BENGALURU: fonePaisa, a payments solutions startup company, was recognized as the best fintech company in the ‘e-payments category’ at the recently held PICUP Fintech Awards 2017’ for their Unified Payment and Reconciliation platform.
The ‘PICUP Fintech 2017 awards were held in association with FICCI and Nasscom and is aimed at recognizing the best innovations from Fintech companies in diverse areas. Fintech companies were given the opportunity to showcase their innovative products and solutions to an eminent jury comprising of senior representatives from the banking fraternity, corporates and leading technology companies.
The event was attended by Rashesh Shah, Sr. Vice President, FICCI and Chairman and CEO, Edelweiss Group, Rajeev Rishi, Chairman, IBA and CMD, Central Bank of India, Nicolas Harle, Senior Partner and Managing Director, BCG, R Gandhi, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, R Chandrasekhar, President, NASSCOM, amongst others.
fonePaisa offers an omni-channel payment platform that can work on any technology and form factor, for consumers and businesses and can process payments using any mode including cards, wallets, bank accounts, UPI and virtual accounts as well. fonePaisa was founded by technology and banking veterans Sharad Hegde (former CTO of Infosys), C S Prasad (former head of Engineering, Finacle) and Ritesh Agarwal (Seasoned Banker and technologist).
Speaking at the award ceremony, Ritesh Agarwal, Founder – CEO, fonePaisa said, “fonePaisa aims at making payments easier, faster and safer. Being recognized as a winner in payments category at the prestigious PICUP Fintech 2017 awards is a great accomplishment for the team. This honor is proof that fonePaisa is striving to revolutionize the way businesses and individuals send or receive payments.”