Tag: Fintech

NPCI – Unsung Hero of India’s Fintech revolution

An Indian enterprise leading by example in the Fintech space When it comes to Financial deals, New York and London are the torchbearers. India and China, are considered leaders in Fintech innovation. Fintech has evolved basis some good innovation in the private sector in India. In the payment and Fintech space in India, NPCI (National …

CRED – What’s under the hood of a bill paying app?

How does CRED make money

Why is a well-funded startup not looking to make money? If you have been watching IPL 2020 and have been humming ‘Download CRED‘ tunes already, I will not blame you. CRED has done a fantastic job with its viral ad campaign. Their campaign got me wondering, why would CRED do a blitz Krieg of ads …

Real synergies of Societe Generale acquiring Shine

Societe Generale, a French multinational bank, declared the acquisition of a neo-banking startup called Shine. This is the second major acquisition by the French multi-national bank in the last 3 years. Societe Generale may not be on an acquisition spree, but both these acquisitions align with their digital strategy. Let’s look at some of the …

Zeroda Disruption In Brokerage Industry

Recently I came across the success story of Zerodha, published by Yourstory. The title honored Zerodha with rare profitable business unicorn in India. Zerodha is a common household name in stock trading segment. Though not considered as a Fintech company, it is effectively a company built on the principles of new age technology. After all, …

Why Mega tech companies are foraying into Fintech

Google Amazon, facebook, Apple in Fintech

At the start of the decade 2011-20, we saw more and more companies foraying into the Fintech space. Most of these companies were new-age startups, which innovated a new way of doing traditional financial transactions. What surprised many, is when Mega tech companies like Google, Apple, Amazon started to foray into this fintech space. These …