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Carousell App for the Singapore market

As a customer, I’ve always been able to appreciate the need for digitisation of commerce and payments and so I took the opportunities to build early e-commerce (Sifymall), mobile payment (mChek) and wealth management (Paytm Money) platforms in India. I’m glad to have been part of efforts to build disruptive products for the Indian market.

After a career in a mix of startups and global tech companies like Amazon and Paytm, I noticed that I’ve always enjoyed working at growth-phase startups more than at established companies, given the business impact one can create with smaller teams. So when I saw an opportunity to join Carousell in July and build up a solid engineering team in Bangalore to build products/platforms for the Southeast Asian market, I took the chance. Southeast Asia has produced several unicorns and tech disruptors in recent years, and while startups raised less money this year globally, the drop was less than India’s. …


Suresh Vasudevan

Site Lead, India Development Center, Carousell

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