BankBazaar expands credit card category for self-employed customers

NEWSVOIR
Published Jan 11, 2019, 11:02 am IST
Updated Jan 11, 2019, 11:02 am IST
BankBazaar, India’s leading online marketplace for financial products, announced the launch of Business Cards from Yes Bank.
Mr. Navin Chandani, Chief Business Development Officer, BankBazaar
 Mr. Navin Chandani, Chief Business Development Officer, BankBazaar

BankBazaar, India’s leading online marketplace for financial products, announced the launch of Business Cards from Yes Bank on their platform. With this launch, BankBazaar expands its Credit Card category to include Business Cards tailored keeping in mind the specific needs of the self-employed customers, especially when it comes to managing business expenses better. To start with, BankBazaar is featuring two variants of Business Cards from Yes Bank. These are already integrated and live on the platform. Two more variants from other partner banks are expected to go live by the end of the month. All the products come with a paperless application option. Customers can opt for manual submission of documents or choose to apply for all these products in a completely paperless manner for a much faster approval process.

BankBazaar currently has more than 50+ Credit Cards from partner banks already available on the site. However, this is the first time BankBazaar is hosting Business cards targeted specifically at self-employed customers. Speaking about the category expansion, Adhil Shetty, Co-founder & CEO, BankBazaar, says: “BankBazaar’s aim is to help customers access the financial product that is right for them. Millennials, who form the core of our customer base, are high on aspiration, as revealed by the BankBazaar Aspiration Index, and have more entrepreneurial spirit compared to earlier generations. Our search data, too, shows that the self-employed customers contribute to more than 20% of the searches for Credit Cards. At BankBazaar, we realize the need for products tailored specifically for this customer group, and with these new partnerships, we are trying to bring more relevant products on board for a large section of our customers.”

 

BankBazaar has been steadily increasing the range of products available on the marketplace to reach out to a wider group of customers. The newly introduced Business Cards cater to the specific requirements of the self-employed and offer several features to make managing business expenses simpler and more rewarding. Navin Chandani, Chief Business Development Officer, BankBazaar, adds: “Business Credit Cards are now available to the self-employed customers on BankBazaar. These cards offer Control, Cost savings, and Convenience and are tailored for the self-employed individuals who have their own business to drive effective expenses management, including Travel and entertainment expenses. We look forward to expanding our most popular category with these new products in partnership with Yes Bank.

Speaking about the partnership, Nilkanth Rade, President and Sales Head, Credit Cards, Yes Bank Limited, says: “With the launch of Yes Bank’s Business Credit Card Products on Bank Bazaar platform, we look forward to leveraging the platform’s wide distribution network and its strong customer portfolio. Today, the number of entrepreneurs in India are rapidly growing, and we are confident that this partnership will be beneficial for self- employed customer who can now own a curated product offering that suits their business as well personal needs.” Apart from Business Cards, BankBazaar also hosts Yes Bank Credit Cards on their site.

BankBazaar hosts the widest range of financial products from over 85 of the biggest public and private sector banks, NBFCs, and insurance companies in India. It closed the last quarter with 100M visitors. The company raised USD 110M through funding from investors such as Amazon.com, Experian, Fidelity Growth Partners, Mousse Partners, Sequoia Capital and Walden International.

About BankBazaar

BankBazaar.com, ranked as the best financial website in India by the Internet And Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and the best emerging brand in Asia by CMO Asia, is India’s first neutral online marketplace that gives you instant customized rate quotes on loans, credit cards or any other personal finance products. It simplifies the loan application process. Anyone can instantly search for tailor-made offers, compare, customize it as per his or her need or profile and apply for their finance products. It is designed with smart technology capabilities and over 85+ of India’s leading financial institutions and insurance firms have chosen to integrate themselves with the platform. For the online consumer today, banking is as easy as shopping for anything online. What’s more, BankBazaar's services are completely free!

BankBazaar services are available through the web-portal, made-for-mobile web service, or the BankBazaar app available on the Android play store and iOS app store. It helps consumers compare best offers across various banks and NBFCs. Apart from these, it gives the consumer the latest news/trends and insights into managing finances better. The consumers can track their application and troubleshoot issues in the process through a host of channels like the BankBazaar app, WhatsApp, Email, Voice-support etc.

Apart from India, BankBazaar.com also has an office in Singapore and Malaysia. It commenced operations of BankBazaar.sg in 2016 and bbazar.my in 2017, and is well positioned to be a fully integrated online acquisition channel for partner banks.

Disclaimer: This article has not been edited by Deccan Chronicle and is taken from a syndicated feed. Photos: NewsVoir.

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Location: India, Karnataka




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