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Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijay Shekhar Sharma is the founder and CEO of One97 Communications which owns Paytm, Paytm Ecommerce and Paytm Payments Bank. The company launched in August 2010 as an online recharges and bill payments platform and soon expanded into ubiquitous online and offline use-cases via Paytm. In May 2017, it further expanded with the launch of Paytm Payments Bank which is a mobile-first bank. The company is headquartered in Noida, India. Sharma was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh and cites Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma and Masayoshi Son of Softbank as his inspirations. In 2017, Vijay Shekhar Sharma was featured in the World Billionaire’s List by Forbes. In 1997, while in college, Sharma had started a website indiasite.net and sold it two years later for about $1 Mn. Prior to founding Paytm, Sharma has worked with India Today Group. Check out the latest Vijay Shekhar Sharma news, updates, stories and much more.

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WhatsApp Inches Closer To Full UPI Compliance, Enables Scan QR Code Feature

Over a month after Paytm accused Facebook-owned WhatsApp of trying to enter…

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WhatsApp Inches Closer To Full UPI Compliance, Enables Scan QR Code Feature

Over a month after Paytm accused Facebook-owned WhatsApp of trying to enter…

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Digital Payments Giant Paytm Records $20 Bn GTV Run Rate, Up From $5 Bn In March...

Homegrown digital payments giant Paytm has recorded a…

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After Flipkart, SoftBank Eyes Stake In Paytm Mall At $2 Bn Valuation

The recently released Inc42 DataLabs Funding Report 2017…

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Paytm Vs WhatsApp: Is Paytm Justified In Accusing WhatsApp Of Unfair Play In Dig...

While this week was allegedly the week of…

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Paytm And Alibaba’s AGTech Holding Launch Gaming App GamePind In India

In addition to travel and movie booking solutions,…

Paytm Reported 68 Mn UPI Transactions In February 2018

Paytm Turns Decacorn Post $47.2 Mn Secondary Share Sale

Vijay Shekhar Sharma led Indian digital payment unicorn,…

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$50 Mn Secondary Share Sale Of Paytm To Take Place In The Coming Weeks

Some former and existing employees of Paytm will…

Paytm App Asking For Root Access On Android Phones Raises Concerns

Paytm Launches Paytm For Business App For SMEs To Accept Digital Payments

In a move to make merchants take readily…

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Paytm To Hit $14 Bn GMV During The Current Fiscal: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm is aiming to achieve $14 Bn GMV…

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Paytm Parent One97 Cuts Losses By 40% In FY2017 On Account Of Restructuring

One97 Communication, the parent company of Paytm has…

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Paytm Payments Bank Partners With IndusInd Bank To Offer Fixed Deposit

After committing to invest  $466.5 Mn (INR 3000…

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For Paytm Boss, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Sachin Bansal Is the Reason India Has A Vi...

If there is one word that describes Paytm…

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