And the Fintech Country of the year award goes to…

If you are not following what is happening in India in the last few months, you will need to wake up and take a look. The demonetization effort launched by the Indian government has shaken this cash based economy to the core. While everyday folks suffered a lot with trouble in exchanging the 500 andContinue reading “And the Fintech Country of the year award goes to…”

2015 is *not* the year of Mobile Payments.

There, I said it. It’s an inside joke amongst the payments industry folks to guess which year might be the year when Mobile Payments finally becomes mainstream. It may seem with the highly promoted launch of Apple Pay, we may have finally put a rest to the claim that 2015 is the year when mobile paymentsContinue reading “2015 is *not* the year of Mobile Payments.”

Mobile Payments – Are we there yet?

Mobile Payments is the hottest topic in the market now. If you are following the payments industry you would be pleasantly surprised to see the amount of interest in this area from various players which include Financial Institutions like Banks, Card Networks, Processors, Telecom providers, Silicon Valley Giants,  small payment startups, retailers and pretty muchContinue reading “Mobile Payments – Are we there yet?”