EP 175 : Building India's Payments Infrastructure - Akash Sinha (Co-founder & CEO, Cashfree Payments)

EP 175 : Building India's Payments Infrastructure - Akash Sinha (Co-founder & CEO, Cashfree Payments)

Akash is the co-founder and CEO of Cashfree Payments, a payments and banking technology company that enables businesses in India to collect payments online and make payouts. In this episode he spoke about the nuances of building the payments infrastructure, what to do and not do while partnering with financial institutions, being developer friendly and balancing growth and profitability in his conversation with Roshan Cariappa. Topics: 00:00 Introduction 01:28 Akash's thoughts on Fintech space 03:25 Nuances of building the payment infrastructure 06:47 Founding story of Cashfree 09:33 Learnings from the Y Combinator experience 10:54 Team structure at Cashfree 12:32 Cashfree's customer acquisition 14:07 Do's and Don'ts of partnering with financial institutions 15:46 Working with the policymakers and regulators 17:28 Being developer friendly 20:21 Balancing growth and profitability 22:31 Working through the downturns ------------------------------------- Click HERE to get regular WhatsApp updates. ------------------------------------- Connect with Akash: LinkedIn | Twitter ------------------------------------- Connect with Us: LinkedIn | ​Twitter ------------------------------------- If you liked this episode, let us know by hitting the like button and share with your friends and family. Please also remember to subscribe to our channel and switch on the notifications to never miss an episode!

Akash is the co-founder and CEO of Cashfree Payments, a payments and banking technology company that enables businesses in India to collect payments online and make payouts. In this episode he spoke about the nuances of building the payments infrastructure, what to do and not do while partnering with financial institutions, being developer friendly and balancing growth and profitability in his conversation with Roshan Cariappa.

Topics:
00:00 Introduction
01:28 Akash's thoughts on Fintech space
03:25 Nuances of building the payment infrastructure
06:47 Founding story of Cashfree 
09:33 Learnings from the Y Combinator experience
10:54 Team structure at Cashfree
12:32 Cashfree's customer acquisition
14:07 Do's and Don'ts of partnering with financial institutions
15:46 Working with the policymakers and regulators
17:28 Being developer friendly
20:21 Balancing growth and profitability
22:31 Working through the downturns

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Click HERE to get regular WhatsApp updates.

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Connect with Akash:
LinkedIn | Twitter

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Connect with Us: 
LinkedIn | ​Twitter

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If you liked this episode, let us know by hitting the like button and share with your friends and family. Please also remember to subscribe to our channel and switch on the notifications to never miss an episode!