In September 2016, Citrus Pay was acquired by PayU for $130 million making it the largest ever M&A cash deal of Indian FinTech. CitrusPay has signed up with more than 10,000 merchants, manage close to 10 million transactions per month across its merchant and consumer businesses worth a Gross Business Value of $2.2 billion

This UnPluggd, Jitendra Gupta the Founder of CitrusPay talks about how he started, his early days, raising funds and how he went on to build and exit from one of the most innovative tech companies in India.

Some of the Key lessons shared during the talk were:

“Funding is not the only criteria why people should leave their jobs or start a business.”

“It’s not funding but your capability that will pull the startup forward

“Don’t get comfortable if you want to create something Big!”

“Good Team is critical. Don’t compromise while hiring a team.”

“Hire individuals who can help you take your startup forward.”

Watch the complete talk by Jitendra at UnPluggd sharing his CitrusPay Journey!