Vijay Shekhar Sharma: From architect of fintech powerhouse to controversies


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Vijay Shekhar Sharma Paytm Advertisement Warren Buffett Advertisement Advertisement RBI Warren Buffet Advertisement Advertisement New Delhi,, one of the most recognised faces of India's fintech industry, has seen a fair share of controversies. Sharma launched- an acronym for 'pay through mobile' - offering mobile recharges. He launched wallet services in 2011 but the big push came with the 2016 demonetisation. He took out front-page ads in top newspapers with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo, calling demonetisation the "boldest decision in the financial history of independent India".With fewer currency notes in circulation, Paytm was on a roll.Sharma made a splash in...