Small Ticket — Big Market
In previous blog posts, we have seen different payment systems and its impacts on consumers in different attributes such as ease of use, ...
Nov 13, 2020 /
UPI Gets An Upgrade
On the first Friday of every month I get a call from the Collections team at Furlenco (a furniture rental platform) informing me that my ...
Sep 02, 2020 /
Enabling bill payments market, one step at a time with BBPS
Remember when you used to use natural resources and utilities for free?
Aug 19, 2020 /
Serving the Unconnected: How Aadhaar Helps 500M Indians Transact
Satya is a resident of Massani, a village overlooking the Sahibi river barrage. Massani is a small settlement of about 1400 people in the...
Aug 12, 2020 /
The Enabling Power of UPI Payments
Ah UPI, the golden child of digital payments in India. Last week, I claimed that UPI was one of the most advanced payment systems in the ...
Aug 05, 2020 /
What Happens When You Make a Credit Card Payment?
You’ve heard all these amazing things about how a credit card will change your life — you will be able to get cash rewards, join Cred to ...
Jul 29, 2020 /
A Brief Guide to Payments in India
This article will summarize the evolution of payment systems in India, and give a brief overview of the key regulatory players involved i...
Jul 22, 2020 /
Money, from Cattle to Coins to Crypto: Part II
In the previous post, we discussed the origins of money in the gift economies of the prehistoric times and commodity money in early civil...
Jul 15, 2020 /
The Story of Money, from Cattle to Coins to Crypto: Part I
Everyone likes money. Some people, like rappers, really like money. But wherever you lie on this spectrum, you will agree that money is a...
Jul 08, 2020 /