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Amazon invests Rs 225 cr into Amazon pay in India

BENGALURU– Amazon, the American distribution giant, has invested about 225 crores in its Indian digital payments portal and increased its presence in the digital market. It is strongly given its competition with the rival Walmart proprietary PhonePe, Google’s mobile payment service Google Pay and Alibaba-backed Paytm. That step was taken to move forward and thrive. 

The reports indicate that the financing was made from Singapore-based Amazon Corporate Holdings Private Ltd. And Amazon’s Mauritius-based unit. This was set out in regulatory documents from the Tofler business intelligence platform.  

On March 1, the Amazon Pay Payment Portal received the capital injection by permitting 22.5 crore shares, Rs 10 per share. 

In 2021 October, before the festive holidays in India, Amazon had invested about Rs 700 crore in Amazon Pay. 

The assumption is that India will grow by five times more than approximately $1 trillion by 2023. It’s being predicted by the growth in mobile and digital payments, said Credit Suisse. 

A major part of the shares are owned by Phone Pay and Google Pay off UPI (unified payment interface). According to Google Pay figures processed 853 million payouts, while PhonePay made 968 million last month. While Amazon Pay made 46 million, those numbers made Amazon work a little harder. 

It is rapidly and steadily ramping up its business in the Indian market due to COVID-19. That is how he wanted to take advantage of the opportunities and the various nations. Even the shape led by Jeff Bezos is also trying his hands on the booming Indian digital payments market. Even the Jeff Bezos-led form is also trying its hands in India’s booming digital payments market. 

The CEO of Amazon Pay Mahendra Nerurkar said recently that driven by customer’s need for hygienic, socially distant, and secure payment transactions for everyday needs, the firm has witnessed multifold growth in the adoption of contactless payments last year.

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