Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm forays into hotel booking business, acquires Nightstay

Binu Paul

Digital payments company Paytm has launched domestic hotel bookings on its platform and has acquired last-minute hotel bookings ....

30 January, 2019

Paytm Mall pivoting from consumers to merchants, rejigging management

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is pivoting from its consumer-facing business to wholesale and offline-to-online (O2O) segments, due to heightening ....

29 January, 2019
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Paytm Mall not bowing out of e-commerce race, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has dismissed reports that the company plans to scale down Paytm Mall, ....

25 January, 2019

Paytm Payments Bank free to open new accounts as RBI lifts ban

Dearton Thomas Hector

Paytm Payments Bank Ltd has received a nod from India’s central bank to start onboarding customers again and to resume Know ....

2 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: From Bansals to unsung founders, meet the year’s movers and shakers

Team TC

The Indian startup ecosystem’s top newsmakers this year were a combination of usual suspects and surprise packages. From ....

31 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Unicorns, Chinese cheques drive buzz in startup ecosystem

Binu Paul

India’s startup ecosystem took a long stride towards maturity this year, as several big-ticket acquisitions and funding ....

24 December, 2018
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RBI reveals why it barred Paytm Payments Bank from on-boarding new customers

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The Reserve Bank of India debarred Paytm Payments Bank from onboarding customers in August due to a few breaches including ....

21 December, 2018

Wallet utilisation, commissions prop up Paytm Payments Bank’s FY18 revenues

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Payments Bank closed the financial year ended March 2018 with gross revenues at Rs 721.96 crore and net losses at Rs 20.71 ....

14 December, 2018

Fitness device maker GOQii secures Series B funding, will expand to Japan

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

GOQii Inc, which makes wearable fitness devices, has raised an undisclosed amount through a mix of equity and venture debt in ....

26 November, 2018

Paytm parent clocks five-fold rise in FY18 revenue, e-commerce arm’s loss balloons

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

One 97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments and financial services firm Paytm, has clocked a nearly five-fold rise ....

29 October, 2018
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Paytm Payments Bank appoints former NPCI exec as MD & CEO

Kavya Kothiyal

Paytm Payments Bank, a unit of Vijay Shekhar Sharma-led One97 Communications Ltd, has announced the appointment of Satish Kumar ....

25 October, 2018

Paytm says consumer data safe as 3 arrested over theft of founder's data

Reuters

Police have detained three people, including the spokeswoman of the country's biggest digital payments company Paytm, over ....

23 October, 2018

Paytm Money appoints CDSL veteran Cyrus Khambata as director

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Money Limited, the wealth management arm of digital payments firm Paytm, has appointed Cyrus Khambata, the former executive ....

18 October, 2018

Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma takes a pay cut in FY18

Dearton Thomas Hector

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and chief executive of One97 Communications Ltd, took a salary cut for the financial year ended ....

31 August, 2018

Paytm Mall to tie up with BigBasket, other retailers to take on Flipkart, Amazon

Reuters

Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China’s Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as ....

30 August, 2018

Paytm parent posts wider FY18 loss despite hiving off wallet, e-commerce businesses

Dearton Thomas Hector

One97 Communications Ltd has reported a wider loss for the financial year ended March 2018 even after it carved out separate companies ....

29 August, 2018

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

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