About Paytm Group

Paytm is India's leading financial services company that offers full-stack payments & financial solutions to consumers, offline merchants and online platforms. The company is on a mission to bring half a billion Indians into the mainstream economy through payments, commerce, banking, investments, and financial services. One97 Communications Limited that owns the brand Paytm is founded by Vijay Shekhar Sharma and is headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Its investors include Softbank, Ant Financial, AGH Holdings, SAIF Partners, Berkshire Hathaway,
T Rowe Price, and Discovery Capital.

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO of Paytm and One97 Communications Limited together own Paytm Payments Bank, country's largest digital bank with over 58 million account holders. Working on its mission to bring un-served & under-served Indians under the formal banking system, it has made banking accessible & convenient to people across the country through innovative use of technology.

It's wholly-owned subsidiary 'Paytm Money' has achieved the distinction of becoming India's biggest investment platform within its first year, and is now one of the largest contributors of new Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) to the Mutual Funds industry; it has already received approvals to launch Stock Broking, Demat Services and National Pension System (NPS) services, and strives to continue to broaden the financial services and wealth management opportunities to the unbanked and underserved Indians.

Paytm First Games, which is another group company (a joint venture between One97 Communications Ltd and AG Tech Holdings), has quickly become India’s go-to gaming and stay-at-home entertainment option for millions of users across the country. The platform caters to all types of gamers with an exhaustive array of games for amateurs as well as esports for gaming pros.

Paytm Insurance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of One97 Communications Ltd (OCL) and has secured a brokerage license from IRDAI. It offers insurance products to millions of Indian consumers across four categories including two-wheeler, four-wheeler, health and life. The company aims to simplify insurance and create a seamless, easy to understand online journey for its customers.

Awards

  • 2017

    Paytm wins Diamond SABRE Award in Company Of The Year at SABRE Awards 2017

    Paytm wins Diamond SABRE Award in Superior Achievement In Reputation Management at SABRE Awards 2017

    Paytm wins Gold SABRE Award in Financial Professional Services at SABRE Awards 2017

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma recognized among the 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins at Entrepreneur India Awards 2017

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma named to the 2017 Time 100 List of Most Influential People in the World

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year at The Entrepreneur's Moneytech Awards 2017

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma announced Data Quest IT Person of the Year.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins Forbes Top 40 Under 40 Award.

    Paytm wins Best Digital Wallet award at the 11th IAMAI India Digital Summit.

    Paytm wins Best Consumer Mobile Service award at the 11th IAMAI India Digital Summit.

  • 2016

    Paytm wins ET Brand Equity Most Trusted Brand of the Year 2016.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins IMPACT Person of the Year Award 2016.

    Paytm wins FT Future of Fintech Award.

    Paytm wins Outstanding Startup of the Year Award at Forbes Leadership Awards 2016.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins Uttar Pradesh government’s top Yash Bharti Award.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins ET Panache Trendsetting Entrepreneur Award.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma chosen as Entrepreneur of the Year at ET Awards for Corporate Excellence.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma named Businessman of the Year at GQ Men of the Year Awards.

    Paytm wins the Mobile Wallet Provider of the Year Award in the B2C category at the Frost & Sullivan Awards Ceremony.

    Paytm receives ET Telecom Game Changer of the Year Award for 2015.

    NDTV Indian of the Year Award for Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

  • 2015

    Paytm won NDTV Cisco Digitizing India Awards for Disruptive Digital Innovator.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma featured in Economic Times "India's Hottest Business Leader under 40"

    Paytm won the Frost & Sullivan India ICT Award for Mobile Commerce Company of the Year in B2C segment.

    One97/Paytm recognized among Smart Innovators of 2014 at the Inc India Awards.

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma recognized among the most Innovative CEOs of 2014 by Inc India.

    Paytm Wallet gets the Best Digital Wallet Award at IAMAI' India Digital Awards in Delhi on 15th Jan 2015

  • 2014

    Paytm App gets featured in Apple App Store’s Best of 2014 in the Mobile/DTH Recharge & Shopping Category

    Paytm is the winner of Indian Express IT Award in Mobility Solutions 2014

    Paytm App is a finalist at the international Meffys in Consumer Trust category

    Gold Winner at the MMA Smarties in the Mobile App category

    Silver Winner at the MMA Smarties in the mCommerce category

    Among Delhi/NCR’s Top 50 Brands at a celebration by Paulwriter

    Best Mobile Money product at the 4th India Digital Awards

  • 2013

    Knowledge Faber Best Mobile Wallet Program Award

    Special mention in m Billionth Awards in mCommerce/mBusiness category

    Gold Winner at the MMA Smarties for mCommerce

  • 2012

    Most Innovative Startup of the Year at the Entrepreneur India event by Franchise India