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Paytm founder helps Indians go cashless

Vijay Shekhar Sharma turns India's 'demonetization' into gold

Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma (Photo by Yuji Kuronuma)

MUMBAI On the night of Nov. 8, trillions of rupees in high-denomination currency notes were suddenly declared worthless, or "demonetized," by the Indian government. But that shock did not wipe away the characteristic grin of one entrepreneur. If anything, it made him smile wider.

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