Paytm Mall is trying to wrestle its way into the crowded Indian e-commerce space, and Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma seems clear on who his real competition is. Sharma has hinted that he sees Amazon as a bigger threat than Flipkart. During an interview with Business Standard, when asked about his thoughts on his competition with Flipkart, Sharma took a strange detour. “It is long-term battle. In the long term, I am sure we would be there…
While the entrepreneurship-aspirants in India have grown up on inspirational stories of the likes of Steve Jobs, Larry Page and Sergey Brin and Travis Kalanick, Indian entrepreneurs are now inspiring the West. Or at least, Indian entrepreneurship stories are piquing the interest of the West. After capturing significant mind share and grabbing the top spot amongst Indian’s online wallets, Paytm’s story has now become a case study at the hallowed Harvard Business School. Titled ‘Paytm:…
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when Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma attended Recode’s annual tech conference, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was one of the guest speakers, something quite strange happened.
If rubbing salt into one’s wounds could have a physical manifestation, this has to be it. Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has magnanimously announced that their company would be happy to take on the graduates who’d been left in the lurch after Flipkart delayed their joining dates.
The battle for the supremacy in India’s e-commerce market has just been taken into the courtroom. Paytm has filed a lawsuit against Snapdeal-owned company Unicommerce for stealing its confidential data. Unicommerce is a retailer management software firm that allows sellers to see their orders from all major marketplaces, including Paytm, at one place. It was acquired by Snapdeal in March last year. Paytm alleges that as many sellers on Paytm use Unicommerce, it has unlawfully accessed Paytm’s…
Paytm is planning to launch public Wifi hotspots which will allow people to access their Paytm accounts when they’re on the move.
Paytm’s tie up with Flipkart’s delivery arm is a pointer towards what the company’s priorities are going forward.
Looking to capture a bigger pie of Indian ecommerce that extends beyond retail, Snapdeal is reportedly in talks with commutech giant Uber. If the partnership goes through, Snapdeal customers will be able to book an Uber ride through the Snapdeal app.