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Sameer Nigam: Founder & CEO of PhonePe

Sameer Nigam: Founder & CEO of PhonePe

Sameer Nigam: Founder & CEO of PhonePe

Sameer Nigam is an Indian Entrepreneur who established PhonePe, a UPI-based online installment framework in 2015 and fills in as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He additionally filled in as the Senior Vice President, Engineering at Flipkart. In 2009, he dispatched his absolute first endeavor Mime360, which interfaces content proprietors to content distributers. He made an individual interest in an association called Artifacia on 14 January, 2016. He was recorded in the top Indian business pioneers 40 under forty rundown by The Economic Times. Starting at 2017, he has a total assets of Rs. 17.7 crore. 

Sameer Nigam-Biography 

Name Sameer Nigam
Born 1978
Age 42 (2020)
Nationality Indian
Education University of Mumbai; University of Arizona; The Wharton School
Profession Entrepreneur
Position Founder & CEO, PhonePe
Net worth Rs. 17.7 crore ( as of 5 January, 2017 )
  • Sameer Nigam-Personal Life 
  • Sameer Nigam-Education 
  • Sameer Nigam-Professional Life 
  • Sameer Nigam-Founder of Mime360 
  • Sameer Nigam-Founder of PhonePe 
  • Sameer Nigam-Honors and Awards 

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Sameer Nigam-Personal Life 

He at present dwells in Bangalore, Karnataka. He advanced from Noida to Mumbai and afterward at long last to Bangalore where his organization PhonePe is settled. His endeavor got an enormous lift from the demonetization strategy, which was declared by the Indian government in a similar dispatching year of PhonePe. 

Sameer Nigam-Education 

Sameer finished his conventional instruction from DPS Noida. He got his Computer Engineering certificate from the University of Mumbai. He further went to University of Arizona for a Master of Science in Computer designing (1991-2001). Afterward, he contemplated Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (2007-2009). 

Sameer Nigam-Professional Life 

Sameer filled in as the Director of Search Product Development at Shopzilla from May 2001 to June 2007. He at that point dispatched his endeavor, Mime360 in 2009 which is an online web-based media dissemination channel. The organization was subsequently gained by Flipkart. 

He served at Flipkart from October 2011 to August 2015. While working for the internet business goliath, he worked at a few divisions including showcasing and Engineering as Vice President and Senior Vice President separately. He further dispatched his advanced wallet stage PhonePe in 2015, where he is situated as the CEO. 

He did incredibly well in his corporate vocation with welcoming enterprising encounters amazingly. He showed his abilities in item promoting, web based business, key organizations, internet showcasing, computerized methodology, client experience, web applications, new companies, versatile advertising, advanced media, unique necessities, business improvement, web advancement, web investigation and some more. 

He is profoundly talented in group the board, computerized promoting, non clinical homecare, lead age, website improvement, system, versatile applications, portable publicizing and web based publicizing. 

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Sameer Nigam-Founder of Mime360 

In 2009, Sameer dispatched his first endeavor Mime360 (Mallers Incorporation), an online media circulation divert settled in Mumbai, India. The organization offers trade stage interfacing content proprietors with content distributers including saregama, Indiatimes, and others. 

Emulate's security is supported by API Feeds that assists with forestalling theft and permits countless distributers to sell the authorized substance all around the world. In particular, Mime disposes of different framework costs for accomplices including content administration, stockpiling, and nearby server farm data transfer capacity and approves content proprietors to try and set territorial estimating. 

Mime360 was obtained by Flipkart. The online business goliath has been hoping to procure little organizations to develop the group. After the procurement, some Mime's workers joined Flipkart to dispatch a computerized music conveyance administration later. The solid innovative enthusiasm, vision and experience made all the difference for Vishal and he before long dispatched another endeavor. 

Sameer Nigam-Founder of PhonePe 

Sameer dispatched his Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based startup, PhonePe in December 2015. He is the Founder and CEO of Bangalore settled PhonePe. He is an individual from the Board of Directors at the organization and prompts on Marketing and a few different systems. 

Sameer alongside two of his companions, Rahul Chari and Burzin Engineer brought dispatching and planning an online installment application dependent on UPI. The PhonePe application went live in August, 2016. It is accessible to clients in more than 11 Indian dialects. 

PhonePe was obtained in by Flipkart in 2016. Nonetheless, the online business monster came into the responsibility for based Walmart Incorporation in 2018 worth $ 16 billion. The procurement of PhonePe was with a point of growing their web based shopping impression in India. 

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Sameer Nigam-Honors and Awards 

The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania met him with the Wharton Venture Award in 2008. He has taken an interest in two occasions. He went to sixteenth NASSCOM Product Conclave 2019 on 5 November 2019, held at Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Asia. He went to Money 20/20 Asia 2019 as a Speaker on 19 March, 2019 held at Central Region, Singapore, Asia. 

His endeavor PhonePe was met with a rundown of grants, they are as per the following:- 

  • PhonePe was perceived by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) for drawing in the biggest number of shipper exchanges on the UPI organization. (2018) 
  • Gotten Best Mobile Payment Product or administration Category at the IAMAI India Digital Awards 2018 
  • Won the UPI Digital Innovation Award from NPCI (2018) 
  • Won the SuperStartUp Asia Award (2018) 
  • Won the Telecom and Technology class grant from India Advertising Awards (2018) 
  • Won the Best Mobile Payment Product or Service at the ninth India Digital Awards 2019 led by IAMAI 
  • Gotten the Best Digital Wallet activity at the eighth yearly Indian Retail and eRetail Awards 2019 led by Zee Business and The Economic Times.


10 Mar, 2023




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