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Paytm is an Indian mobile commerce platform that offers prepaid mobile, datacard and utility recharge services. Read more

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Founder & CEO

Vijay Shekhar Sharma

CEO Approval Rating

87/100

Founded:

2010

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MobiKwik is perceived as one of Paytm's biggest rivals. MobiKwik was founded in 2009 in Gurgaon, Haryana. MobiKwik is in the Fintech field. MobiKwik generates $444.1M less revenue than Paytm.

PhonePe is Paytm's #2 rival. PhonePe is a Private company that was founded in 2015 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. PhonePe competes in the Fintech field. Compared to Paytm, PhonePe has 2,800 fewer employees.

Freecharge is one of Paytm's top competitors. Freecharge's headquarters is in New Delhi, Delhi, and was founded in 2010. Like Paytm, Freecharge also operates in the Fintech industry. Freecharge generates 2.35% of Paytm's revenue.

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Paytm Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Balance Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Aug 2018

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undisclosed
Balance is a mobile application that allows users to invest in mutual funds, save money and manage cash flow.
NightStay Travels Pvt. Ltd.

Jul 2018

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$20M
NightStay is a mobile application that allows travelers to search, discover and book for hotels.
Cube26

Jun 2018

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undisclosed
Cube26 develops and provides customized Android OS for original equipment manufacturers.
Orbgen

May 2018

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undisclosed
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Orbgen Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

May 2018

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$40M
TicketNew is an online ticketing platform that allows users to search and book for sporting events, movies and concerts.

These are all the companies that Paytm has acquired. Paytm has acquired 11 companies and its latest acquisition was Balance Technology Pvt. Ltd. in Aug 2018. Balance is a mobile application that allows users to invest in mutual funds, save money and manage cash flow.

Paytm Funding History

Since Paytm was founded in 2010, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Paytm has raised $4.0B. Paytm's last funding round was on Dec 2019 for a total of $669.5M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Dec 2019
$669.5M

Alipay

Series G
Nov 2019
$1B
Equity
Aug 2018
$356M
Equity
May 2017
$1.4B
Equity
Mar 2017
$200M

Since Paytm was founded in 2010, it has participated in 10 rounds of funding. In total Paytm has raised $4.0B. Paytm's last funding round was on Dec 2019 for a total of $669.5M

Paytm Investments

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EXIT DATE

Fable is an India-based fintech platform that provides B2B cross-border payment processing, transaction gateway management, and related solutions for banks.
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Jun 01, 2021
Series A
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Rooter is a mobile application that offers live fantasy games, score prediction and fan engagement solutions for sports teams.
$1.7M
May 03, 2020
Seed
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HungerBox is a B2B foodtech platform that allows users to order food and get delivery services for corporate cafeterias and food courts.
$12M
Dec 16, 2019
Series C
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Tapchief is a Karnataka-based online platform that enables businesses and professionals to connect with experts.
$650K
Jun 25, 2019
Equity
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HungerBox is a B2B foodtech platform that allows users to order food and get delivery services for corporate cafeterias and food courts.
$15M
May 26, 2019
Equity
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These are all the companies that Paytm has invested in. Paytm has invested 11 companies and its latest investment was Balance Technology Pvt. Ltd. in Aug 2018. Balance is a mobile application that allows users to invest in mutual funds, save money and manage cash flow.

Paytm News

June 20, 2021IndiaRetailing

Paytm to issue Rs 12,000 crore fresh equity shares in IPO

Fintech major Paytm is moving closer to its initial public offering (IPO) as it has sought shareholde... See more »
June 19, 2021Telecomlive

Paytm seeks shareholder approval for Rs 12,000 crore sale of new stock

NEW DELHI: Indian digital payments firm Paytm is seeking shareholder approval to sell up to Rs 12,000... See more »
June 18, 2021PYMNTS

India's Paytm Plans $3 Billion IPO At Minimum $25 Billion Valuation

Indian payments platform Paytm is planning an initial public offering (IPO) with plans to raise $3 bi... See more »
June 18, 2021The Economic Times

Paytm shares IPO details, Twitter officials depose before panel

From Paytm's IPO details to Grofers cofounder leaving the company and ShareChat's first ESOP buyback,... See more »
June 18, 2021Zee News

Now you can get LPG gas cylinder at Rs 10 via Paytm app; here's how

Using your Paytm account, you can avail the offer for booking HP Gas, Bharatgas, and Indane Gas LPG r... See more »
June 18, 2021NDTV

Paytm Introduces Private Vehicle Insurance Service

The digital financial service platform is also providing claim support and post-purchase service and ... See more »
June 17, 2021Techstory

Paytm Appoints Goldman Sachs And JP Morgen As Bankers For Upcoming IPO

The talks for Paytm rolling out its IPO in the last quarter of the year are all around the town. The ... See more »

Paytm Blogs

Paytm Press Releases

September 19, 2018ForImmediateRelease

Five services that let you travel hassle-free, without a wallet

The young working professional or the urban moneyed traveller is now empowered to go cashless or with... See more »
September 4, 2018PR Newswire

Paytm Canada Enhances their Rewards Platform for Canadians and Delivers a Simplified User Experience

Canadians will now receive better rewards for using the Paytm App TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/... See more »
August 8, 2018PRFree

Paytm Mall Launches Vehicle Breakdown Assistance In Partnership With TVS AA

India's fastest growing network of car service & repair studios in Tamil Nadu, Andra Pradesh, Karnata... See more »
May 16, 2018Yourstory

With 38 M travel tickets sold, how does Paytm travel fair against its competition MakeMyTrip?

One97 Communications Limited-owned Paytm on Wednesday said it had sold over 38 million tickets across... See more »
February 20, 2018Hindustan times

Paytm rolls back feature that turned wallet recharge via credit card into vouchers

Paytm last week silently rolled out a major change to its platform that converted recharges to wallet... See more »
October 17, 2017PR Newswire

Paytm Labs CEO to speak at the Canada-India Business Council Diwali Gala and Awards

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Paytm Labs is excited to announce that CEO Harinder Takhar will... See more »

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Paytm Headquarters

B-121 Sector 5

Noida, Uttar Pradesh201301

0120-4440440

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Paytm Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Paytm is an online recharge and bill payment application that offers prepaid mobile, datacard and utility recharge services. Paytm is an acronym for "Pay Through Mobile." It was founded and incubated by One97 Communications as a prepaid mobile recharg...

CEO

Paytm's Founder & CEO, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, currently has an approval rating of 87%. Paytm's primary competitors are MobiKwik, PhonePe & Freecharge.

Website

paytm.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Paytm

  1. When was Paytm founded?

    Paytm was founded in 2010
  2. Who is Paytm's CEO?

    Paytm's CEO is Vijay Shekhar Sharma
  3. How much revenue does Paytm generate?

    Paytm generates $494.5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Paytm have?

    Paytm has historically raised $4B in funding
  5. Where is Paytm's headquarters?

    Paytm's headquarters is in Noida Uttar Pradesh, IN
  1. How many employees does Paytm have?

    Paytm has 5,000 employees
  2. What sector does Paytm operate in?

    Paytm is in Fintech, E-commerce, Internet Software
  3. Who are Paytm's competitors?

    Paytm's top competitors are MobiKwik, PhonePe, Freecharge
  4. Who has Paytm invested in?

    Paytm's has invested in companies such as Fable Fintech, Rooter, HungerBox