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Invest in the driver, not in the bus: Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

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Invest in the driver, not in the bus. This was Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s advice to investors at the Techcircle Startup 2016 summit in Bangalore. At a fireside chat with Raju Narisetti, senior vice president of strategy at News Corp (the parent of VCCircle), Sharma said inves...

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Down rounds not bad if business model is right: Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

The era of easy money is over for startups and valuations are coming down to more realistic levels as investors tighten the purse strings. How should entrepreneurs tackle the tough times ahead? Develop a thicker skin, don’t follow others blindly and seek to solve a larger problem. Those were among...

28 April, 2016 | More »

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Paytm ropes in ex-RBI exec Vipin Surelia for payments bank

In a major move for its proposed payments bank, One97 Communications Pvt Ltd, which runs mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm, has roped in former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy general manager Vipin Surelia as vice president to spearhead its risk and compliance division. Paytm, which rai...

14 April, 2016 | More »

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Paytm appoints Alibaba executive as president

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet and e-commerce platform Paytm, has appointed former Alibaba Group Holding executive Bhushan Patil as its president. Patil, who headed Alibaba Group’s wholesale business, will be responsible for building Paytm’s cross-border commerce business, th...

28 March, 2016 | More »

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Barclays’ Krishna Hegde to head key division at Paytm’s payments bank

One97 Communications Ltd, which operates mobile wallet Paytm, has appointed Barclays executive Krishna Hegde to head the consumer investment products division of its new payments bank. “Hegde will be spearheading a vital area of growth for the payments bank by leading and building, bottom up, the ...

24 February, 2016 | More »

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Paytm inks pact with Alibaba to enter US, China markets

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet and e-commerce venture Paytm, has inked a commercial agreement with NYSE-listed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, its major investor, to expand its network to international markets such as the US and China, the Mint reported. The deal, in turn, will help...

27 January, 2016 | More »

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Digital media startup DealStreetAsia raises funding

Singapore-based digital media company DEALSTREETASIA Pte. Ltd, which runs Asia-focused financial news property DealStreetAsia, has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of Paytm, and Singapore Angel Network, the angel investment arm of the multi-billion d...

14 December, 2015 | More »

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Paytm’s Sharma and SAIF’s Goel join Little as directors

Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma and SAIF Partners’ Alok Goel have joined the board of Little Internet Pvt Ltd which runs deal discovery platform Little as directors. “Online-to-offline is a fantastic opportunity and Sharma’s expertise brings a lot of value to the team. Paytm will add gr...

2 December, 2015 | More »

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“We will start India’s first payments bank”: Paytm founder

Patym founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma wants to be the first player to launch a payments bank in the country. He was one of the two individuals besides nine other entities to get the Reserve Bank of India’s nod for a payments bank licence. “We are excited about the opportunity that RBI has given us....

11 September, 2015 | More »

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We will bring 500M users to Paytm platform by 2020: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm, was one of the two individuals, besides nine other entities, to be granted a payments bank licence. He believes that being a payments bank, Paytm can now provide its customers with a three-step life cycle comprising pay, buy and save. “Our primary strate...

9 September, 2015 | More »

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