In the Indian startup firmament, credit card payment company CRED is a prominent fixture. It is the brainchild of startup superstar Kunal Shah, previously the founder of Freecharge, the mobile recharge company that was sold for US$400 million in 2015. It was India’s largest e-commerce acquisition at the time. CRED also generated massive buzz for its astronomical seed round astronomical seed round The Ken Three-card Monte: Kunal Shah’s CRED plays the “follow the money” game Read more and Series A funding Series A funding The Ken CRED’s uncertain path from credibility to confidence Read more .

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Sumanth Raghavendra

Sumanth is a serial entrepreneur with more than eighteen years experience in running startups. He is currently the founder of Deck App Technologies, a Bangalore-based startup attempting to re-imagine productivity software for the Post-PC era. Sumanth’s columns appear regularly in leading publications. He holds MBA degrees from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management, USA.

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