Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Paytm is the flag bearer of the fintech sector in the country, and has almost redefined our ways of conducting business. While in college, founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, started the website indiasite.net, and sold it two years later for $1 million.
In 2000, he started one97 Communications which offers mobile content including news, cricket scores, ringtones, jokes and exam results. One97 is the parent company of Paytm, which was launched in 2010.