Posts Tagged ‘ Vijay Shekhar Sharma ’
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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 ...
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |