RazorPay is an online payment gateway that allows merchants to collect payments through credit/debit card, net banking, or wallets such as MobiKwik, Freecharge, PayU and the like. In 2013, when RazorPay made an entry into the online payments space, it was up against a regulatory battle even US-based PayPal couldn’t tackle; the mandate that customers […]
Vistaar Financial Services is striving to create financial inclusion for the ‘missing middle’, typically family businesses run by entrepreneurs who deal with cash. So far, it has disbursed Rs. 1,100 crore in loans to over a lakh customers through 200 centres across India. When Brahmanand Hedge and Ramakrishna Nishtala founded Vistaar Financial Services in 2010, […]
Once you’ve built a wonderful business and created a market for your product, you can choose one of the two paths; sell your business, or build a sustainable business. If you choose the latter, you must take care of your customer, create a good team, have a scale up plan, and respect capital.
Someone asked a coffee entrepreneur, a billionaire, in new york; what’s your story? And he said, somebody loaned me 50 cents, i bought a cup of coffee from a nearby stall, sold it to a customer for one dollar, invested that dollar, sold one more coffee and made two dollars. I followed the same pattern week after week. At the end of one month, i met a billionaire’s daughter and married her