Alibaba to invest $177 mn in Paytm E-Commerce, hike stake to 62%

AlibabaPaytm E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, the online marketplace arm of One97 Communications Ltd, is raising $200 million (Rs 1,334 crore) in a funding round led by Alibaba Singapore E-Commerce Pvt. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, a financial daily reported on Thursday. Alibaba will invest $177 million (Rs 1,182 crore) […]

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Paytm to merge wallet business with payments bank

PAYTM_Ankit_feOne97 Communications Ltd, the owner of digital wallet Paytm, said on Monday it will merge its wallet business with its upcoming payments bank to comply with Reserve Bank of India’s directions. The digital wallet will be transferred after the company gets necessary regulatory approval to start Paytm Payments Bank Ltd, it said in a blog […]

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Alibaba Group’s global MD Gowrappan joins Paytm board

PAYTM_Ankit_feAlibaba Group’s global managing director K Guru Gowrappan has joined Paytm’s board as an additional director. This marks the third top-level appointment in the digital wallet firm during the last one week. On October 20, Paytm announced that Amit Singhal, the former head of Google search, will join Paytm’s board of directors, while on October […]

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Alibaba may pick majority stake in Paytm’s e-commerce biz

AlibabaOnline and mobile commerce giant Alibaba, which owns a significant stake in One97 Communications Pvt. Ltd that runs mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm, is likely to pick a majority stake in Paytm’s e-commerce business, a senior company executive said. Paytm has created a separate entity for its online retail business under Paytm E-Commerce Pvt. […]

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

AlibabaChinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the development, The Economic Times reported also that Alibaba was considering infusing more funds […]

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

AlibabaChinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the development, The Economic Times reported also that Alibaba was considering infusing more funds […]

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

AlibabaChinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the development, The Economic Times reported also that Alibaba was considering infusing more funds […]

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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

AlibabaChinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the development, The Economic Times reported also that Alibaba was considering infusing more funds […]

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Paytm raises fresh funding from Alibaba, Ant Financial

One97 Communications Ltd, which runs mobile wallet and e-commerce venture Paytm, has raised a fresh round of funding from NYSE-listed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and its existing investor Ant Financial. Ant Financial, a group firm of Alibaba, had initially invested in Paytm in February along with SAIF Partners. To be updated

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