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Yes Bank and TerraPay tap into India’s migrant market

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Mobile payments switch TerraPay has partnered with Yes Bank to enable real-time international money transfers to bank accounts in India – with the Indian migrant market firmly in their sights. TerraPay provides its clearing and settlement service, and via a “Rupee Drawing Arrangement”, its network partners can make the transfers to bank accounts in the […]

Six Startupbootcamp stars secure sweet deals in India

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Six graduating start-ups from Startupbootcamp FinTech Mumbai have secured pilots with banks and corporates such as RBL Bank, ICICI Bank and State Bank of India (SBI). At Startupbootcamp’s demo day at the Royal Opera House in Mumbai, 11 start-ups showcased technologies in financial services to more than 400 guests. Propositions included SME banking, blockchain, digital […]

Fintech funding round-up: 2 June 2017

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The money’s rolling in for fintech – as this round-up follows hot on the heels from 30 May. This latest report features Zopa, RateSetter and Niyogin Fintech. The plans of peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Zopa to launch a new digital-only bank in the UK are going well as it has completed a £32 million funding round […]

Ebix buys majority stake in India’s payments tech vendor ItzCash

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Indian payment solutions provider ItzCash Card has a new main backer. This is Ebix, a US-based vendor of on-demand software and e-commerce services to the insurance, financial, e-governance and health care industries. Ebix has taken an 80% stake in ItzCash for $120 million.

State Bank of India revamps e-commerce payments gateway

SBI to launch digital-only bank in India

State Bank of India (SBI) has deployed the “largest payment gateway for cards’ e-commerce transactions”, according to Shiv Kumar Bhasin, CTO of the SBI group. It processes ten million transactions per day, with 2,000 transactions per second (TPS) of peak load processing capabilities. This “beats the business volumes processing capabilities of a lot of leading […]

Nucleus Software lends cloud solution to Essel Home Loans

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India-based Essel Home Loans, a new housing finance subsidiary of Essel Finance, has opted for Nucleus Software’s FinnOne Neo Cloud for digitisation of its loan lifecycle. According to Nucleus, Essel Home Loans is keen to capitalise on the Government of India initiatives such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – which is designed to build […]

Paytm to launch payments bank next week

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India’s Paytm has at last got final approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and is set to unveil its Paytm Payments Bank on 23 May. The bank was set to launch in August 2016, and teamed with IT services integrator Wipro for its plan. No reasons were given for the delay. As reported […]

Rise and shine with Wipro’s blockchain nine

Wipro goes API

Indian IT firm Wipro has developed nine blockchain-based solutions for banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), manufacturing, retail and consumer goods industries. The solutions were defined, designed and co-developed with Wipro’s clients in its blockchain innovation lab. In terms of fintech and insurtech, these concepts include trade finance and P2P insurance for the “sharing economy” […]

India seeks to avoid ATM tears from WannaCry ransomware

SBI to launch digital-only bank in India

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is telling the nation’s banks to operate their ATM networks only after the machines receive a Windows update to protect them from the WannaCry ransomware affecting systems across the globe. The computer malware has spread across 150 countries and takes over users’ files with a demand of $300 to […]

Intellect turns corner in profit quest

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The loss problems for India’s Intellect Design Arena have abated as it has revealed a profit after tax of INR 106 million ($1.65 million) in its Q4 results. As Banking Technology reported last year, Intellect’s lack of profit worsened as it disclosed a loss after tax of INR 138 million ($2 million) for the quarter […]

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