Piya Bahadur

Co-Founder & CEO MeraBills

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Piya Bahadur is the Founder and CEO of MeraBills, an Android application that helps micro-entrepreneurs succeed by providing them the technology needed to manage their businesses better. She leads strategy and marketing at MeraBills and works closely with micro-credit organizations and NGOs in the digital inclusion / financial literacy space.

Previously, Piya was the Regional Director of the United States-India Education Foundation (USIEF), where she established USIEF's Hyderabad offices and oversaw operations across Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Orissa. 

She also worked at the Wadhwani Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at the Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), which gives her a multi-faceted understanding of the micro-business landscape and a keen awareness of the kinds of support needed by micro-entrepreneurs.

In 2018, Piya completed a 17,000-kilometre, all-women motorcycle expedition riding across the Southeast Asian peninsula and back to Hyderabad. Her book about the ride – ‘Road to Mekong’ – was published by Pan Macmillan last year. 

Piya has a master’s degree in Urban Planning from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a bachelor’s degree from the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. She is a recipient of the J.N. Tata Endowment for Higher Education.

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eChai Business Partner Program

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Preferred eChai Business Partners
  • All Events in City : Discover Events Happening in Your City
    #Marketing Tools
  • Hearty Mart : Hearty Mart brings the 21st century retail format to the rural and semi urban market.
    #Consumer Brands
  • Mantras2Success : Mantras2Success aims to be a one stop solution for all the career-related problems of the modern- day professional.
    #HR Tools and Agencies
  • IBGrid : An all-in-one investment banking solution for India
  • CoKarma : CoKarma is a coworking space and a community of entrepreneurs, creatives and businesses in Hyderabad.
    #Coworking Spaces
  • Redicine Medsol : Creating a device to improve medical adherence for cardiac & cancer patients
  • LegalWiz.in : Leading Legal Tech company enabling startups & MSMEs to #StartProtectManage business through online CA, CS & legal services.
    #Legal Services
  • Pro Zero Carbon : Helping companies reach net zero through their comprehensive software and data backed sustainability solutions.
    #Climate Tech
  • Because : Full stack Branding and Marketing agency. Helping businesses turn into brands.
    #Creative and Marketing Agencies
  • ZenDevX : ZenDevX is a NoCode development platform to develop enterprise-grade web applications, back-office admin panels, and REST-API for mobile apps.
    #Development Tools
  • ES Healthcare Centre : Gujarat's first premium healthcare centre, Your one stop solution for all medical essentials.
  • Growth Iris : A digital agency built to help SaaS companies find their GTM and generate leads willing to buy subscriptions.
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  • DevX : Collaborative workspaces that ignites innovation and a Venture Fund also.
    #Coworking Spaces #Fundraising
  • Creatosaurus : Creatosaurus simplifies the workflow of creators & teams with an all-in-one creator stack to tell stories at scale.
    #Marketing Tools
  • Draper Startup House : Coliving and Co-working space for Startups in Bangalore
    #Coworking Spaces
About eChai Business Partner Program:

eChai Business Partner Program helps businesses and organisations get visibility and engagement within the eChai network.

Key benefits:

  • Engagement at relevant in-person eChai Meetups (~4 meetups/year)
  • Listing on preferred eChai Business Partners page (1 year duration)
  • Feature on eChai.Ventures

eChai Business Partner program starts with Rs. 50,000+GST per year.

You can reach out to Jatin Chaudhary, Co-Founder, eChai Ventures over WhatsApp or over email at [email protected] to explore more about it.