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Paytm inks pact with Alibaba to enter US, China markets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | More »

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm
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...


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 »


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 »


“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 »

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm

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 »

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

One97 to hive off payments unit under Paytm

One97 Communications Ltd is planning to separate its e-commerce and payments businesses as part of plans to go head first with the payments bank platform. The company that counts Alibaba’s Alipay and SAIF Partners as large shareholders will separate the payments business under a new company Pa...

21 August, 2015 | More »


Paytm claims 100M mobile wallet users with 75M daily transactions

Mobile commerce and virtual wallet property Paytm now has over 100 million users in the country for its mobile wallet, said Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO. Paytm, which is run by Noida-headquartered mobile internet firm One97 Communications Ltd, reached this milestone less than four months af...

12 August, 2015 | More »


Fitness tracker GOQii raises funding from Paytm’s founder Vijay Sharma

GOQii Technologies Pvt Ltd, a startup which offers a device that helps customers track fitness, has raised an undisclosed amount from Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and CEO of mobile internet firm One97 Communications. Incorporated in 2013 by Vishal Gondal, California-headquartered GOQii has offices ...

3 July, 2015 | More »


Online education platform EduKart raises $1M from Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan, 500 Startups & others

Delhi-based Earth Education Valley Pvt Ltd, which owns and operates the online education platform EduKart.com, has raised $1 million from United Finsec, Yuvraj Singh’s YouWeCan Ventures and early stage fund 500 Startups. EduKart will use the funds to further upgrade its marketplace by increasing t...

23 June, 2015 | More »


China’s AliPay to pick 25% stake in One97

Ant Financial Services Group, China’s leading online financial services company that owns AliPay, is all set to acquire 25 per cent stake in Noida-headquartered mobile internet firm One97 Communications Ltd. The financials of the deal are not disclosed. Ant Financial, an affiliate of ChinaR...

5 February, 2015 | More »

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