Startup Street: Why Paytm Wants To Go The WeChat Way

Startup Street: Why Paytm Wants To Go The WeChat Way

This week on Startup Street, read about why India’s largest fintech startup Paytm decided on integrating an instant messenger service onto its payments app. Self-driving car rental startup Revv has partnered with Intel’s Mobileye to install driver assistance systems in its cars, and India’s startup ecosystem grew even as funding dried up. Here’s what went on. There are some restaurants which serve ice-cream, and there are some which don’t. “We want to be the restaurant that serves the ice-cream too.” That’s how Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma explained the payments app’s decision to integrate an instant messaging service, stepping into […]