november, 2016

16nov6:30 pm- 8:30 pmFireside Chat with Archit Gupta, Founder and CEO at ClearTax6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BHIVE Workspace HSR S6

Event Details

BHIVE Workspace is continuing the event series of Fireside Chats with the most sought after speakers,  product gurus, inspiring entrepreneurs, founders and VCs.

On the 16th of November,  Archit Gupta the founder and CEO at ClearTax is coming to share his story of success and  reply to the questions from the audience.

Read the story about ClearTax and Archit in YourStory, ET , Entrepreneur Magazine,  Business Insider


Hear  how to find a great mentor ( Archit is mentored by Vijay  Shekhar Sharma, the founder at Paytm),  to get selected to US-based accelerator (ClearTax was the first Indian Startup  accelerated by Y combinator), how to raise A series round of Funding ($12M) just after two months of raising $ 3,3M, to keep a work-life balance and of course, file your return and get tax deduction on time.

Learn about the best ways of pitching to VCs, team recruitment, a model of the startup growth and how to scale the company to the next level.

About ClearTax [Wikipedia ]:


ClearTax is an Indian Income Tax Return e-filing website. ClearTax is one of the most popular tax preparation and e-filing platforms in India, along with the Income Tax Department’s website.[1]

ClearTax was founded in 2011. In 2014, the company became the first India-focused startup[2] to be funded by Y-Combinator. ClearTax has offices in New Delhi and Bengaluru and has been used by nearly 1.5 million Indian taxpayers[3] to e-file their tax returns.

In April 2016, ClearTax received $1.3 million of seed funding from Silicon Valley investors, including PayPal co-founder Max Levchinand Scott Banister, who was an early investor in Facebook and Uber.[4] Later on in May 2016, ClearTax received a second round of funding of $2 million from Sequoia Capital and Founders Fund.[5]

In May 2016, Tech In Asia named ClearTax among the 4 rising startups of India


6:30 to 7:00 PM Registration and networking

7:00 – 7:45 PM Fireside Chat with Archit Gupta, founder & CEO at ClearTax

7:45 to 8:30 PM Q&A




(Wednesday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


BHIVE Workspace HSR S6

L-148, 5th Main, Sector 6, HSR Layout, Bangalore, Karnataka- 560102 (next to Madhuram Restaurant), Bangalore Bangalore, Karnataka 560102 India