Start & Scale a venture

About the speaker


Harshil Mathur is CEO & founder of Razorpay. He is a graduate from IIT-Roorkee and worked as Wireline Field Engineer at Schlumberger for a year. After discovering the dismal state of online payments in India, he quit his full-time job to start Razorpay along with his friend Shashank Kumar. Established in 2013, the company has 4000+ merchants and is one of two Indian companies to be a part of Silicon Valley’s famed alumni, Y Combinator. Tiger Global, Matrix Partners and Y Combinator have invested a total of $11.5 million in Razorpay’s mission to simplify payments

About the workshop

Today, entrepreneurship is a buzzword everywhere and a good number of successful start-ups are mushrooming all around us. However, as per a Forbes study, nine out of ten start-ups today fail. Guy Kawasaki had correctly noted, “Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard.”

ICON, in association with Eximius, brings to you “LEAP – A Workshop on How to Start & Scale a Venture”. The talk is designed around the experiences of entrepreneurs who have made a dent in the Indian start-up scene. The workshop is aimed at budding entrepreneurs who wish to start a venture of their own. It will lay a basic foundation on how to start a venture from scratch and scale up in future. The attendees will get a chance to interact with leaders in the startup space and dig deeper in the world of start-ups through their lens


For any doubts regarding LEAP, please contact:

Sachin Garg