Blockchain

BeaconStream: Delivering Relevant Mobile Ads

BeaconStream is a proximity-based mobile marketing technology built upon Apple’s iBeacon Bluetooth low energy (BLE) capabilities. It is the newest digital marketing method to reach customers by delivering mobile ads based on context, proximity and location. $137 billion is spent on digital ads globally, and BeaconStream has been well-positioned to...

Read More · 1 minute

Lending

Small-Business Lender Bond Street Raises $110 Million Funding

Lending firm Bond Street recently raised $110 million in a new round of funding. The investment was led by a group of investors including venture capital firm Spark Capital and investment bank Jefferies. The other investors included Slow Ventures, Eagle Cliff, Nathan Blecharczyk (Co-founder of Airbnb), David Chang (Chef and...

Read More · 2 minutes

BankTech

HDFC Bank Rolls Out All-in-one PayZapp Online Payment Solution

The rise of financial technology startups that provide affordable technology for payment processing has transformed the banking and payments industry in India. The country’s central bank has proactively promoted discrete banks such as small banks, NBFCs and payment banks to expedite financial inclusion. With increasing competition and evolving customer needs,...

Read More · 2 minutes

BankTech

Faircent Raises $250K From Singapore's M&S Partners

It is estimated that India may be one of the biggest offline peer-to-peer (P2P) lending markets in the world as more than 50% of all credit is circulated amongst friends, families and communities. Online P2P lending is a new concept in India, a country dominated by banks. In the last...

Read More · 2 minutes