An Era Bygone: Before Digital Wallets and Online Payments came in

Paytm WalletIf you are over 15, chances are you’d know a time without the Internet and smartphones. The nostalgia of the 90s refuse to fade even after two decades for a reason It was the time of Color Television, Desktops and Landline connections. Television commercials were a treat to the eyes and everybody was looking forward to having their own ‘free’ e-mail accounts.

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Bandra-Worli Sealink and 5 major toll plazas across Mumbai go cashless

Bandra Worli Sea Link Paytm Toll PlazaWe are happy to announce that we have enabled real-time cashless toll collection across the Bandra-Worli Sealink and five other major toll plazas in Mumbai. Commuters can now pay toll charges instantly with their Paytm Wallet and zip past in no time.

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Paytm Build for India Hackathon – The Judgement Day

Paytm Build for India HackathonWhen we launched the Build for India Hackathon, we knew the results could effect real change. Our challenge to developers: find new ways to use our Paytm payments API to design new solutions that impact the lives of millions of Indians.

We were overwhelmed by the response: hundreds of makers, inventors and entrepreneurs from across India turned up with backpacks, ready to code throughout the night. We shared the staging links and sent out the SDK and Plugin kits. The work started.

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We have our first ever Hackathon, Build for India

Paytm Build for India Hackathon 2Today our Noida office held an exciting hackathon. Teams of students, engineers and developers across the country came together and worked really hard to design and code their own new product/service in 36 hours.

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Vijay Shekhar Sharma named as Best Businessman at 2016 GQ Men of the Year Awards

Vijay wins 'Best Businessman' at 2016 GQ Men of the Year Awards.

GQ has named Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder and CEO of India’s largest payments and commerce company, Paytm in the much prestigious ‘GQ Awards 2016, Men Of The Year’. The annual list recognizes excellence across sectors – from cinema and fashion to business and sports.

Vijay is the first Indian startup entrepreneur to be recognised among the GQ Men of the Year. In his acceptance speech, he dedicated the award to the incredible efforts of the ingenious team at Paytm.

“I am honored to feature in the list. This is a recognition of our efforts to build India’s biggest cashless ecosystem and bring half a billion Indians to the mainstream economy by 2020. It also validates the efforts of the Paytm team to build India’s first $100 billion firm using mobile payments, commerce and our upcoming payment banking services“, said Vijay Shekhar Sharma.

Vijay believes in the triumph of the world’s underdogs – people who are written off at different points in their lives, and pull off striking comebacks. He is inspired by Jack Ma, Steve Jobs and Sunil Mittal.

The GQ Men of the Year Awards recognizes mavericks from across business, cinema, social work, sports and the arts.

Zip past currency roadblocks with easy Two Wheeler EMIs on Paytm

Paytm EMI on Bikes and Scooters

We know you’ve been eyeing that scooter for months. Now is your chance to pick it up.

At Paytm, we have partnered with the good folks at IndusInd Bank to launch two wheeler loans with easy EMIs. You can simply pay the booking amount upfront on Paytm and pay the balance in easy instalments at competitive interest rates.

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Introducing Paytm FASTag, the end of travel delays

Paytm FASTag

India’s highways are going cashless with Paytm. We have partnered with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to allow you to zip through highway tolls across the country.

It all starts with the Paytm FASTag. This small sticker on your car’s windshield is valid at more than 350 toll plazas. It’s a clever bit of RFID technology that allows instant cashless payments from your Paytm Wallet.

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Travel plans will fall on track with Paytm’s IRCTC Rail Bookings

Paytm IRCTC Rail Bookings

India travels most on its railroads. Over 30 million Indians travel with IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation) every day. This is clearly India’s single largest group of travellers. At Paytm, we are bringing the entire railways network to you. Our travel marketplace will now support IRCTC rail ticket bookings.

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Paytm Auto and Cab partners drive away worries with free health insurance

Paytm Health Insurance

In India, auto rickshaws and cabs are the pillars that support the country’s last-mile transport.  These good folks are always on the road, driving us places. However, due to the high-risk lifestyle, they are less likely to get insurance. We strongly felt this should change, and it did.

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Paytm’s new app update out! Now do more than ever before

Paytm App Update

At Paytm, we regularly update our mobile app with new features. The new v5.4.2 has new features that’ll give you more control over your spends & shopping experience.

Here are the five new things you can do in the new Paytm app:

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