Mumbai, September 15: There are reports that Shenzen-based Chinese technology company Zhenhua has reportedly been snooping on famous people, including 10,000 prominent personalities and organisations, according to an Indian Express report. It claimed that a database compiled Zhenhua has at least 1,400 Indian companies
Heads of Indian companies like Nykaa, PayU, Flipkart, Zomato, and Swiggy are also being monitored. Binny Bansal, Deepinder Goyal, Nandan Reddy, Falguni Nayar, and PayU business head Nameet Potnis are mentioned in the list.
Chinese online spies are aiming at the venture capitalists, angel investors, founders and chief technology officers of India’s new online ventures including payment apps, technology startups and foreigner investors based in the country.
The list also includes names of payments, education, and delivery apps. Several promising start-ups and e-commerce platforms are also under the watch.
Payment apps like Paytm, Razorpay, PhonePe, Pine Labs, Avenues Payments, and FSS payment gateway, are under the radar. Some of the delivery startups apps that are under the watch are - Bigbasket, Daily Bazaar, Zappfresh, Fresh Meat Market, Zomato, Swiggy, FoodPanda, online meat delivery platforms.