October 2020 \ Business & Investment \ BUSINESS—FUND RAISING AND REALTY CHECK
Paytm revenue hits Rs 3,629 crore

Digital payments major Paytm in September ...

  • Mr Madhur Deora

Digital payments major Paytm in September said its revenue for the fiscal year ended on March 31 increased to Rs 3,629 crore with a 40 percent decline in losses.

Paytm said that expanding its financial services with lending, wealth management and insurance offerings opened up new revenue streams for the company. “We are on the path to empowering millions of Indians with digital financial services that would play a key role in building Atma Nirbhar Bharat,” Madhur Deora, President, Paytm, said in a statement. “We are also investing heavily in building digital services for our merchant partners so that they can benefit from technology and financial inclusion.”

The homegrown financial services platform said its Android-based point of sale system (POS) devices have also been gaining traction among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), kirana stores and getting adopted rapidly.

Over 17 million merchant partners are benefiting from its payment and financial services according to the company which has launched a slew of merchant focused products such as Paytm for Business app, Soundbox, Business Khata and Payout services, among others.