Friday, 27 March 2015

Go cashless at restaurants with Binge

Noroc Solutions Pvt. Ltd. a Bangalore based technology start-up has launched Binge – an innovative payment application for the F&B industry, in Bangalore. Co- founded by Santosh Martin, Christopher Lopez, Shankar Sukrutaraj, Gaurav Arora, Amit Roy & Ajay Joseph this distinctive application focusses on Food & Beverage industry. The application is available for download today on Android and iOS.

It provides the ability to the user to see his live bill & any updates of the bill on his phone, as and when orders are placed, and to pay on-the-go directly from their mobile.  The application provides for upto 4 credit/debit cards to be pre-loaded; also provides for splitting of the bill amongst friends;  ability to pre-load a wallet;  allows for loyalty programs to be redeemed etc.

Some of the unique features that Binge offers are privacy wherein the users do not have to share their mobile numbers and can check-in with their unique Binge ID. With this application, one can save multiple visa/master debit/credit cards securely as these are stored in a vault. The card details are available on the phone only as a token and no one has access to the data.  One could also see their friends on Binge and add them to the table. With Binge, one could split the bill with their friends in real time without the hassle of a calculator. The ability to tip is in built into the app so the user can tip the steward.

Binge has already tied up with 25 restaurants in Bangalore like Skyye, Toscano, Sanchos, Sinkong, Opus, Blimey, Bootlegger etc. Binge is looking to expand its presence in Delhi and Mumbai by May and further partner with over a 1000 restaurants in Bangalore by the end of 2015. The company has tied up with Uber in Bangalore to offer its customers exclusive deals like discounts on Uber rides.