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Coining the Switch to Crypto | Ashish Singhal @ CoinSwitch Kuber
Episode 7923rd December 2021 • Founder Thesis •
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‘To crypto or not to crypto?’ remains a burning topic for the regulators in the country, but for start-ups and investors, it is definitely a hot currency.

Founder Thesis brings you the journey of one such founder, who is riding high on this crypto wave. In this edition, Akshay Datt speaks with Ashish Singhal, Founder and CEO, CoinSwitch Kuber, one of India’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and the second venture to attain unicorn status in the cryptocurrency sector.

A techie at heart, Ashish tried his hands at different innovations and participated and won various hackathons with his now co-founders Govind and Vimal. The idea of building an aggregator of crypto exchanges came from one such hackathon and it came when the RBI imposed a two-year ban on cryptocurrency. But this did not stop Ashish and he took this product to the global market as a B2B product.

However, to educate and make cryptocurrency accessible to Indian users, CoinSwitch Kuber was started in 2020 and is currently valued at USD 1.9 billion and has over 11 million registered users.

Tune in to this episode to hear Ashish speak about how CoinSwitch Kuber is making cryptocurrency investing as effortless as ordering food online.

What you must not miss!

  • What is a crypto aggregator?
  • Benefits of participating in hackathons organized by VC firms.
  • Building a user-friendly buying experience.
  • Future bets.
  • Optimise for success, be ready for failure.