Meet the selected startups from the Bharat Fintech Program’s cohort 1. 

About Finplay

FinPlay is a community led multi-asset investment platform to help 250M+ Indians Save/Invest better.

Founders’ background:

Ganesh Kumar Anegondi, CEO – IIT Kharagpur Alumnus, Extensive experience in working with FinTech startups such as ClearTax, Paytm Money, Razorpay. Worked with mutual fund houses such as Nippon, Quantum, TATA. CTO.

Bhargav Sri Venkatesh – IIT Bombay Alumnus, Ex-software enginner at Samsung. Good exposure to wealth tech while working as a Quant trader at a high frequency trading firm

About P2P Bazaar

India’s first Online and transparent marketplace that offers the largest range of P2P products of all the leading P2P-NBFCs under one roof so as to simplify the investment journey and to safeguard the interests of all the stakeholders.

Founders’ background:

Vipul Bane is a passionate and dynamic leader with 2.5 decades of expertise in the Financial Services Industry. In 2011 he founded a customer-centric financial planning and wealth management firm – through which he is helping families across the globe to realize financial freedom.

Ram Agarwal is a sales and marketing professional with over 15 years of expertise in the Banking and Financial sector, he holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. He has held leadership positions with several renowned organizations like HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and ICICI Bank. The recent three years of successful stint with a leading P2P company, helped him gain deeper insights into the P2P industry and inspired him to start the entreprenurship journey.

About Flashpay

Building premium spending app to provide intuitive experience with wallet & cards to manage finances on-the-go. Our Money Coach connects all bank accounts in one place with AI insights & nudges, you’ll receive notifications on spending, budget & save with round-up savings.

Founders’ background:

Darshil Khunt (CEO)- Worked in 3 countries in span of 7+ years in multiple industries primarily Banking. Studied Business Management- Canada

Kavit Goswami (CFO)- IT specialist with 9+ years of experience with international clientele. M.SC in IT from DA-IICT.

Krishnakant (CFO)- 10+ years of business experience serving over 1500 clients in various industries, offering tax & legal services. B.Com, M.Com (Finance), and LLB degree.

About Upmarket

Upmarket has developed a fully automated, AI and ML-based Robo-advisor to make investing easier & more accessible to everyone by using sophisticated algorithms to identify the best investments.

Founders’ background:

Ajinkya Lokhande is the founder and CEO of Upmarket Fintech, a Robo-Advisory platform designed to make financial services more accessible for everyone. With a background in finance and Wealth Management, Ajinkya has a passion for helping people better manage their finances and make sound investment decisions.

About Finswealth

An automated solution for personalised and smart micro savings for anyone who does digital transactions.

Founders’ background:

Sahil Agrawal, CEO, Active trader and investor, managed a crypto portfolio of $60K Developed and worked on strategies in BharatPe on their PoS and soundbox expansion.

Raghav Choudhary, CPO, Worked in different startups in growth and product development. Helped Nova to get their initial 5k users. Has been building products since childhood.

Aditro Mukherjee, CTO, Full Stack Developer and Competitive Programmer. Worked with almost all possible tech stacks in Web and Mobile. Expert on Codeforces and 5 star on Codechef.

About Filit

An automated solution for personalised and smart micro savings for anyone who does digital transactions.

Founders’ background:

Charwak Doulani (CEO), Pursuing MBA(2nd yr) from IIIT Lucknow in Digital Business. Have worked in B2C sales in the ed tech industry for a couple of years. Self employed and running an investment advisor firm as well as was involved in a real-estate business for another 2 years. – Electrical Engineer Batch 2019.

Venture Incubation Partner

Startup Réseau is the entrepreneurial venture of a professional team from the startup ecosystem, which has earlier successfully built India’s top meta-accelerator. The founding team boasts of rich and diverse experience, and a global network of startup ecosystem enablers, founders, investors, corporates, universities and governments.