Paytm Labs CEO to speak at the Canada-India Business Council Diwali Gala and Awards

“We’re delighted to have the Prime Minister speak to the growing ties between Canada and India,” said Kasi Rao, President and CEO of the Canada-India Business Council. “The coming year provides a strategic window for us to deepen our business opportunities. As well, we’re doubly honoured to welcome Mr. Harinder Takhar, whose company provides great jobs and technology development in both countries.”

Toronto is quickly growing into a hub for tech companies from India and around the globe. Paytm Labs has worked closely with the local community to bring awareness of the wonderful business climate and talent available in the city. Earlier this year, Toronto Mayor John Tory visited Paytm’s headquarters in Noida, India and the Paytm Labs office in downtown Toronto to recognize their growing presence and support.

About Paytm Labs
Located in Toronto, Canada, Paytm Labs is the research and development division of Paytm. Since 2014, the Company has used big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning on Paytm’s data assets to build strong products for over two hundred million consumers. In March 2017, the Company entered the Canadian market with the launch of the Paytm Canada app.

About Paytm
Paytm, an award-winning app, is India’s largest mobile payment and commerce platform. With their current user base of over 200 million, Paytm is on a mission to bring half a billion Indians to the mainstream of the economy using mobile payment, commerce and recently launched payment banking services. The Company is privately held, and has approximately 5,000 employees across India.

SOURCE Paytm Labs Inc.

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