Brotherhood of entrepreneurs: How a frat pack of startup founders helping each other


economictimes.indiatimes.comArchit Gupta, the founder of ClearTax, a website that helps users fi le income tax returns, had all the missing pieces of the startup puzzle in place. He had a feasible idea, the right team, the equipment and the capital. All except one — office space.

Fortuitously for Gupta, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder of Paytm, an online payments platform backed by China’s Alibaba, stepped in and provided space for free to Gupta. ClearTax took wing in the four walls of the sprawling Paytm office in Bengaluru this July, without Gupta having to worry about high rents or uninterrupted power supply or for that matter, coffee.



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