50p weekly reading list #16–24 Jan 2018
Here’s what’s new this week.
Paytm launches Business app for new businesses to start accepting payments
Paytm has launched a new app on Android which aims to get new merchants to sign up quickly and get a QR code to start accepting payments. The app also offers a dashboard to view reconciliations and day to day payments.
In a move to make merchants take readily to digital payments, Paytm has launched the Paytm for Business app on Android…inc42.com
Yahoo launches social savings app
Yahoo has launched a new social savings app pitched as an alternative to credit cards. The app allows groups of friends to save money towards a common goal.
Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save…techcrunch.com
Stripe stops accepting Bitcoin
Stripe has announced that it would stop allowing retailers to accept Bitcoin payments given the volatility and expensive transaction fees.
Stripe, the $9 billion online payments company, is putting an end to the product that enabled retailers to accept…www.inc.com
Budget may bring new benefits for digital payments
Digital payments could again see incentives and benefits in this year’s budget as the Government continues to push digital payments in India. The GST council is also looking for ways to give digital payments a significant push.