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India's Pioneering FinTech Company | Kunal Varma @ Freo (Part 1)
Episode 6616th September 2021 • Founder Thesis •
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Innovation and disruption are the hallmarks of the technology world. Amidst the fintech revolution and the subsequent rise of digital banks in India, going to a bank branch is no longer in vogue.

And with neobanking, this metamorphosis has reached a new level with state-of-the-art technologies and providing customers with easy, quick, and efficient financial services.

The Founder Thesis podcast presents to you a two-part series where Akshay Datt speaks with Kunal Varma, Co-Founder, Freo. He is a serial entrepreneur who started his entrepreneurial journey back in 2008, while pursuing his MBA from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Kunal, a self-proclaimed dreamer, fondly recalls his earlier days and shares how he always wanted to start his venture. After successfully building two ventures, he collaborated with Bala Parthasarthy and Anuj Kackar and started MoneyTap, which in five years has become an RBI registered NBFC and is now transitioning to credit led neobank, Freo, which is the first of its kind in the country.

Tune in to this episode to hear Kunal speak about how Freo is disrupting the traditional banking system with its innovative digital banking experience.

What you must not miss!

  • If you like something in your academics, you're not going to do it for the rest of your life.
  • How interacting with people from different walks of life can help in developing your vision as an entrepreneur.
  • The transition from HR and EdTech to FinTech
  • The concept of neobanking
  • Relation between consumer research and building a product
  • Fundraising journey