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PayTM is a leading Indian digital payment platform that offers mobile wallets, online shopping, and financial services, facilitating seamless transactions.

PayTm Journey

PayTm's Founder and History

PayTm is a unicorn of India which founded its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

It founded with the initial investment of united states 2 million dollars in Noida which is a location comes under Delhi NCR.

PayTm's founded its founder as a Fintech - Payments & Wallet.

It means PayTm's offer Fintech - Payments & Wallet related services to its users.

PayTm Unicorn Status

PayTm comes in the group of unicorns of India on February, 2015 when it valuation was reach to $1.7 billions.

According to the Venture intelligence the last round investment valuations of PayTm's counted approx. 16 billions dollars which is still growing rapidly.

Initially like Flipkart PayTm's was also introduced by its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharm as a Private company.

But later it become a publicly listed company which means now PayTm can ask to general public for buying shares and debentures of PayTm's.

If we want to talk about the major investors of PayTm's than their are some key peoples or organizations who invested in PayTm's.

PayTm's Investors

Some of these investors include Saama Capital, Elevation Capital, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathway.

These peoples or organizations also known as pillars of successful investors in PayTM's.

Their can be multiple investors are their but these are most knowing names.


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