paytm

Paytm is an Indian electronic payment and e-commerce company based out of Delhi NCR, India. Launched in August 2010, it is the consumer brand of parent One97 Communications. The name is an acronym for “Pay Through Mobile.” The company employs over 13,000 employees as of January 2017 and has 3 million offline merchants across India. It also operates the Paytm payment gateway and the Paytm Wallet.

Among other sources of funding, in 2015, Paytm became the first Indian company to receive funding from Chinese eCommerce company Alibaba, after it raised over $625 million at a valuation of $1.5 billion. The Alibaba Group was the biggest stakeholder in Paytm parent company One97 Communications.

  • CEO of Paytm:

  Vijay Shekhar Sharma

  • Establishment Year:

 Incorporated in 2010

  • Type of Site:

E-commerce

  • Head Office:

Noida

  • Company Type:

  Private

  • Services:

Online shopping
Payment system

  • Employees:

 13,000

  • Operates in country:

 India

  • Tagline:

Simple & incredible!

  • Competitor:

Amazon

Snapdeal

Flipkart

  • Official Website:

https://paytm.com/