Mastercard backs digital identity solutions startup Syntizen

Team TC

Hyderabad-based digital identity solutions startup Syntizen Technologies has raised an undisclosed sum in a seed funding round ....

18 September, 2019

Enterprise Tech Dispatch: Google’s acquisition route to the cloud; Blockchain alive and well?

Anirban Ghoshal

It is well documented that Google is looking to match its cloud services business with rivals such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) ....

12 September, 2019

How Mastercard is using AI & ML to secure transactions

Anirban Ghoshal

New York-based financial services corporation Mastercard is launching an advanced artificial intelligence (AI)-based solution ....

6 August, 2019

Mastercard partners with PaySwiff to boost digital payments in small-town India

Kavya Kothiyal

Global payments giant Mastercard has tied up with point-of-sale (PoS) solutions provider Payswiff to boost the acceptance of digital ....

10 June, 2019

Now, payment tech firm ToneTag unleashes sound waves across Japan

Om Athavale

Bengaluru-based ToneTag has offered its sound wave payment services to Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway, which serves the East ....

28 May, 2019

Mastercard starts deleting India data stored abroad; Paytm Payments Bank swings to profit

Kavya Kothiyal

Global card payments giant Mastercard has now started deleting data related to Indian transactions stored abroad in compliance ....

23 May, 2019

Meet the Amazon-backed startup hitting the right notes with its payment solutions

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

If ToneTag has its way, you may soon be able to walk out of a restaurant or alight a bus without anyone actually seeing you pay ....

22 May, 2019

Visa, Mastercard welcome RBI’s intent on democratising retail payments

Payal Ganguly

Global payment technology giants Visa and Mastercard have said that the Reserve Bank of India’s intent to open up the retail ....

4 April, 2019

Mastercard says it's now storing all Indian payments transaction data locally


Global card payments giant Mastercard is storing its new Indian transaction data locally, the company said on Tuesday, as ....

30 October, 2018

RBI to stick with plan to force payments firms to store data locally


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will implement in full its directive that forces global payment companies to store data locally ....

11 October, 2018

Facebook, other global tech firms gear up to fight India's planned data law


Global tech companies plan to oppose new legislation in India that would require Facebook, PayPal and others to store user ....

19 September, 2018

Cloud data may have to be stored in India but payment firms may get a breather


A panel working on the Indian government’s cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the ....

6 August, 2018

Amazon users may soon be able to make payments using ToneTag’s sound wave technology

Anirban Ghoshal

ToneTag has partnered Amazon to offer the e-commerce giant’s customers contactless payments on certain offline touchpoints, ....

13 June, 2018

Mobile payments startup ToneTag raises $10 mn: Report

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based Naffa Innovations Pvt. Ltd, which operates mobile payments technology platform ToneTag, has raised $8-10 million ....

30 May, 2018

RBI resists lobbying by US payment firms to ease local data storage rules


India’s central bank is standing firm on a directive to compel global payment firms to store customer data in India, resisting ....

30 May, 2018

Cultural bias cripples Indian women entrepreneurs: Mastercard Index

Shweta Sharma

Indian women business entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals exhibit less inclination towards business ownership due to a cultural ....

7 March, 2018

BharatQR code: Another milestone on the less-cash road?

Varun Arora

Following its demonetisation move on November 8 last year, the government has taken a series of steps towards a less-cash, digital ....

21 February, 2017

We are bullish about Mu Sigma: General Atlantic's Sandeep Naik

Dearton Thomas Hector

  US-based private equity firm General Atlantic has no plans to sell its stake in Mu Sigma Inc, the Big Data analytics ....

13 October, 2016

Dhiraj Rajaram gains controlling stake in Mu Sigma; becomes CEO

Dearton Thomas Hector

The founder of data analytics firm Mu Sigma Inc., Dhiraj Rajaram, is back as the CEO of the company after his former wife Ambiga ....

4 October, 2016

Mu Sigma CEO Ambiga Subramanian plans own venture

Priya Prasad

Ambiga Subramanian, chief executive of data analytics firm Mu Sigma, is reportedly planning to launch her own venture. Subramanian ....

23 September, 2016

Impact Guru selected to run a global crowdfunding challenge

Arti Singh

Indian crowdfunding platform Impact Guru has been selected by the Singapore Committee for UN Women to run a global challenge, ....

19 September, 2016