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Indian fintechs request central bank to treat full-KYC PPI same as bank account to survive crackdown

Payments giants and fintech startups in India on Saturday requested the central bank to treat widely used prepaid payment instruments on par with bank accounts for customers who have undertaken […]




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TechCrunch Podcasts this week: Scaling web3, bulls and bears, falling tech valuations and UFOs

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital […]







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Record number of unicorns and IPOs: Indian startups raised $39B in 2021

In late March last year, as the virus started to spread across India, investors began to worry about the impact a potential pandemic could have on their portfolio firms. They […]







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Paytm raises $1.1 billion from anchor investors in India’s blockbuster IPO

Paytm has raised $1.1 billion in India’s largest ever anchor round as part of its initial public offering, which is also shaping to be the nation’s largest, as the poster […]




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It’s raining tech unicorns in India with increasing digital adoption, says GlobalData

Following the news that online car selling platform CarDekho and digital payments company MobiKwik have joined the unicorn club in India; Swati Verma, Associate Project Manager of Thematic Research at […]