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50p 2017

50p 2017

A conference about India's digital payments ecosystem.

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Bhasker Kode

B2B payments in India - Are we all in the credit business?

With late payments being the norm & other macro-econonomic factors in India - Are most companies in the credit business? A talk about pre-paid, post-paid, and everything in between for businesses that depend on payments from other startups/businesses - to survive and thrive. more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 27 Jul 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Balaji Rajagopal

Payments Simplified

Online payments being part of our life, very few people understand the complete process happening behind the screens to make a payment successful. This session is regarding the end to end flow of a payment process - credit card, bank, wallet, AEPS more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 30 Jul 2016
Technical level: Beginner

Nirmal Parate

Payments Fraud (E Commerce & Mobile)

Discuss the latest trands in payments fraud, protection of customer data and ensure secure transaction platform. more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 22 Aug 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Manjula Sridhar

Payment Authentication

Convenience v/s security continues to be a challenge and one of the key user focussed issue remains authentication. There are spectrum of solutions each address one aspect and rationalising others. This talk is a deep dive into the attacks and solution metrics. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 23 Aug 2016
Technical level: Advanced

Anoop Sankar

The Path to Innovate in Banking

Banking is all set to change for hundreds of millions of Indians thanks to smartphone boom & the digital banking infrastructure being laid out by banks. Every aspect of banking right from account opening to wealth management is set to change in an unprecedented fashion. There are numerous opportunities opening up for startups to disurpt everything from credit to insurance to savings. These are pr… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 05 Sep 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Om Vikram Thapa

Inline vs Express Checkout Payment

Sign In User > Save Card > Why? Applications..changing the way people transact online. more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 10 Sep 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Abhay Rana (Nemo)

Web Payments API

Web Payments API is a recent spec by the W3C in bringing native payments directly to the web. The API is actually is series of interconnected drafts (at this stage) that interoperate to give a complete payments experience. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 16 Sep 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate
Prem Nawaz Khan

Prem Nawaz Khan

Digital Accessibility for Payment Industry

When your customers with disability solely depend upon your checkout or payment system to pay, and if they can’t continue the payment because it is inaccessible it will be too frustating for the customer and for the company. more
  • 6 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 26 Sep 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Rohit Kilam

Blockchain in the trade industry

Discuss key user cases in blockchain technology as applied t financial industry more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 29 Sep 2016
Section: Flash talk Technical level: Beginner

Mohan Palaniappan

What's wrong with the BitCoin?

BitCoin is the first Crypto Currency for a fully decentralized p2p value transfer system with the help of distributed open ledger called BlockChain. It is an amazing tech and eye opener for entire tech world in 2009. But fast forward to 2016, is it still a promising tech as we saw it in 2009? What should we take forward from its design? What could have been designed better considering the problem… more
  • 10 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 03 Oct 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Mohan Palaniappan

BitCoin Demystified

Most of the articles about BitCoin barely scratches the surface and make its readers feel like they know everything about BitCoin. Those articles are primarily designed to market BitCoin or their business around BitCoin rather than educating its internals to the readers. Let me ask you few questions. If you are not confident, this session is for you to learn about it and much more. Learn more abo… more
  • 3 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 03 Oct 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Siddarth Ramaswamy

Escrow to facilitate financial transactions between wallets

In this digital era, there are many times when we need to perform transactions online or throught mobile without actually meeting the transacting individuals / entities in person. What an escrow tries to solve is providing the security of money or goods worth through a fair platform to transact safely and securely. more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 06 Oct 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Mahesh Lal

Building a distributed payment system to handle scale.

Digital currencies are becoming mainstream. You can pay for a cab using your wallet, some vegetable vendors accept digital payments, grocery stores are moving to it, and the eventual dominance of digital currency is inevitable. How do you then build systems which can handle a sudden surge of transactions? What technology choices would you make, why would you make an architectural decision. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 07 Oct 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

PradeepKumar S

How to win the Indian Mobile Wallet Wars?

There has been a vast array of independent mobile wallets and a huge amount of VC money has been chasing them. What is the rationale that is at play? Can Indian mobile wallets deliver on the promise? Will there be a day that you could step out of the home without a physical wallet and transact only using your mobile? What will it take to acheive a cardless and cashless society? This talk will hel… more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 07 Oct 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Yeshwanth kumar

Blockchain Development - Lets build a remittance/bank exchange platform on top of ethereum

Blockchain space is changing rapidly with various usecases, tons of blockchain implementations are coming up almost everyday. This talk involves a hands-on demo, it will cover about the development of a decentralized application, a remittance/banking platform on top of ethereum. Areas the talk would touch upon are the client side javascript implementation(meteor app), setting up multi-node privat… more
  • 1 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 15 Oct 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Arunkumar S Jadhav

Science And The Art of Improving Payment Conversion

“Payment Conversion” is the ratio of the number of successful payments to the number of payment attempts. It plays a critical role in the success of a product and influences the sustainability of business. If a product delivers a seamless payment experience to first time customer, then the business will enjoy good retention rate. While product managers and engineers do realize the importance of h… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 22 Oct 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Satyajit Sarangi

How UPI and banking APIs are changing the brokerage industry.

This talk will be regarding all the hasles and issues that the brokerage industry faces due to ancient banking APIs provided by most Indian banks, and how the current wave of UPI and other APIs are changing it. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 07 Nov 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Amit Kapoor

#Demonetisation: A Data-Driven Narrative

Demonetisation is an example of a “Black Swan” event - it is rare, has extreme impact, and in retrospect seems predictable. And it is human nature to seek explanations and rationalisations for these events. However, what gets missed in the discussion chaos that ensues is the real data-story about the event. This talk is an attempt to share a data-driven perspective about #demonetisation and to he… more
  • 0 comments
  • Rejected
  • 16 Nov 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Anushree Mohta Proposing

Consumer Payment Security

Ramki Gaddipati, CTO & Co-Founder of Zeta will address a seminar on facts and perceptions about Consumer Payment Security. He will provide a general perspective on how payments are insecure and the approaches that we need to take to prepare ourselves for a far a better, safer system in the future. more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 19 Nov 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Advanced

Nikhil Kumar

Reimagining B2B payments in India

GST is a historic tax reform which unifies India as one market. In phase 1, it is expected to bring 8M businesses into the network and most of them will be software enabled for the first time. Ill talk about GSTN flows, current challenges and how we can re-imagine payments between businesses. This is intended for founders/product teams in fintech companies who want to understand the B-B landscape… more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 20 Nov 2016
Section: Flash talk Technical level: Intermediate

Abhay Rana (Nemo)

Security Horror Stories in Payments

I’ve been working in the Payments Industry for more than a year now, handling security along with many other things at Razorpay. This talk is about the learnings and the fails I’ve seen across many players in the current payment industry. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 27 Nov 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate
Srikanth Lakshmanan

Srikanth Lakshmanan

#CashlessConsumer - UPI & Beyond - How communities can help consumer?

The consumer is usually at the end of value chain in payments business and many times doesnt have a say in design of these systems. Governments, Regulators pitch in to add some safegaurds usually as an after effect. Development of payment tech rarely has the feedback loop from the actual user (payer). #CashlessConsumer is a consumer awareness initiative to drive awareness, educate consumers about… more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Dec 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

GANDHI KISHOR ADDANKI

Unified check out experience at web scale using Web Payment API

The check-out experience on e-commerce web site is cumbersome. One in four cart abandonments are happening due to “too long / complicated checkout process”. W3C’s Web Payments WG is trying to bring a unified check out experience at web scale using Payment Request API. This talk focuses on details & advantages of this effort. more
  • 0 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 20 Dec 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner
Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Everyone can see your credit card details. Seriously.

Paying via Credit/Debit cards (or NetBanking) one huge leaky cauldron on mobile apps. We have a new food delivery or clothing merchandise startup popping up every day, and those enormous discounts pull you into making purchases from them from the get go. But when you put in your payment details in your random built-in-a-month startup-level-amateurly built app, you have no clue how many people are… more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 20 Dec 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Malavika Raghavan

Whose data is it anyway? Open questions in law, policy and regulation for customers making digital payments

With the move towards a cashless economy now front-and-centre of the government agenda, Indians are changing the way they make payments. As more payments go digital, each of us is creating new data trails that are used, stored and passed on by a range of payment services providers and other entities. What does the law say about how this data needs to be handled? Are the old rules governing paymen… more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 22 Dec 2016
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Nasir Mohammed

Blockchain - What is present?

Every one has been talking about the future of Block chain. In this discussion, I would like to highlight what are the solutions that are existing build on this technology and the opportunities we already have. more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 29 Dec 2016
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

Florian Dold

Enabling Secure Web Payments with GNU Taler

GNU Taler is an online payment system that uses Chaum’s blind signatures to provide robust unbreakable privacy for customers along with accountability for merchants. Taler avoids the the performance issues that plague Byzantine fault-tolerant consensus based solutions, and is developed entirely as free software, enabling groups outside the usual financial system to deploy online payments. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 04 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Yeswanth S

Building payment solutions for brick-and-mortar

This talk is a case study of proximity payment,loyalty and personalization platform we built for Cafe Coffee Day, a brick and mortar coffee shop with more than 1500 stores across the country. Through this talk, I will elucidate some the challenges we faced and the highlight the learnings we gathered along the journey. more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 06 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Subash SN

Digital Cash - Cashless Economy Done Right

We often notice things only when its too late. The anonymity and freedom paper cash provides us is one such thing we seem to be forgetting. We are transitioning into an era of digital payments using smartphones despite how vulnerable the smartphone ecosystem is and how trackable our lives become. Things are moving too fast, and getting this right is now or never. We will see how we can tackle cor… more
  • 0 comments
  • Under evaluation
  • 06 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Apar Gupta

Privacy and Data Protection : It's all about trust.

While privacy is often looked as a basic human right it also has relevance as a principle of consumer protection. The mixed modes and evolving models of electronic payments require higher trust in operations due to the monetary exchanges being intangible. At such instances privacy protections can add value and support long term use. Hence, privacy is not only a rights based argument for activists… more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 06 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Yadvendra Tyagi

Future of Money & How Transactions May Evolve

How money has evolved based on social structure and what is underlying value (why we value money)? What can be the next phase(knowledge economy governed by commodity based money) towards a knowledge based money where blockchain can be the first step? more
  • 0 comments
  • Awaiting details
  • 16 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Deepak Shenoy

Payments and Investments: The Banks Hate It But Other People Give Better Returns

When you want to pay for an investment of any sort - from a fixed deposit to a PPF to a mutual fund - the idea is: Give them a cheque. But there’s a lot more brewing in there - you can now buy products online, use NEFT/RTGS or even use UPI. Paying to invest means a substantially lower fee (no mutual fund will pay 2% to take your money to invest) and a transaction that can both identify you (are y… more
  • 1 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 17 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Fareed Jawad

Payment Instruments - cards at the till and online

We will talk about what opportunities have been created with the country’s move to digital from cash. How is the existing infrastructure being leveraged to transact in a face2face environment. What does the life of a card as a payment instrument look like? Will mobile phones completely replace cards as the form factor? We will talk about various interactions that are being experimented to enable … more
  • 0 comments
  • Cancelled
  • 17 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Yadvendra Tyagi

Payment Gateway - All you need to know!

Online payments are a result of series of steps performed by several service providers. Where does a payment gateway come in this process? Why is it important for this process? more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Malavika Raghavan

Let's Break It Down: The Watal Committee Report

We’ll take you through the highlights and lowlights of the “Medium Term Recommendations to Strengthen Digital Payments Ecosystem” delivered by the Committee on Digital Payments (a.k.a. the Watal Committee) released in December 2016. We’ll briefly present some of the Committee’s rationale & thinking as set out in the text of the report, and conduct a whistle stop tour of the 13 recommendations mad… more
  • 6 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 18 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

Rahul Chari

Why is UPI a pivotal moment for India?

For all the talk about UPI being the wallet killer and bringing financial inclusion to the masses , the important point that nobody is talking about is the mindset change it will bring about in how we think about managing our identity when transacting online, how we think about banks when it comes to making payments and how we think about technology when it comes managing our finances. The regula… more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 19 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Intermediate

VivekOMON

Bitcoin and Blockchain overview

The digital currency bitcoin itself is breakthrough Innovation but the underlying technology is all set to revolutionize our digital world. Blockchain is highly disruptive and is changing rapidly with various usecases, tons of blockchain implementations are coming up almost everyday. What is certain however, is that digitalization has hit the banking sector – and there is no turning back. This ta… more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 19 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate

Prerna Kalra

Navigating regulations: Paytm's experience as Wallet and Payment Bank

Sailing so far on Digital Payment Mission with India’s existing Payment Infrastructure, Regulation (and its ambiguity), Cost/Tax Regime more
  • 3 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 21 Jan 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner

srinivas kodali

Payments Landscape of Smart Cities

There has been a lot of talk about smart cities in India without any tangible output on ground. As part of the mission every city government is considering unified payment systems through a common city card across the city from public transport to utility bill payments. While the business oppurtunity exists, the industry is full of barriers from starting to deal with governments, dominating banki… more
  • 5 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 23 Jan 2017
Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner
Zainab Bawa

Zainab Bawa

Where is open data in payments? How do I analyze it?

Following demonetization, several individuals and organizations started making use of the data available to them, or the data they could access, to explain trends and show truths from the ground. James Wilson made one such effort. He accessed data from government websites and analyzed it to explain issues surrounding demonetization. Through this talk, James explains what is the scope for individu… more
  • 2 comments
  • Confirmed & scheduled
  • 01 Feb 2017
Section: Full talk Technical level: Beginner
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50p, formerly an annual conference held in 2017 and 2018 on digital payments - is turning into round-the-year forum for conversations and collaborations on the #payments ecosystem, and associated #fintech topics. Follow 50p on Twitter. more