Vijay Shekhar Sharma is an Indian entrepreneur who introduced the Petmem to the market. Sharma was born on July 15, 1978 in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh. He completed Maternity Education with the Engineering College of Delhi.
Sharma was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. He tells Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma and Masaboosh son of Softbank as his inspiration. He started college at the age of 15. In 1997, when in college, the website indiasite.net started and sold it for two million dollars after two years
For higher education, Enhenen took admission in the Delhi College of Engineering, it came in the way of his English, as he was studying from the Hindi Medium School, hence he had to face a lot of problems due to lack of English, but the reason for not coming to English They did not let their self-confidence weaken
Vijay was from a middle class family, he knew the value of money, when he was studying, he also started business together with his friend during the course of studies, then later sold him to American company Lotus Interversex. Gave him a job in his own company and he got a lot of profit, after about a year, he left this company’s job to do something different
After leaving the job, he started a new company named One97, but it did not work properly, he suffered a considerable loss in a year, the condition became so bad that he had to work hard to save a single penny. was. He used to walk on foot to save the bus. Occasionally, only two cups of tea were passed on the whole day, and even some of them were not ready to marry, in the meantime they used to go to the people’s home and do computer repair.
When the money was saved in the life of Vijay, it was very important to save the money, but he saw that if he wanted to be a auto, whether he was in the place of shop or rickshaw, he would have been very upset for the money that was left to him and Idea came with the idea of making Paytm. Petit started in 2010
His investors include the well-known e-commerce company of China Alibaba’s owner Jack Ma and Ratan Tata. Talking about his journey filled with these struggles, Vijay Shekhar said, ‘It does not matter if you have come from some place. If you want something, then it is the passion, either you will be in or out. ‘
Shekhar is the father of a son and according to him, maturity comes along with an increasing age. By the way, he had jumped from the plane to try his courage recently. Apart from this, they are also hobbled by the risk of investing in new businesses.
Vijay used this free time to learn software coding. Vijay’s business journey started in college only when he collaborated with friends to create a content management system indiasite.net in which investors had made money. Two years later Vijay won $ 1 million from selling, One97 Communications Ltd. Enter the company named Mobile Value Added Service. One97 Communications Ltd. Kinds of content for mobile such as Exam Results, Ringtones, News, Cricket Score, Jokes.
America’s 9/11 tragedy struck the market so much that overnight business was destroyed and One97 Communications Ltd. It is also a victim of it. Paytm’s customers, such as Hutch and Airtel, were unable to pay on time. Salary trips to his staff, employees, friends and relatives, to give the money loan at 24% annual interest rate.
Vijay’s money had ended and he had to sacrifice many facilities in his personal life too. Vijay did not leave the car and started traveling by bus-auto but did not give up dreaming because the secret to win is not to lose courage. If the money was tightened, Vijay as a consultant started working in one place.
Honoris Kausa Doctor of Sciences ( DSC ) degree , Amity University Gurgaon , 2016
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