Anshul Saxena

Anshul is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Digital Financial Services—Payments and Distribution domain.

Anshul leads the start-up accelerator initiative in MSC and brings a wealth of start-up, telecom, and product and project management experience along with technology and FinTech experience through working across different domains. He is also actively involved in mentoring start-ups in the areas of artificial intelligence, blockchain, data science and analytics, and machine learning. Anshul holds an MBA in General Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad.

Posts by Anshul Saxena

ChitMonks: Simplifying chit funds

A story of four “monks” using private commissioned blockchain technology to improve accountability in a registered chit fund and how they are impacted by COVID-19

Weathering a Perfect Storm – Part 2: Seven Ways Fintechs Can Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

This blog covers the diverse strategies of FinTechs both big and small to adapt to the situation and overcome the challenges brought forth by the pandemic.

Weathering a Perfect Storm – Part 1: The Challenges Facing Fintechs in Emerging Markets During COVID-19

This blog covers the challenges and opportunities born from the COVID-19 pandemic, for both small and established FinTechs, particularly in the emerging markets. It sets the stage for part two, where we discuss how these FinTechs face these unprecedented challenges.

GUVI: Bridging the language divide in learning technical skills

This blog tells about an Edutech that is bridging the gap between skills and job readiness of India’s IT graduates from remote towns. The story also uncovers how GUVI has been navigating successfully through the COVID-19 crisis.

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the Indian fintech startup ecosystem: Four predictions and one suggestion

As with all players in the economy, fintechs too are feeling the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Early trends indicate a host of changes in the horizon. These include four key developments in the fintech ecosystem. Read our analysis for more.

Jai Kisan: Farmer’s gateway to quality financial services

Jai Kisan is a lending platform that uses technology to provide credit solutions to farmers for equipment used in agriculture and allied activities. It has identified its niche in financing farming equipment (excluding tractors) because of the existing finance gap that exists in Indian markets. This blog walks us through the genesis, struggles, and victories of this start-up.

Wonderlend Hubs (WLH): Alternate route to credit history

Read to see the journey of WonderLend Hubs, a company that provides Machine Learning-as-a-Service (MLaaS), as it implements this fascinating service to become the credit gateway for India’s low-to middle-income segments.

Bridge2Capital: Instant supplier credit in three clicks

This blog highlights the journey of Xtracap, a fintech start-up that provides extended credit to low- and middle-income merchants in India towards their daily working capital needs through its flagship technology platform—Bridge2Capital.