Hyderabad: Fintech company BharatPe that serves offline retailers and businesses announced on Tuesday that it plans to hire 2,500 new employees in the next six months as part of its aggressive expansion strategy across South India. They would focus on hiring 1,000 employees in Hyderabad and Bengaluru each, along with 500 in the new cities they are planning to enter.
Ashneer Grover, CEO and co-founder, BharatPe, said, “With a strong and growing presence in India, we now aim to expand aggressively across the Southern part of the country and hire over 2,500 employees. We want to make digital payments as basic as cash. To drive this endeavor, we are building the largest fleet of highly trained sales executives.”
Currently, BharatPe has 2,000+ employees in its team and through its interoperable QR code it helps merchants run and maintain their businesses in an easier and digital way. Some of the features on the app include the UPI Khata (Ledger) for managing cash & credit sales and collecting debtor payments, Instant / Daily Settlements with reconciliation reports generated on a daily basis, and option to refer other merchants on BharatPe and earn cashback.
It has established operations in 13 cities, serving over nine lakh merchants across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Mysore and Visakhapatnam. The company is on track to serve over 25 lakh merchants on its network by the end of 2019.