25 November 2016, India :
India’s largest mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm invested an undisclosed amount of funding in an online portal that facilitates career and business advice- TapChief.
TapChief is a portal where users can connect with Expert for professional advice about Career, Startups or Business anytime over a call. The company provides suitable guidance on career counseling, Resume building, Interviews and much more. Its a one stop to kickstart your career.
As per Tapchief, most of the time, the consultations are not charged, whereas few experts charge as to donate it to a charitable cause.
This is the Noida-based Paytm’s fifth investment after Jugnoo, Loginext, Expressbees and Cleartax. “There is a strong onus on skill development across sectors as India’s startup landscape evolves,” said Madhur Deora, chief financial officer, Paytm, confirming the deal, stated to ET.
Shashank Murali, TapChief CEO said that the backing of a strong consumer-centric brand like Paytm will help us gear up for the next phase of growth.
Paytm started with online mobile recharge and bill payments and has an online marketplace today. In a short span of time, we have scaled to over 158mn registered users and more than 90mn monthly transactions. Paytm is the consumer brand of India’s leading mobile internet company One97 Communications.