The Company is Promoted by 3 Professional Entrepreneurs who bring with them more than 25 years of experience in Retail Asset Lending with leading Banks and NBFCs. In last 8 years, they have successfully promoted and built Micro Finance Business PAN India & intend to leverage the insights and experience gained, in building service delivery model of Micro Finance to under-served customers.
Vikrant Bhagwat, (Promoter) MD & CEO
A Management graduate brings with him more than 22 years of work experience in building Retail Asset Lending portfolio – both Secured and Unsecured with the last 8 years being in Micro Finance business to the customers who are at the base of pyramid & are unserved by formal financial institutions. Recently held position as Head of Business and Part of Senior Leadership Team at Suryoday Small Finance Bank Limited. His prior experience has been with LOK Capital, Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Co. Ltd., HDFC Bank and Development Credit Bank.
Ganesh Rao, (Promoter) Director
A Commerce graduate and MEP From IIM Ahmedabad, he has more than 24 years’ experience in financial services having specialised in Retail Asset Lending. An Ex-Co-Founder of Suryoday Micro Finance Limited., he is the founder Promoter of New Opportunity Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (NOCPL) – an asset dedicated business correspondent (BC) for multiple banks. His prior experience has been with Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Co.Ltd., GE Capital and Development Credit Bank.
Ashish Tewari, (Promoter) Director
An Economics, Law and Management graduate, he has close to two decades of experience in the financial services industry. A Successful entrepreneur, Co-founded Fusion Micro Finance in year 2009 and served as Director – COO and take a successful exit by selling his take to a US based PE Fund in 2016 before cofounding Altum credo Home Finance Pvt Ltd. His prior experience has been with ICICI Bank , GE Commercial Finance and his last assignment was with DCB Bank as Head of Mortgages. Simultaneously he has founded Tweedle Technologies Pvt. Ltd. with 2 products . Tweedle which is a solution providing Employee Engagement Solutions to the organisations and the other is Envirer which is a solution to fight climate change .
Arun Diaz, Nominee Director
Arun Diaz is a consultant, entrepreneur, mentor and an advisor to a Venture Capital company.Following a degree in Mathematics and an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur Arun worked with Standard Chartered Bank for 28 years in all areas of banking with assignments in India, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific Region.He is also an active member of TiE-Mumbai (The Indus Entrepreneurs, Mumbai Chapter) and enjoys mentoring new and upcoming entrepreneurs whilst also doing some Angel investments.
Matangi Gowrishankar, Independent Director
She has been associated with the Oil & Gas major – BP (British Petroleum)for the past 12 years and was Director of the global Leadership Academy for BP and also HR Director for the Asia Pacific Business of BP’s Lubricants business based in Singapore.She also has over three decades of business and HR experience with Standard Chartered Bank, Reebok India, GE, Zensar Technologies and for Cummins both in India and overseas. A member of NHRDN (National HRD Network in India) and is also an Independent Director of Arohan Financial Services Pvt Ltd.
A BA in Sociology with a post-graduation in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from XLRI, Matangi has also attended strategic Human Resources programmes at Harvard and by Cornell. She is a Certified Coach( Neuro-leadership Group), SHL Certified Assessment Centre Specialist and Certified Facilitator & SATE Practitioner from IBM Skillbase.