~Customers can avail an additional 10% discount on eBay using Ola Money~
- Ola Money has also partnered with other e-commerce platforms like Voonik and Healthkart
- Outside of the Ola platform, the Ola Money wallet can also be used to pay for mobility services like Mumbai Metro, Rajasthan State Transport Corporation etc.
Bangalore, June 09, 2016: Ola Money, the popular digital payment solution from Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, today announced that its partnership with leading online marketplaces eBay, YepMe and AskmeBazaar, will allow customers to pay with one touch from their Ola Money wallet. Customers will also be eligible for an additional 10% discount (valid till June 21st) when they use Ola Money to make their payments on eBay. At the time of payment on any of these platforms, both web and app, customers will get to choose Ola Money as one of their payment options. On selection, a one touch check-out, if on the app, and a simple OTP authentication, if on the web, completes the payment.
With millions of customers on its platform, Ola Money is already one of the top mobile wallets in the country by average size of wallet. Ola Money as a digital payment solution is uniquely positioned with high frequency usage and recharge by users, given the primary use case of the wallet. The Ola Money experience allows users to pay with a seamless, one-touch checkout in a secure environment in a wide variety of use cases, outside the Ola platform.
Shivani Suri, Director- Marketing, eBay India, said, “eBay India recognizes and values the potential and convenience of mobile wallets. Our partnership with Ola Money will ensure the simplest and most seamless payment experience for consumers shopping on our platform. The unique position of the Ola Money wallet is in its high frequency usage, active customer base and a higher average wallet balance. We are confident this association with Ola Money is going to be a great value proposition for both companies”.
Pallav Singh, Senior Vice-President & Head- Ola Money, said, “The payment experience we have built with Ola Money is a huge differentiator not only in the mobility space, but also across a wide range of use cases now. The Ola Money app is already being used for mobile recharges, peer to peer transfers, ticketing and more across a wide range of online and offline merchants. With Ola Money, our vision is to create a holistic payment ecosystem and our partnership with eBay, Yepme and AskmeBazar is a major step in that direction.” He further added, “Together, these three e-commerce platforms have over 100,000 merchants registered on their platform. As one of India’s most used payment solution, we are confident that more use cases like these will create a superior payment experience for our customers across the board, that they now enjoy within the Ola platform.”
The Ola Money app can be used for prepaid mobile phone recharge across all network operators in India and for sending money to friends and family within minutes. Recently, Ola Money also partnered with Mumbai Metro to help commuters recharge their prepaid metrocards and RSRTC- the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation as their exclusive digital payment partner, where users can book tickets online, using Ola Money. Additionally, Ola Money has also partnered with merchants like Cleartrip and Stayglad, Healthkart, Doormint, amongst hundreds of others. These partnerships allow Ola users, who already maintain a significant balance in their Ola Money accounts, to pay with one touch.
About Ola Money:
Ola Money, powered by ZipCash, is Ola’s mobile wallet that allows for a seamless experience, making payments easier and simpler. Ola Money can be used at several merchants including Mumbai Metro, Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC), EBay, AskmeBazaar, Yepme, Cleartrip and Stayglad, Healthkart, Doormint etc. with many more coming soon. All personal and financial data is stored in a secure and encrypted environment. Ola Money’s one-click checkout is the fastest way to pay! The Ola Money app on Android can be downloaded from the Google Playstore and is available on on iOS and Windows as well. Visit www.olamoney.com for more information
Founded in January 2011 by IIT Bombay alumni Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati, Ola (formerly Olacabs), is India’s most popular mobile app for personal transportation. Ola integrates city transportation for customers and driver partners onto a mobile technology platform ensuring convenient, transparent and quick service fulfilment. Ola is committed to its mission of building mobility for a billion people. Using the Ola mobile app, users across 102 cities can book from over 350,000 cabs and 100,000 auto-rickshaws and taxis. Ola has also introduced a range of shared mobility services on its platform like Ola Shuttle and Ola Share for commute and ride-sharing respectively. The app is available on Windows, Android and iOS platforms. In early 2015, Ola acquired TaxiForSure, India’s second largest cab aggregator, which continues to operate as an independent brand. Please svisit www.olacabs.com for more information.