GST & Supply Chain

Will April 1st 2017 bring the much talked about GST revolution in India? While this question has been occupying space both on mainstream as well as social media, there is a false assumption in minds of most people, including in…

GST Primer: A Step towards GST for SMEs

GST Primer: A Step towards GST for SMEs Through this article the author is trying to foresee a feasible path from chaotic present to GST as well as summarises what is GST, why the Indian design is so special and…

RBI_IDRBT Payment System Innovation Contest

Payments and B2B flows continue to be a hotbed of activity in the FinTech space globally. Likewise in India, the regulators are closely watching this space to identify early solutions that will benefit the economy. To encourage innovations in India…

VAYANA secures a new round of funding from Reliance Industries Limited

We are pleased to announce that Reliance Industries Limited confirmed a significant investment into Vayana P Ltd. The Investment is recognition of Vayana’s focus on being the domain thought leader in customer engagement channels. This investment will accelerate Vayana’s drive…

Winner of the Best Credit Innovation Project by PYMNTS.COM

Vayana is excited to be adjudged the Gold Award winner for Best Credit Innovation at The PYMNTS Innovator Awards 2015, held at the Harvard University. These PYMNTS Awards are viewed as the most prestigious recognition in the global payments industry….

Axis Bank, MasterCard, Vayana partner for B2B invoicing

Axis Bank has tied up with MasterCard and Vayana Network to provide digital invoicing solutions for B2B payments. “This solution aims to simplify B2B payments in India, estimated at over $ 95 billion annually. Processing of these payments today is…

The great SME Financing Conundrum

Banks want to lend to SMEs. In fact research shows that the ROI on credit to SMEs is far better than retail or corporate credit. However Banks are unable to achieve scale in this simply because they are unable to…

The need to involve SMEs in a Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Program

It is a little ironic that while SCF programs are targeted towards providing funding for SMEs, in most cases, SMEs do not play an active role in the program. Most current SCF programs are characterized by Banks directly disbursing the…