Budget 2023: Startups seek tax benefits, policy support amid funding freeze
Addressing angel tax on startups will make it easier for them to access funding, grow their businesses and become more competitive, says MobiKwik co-founder and COO Upasana Taku.
Coinbase firm on India plans amid UPI doubts
Coinbase closed UPI payments for Indian users, three days after launching the service following a comment by NPCI on the matter.
Predictions 2022: BNPL to break glass ceiling for under-credited millions, says Upasana Taku
Change in credit scenario is evidenced by the fact that even traditional banks and financial institutions are now looking to enter the Buy Now Pay Later space.
How to avail zero cost loans with 'Buy Now, Pay Later'
MobiKwik's co-founder says using BNPL helps building a credit history if you keep on using the facility, and keep paying on time
Fintech: Fast and furious
Fintech companies in India are not just competing with banks and e-commerce players but also collaborating with them to fulfil each other’s needs, keeping the sector abuzz with investment.
Into the Indian fintech endgame
As we approach the possible endgame in the current wave of technology change, watch out for interoperability in payments, SaaS, technology debt, and user experience.
Global fintech adoption rate grows to 64% in 2019: EY
In India and Russia, 99.5% of respondents were aware of fintech services which can be used to transfer money and make payments.
Independence in payments regulation
India needs a payments regulator that is proactive and tries its best to accommodate interests of participants, especially when the industry is in its teething stage.
India’s unicorn club set to expand in 2019
A host of startups—including BigBasket, Delhivery, and MobiKwik—are expected to cross the $1 billion valuation mark this year.
Move of the year: Digital wallets
You could call him a magician. Or you could call him a banker (of sorts). A music lover (“I love U2”). A startup whiz. Or just a successful entrepreneur who knows how to make people spend, and spend smart. Or, as most people do, call him Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of arguably the best-known digital wallet in the country, Paytm. We call him the face of the move of the year.