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Sameer Nigam, Founder and CEO of PhonePe said, “When we started PhonePe, I had never imagined that we would get to 50 Crore registered users in such a short span of time. It feels almost surreal, Yet, we have achieved only 50% of our vision statement of bringing digital payments to 100 Crore Indians. As we look to the future, we felt that this is also a great time to redesign the org, and elevate some of the key PhonePe executives to take on larger roles in the group. I would like to congratulate them as they take on their new roles, and help build multiple exciting new businesses for PhonePe Group.”
Vivek Lohcheb, Head of Offline Business at PhonePe said, “The PhonePe POS device, a one-stop solution, empowers our merchant partners to elevate the purchasing experience for their consumers. It features a unified and cohesive interface that supports various modes of payment, providing convenience and flexibility. By accepting credit and debit transactions, merchants can expect an increase in their average ticket size, ultimately driving overall business growth. With PhonePe’s extensive network of over 3.5 crore merchants nationwide, our goal is to expand this solution pan India and deploy 150,000 devices by next year.
Hemant Gala, Vice President of Financial Services said, “Promoting financial inclusion is at the core of PhonePe’s mission. We are excited to launch Merchant Lending on our platform using the Marketplace Model, providing SMEs & MSMEs with access to organized credit and enabling their growth. By serving as a catalyst for the financial empowerment of MSME & SMEs, PhonePe is proud to contribute to the overall development of the economy and drive sustainable progress.’’
Rahul Chari, Co-Founder and CTO at PhonePe said, “The launch of the Account Aggregator service, puts PhonePe Group at the forefront of building digital public infrastructure that will have a significant impact on millions of Indians. This will also empower users to access and control their own financial data, revolutionizing the way they engage with financial services. The Account Aggregator Network sets the stage for a new era of digital connectivity, where individuals can harness the power of their own information to make informed financial decisions and unlock a world of opportunities.”
Deep Agrawal, Head of Payments at PhonePe said, “This will help expand the overall UPI ecosystem, and also onboard new customers to the digital payments fold. UPI has become a global exemplar, and countries across the world are looking to implement it. Going forward, we are closely working with NPCI to take UPI international.’’
The Payments Infrastructure Development Fund was set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to subsidize deployment of Points of Sale (PoS) infrastructure (physical and digital modes) in Tier-3 to Tier-6 centres and North Eastern States of the country.
Leading digital payments giant, PhonePe launched its Smart Speaker for merchants to track payments at stores. The Smart Speaker has currently been launched in 8 cities, and over 100k devices are already being used by PhonePe merchant partners.
Private general insurer, Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company has partnered with PhonePe Insurance Broking Services to offer motor insurance to…