The remoteness of remote work

Reflections on COVID-induced remote work at Zerodha. Big failures, small wins.

28 Mar 2024

User disengagement

User disengagement is the product and business development philosophy we follow at Zerodha, the anti-thesis of user "engagement".

06 May 2022

Scaling with common sense #2: Being future ready.

An assortment of common sense ideas and practices that we follow at Zerodha for being future ready with our software, systems, and our organisation.

28 Jul 2021

Alar: The making of an open source dictionary

The story of a massive Kannada dictionary created by V. Krishna single handedly over four decades, and its accidental discovery and open sourcing at an unlikely place, a stock brokerage.

22 Sep 2020

Scaling with common sense

A disorderly assortment of common sense ideas for scaling applicaions that we follow at Zerodha. TLDR: Simple scales. Scale application before infra. Keep networking and IO minimal.

14 Jun 2020

Hello, World!

TLDR: 30 member tech team formed over seven years built India's largest stock broker. Unconventional setup. The long pending tech blog is finally here. Some backstory and context.

06 Apr 2020