Fintech startup CreditVidya names Equifax exec as sales head

Vipul-Jain_feInfoCredit Services Pvt. Ltd, which operates credit scoring platform CreditVidya, has appointed former Equifax executive Vipul Jain as its national sales head. Jain will be responsible for introducing alternative data-based products across various segments such as lending, insurance, e-commerce and e-wallets, the Mumbai-based company said in a statement. He will report to Rajiv Raj, co-founder […]

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How robo-advisers are seeking to change the investment management game

RoboMorgan Stanley, one of the largest asset managers in the US, calls them a major threat to financial advisers. Vanguard and Fidelity, the two largest mutual fund companies in the US, have over the past year started offering services to counter them. Now, India is getting a taste of them. Who are they? Fintech startups […]

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Scripbox raises Series B funding from Omidyar Network, others

FundOnline investment platform Scripbox, run by Scripbox.Com India Pvt. Ltd, has raised an undisclosed amount in its Series B round of funding led by Omidyar Network. Existing investors, including Accel Partners and some angel investors, also participated in the round. “As India moves from promoting adoption and usage of financial services to building consumers’ financial […]

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Exclusive: Online investment platform Goalwise gets angel funding

Team-_Goalwise-2Online investment platform Goalwise, run by Alphafront Finserv Pvt. Ltd, has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.8 crore) from a bunch of high net-worth individuals (HNIs), its CEO and co-founder Swapnil Bhaskar has told Techcircle.in. Bhaskar said the HNIs were associated with the financial services sector but declined to name the individuals. The funds raised […]

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