BharatPe appoints Dhruv Bahl as Head of Operations
The company said he will be responsible for overall operations across merchant acquisitions, servicing, payments, lending and commerce. Bahl has previously worked at Fortis, Bain & Company, PayTM and Airtel Payments Bank and Roadzen. The company, which was launched in 2018, raised a total of $65.5 mn in two rounds of funding last year.
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BharatPe hires executives across business, finance & operations
“As we continue to ease and grow business for small merchants in India, the new hires will provide the thought leadership & strategy for our growth,” said Ashneer Grover, co-founder, BharatPe.
BharatPe makes key hires from PayTM, Reckitt and ICICI
Subhasis Beura, ex-Reckitt executive, has been appointed as Chief Business Officer for Brands & Commerce.
BharatPe raises $50 million from Ribbit, Steadview
Hong Kong-based hedge fund Steadview Capital has also joined as a new investor in the payments startup, which is now valued at $225 million (Rs 1,609 crore) after the fundraise.
Steadview in talks to join BharatPe’s $75 million round
Steadview’s interest in BharatPe comes at a time when merchant-focused fintech companies like Open and Razorpay have raised fresh capital from investors like Tiger Global and Ribbit Capital.
BharatPe appoints senior executives for its products team
The company raised $15.5 million in April this year from Insight Partners, Sequoia and Beenext.
BharatPe to disburse loans worth Rs 70 crore to small retailers
The company recently conducted an offline pilot for its loan offering and disbursed over 700 loans worth over Rs 2.5 crores.
BharatPe hires Chief Business Officer to push lending entry
Pratekk Agarwaal has more than 18 years’ experience, having worked across financial services companies like Indostar Capital, Bajaj Capital and Fullerton India.
BharatPe lines up loans for merchants
It is also planning to apply for its own lending licence to lend to merchants who are accepting payments through BharatPe QR codes.
Former PayU India MD Jitendra Gupta joins BharatPe board
This is the first board position undertaken by Gupta, since stepping down from PayU India earlier this month.
BharatPe appoints ex-Ikea Abhishek Shah as CMO
Abhishek's entrepreneurial mindset and a deep understanding of the industry will be instrumental in leading this growth.”
EpiFi scores $13 million in its seed round
Funding tap is open for a host of ventures Sequoia Capital, Ribbit Capital, others pitch in.
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