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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.

Kawa Space Gets Funding From Paytm Founder Vijay Shekar Sharma

Kawa Space Raises Funding From Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Mumbai-based spacetech startup Kawa Space has raised an undisclosed amount from Paytm…

Kawa Space Gets Funding From Paytm Founder Vijay Shekar Sharma

Kawa Space Raises Funding From Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Mumbai-based spacetech startup Kawa Space has raised an undisclosed amount from Paytm…

Paytm Getting Ready For IPO, Says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Noida-based digital payments giant Paytm is ready to don the public hat…

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Joins Roots Ventures As Anchor Limited Partner

Vijay Shekhar Sharma Joins Roots Ventures As Anchor Limited Partner

Founder of the Indian fintech major Paytm, Vijay Shekhar Sharma has joined…

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After Paytm Controversy, Sonia Dhawan Joins Sheroes As Communications Director

After a controversial end to her long stint at Paytm, Sonia Dhawan…

E&Y Audit Reveals INR 10 Cr Paytm Mall Scam Over Fraudulent Cashbacks

E&Y Audit Reveals INR 10 Cr Paytm Mall Scam Over Fraudulent Cashbacks

Less than a week after confirming that E&Y…

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Has Senior Executive Sonia Dhawan Rejoined Paytm After Receiving Bail?

Former Paytm executive Sonia Dhawan, who is alleged…

Sonia Dhawan Files Bail Plea In Allahabad HC After Noida Court Rejects It

After the District and Sessions Court, Surajpur-Noida rejected…

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Paytm Extortion Case: Sonia Dhawan’s Husband Roopak Jain Gets Bail

In the latest update to the Paytm extortion…

Paytm Mall Wholesale Entity To Contribute GMV Up to 15%, Show To Continue, Says Sharma

Wholesale Arm To Get 15% Of Paytm Mall’s GMV: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma forecasted that his…

Indian Startup Entrepreneurs Which Made News Headlines In 2018

2018 In Review: 7 Newsmakers Who Made The Most Noise, For The Right Or Wrong Rea...

This article is part of Inc42’s special year-end…

Paytm Takes Off Chat Feature Temporarily, Upgrading Code, Says CEO

Earlier today, reports surfaced that Paytm has removed…

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