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A Day in the Life of a Razorpay Product Manager

A Day in the Life of a Razorpay Product Manager

Reading Time: 6 minutes “A product manager is the CEO of the product” – one of the most advertised quotes for PMs, and I guess no PM would disagree with it. And being the CEO you can’t expect any two days to be identically the same or in fact, there is a high chance that all of the weekdays…

Paper NACH – The Offline to Online Challenge

Paper NACH – The Offline to Online Challenge

Reading Time: 7 minutes Change is always hard. Even more so when it’s for something that’s been done without question for many many years. It is not so much the process that acts as a hindrance as it is the willingness to alter the process. A similar stumbling block came our way while trying to build a product to…

How Razorpay is building great products by avoiding traditional PRD approach

How Razorpay is building great products by avoiding traditional PRD approach

Reading Time: 11 minutes Introduction Razorpay has been innovating at the top of the financial ecosystem and providing solutions to businesses since 2015. From our neobanking product – RazorpayX, to the recently launched product – Payment Buttons – all of these products have seen significant traction. Month on month, increment in the organic growth of businesses that sign up…

Behind the scenes | Payment button

Behind the scenes | Payment button

Reading Time: 5 minutes Is it possible to get a payment gateway done on your website without any APIs, or without knowing any code? The answer is yes and the answer is a Razorpay payment button! It is a simple 2 line code snippet that you stick to your web page to start collecting payments. As simple as it…

How Razorpay became the first payment aggregator to launch UPI AutoPay

How Razorpay became the first payment aggregator to launch UPI AutoPay

Reading Time: 6 minutes “Are recurring payments supported on UPI?” This was a very common question often faced by us at the product team here at Razorpay. The reason is that recurring payments or subscription payments have been making a steady growth in India. While recurring payments are common practice in the BFSI space (think mutual funds, EMIs, insurance…

An alternate approach to UPI Onboarding

An alternate approach to UPI Onboarding

Reading Time: 2 minutes At Razorpay, we are big fans of UPI. While most of us have been using BHIM UPI Apps for a while now, I happily take up every opportunity to educate that one more person who’s yet to make their first QR payment. Moreover, as a digital payment enabler ourselves, every one of us is always…

Solving for Uncertainty: Refunds

Solving for Uncertainty: Refunds

Reading Time: 7 minutes   “O aching time! O moments big as years! All as ye pass swell out the monstrous truth, And press it so upon our weary griefs That unbelief has not a space to breathe.” -John Keats, describing his Refunds experience. Dude, Where’s my refund? I have always admired the effort that goes into ensuring that…

Data science at scale using Apache Flink

Data science at scale using Apache Flink

Reading Time: 4 minutes While developing Machine learning models to solve different problems like Fraud detection, Smart routing, forecasting , etc. at Razorpay we faced different challenges. One of the major challenge was the realtime feature generation and ML model serving in real-time at scale.   As a leading payment processor in India, we process millions of transactions each day…

How we hire Product Managers at Razorpay

How we hire Product Managers at Razorpay

Reading Time: 4 minutes Product Managers at Razorpay, similar to PMs at most technology companies, are expected to be superhumans who are playing different roles in numerous different discussions every single day. A lot of aspiring PMs and people outside of Product Management domain don’t know what we do. And assume that the key aspect of our job is…

A year as a Product Designer

A year as a Product Designer

Reading Time: 11 minutes Articulating the experiences of my first year in the design industry A lot of individuals might be starting out in the industry during this time, and teams would have quite a few freshers joining you. I hope this article here can serve as a helping hand for all of the individuals starting out and the teams…