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Paytm Cash launched; cashbacks are now non-transferable

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Paytm has launched a new version of Paytm Cashback in the form of Paytm Cash that makes cashbacks on the platform non-transferable. This means that the user will not be able to transfer the amount to other Paytm users or to any

Paytm Payments Bank appoints Nitin Chauhan as the new CISO

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Paytm Payments Bank announced the appointment of Nitin Chauhan as its new Chief Information Security Officer(CISO). According to the company, Chauhan will be responsible for the company’s information security initiatives, setting up and enhancing the firm’s enterprise security strategies, infrastructure, and

Paytm sets up an investment arm, Paytm Money

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Paytm, run by One97 Communications is starting a new investment advisory company- Paytm Money that will offer investment and wealth management products and will invest close to $10 million upfront in the new entity. Paytm Money will be the fourth consumer brand

Paytm introduces loyalty programme for its customers

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India’s largest digital wallet Paytm has introduced “Paytm Loyalty Points” which customers can earn while doing activities on the platform. All cash backs that the customers receive on the platform will be accumulated on Paytm Loyalty Points. The loyalty points can

Paytm Payments Bank gets Rs 122cr infusion from founder and parent co.

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Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications and its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma have invested Rs 122 crore in Paytm Payments Bank, taking their total fund infusion to Rs 400 crore. While, Vijay Shekhar Sharma invested Rs 62 crore, the rest came from

Paytm invests in online lending startup CreditMate

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One97 Communications-owned Paytm has invested an undisclosed amount in CreditMate, a Mumbai based startup which facilitates two-wheeler loans for customers without any credit history. As a part of this investment Paytm will leverage CreditMate’s proprietary credit and asset valuation technology

Paytm partners ICICI Bank to launch short-term credit product

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Paytm has partnered ICICI Bank to launch ‘Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid’, which is an interest-free, short-term digital credit product. This instant credit could be used for bill payments, movie tickets, flight and other purposes. Paytm-ICICI Bank Postpaid is a digital credit account

Paytm integrates BHIM UPI on its platform

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Paytm has finally integrated the BHIM UPI app on its platform. “We are now targeting 200 million monthly users in less than two years. UPI will also allow larger ticket size transactions,” said Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder One97 Communications. The development comes

Paytm launches in-app messaging feature ‘Inbox’

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India’s largest digital wallet app Paytm has launched Paytm Inbox, a new offering by the company that lets you chat with your friends and family, and send/ request money at the same time. The new feature is available in the

Flipkart, Amazon, and Paytm gear up for their ‘BIG’ Sale events

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It seems like Diwali season has come a bit earlier this year, as e-commerce companies are all geared up to unveil their exclusive deals and discounts to lure consumers to shop whole-heartedly this festive season. The three biggest e-tailers of

Paytm Payments Bank partners NPCI for RuPay-powered digital debit card

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Paytm Payments Bank has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch a RuPay-powered digital debit card. Through the new digital debit card, customers will now be able to transact at all merchants who accept credit and

Paytm payments bank gets additional Rs 60cr through rights issue

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The board of Paytm payments bank has approved a Rs 60 crore rights issue for its existing shareholders, including Paytm founder, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the firm said in a regulatory filing. “…the consent of the board is hereby accorded to

Paytm looking to acquire deal discovery startups Little and Nearbuy

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Paytm is in talks to acquire not one but two deal discovery startups namely Little and Nearbuy, according to various media reports. Citing people in the know of the things, the reports say that Paytm has already had early-stage discussions with

Paytm renames its postcard service as ‘Lifafa’

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Earlier this month, Paytm launched a new feature called the Postcard service- a digital version of ‘shagun’ which enables users to go cashless during festive occasions. The company is now branding its Postcard service that allows instant sharing of money across the

Paytm may soon launch a messaging service to rival WhatsApp

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Digital payments company, Paytm is gearing up to launch an in-app chat messenger to rival WhatsApp, according to a WSJ report. Paytm, which has over 225 million users on its wallet app, reportedly plans to introduce the messaging feature within the next two

Paytm joins hands with lottery firm AGTech Media to set up a gaming company

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Paytm, the Indian electronic payment and e-commerce company run by One97 Communications has entered into a joint venture with Hong Kong-based lottery firm AGTech Media to set up a gaming company in India. AGTech Media is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AGTech

Amazon joins the fray with $70-$80mn bid to acquire FreeCharge

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Joining the long list of potential buyers like Axis Bank, MobiKwik, Paytm, Bank of Baroda and Times Internet who have shown interest in buying FreeCharge, Amazon too has joined the fray with a $70-$80mn bid to acquire mobile wallet firm, according

Paytm introduces ‘digital gold’ as cashback on transactions

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Paytm has introduced the feature of availing ‘digital gold’ as cashback on transactions. This means whether you are shopping online, paying utility bills or buying movie/travel tickets, you can earn pure gold kept for free in MMTC-PAMP’s secured lockers. Gold is the

Paytm invests in mobile loyalty firm MobiQuest

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Paytm has decided to invest an undisclosed amount in Noida-based MobiQuest Mobile Technologies Pvt Ltd. MobiQuest, founded in 2008 by former FCS Software Solutions and Times Group’s BrandQuiver executives Vineet Narang and Sabina Kamal, works in targeted marketing using data

Paytm Mall delists 85K sellers for failing to meet quality standards

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Paytm’s e-commerce arm, Paytm Mall has delisted over 85,000 sellers from its platform in a cleaning operation of sorts for failing to meet quality standards. The company that is gearing up to take stalwarts like Flipkart and Amazon in the Indian