Published Date: June 08, 2016
Mumbai – June 8, 2016: Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: INFY) and Paytm, India’s largest mobile payments provider, today announced that the Finacle Core Banking solution has been selected to power Paytm’s new payment bank business. Paytm will leverage Finacle’s proven platform for its deposit products and payments platform, enabling it to rapidly roll out innovative offerings.
Modern APIs driven solution will enable Paytm to integrate its payment bank services rapidly across its existing wallet business
Shinjini Kumar, CEO, Paytm Payment Bank:
“After considering multiple core banking solutions Paytm is happy to announce that we have chosen Infosys Finacle as the core banking solution for our payment bank. With its large deployment base in India including some of the largest banks, Finacle has proven to be a scalable solution and we are confident that it will be able to support our aspiration to be a large and robust platform for small value, high volume transactions for millions of Indians.”
Andy Dey, President – Customer & Operations, EdgeVerve:
“Payment banks are set to revolutionize the Indian banking space, helping take basic banking services to a huge unbanked and underbanked population in the country. Paytm has played a pioneering role in the growth of mobile payments and e-commerce in India. Backed by our proven solutions and global best practices, we are confident of powering Paytm to deliver banking services in an easily scalable and cost-efficient manner.”
Paytm is India’s largest mobile payment & commerce platform. With a current user base of more than 126 million, Paytm is on a mission to bring half a billion Indians to the forefront of the economy using mobile payment, commerce and soon to be launched payment banking services. Consumer brand of India’s leading mobile internet company One97 Communications, Paytm is headquartered in New Delhi NCR. The company’s investors include Ant Financials (AliPay), Alibaba Group, SAIF Partners, Sapphire Venture and Silicon Valley Bank.
Finacle is the industry-leading universal banking solution from EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys. The solution helps financial institutions develop deeper connections with stakeholders, power continuous innovation and accelerate growth in the digital world. Today, Finacle is the choice of banks across 92 countries and serves over 848 million customers – nearly 16.5 percent of the world’s adult banked population.
Finacle solutions address the core banking, e-banking, mobile banking, CRM, payments, treasury, origination, liquidity management, Islamic banking, wealth management, and analytics needs of financial institutions worldwide. Assessment of the top 1000 world banks reveals that banks powered by Finacle enjoy 50 percent higher returns on assets, 30 percent higher returns on capital, and 8.1 percent points lesser costs to income than others.
To know more, visit www.finacle.com
EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys, develops innovative software products and offers them on-premise or as cloud-hosted business platforms. Our products help businesses develop deeper connections with stakeholders, power continuous innovation and accelerate growth in the digital world. We power our clients’ growth in rapidly evolving areas like banking, digital marketing, interactive commerce, distributive trade, credit servicing, customer service and enterprise buying.
Today EdgeVerve products are used by global corporations across financial services, insurance, retail and CPG, life sciences, manufacturing, and telecom. Finacle, our universal banking solution, is the choice of financial institutions across 84 countries and serves over 547 million customers – nearly 16.5 percent of the world’s adult banked population.
To know more, visit www.edgeverve.com
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