Govt to meet food-tech firms, restaurants; former UST Global chief exec to float fund: Reports

Payal Ganguly

After complaints from restaurant associations, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is scheduled ....

4 July, 2019

Startups face hurdles over compliance with govt’s geotagging ruling

Payal Ganguly

A notification issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in February this year asking companies to register themselves, including ....

19 March, 2019
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Fintech lobbies approach RBI with alternatives to Aadhaar-based eKYC

Payal Ganguly

Industry bodies representing fintech companies have approached the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with alternatives to Aadhaar-based ....

7 February, 2019

Amazon Pay rolls out doorstep KYC verification for wallet users

Payal Ganguly

Amazon Pay has started making doorstep visits to verify its users’ Know Your Customer (KYC) details. The digital wallet ....

11 January, 2019

Paytm Payments Bank free to open new accounts as RBI lifts ban

Dearton Thomas Hector

Paytm Payments Bank Ltd has received a nod from India’s central bank to start onboarding customers again and to resume Know ....

2 January, 2019

Govt to change laws to allow optional Aadhaar-based KYC

Payal Ganguly

The Union Cabinet has okayed proposed changes to laws in a bid to allow optional Aadhaar-based KYC for opening a bank account ....

18 December, 2018
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Drone makers, digital wallet companies unite to form industry lobby DICE

Payal Ganguly

Private sector stakeholders who represent businesses that straddle emerging technologies have come together to form an industry ....

12 December, 2018

Why the Aadhaar verdict is a roadblock for businesses collecting KYC details

Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

When Delhi-based digital marketing professional Sudarshan Sahu requested digital wallet firm Paytm to complete his know your customer ....

26 September, 2018

PoS-based financing for merchants offers lots of potential — but mind the gaps

Abhishek Kothari

Point of Sale (PoS) payment companies and fintech firms are using transaction data to create lending programmes aimed at financing ....

19 June, 2018

UIDAI restricts access to Aadhaar data for mobile wallets, cites security concerns

Anirban Ghoshal

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which runs India’s national identity card project Aadhaar, has curbed ....

4 June, 2018