India is often looked at as a country that can provide good services for the foreign tech giants, however, rarely being associated with the term ‘Innovators’. This is also because India’s economy is largely dictated by service oriented companies.
Recent UN report on international migration trends states that over 16 million Indians have been living outside the country. This Independence Day, India’s First Converged Payments Solution Company, Razorpay, launches #STAYININDIA campaign, urging young professionals and students across India to stay back in the country, to carry forward the torch and to dedicate time to building a better place for themselves and for those to follow.
Over the last few years, the number of companies led by technovation in the Indian startup space has increased, and today, India is delivering excellence through innovation by offering world class products at par with the global giants. Even the payments solution company, Razorpay, in a short time, has proved that with the right talent and hard work – we can be innovators.
India has come far, thanks to the grit and strength of a bunch of people who stayed and built the country that they envisioned. This Independence Day, Razorpay salutes those people who chose to #STAYININDIA and as part of the campaign, the company has been encouraging people to talk about why they would like to stay in India.
Commenting on the campaign, CEO & Co-Founder of Razorpay, Harshil Mathur said, “We believe India has so much more potential than it already does, considering the scale of growth and innovation that is happening in the country. India is already a destination of cutting-edge innovation with the availability of talent capital and young professionals, who have plenty of opportunities to grow and build their careers. This Independence Day, through our #STAYININDIA campaign, we at Razorpay encourage these young professionals and students to stay back in India to experience the greater triumphs and achievements that await them.” He concluded saying, “So, are we brave and wise enough to grasp this opportunity and accept the challenge of the future?”
The #STAYININDIA campaign is gaining immense popularity on the company’s social media handles, with people expressing their Reasons to Stay in India. The social media campaign garnered a 30k increase in traffic, over 6 lakh impressions & an engagement rate of 6% till now, in addition to constantly trending on Twitter.
Industry influencers from different fields such as entertainment, technology and twitter personalities along with entrepreneurs & tech innovators from companies such as Treebo, Rentomojo among others are echoing and testifying to this calling of #StayBackInindia. To hear their reasons to stay in India, click here.
About Razorpay Software Private Limited
Razorpay, India’s 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 journey for any business. Beyond payment acceptance via Credit/Debit Card, Net banking, Digital Wallets & UPI, Razorpay helps businesses manage cash flows, disbursement of money; automate NEFT and bank wires and collection of scheduled payments among others. Established in 2014, the company has over 100,000 online businesses on board. Founded by alumni of IIT Roorkee, Shashank Kumar & Harshil Mathur, Razorpay is the second Indian company to be a part of Silicon Valley’s 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. Known to be a developer oriented payment gateway, Razorpay focuses on essentials such as 24×7 support, one-line integration code and superior checkout experiences.