Authors Aditya Kondawar

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Paytmmmmm Karooooooo! Most of us have heard this jingle right?

After the much-celebrated #IPO of Zomato, all eyes are now on #PayTM!

So let's not wait and let's understand everything about PayTM in the below thread 👇


- The DRHP mentions a Rs 16,600 Cr Fundraise
- Split - 50% Fresh, 50% OFS
- Valuation of $25-30 billion targeted from this IPO

Let’s put all of these numbers into perspective here –


Some big numbers, right? Ok back to PayTM now –

What does it do?

Well, it does a lot of things but at the core of it let's term it a fintech company.

- It started as a digital wallet-based platform focused on mobile SIM top-ups and utility payments in 2010


- They pivoted to marketing, mobile phone top-ups, payments, e-comm, then a full-scale fintech services company – The avatar that we see today

- The Paytm ecosystem has payments (wallet / UPI), merchant acquiring, credit, savings, broking, wealth management, and insurance.


Total users - 333 mn
Monthly active users - 50 mn
Merchants - 21.1 mn

RedSeer - Paytm has a payments transaction volume market share of ~40% and wallet payments transaction mkt share of 65-70% in India for FY21
A list of all the articles that we have created - From Banking to Fiber!

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Starting with Financials -

A to Z of Banking, all basics of banking explained -

Top 5 Banks and their strategies -

Large Bank - HDFC Bank - How did HDFC Bank become HDFC Bank -

Mid Sized Bank - Kotak Mahindra Bank

How did they avoid all NPAs from 1999? What makes Uday Kotak's Concalls a goldmine of information on the Banking sector? Everything explained!

We have given details from 1999! The most comprehensive article ever!

Large NBFC - Consumer Durables Play - Bajaj Finance

From its origins to how it gives 0% EMI to how it earns money from manufacturers - everything explained!

More - Origins, Products, Loan Book, Cross-Selling, Risk management, Concalls of 8 Years,

Gold NBFC - Manappuram Finance

Origins (with fun facts)

Products, 10Y Financials, Business model and how do they make money, How does a gold loan work, Operational efficiency, peer comparison, mgmt commentary, why we don't like the stock, and much