Sunday, June 23

News Updates: MobiKwik Partners With Domino’s Pizza, Burger King, Flipkart’s EKART Introduces Smart Courier Service

MobiKwik, one of India’s independent mobile payments’ network has partnered with Domino’s and Burger King for cashless payments across their outlets in 200+ Indian cities. With this association, MobiKwik now has enabled cashless payments across 8,000 restaurants in India.

Announcing these associations, Upasana Taku, co-founder, MobiKwik said: “At MobiKwik, we are driven with the vision of a cashless India and our association with these food-retail giants like Dominos is a strong step towards realising that idea. We aim for 100 percent growth every month through offline food and retail tie ups.”

MobiKwik is one of the largest independent mobile payments network, connecting 30 million users with 75,000+ retailers. Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and Upasana Taku, the company has raised three rounds of funding from Sequoia Capital, American Express,Tree Line Asia, MediaTek, Global Payment Fund and Cisco Investments. MobiKwik aspires to be the largest source of digital transactions in India.

 

EKART Introduces Smart Consumer Courier Service

EKART, which is currently the largest logistics company in India, through this service, will deliver across 3800+ pin codes with pick-ups enabled in eight cities by June 2016. An industry first, the service will allow users to drop a pin for both the pick-up and delivery addresses on a map that is provided by the FLIP (Flipkart’s mapping platform) which will significantly solve the issues of pin code-address mismatches, reduce misrouting of couriers and improve reliability.

This will soon be coupled with RFID and GPS-based real-time tracking enabling users to visualize the courier’s journey over the map further enhancing the existing track and trace.

EKART Courier also offers consumers the benefit of 24×7 online booking on Mobile and Website, slotted doorstep pick-up, free and reliable packaging, transparent pricing and assurance on delivery time.