By SK Kapoor.
Founder and CEO of Paytm , Vijay Shekhar Sharma is a proud Indian to get featured on the Hurun Global 40 and under Self-Made Rich List 2019.
39 year-old , Paytm CEO , stood at 36th rank on the Hurun’s Global 40.
The 36th position is bagged by two global entities one is Vijay Shekhar Sharma , founder of Paytm from India and the other one is Kevin Systrom , Co-founder of Instagram from USA.
With leading investors such as Softbank Group, SAIF Partners, Alibaba Group and Ant Financial , Sharma founded the Mobile Payment System in 2010 , named Paytm.
Sharma’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 Billion.
Accordingto the report, “it took him six years to hit the billion dollar mark that compares with an average of seven years to become billionaire”.
Besides , Vijay Shekhar Sharma, India- born Divyank Turakhia from UAE (lives in UAE) also made it to the 29th position in Hurun Global 40 and under Self-Made Rich List 2019.
He shared the position with Evan Spiegel , founder of Snapchat.
The report suggested the worth of Divyank Tiranga to be $1.7 Billion.
He was the co-founder of Media.net with his brother Bhavin , which is an Advertising Technology Company.
Media.net was sold then to Chinese consortium for $900 million.
Yahoo, CNN and New York Times are the eminent clients of Media.net .
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