This Man Built a $325 Million Business by Helping Merchants Accept Digital Payments
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Ashneer Grover, the CEO & Founder of Bharat Pe, is determined to Building the largest offline merchant network in India by making mobile payments acceptance free and ubiquitous.
An IIT & IIM graduate has previously worked as the Chief Financial Officer of Grofers, a soonicorn in India.
The Sequoia-backed payments startup has raised INR 120 cr till date in a Series A investment round. The app is a QR code-based one which enables offline merchants to accept digital payments via any service running on the Unified Payment Interface directly to the merchant’s bank account.
In a conversation with Entrepreneur India, Grover spoke about being the first –mover advantage and what it could mean for his company. He is bullish on Digital India and is confident of winning investors trust with his offering.