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Here’s what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | More »

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Yahoo! Inc.’s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag for a company which was once valued at $128 billion during the dotcom boom has become the talk of the town. Since the deal’s announcement leaders from the tech ...

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Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and questions over growth have kept the Indian ecommerce industry in news for a while. Competition from global giants such as Amazon and Alibaba has triggered debate on whether...

4 July, 2016 | More »

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Paytm gets Ruchita Taneja Aggarwal and Priya Karnik from Citibank for its payments bank

One97 Communications Pvt Ltd, which runs mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm, has roped in Ruchita Taneja Aggarwal and Priya Karnik of Citibank for its yet-to-launch payments bank. Aggarwal will head banking operations while Karnik will spearhead product development for banking operations se...

16 May, 2016 | More »

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Logistics startup Zebroads gets $75K in seed funding

Zebroads, which offers logistics and warehousing services to small companies, has secured seed funding of $75,000 (Rs 50 lakh) from a bunch of unnamed investors. The Hyderabad-based startup will utilise the capital raised to increase its warehousing capacity and to add more logistics partners to its...

7 May, 2016 | More »

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

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...

2 May, 2016 | More »

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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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