India

MasterCard accelerating investment in India payments market

MasterCard will invest up to $800 million in the India payments market by 2020, on top of $400 already invested since 2014. The opportunity is massive:  less than 5% of payments in India are digital. Investments will include improved MasterCard acceptance by smaller, independent businesses which make up 45% of India's GDP; and mobile technology, [...]

By |2017-11-18T15:32:39-05:00June 28th, 2016|India, MasterCard|0 Comments

Amazon getting serious about India

Amazon announced it will launch a digital wallet as part of a broader strategy to become a serious player in the India ecommerce market.  Smart move.  Doing business there isn't easy, but the potential rewards are great. As someone who has run a payments business in India, I can appreciate the enormous market opportunity in a fragmented [...]

By |2016-03-09T22:36:47-05:00March 7th, 2016|Amazon, ecommerce, India|0 Comments