11% of the urban households in India make cashless payments, a survey by Visa

October 31, 2013    By : Vaseem

In a recently concluded conference (September 5th & 6th, 2013) from IAMAI’s payment arm PCI (Payments Council of India), industry experts from the payments space came together and discussed the way ahead. There were many takeaways from the conference. One

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I Love Velvet: The unique mPOS, CRM solution

October 31, 2013    By : Chiraag

Next time you are in the SoHo district of New York and fancy a coffee, you can walk right down to Nespresso cafe and order a drink by paying using your mobile.The mobile payment solution that powers the Nespresso cafe

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Embed credit card acceptance into your own app @CardFlight

October 31, 2013    By : Chiraag

CardFlight is a US-based company that enables developers to integrate in-person card payments into their own application. The company aims to help developers to create their own branded app and take in-person credit card payments from it. CardFlight was formerly

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Order food on the go through GoPago app

October 31, 2013    By : Chiraag

“Time is money.” Life is always on a fast lane these days. Going by this, GoPago claims to help users to order food or beverage through their mobile app on the go and pick it up from the store. Leo

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LevelUp for Merchants: Revolutionary “Interchange Free”

October 30, 2013    By : LTP Team

As a merchant, you couldn’t ask for more. LevelUp charges 0% for all payment processing and provides the LevelUp hardware free of charge. It also offers it in a white label format. It sounded edgy to me first time (late 2012)

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eBay gift cards going digital, PayPal integration

October 30, 2013    By : Vaseem

With holiday season around the corner shoppers may already be figuring whom to gift and what to gift. According to BHN research, last year an average shopper spent over $155 on gift cards during the holiday season. Earlier this month,

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MMID from NPCI, can it become India’s payment panacea?

October 30, 2013    By : LTP Team

MMID based interbank mobile payment system has huge promise in India. A country that is witnessing a payments revolution led by both start-ups, private banks, telcos as well as government backed National Payment council of India. NPCI has a payment

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Ripple’s Remittance service cuts cost, increases speed: An Interview

October 30, 2013    By : Aalok

Post one of the recent conferences we got an opportunity to know more about Ripple and how they plan to disrupt the remittance market. Ripple protocol is solving a very important problem of the billion dollar remittance industry.  Some quick Q&A with Patrick

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Payment tracks on the rise at Nasscom Product Conclave 2013

October 29, 2013    By : LTP Team

For our readers around the world, you might be interested in knowing that India has its own version of Disrupt SF and Starteurope and Web 2.0 summit – Nasscom Product Conclave 2013. For many years startup and investment themes around

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American Express partners with Verifone to allow credit card users to pay for taxis through reward points

October 29, 2013    By : Chiraag

Some of the ways credit card companies lure customers to sign up are through offering competitive interest rates, little or no maintenance fees or through setting up a lucrative rewards program. Through a recent move American Express may have got

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