Once in a lifetime,
God gives us an opportunity
to create a dent in the universe.



This is ours.

One97 Communications Ltd. is India’s leading mobile internet
company.  One97 runs Paytm, India’s largest digital goods marketplace. 



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. Show More...

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).Hide More...

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Awards and Accolades

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2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma recognized among the 50 Most Influential Young Indians by GQ
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins at Entrepreneur India Awards 2017
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma named to the 2017 Time 100 List of Most Influential People in the World
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma is recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year at the Moneytech Awards 2017.
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins Data Quest IT Person of the Year.
2017 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins Forbes Top 40 Under 40 Award.
2017 -
Paytm wins Best Digital Wallet award at the 11th IAMAI India Digital Summit.
2017 -
Paytm wins Best Consumer Mobile Service award at the 11th IAMAI India Digital Summit.
2016 -
Paytm wins ET Brand Equity Most Trusted Brand of the Year 2016.
2016 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins IMPACT Person of the Year Award 2016.
2016 -
Paytm wins FT Future of Fintech Award
2016 -
Paytm wins Outstanding Startup of the Year Award at Forbes Leadership Awards 2016
2016 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins Uttar Pradesh government’s top Yash Bharti Award.
2016 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma wins ET Panache Trendsetting Entrepreneur Award
2016 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma chosen as Entrepreneur of the Year at ET Awards for Corporate Excellence
2016 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma named Businessman of the Year at GQ Men of the Year Awards
2016 -
Paytm wins the Mobile Wallet Provider of the Year Award in the B2C category at the Frost & Sullivan Awards Ceremony
2016 -
Paytm receives ET Telecom Game Changer of the Year Award for 2015
2016 -
NDTV Indian of the Year Award for Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma
2015 -
Paytm wins the Disruptive Digital Innovator Award at NDTV Digitzing India Awards
2015 -
One97/ Paytm wins the Most Innovative Company of the Year 2014 Award at Business Standard Awards
2015 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma featured in Economic Times “India’s Hottest Business Leader under 40”
2015 -
Paytm won the Frost & Sullivan India ICT Award for Mobile Commerce Company of the Year in B2C segment.
2015 -
One97 is recognized among Smart Innovators of 2014 at the Inc India Awards.
2015 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma is recognized among the most Innovative CEOs of 2014 by Inc India.
2015 -
Paytm Wallet gets the Best Digital Wallet Award at IAMAI’ India Digital Awards in Delhi on 15th Jan 2015
2014 -
Paytm App featured in Apple App Store’s Best of 2014 in the Mobile/DTH Recharge & Shopping Category
2014 -
Paytm is the winner of Indian Express IT Award in Mobility Solutions 2014
2014 -
Paytm App is a finalist at the international Meffys in Consumer Trust category
2014 -
Paytm is Gold Winner at the MMA Smarties in the Mobile App category
2014 -
Paytm is Silver Winner at the MMA Smarties in the mCommerce category
2014 -
Paytm gets recognized among Delhi/NCR’s Top 50 Brands at a celebration by Paulwriter
2014 -
Paytm wins the Best Mobile Money product at the 4th India Digital Awards
2013 -
One97 has been nominated as one of the 5 top companies in the Best PE/VC-backed Media & Communication at VCCircle Awards 2013
2012 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma was featured as the ‘New Heroes of India Inc’ by CNBC
2012 -
Paytm was recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Startup of the Year’ at the Entrepreneur India event organized by Franchise India
2011 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma featured in Inc 500 survey about ‘India’s fastest growing midsized companies’
2011 -
Vijay Shekhar Sharma won ‘Mobile Entrepreneur of the Year’ – WAT Awards
2011 - 
‘Best VAS Innovative Product’ for One97’s product Talk2Me - ET Telecom Awards
2011 -
Finalist in mBillionth award South Asia : Recognised as the Top 6 companies - Voice & Data’s Telecom Awards 
2010 -
‘VAS Person of the Year’ for Vijay Shekhar Sharma - IAMAI’s India Digital Awards
2010 -
Company of the Year’ by ET Now, IndiaMart Leaders of Tomorrow
2010 -
One97′s product 'Talk2Me', won the 'Digital Innovation of the Year' - IAMAI's Digital Awards
2010 -
2011 & 2012 awarded ‘Organization with Innovative HR Practices’ - Asia Pacific HRM Congress
2009 -
Ranked 10th fastest growing technology company in India - Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India Program
2009 -
A leading technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific Program
2009 -
Annual HR Excellence Award - 6th Global HR Summit held at Amity Business School
2009 -
‘Emerging Company of the Year’ - Voice & Data’s Telecom Awards 2009

A Timeline of Our Growth

2016
  • Over 1 million bookings for Travel vertical
  • IRCTC's Payment Gateway powered by Paytm
  • Paytm raises funding from mediatek
  • Over 1 lakh movie tickets booked per day within 4 days of launch
2015
  • Uber ties up with Paytm to use its wallet
  • Paytm raises funding from Alipay Financial for Paytm m-commerce & wallet.
  • Million orders a day mark reached
  • Ratan Tata backs Paytm
  • 50 million wallets registered on Paytm
  • Paytm launches new app for wallet
  • IRCTC adds Paytm Wallet as mode of payment
2014
  • Semi Closed Wallet launched
  • Paytm Marketplace launched
  • 22 million customers get registered
  • 12 million app users
  • More than 15,000 merchants start using Paytm wallet outside paytm
  • 800,000 orders per day mark reached.
  • More countries in Mid East and Africa added to One97 map.
2013
  • Launch of Adworks - Mobile advertising platform.
  • Expension in International Market
  • Handling Over 40 billion calls on a monthly basis on the its platforms.
  • Gets RBI license for Semi closed Wallet
  • Crosses 300,000 orders a day
  • Adopts IMPS as a new payment method
2012
  • Over 500 million Subscribers handled on a daily basis.
  • Organizationally crosses 1000 employees.
  • Launch of Bills and Ticketing Vertical in Paytm
  • Launches services with 3 Operators in Africa
2011
  • Raises Series C funding from SAP Ventures.
  • Handles over 35 billion calls on a monthly basis on the One97 platforms.
2010

Launch of Paytm - Online recharge portal, India biggest in this category.

2009
  • Raises Seres B funding from Intel Capital
  • Sets up two new business lines, network based Mobile Advertising and Social Networking.
  • Forges partnerships with media houses
2008
  • Raises funding from SAIF & SVB
  • Partners with a leading IT company for enhanced voice & 3G applications
  • Wins a leading GSM and a CDMA operator For national level service roll out on voice platforms
  • Wins another GSM operator's VAS business for select circles
  • Launches RBT for a GSM operator
  • Wins a GSM operator for a pan India service rollout
  • Launches subscription based content services
2007
  • Acquires Positive Comsol
  • Launches the first universal ringtone card in partnership with a leading retail chain
  • Won a GSM operator's mandate for WAP and voice services
  • Expands to PAN India operations across various service providers
2006
  • Launches highly successful Ringtone ka Maharaja on voice portal
  • Launch of enterprise services on the 3030 short code
  • Wins first major international client - operator in Afghanistan
2005
  • Launched India's first interactive out-dailer for VAS upselling
  • Generated highest one-day VAS revenues by launching Kaun Banega Lakhpati on mobile
  • Launched a gaming, contest & content portal on an all India basis for a GSM operator on the 3030 short code
  • Won another GSM operator's VAS business for the Delhi circle
2004
  • Wins mandate to deliver pan-India Voice Portal for largest GSM operator
  • Launched India's first voice based gaming
2003
  • Becomes the first to launch music messaging on mobiles in India
  • Launches live astrology across India
  • First to introduce VAS on landline networks
  • Launches SMS based applications & businesses
2002

Starts live astrology services for a GSM operator in Delhi

2001

One97 is launched