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Friday, October 15, 2021

Vijay Shekhar Sharma


Paytm CEO shares hilarious e-mails of people seeking funding, leaves netizens amused

October 15, 2021 11:03 am

Revealing his idea of opening the "Number 1" toys company, he shares how he is unable to get funds despite calling, messaging and e-mailing almost all the venture capitals in India.

Paytm's ex-director Ashok Kumar Saxena seeks to stall $2 billion IPO, company calls it harassment

August 14, 2021 7:34 am

In legal documents seen by Reuters, Paytm says the claim by Ashok Kumar Saxena and allegations of fraud in a police complaint in New Delhi are mischievous attempts to harass the firm. The dispute though is cited under "criminal proceedings" in Paytm's July IPO prospectus filed for regulatory approval.

Paytm, Vijay Shekhar Sharma to acquire Raheja QBE General Insurance

July 06, 2020 1:01 pm

"Raheja QBE is owned 51 per cent by Prism Johnson and 49 per cent by QBE Australia. Paytm is set to acquire both stakes and would own 100 per cent of the company," Paytm said in a statement.

Paytm founder had accused her of nearly bringing down firm, but Sonia Dhawan is back as V-P

September 17, 2019 6:46 pm

Police records show that Sonia Dhawan, her husband Rupak Jain and another Paytm employee, Devendra Kumar, were arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 10 crore from Sharma in exchange for stolen company and personal data.

Paytm 'extortion' case: Why would a longtime employee turn against her boss?

December 03, 2018 10:25 am

Local police have arrested Paytm vice president Sonia Dhawan, her husband and another Paytm employee for allegedly stealing founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma's personal data so they could extort money.

Paytm chief’s ex-secy among three held for data theft, blackmail: Police

October 23, 2018 10:09 am

The three arrested accused were identified as Sonia Dhawan, who started as Vijay’s secretary and is currently vice-president, corporate communications/PR; her husband Rupak Jain; and Devendra Kumar, an employee with Paytm’s administration department.

Paytm Payments Bank records Rs 30.7 crore loss in August 2016 - March '17

October 04, 2017 3:35 pm

Paytm Payments Bank, which was incorporated in August 2016, formally began its operations from May this year.

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma to buy Rs 82 crore worth real estate in Lutyens' Delhi

June 07, 2017 9:51 am

Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has paid a 'substantial' advance and signed an MoU to purchase real estate in one of the country's most expensive residential areas, Golf Links in Lutyens, New Delhi.

Paytm CEO’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s abusive outburst reflects poorly on him and his company

January 21, 2017 10:57 am

Public viewing of Sharma makes his celebratory moments reek of hubris and hard-to-swallow over confidence – the idea of “success gone to his head” -- which is unbecoming to the image of an industry leader whose product matters.