Abhishant is Mumbai (India) based expert who brings understanding of
- Fintech new opportunity and challenges
- mobile money players like m-pesa, bkash- bangladesh, Airtel money India/Africa dialogue etc
- Telecom rewards program
- P2P lending
- Indian Banking Landscape
- India Demonetisation opportunities and challenges
- POS development
- Supply chain digitization
- Cashless economy
- Individual Credit scoring methods
- Pays Apple/Samsung/Android
- QR based methods like wechat payments, Bharat QR etc
Cashless Journey: Started with the belief that it is important for a Fintech to understand the consumer behavior first hand before building a product or to improve upon existing.
To bridge this understanding gap and inertia that inhibits consumer adoption of digital transactions, Abhishant stopped using cash starting 13 March 2016. Travelled extensively across length and breadth of India, visited Bangladesh, Singapore and Sweden. He recorded his learnings for more than a year. These learnings help him in guiding Fintech's to build sustainable products.
He is extensively covered by Media both India (TOI, HT, ET, Zee News, India News , Mid-Day etc ) and abroad (BBC, Dagnes Nayhter, Fin Radio etc ) as "Cashless Man of India". And was recently named among TOP100 Fintech Professionals in Asia by Singapore based Next Money. He is on board of SP Jain to build Asia’s first Fintech focused classroom program . .
He is known as evangelist towards Fintech led India and has spoken about the Indian Fintech landscape 1.Tedx Talks,
2.Lectures at NUS, IIM and IIT's and
3.Singapore based Fintech's (16-20th April 2017)
4.Societe Generale Paris Global Top Management (Feb 2017)
5.Swedish Govt. Stockholm (Nov 2016)
6.China based Fintechs via event organisers Seamless (Oct 2016)
And most recently empanelled with UN G20 meet in Berlin on Fintech under world bank program.