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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Should You Raise Funds Or Bootstrap? Paytm Founder Vijay...

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Paytm, in its push towards digital payments has taken yet another step. The One97 Communications owned company has announced to…

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When it comes to weird emails (spam filters don’t seem to be of much use), most of us receive more…

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Shailesh Vickram Singh To Invest $...

The ‘Patron for Clean Air’ for UN Environment and one of the biggest hustlers in the Indian startup ecosystem, Vijay Shekhar…

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Paytm’s Parent Invests $1.3 Mn In Wealth Management Unit...

One97 Communications, which owns digital payments company Paytm, has invested $1.3 Mn (INR 9 Cr) in its wealth management unit…

Paytm Shares Full Page Clarification: No Data Is Shared To Anyone

Paytm Shares Full Page Clarification: No Data Is Shared ...

“Nothing can be further from the truth.” This may be a phrase for anyone at Paytm sometime back, but this…

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Hours after a sting video was released on Youtube showing two senior Paytm executives on camera allegedly discussing to run…

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Vijay Shekhar Sharma Sums Up Paytm Culture: ‘No Fear, No...

Today, with an annualised gross transaction value (GTV) of $20 Bn (INR 1.3 Lakh Cr) (March 2018) and valued at $10…

Paytm Plans To Inject $744.89 Mn In Payments And Financial Services: Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Paytm Plans To Inject $745.16 Mn In Payments And Financi...

Digital payments giant Paytm is ready to amplify its game to the next level with plans to invest over $745.16…

What’s The Best Part About SoftBank Backing Paytm? Vijay Shekhar Sharma Tells Us One

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If you are one of the active members of Indian startup ecosystem and have been following Paytm, you definitely know…

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With 180 Mn Customers, 500+ Corporate Clients, Renu Satt...

320 Mn+ registered users. 1 Bn transactions per quarter. $20 Bn (INR 1.3 Lakh Cr) annualised gross transaction value (GTV).…

While RBI Toughens Its Stance On Data Storage, IAMAI Fouls Cry, Paytm Boss Supports The Regulation

While RBI Toughens Its Stance On Data Storage, IAMAI Cri...

Amid the growing consensus over data protection and data security in the country with the RBI asking all payment system…

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