Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm-backed mobile gaming platform Gamepind appoints COO

Kavya Kothiyal

Mobile gaming platform Gamepind has appointed Sudhanshu Gupta, a former executive at digital wallet firm Paytm, as its chief operating ....

13 August, 2018

Paytm parent One97 Communications buys fintech app Balance

Kavya Kothiyal

One97 Communications Ltd has acquired the operator of fintech application Balance, as the parent of digital payments company Paytm ....

9 August, 2018
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Quikr, Paytm bosses top techpreneurs pay chart - who else got fat cheques?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Keshav Sunkara

Founders of India’s largest and best-funded internet and digital technology firms took home an average hike of 20% in gross ....

13 July, 2018

SoftBank-backed Paytm acquires mobile tech startup Cube26

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments firm Paytm, has acquired Delhi-based mobile technology startup Cube26 ....

19 June, 2018

Paytm parent One97 Communications posts wider operating loss for FY17

Dearton Thomas Hector

One97 Communications Ltd, the parent of mobile wallet Paytm, reported a wider operating loss for the financial year ended March ....

29 May, 2018

News portal Cobrapost alleges Paytm shared user data with political group

Anirban Ghoshal

Digital payments firm Paytm is at the centre of a controversy over data privacy after a sting operation appeared to suggest that ....

25 May, 2018
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Paytm makes maiden capital infusion into yet-to-launch wealth management arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm Paytm’s yet-to-launch investment and wealth management services arm, Paytm Money, has received its ....

2 April, 2018

Tech news startup FactorDaily raises funds from Vijay Shekhar Sharma, others

Shweta Sharma

Bengaluru-based technology news portal FactorDaily has secured Rs 5.7 crore ($875,000) in a fresh funding round from Freshworks ....

31 March, 2018

News portal The Print raises more money from Ratan Tata

Shweta Sharma

News portal The Print has raised Rs 3.49 crore (around $5,35,000) from existing investor, Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata, ....

27 March, 2018

News portal The Ken raises second round of angel funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

The Ken, a subscription-based news startup, has raised around $228,000 (Rs 1.48 crore) from a group of individual investors in ....

26 March, 2018
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Careers360 rolls out online recruitment platform for teachers

Shweta Sharma

Career counselling and education services firm Careers360 has launched an online recruitment platform for teachers called Faculty360.com, ....

21 March, 2018

PhonePe takes issue with Paytm's claims of UPI dominance

Binu Paul

PhonePe, the payments app of e-commerce firm Flipkart, has termed digital payments firm Paytm’s claim of being the largest ....

9 March, 2018

Google takes on WhatsApp, launches chat option in payments app Tez

Anirban Ghoshal

In a move to up the ante against WhatsApp’s payments feature, search engine giant Google has introduced a chat option in ....

7 March, 2018

Paytm's Vijay Shekhar Sharma cries foul over WhatsApp Pay; draws flak from peers

Anirban Ghoshal

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the umbrella body which oversees digital payments in the country, on Friday ....

16 February, 2018

Paytm’s valuation may jump to $10 bn after share sale to new investors: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Digital payments firm Paytm, operated by Noida-headquartered One97 Communications Ltd, is likely to see its valuation jump to ....

23 January, 2018

What prompted Paytm to roll back 2% fee on wallet top-up via credit cards?

Arti Singh

India's top digital wallet Paytm on Thursday reversed the 2% levy on top-ups via credit cards it had introduced a day earlier, ....

10 March, 2017

Why Paytm levied 2% fee on top-up via credit card, and MobiKwik seized the moment

Arti Singh

India's mobile wallet companies have a knack for being in the news. Just a day after Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led market leader Paytm ....

9 March, 2017

Alibaba to invest $177 mn in Paytm E-Commerce, hike stake to 62%

Arti Singh

Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications Ltd, is raising $200 million (Rs 1,334 crore) in ....

2 March, 2017

Paytm's Sharma, Mahesh Murthy on cloud 9 as Musk hints at summer launch for Tesla

Dearton Thomas Hector

It was just a 23-character tweet. But it came from Elon Musk, the maverick founder of electric vehicles giant Tesla Motors. And ....

8 February, 2017

Paytm E-Commerce set to raise $252 mn in round led by Alibaba

Arti Singh

Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications, is set to raise $200-252 million (Rs 1,350-1,700 ....

3 February, 2017

Paytm bets $89 mn on QR code payment system

Arti Singh

Digital wallet firm Paytm, operated by One97 Communications Ltd, plans to invest Rs 600 crore ($89 million) to develop a QR code-based ....

20 February, 2017