"Hi Shridhar, hosting is usually costly. Look out for domestic providers who promise 99.x% availability these days. I know Webwerks, Ctrl S, etc companies provide hosting.
AWS gives you a free micro instance tier (free for 1 year) as well, but note…"
"Great. Yes it should suffice in early days.
I recommend going for runscope then. Since it comes with a startup option --fixed=true that will provide you the same domain URL every time. Benefit is that you need not rebuild your client/mobile apps…"
"Go for Stripe if it's USD. Simple integration and trusted. We have used it multiple times. There are two options
1. Use Stripe hosted payment page within your site.
2. Integrate with Stripe using API.
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After one year you can try with another email address. The performance is rather slow, and public i/p changes every time…"
All things E-Commerce Retail for 10.5 years. Born leader. Can build stuff scratch up. Broke 7 years stint with an MNC only to join a Retail startup. First employee at India office, built a team of 30+ in 1.5 years. Established technology and business development efforts directly with the CEO and VP.
Visionary: successfully implemented an intern model to attract bright talent to company in their final college terms. Connected to multiple colleges. Another model incubating.
Technology - Java, JS, Node.js, iOS. First class programming as on date with latest architecture trends in Retail.
Business - E-Commerce start to end. Small, Medium, Large Retailers. Not enough space to boast more.
Project Management - Led 40+ team sizes. Extreme Agile project management. Best motivator and critique. Managed projects comprising of interns all the way 10+ years experience.
HR and extras: 1500+ interviews. 2000+ hours on technical and soft skills training. Countless hours working for children around Pune.
Fun: Birthday club manager, outings planner. German when it comes to work, American when it comes to Party, Indian at heart :)
Live in Pune with parents, Wife, and a 3 year old. Eager to get in touch for almost anything you got. Cheers and Thank you!