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Razorpay to double headcount: Aims to ramp up tech hires to scale new business solutions and support growth


Posted on : 17/May/2018 16:33:31

May 17th 2018, Chennai- Razorpay, Indias first converged Payments Technology Company, is aiming at doubling their headcount at offices across India in the next twelve months. Given the companys strong focus on product development this year, Razorpay has launched an outdoor hiring campaign which aims at hires, spread across roles of product designers, back-end and front-end developers, mobile developers and engineering managers, in addition to strengthening its business team. 

Themed around Un-Cramp-ing careers, the hiring campaign is targeted at the best tech minds across India. The Company aims at leveraging this campaign to register a 100% increase in their headcount. 

Anuradha Bharat, Head- People Operations, Razorpay says, We are building our league of next-gen tech payment solutions to help simplify payments for businesses and aim to scale these solutions to new sectors and industries across the country. To support this ambitious growth, we have been making quality addition to our workforce and now aim to double the employee count to 300 by next year. We are always happy when we add people to our team. New team members come with a particular brand of enthusiasm and energy. And as a fast evolving organization, there is a constant requirement for enthusiasm and quality skill-set to supplement these new roles and functions. The Un-Cramp campaign is designed to connect us to the right people who can be a part of our growth journey.

She added, We are seeing an emergence of skills revolution in the fintech space, this rapid technological disruption means that new skills will emerge as fast as others become old-fashion. In this environment, Razorpay aims to help people up-skill, get ahead and develop successful careers.

The hiring outlook for the Indian fintech market is extremely positive, riding on the back of an expected CAGR of 22% for the next five years.
Headquartered in Bangalore, Razorpay has chartered ambitious growth since inception and has achieved significant milestones within a period of just three years. The company had recently raised Series B funding round of $20 million, led by Tiger Global and Y Combinator along with participation from Matrix Partners. The Company will use the funds for its next phase of growth by scaling products launched as part of Razorpay 2.0 and expansion of team to meet market demands.

Razorpay has clocked in a healthy growth rate of 35-40% month-on-month and aims at impacting lives of 500 million end consumers by 2020. Razorpay expects more than 12x growth in volume & revenue by next fiscal year and predicts the Razorpay 2.0 product suite to contribute 30% of its revenue. 

Razorpay, Indias first Converged Payments Solution company, helps Indian businesses with comprehensive and innovative solutions built over robust technology to address the entire length and breadth of the payment j journey for any business. Established in 2014, the company provides tech payment solutions to over 85,000 online businesses. Founded by alumni of IIT Roorkee, Shashank Kumar & Harshil Mathur, Razorpay is the second Indian company to be a part of Silicon Valleys largest tech accelerator, Y Combinator. Marquee investors such as Tiger Global, Matrix Partners, YCombinator and MasterCard have invested a total of $31.5 million through Series A & Series B funding. Around 33 angel investors including Snapdeal, InMobi & Freecharge founders, Visas Global Head of Strategy, Flipkart ex-CPO Punit Soni and internet entrepreneurs & investors Justin Kan and Tikhon Bernstam have invested in Razorpays mission to simplify payments. Known to be a developer oriented payment gateway, Razorpay focuses on essentials such as 24x7 support, one-line integration code and superior checkout experiences.

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