concrete buildings housing kirana stores; semi-paved … Continued

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Mr. Naveen Surya’s interaction with Economic Times

The Economic Times , November 23, 2016 There has been a sudden demand for e-payment forums: Naveen Surya, Payments Council of India  ET Now: Different digital players we have spoken to have said that their traction has increased, but have you seen any kind of disruptions in payment or completion of transactions or otherwise? Naveen … Continued

Smart Money

The Economic Times (Page No. 22), November 25, 2016 Smart Money In the two weeks since the government announced its demonetization initiative, India’s internet commerce industry has scrambled to adjust. Internet entrepreneurs have applauded the move, ostensibly for its long-term payoffs, although online marketplaces and logistics startups have been hit hard because of the cash … Continued