28 Feb '17, 5pm

[email protected] CEO wants to buy a Rolex when company's valuation hits $10 billion

.@Paytm CEO wants to buy a Rolex when company's valuation hits $10 billion

The man who likes his payments cashless prefers his style timeless. Vijay Shekhar Sharma , the founder of Paytm , wants to buy a Rolex watch. Sharma bought his first timepiece from the brand after successfully raising Series A funding. But he lost it while shifting homes. Now he wants another one. Sharma, however, isn't just walking into a store and buying it, even if he can afford to do that. He will buy it when he meets a targ- a $10 billion valuation for his company. "I lost it [the first watch] when we moved to another house. I couldn't find it. So, I thought, I should again earn the next one,, says Sharma, who normally doesn't wear a watch. But owning a Rolex, he says, is just to "tick a box,. He doesn't show much interest in which model he wants to buy, not yet. "You earn your Rolex,, he says. So, how close is he to achieving his target? "In a way, we (Paytm) are hal...

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