Unicorns 21/229 – One97 Communications
Founder: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Key people: Vijay Shekhar Sharma (CEO), Jing Xiandong (COO)
Number of employees: 4,500+
Paytm, One97’s flagship brand, is India’s largest digital goods and mobile commerce platform – inspired and driven by a commitment to great consumer experience. Paytm is also a leading payment solutions provider to e-commerce merchants using its RBI approved semi-closed wallet.
One97 delivers mobile content and commerce services to millions of mobile consumers through India’s most widely deployed telecom applications cloud platform.
Headquartered in New Delhi, One97 is more than 4,500 people strong with regional offices in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Chennai and Kolkata with global presence in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. We are backed by marquee investors like Alibaba Group, Ant Financial (AliPay), SAIF Partners, Mediatek, Sapphire Venture and Silicon Valley Bank.
One97 also invests in early stage mobile companies through the One97 Mobility Fund (OMF).