Founding Date

Zerodha is the leading discount brokerage in India, providing online trading services in stock, commodities, mutual funds, bonds, and currency. Founded in 2010, Zerodha is among the largest stock brokers in India in terms of active retail clients, with a total of over 5 million clients, of which 3.5 million are active. The company runs a number of popular open online educational and community initiatives to empower retail traders and investors. Zerodha also runs Varsity by Zerodha, a large education initiative, and Rainmatter Capital, a fintech seed fund incubator based in Bangalore. It is also an official member of NSE's consultative committee for growing business.


  • Zerodha contributes to ~20% of retail trading turnover volumes of exchange turnovers in India.

  • As a broker, Zerodha handles an average of 9-10 million transactions daily.

  • Zerodha’s main objective is to deepen capital market participation in India.

  • It features a whole ecosystem of model investment apps tailored to specific needs, built from the ground up.


  • KITE – Ultra-fast flagship trading platform with streaming market data, advanced charts, an elegant UI, and more.

  • CONSOLE – Central dashboard for your Zerodha account. Contains in-depth reports and visualizations for your trades and investments.

  • COIN – Buy direct mutual funds online, commission-free, delivered directly to your Demat account.

  • KITE CONNECT API – Build powerful trading platforms and experiences with their super simple HTTP/JSON APIs.

  • VARSITY MOBILE – An easy to grasp, collection of stock market lessons with in-depth coverage and illustrations.