Anil Gupta

Partner

Anil Gupta is a Partner at MSC and heads the Digital Financial Services-Payments and Distribution Domain. He is a hands-on development banker and technology manager with over two decades of experience. Anil has worked on projects with development banks, commercial banks, international funding agencies, MFIs, community-based institutions, rural infrastructure projects, and major telecommunication players in India, China, and the USA. Anil’s areas of expertise include management of large and complex projects, program design and evaluation, microfinance, agriculture, and non-farm sector finance, infrastructure finance, financial sector development, and payments systems—especially mobile wallets. He specializes in due diligence of financial institutions, business planning, technology management, and technical assistance design. Before joining MSC, Anil was Program Manager at Infosys, where he undertook various roles, from setting up the platform and managing associated operations to policy development and technical assistance. He holds Master’s degree in Management and Technology with specialization in Strategy and Finance from the various leading institutions like IIM-Bangalore and IIT- Kharagpur. Anil is fluent in English and Hindi.

Posts by Anil Gupta

EasyPlan: Simple and digital savings for LMIs

This blog examines EasyPlan, a new-age digital savings app that allows low- and middle-income segments to overcome their chronic state of under-saving. Read on to see how EasyPlan makes use of various behavioral nudges (including gamification) to make customers save more and better.

Finlok: Save together digitally

Finlok is a financial platform that helps people save money and avail hassle-free credit through a group savings-based financial model. This blog explores how the platform will help the low- and middle-income segments gain greater control over their finances.

Inclusive FinTechs Quadrant

MicroSave Consulting (MSC) partnered with Burnmark to conceptualize the Inclusive Fintechs Quadrant report. The report highlights 30 of the top global fintechs that are working towards financial inclusion.

Fintech Study to Model a Financial Inclusion Lab

The current landscape suggests a growing influence of fintechs in India. However, growth and investments have primarily confined in the payments and credit domains, and in a few metro cities.

The white spaces of the digital divide: 3G+ haves and have-nots

Examines the implications of the observation that in most rural villages, the infrastructure to support fintech remains inadequate.

Leveraging Technology for Meaningful Financial Inclusion in Asia

The study is based on extensive secondary research and stakeholder interviews with fintechs and FSPs across six markets – Bangladesh, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam.

Is ‘Cashless’ the Road Ahead towards Digital India?

This case-study will provide you a sneak-peek to the journey of the creation of the first “cashless” panchayat in Odisha.

Can instant messenger disrupt the digital payments market in India?

This post attempts to cover the details of how WhatsApp can possibly simplify the user experience while making digital payments in India.