Kanishkaa Chopra

Kanishkaa Chopra is an Associate in MSC’s Data and Innovation Domain in India. She started her professional career by joining MSC, Delhi, India in 2020. Her areas of expertise include data analysis, machine learning algorithms, data mining and financial statistics. She has an immense knowledge of statistics and applied statistics. She has a student membership of Institute of Actuaries of India. Her technical skills include R, SPSS, SQL, Python.

Posts by Kanishkaa Chopra

Voices of India’s MSMEs: Insights notes from the diaries access to finance

The third edition discusses insights into the financial lives of IEs and how they access finance. The note unfolds the trends in incomes, expenses, and savings of IEs and their overall financial behavior.

ChitMonks: Giving India’s oldest form of banking a new look

This blog is a sequel to our previous blog on ChitMonks under the Financial Inclusion Lab accelerator program. Chit funds are an old and essential financial service in India, which remains mainly in the analog mode. ChitMonks are working to digitalize the industry. In this blog, we take you through ChitMonks’ journey, the startup’s progress since the second cohort of the FILab, its struggles and achievements, and its plans.

Awaaz.De: Mobile-based interventions for social change

Awaaz.De provides easy-to-use, cost-efficient, and time-saving mobile solutions for organizations and communities across multiple sectors—education, agriculture, health, and financial services. Its inclusive mobile solutions that use interactive voice response (IVR), SMS, mobile apps, and web, enable organizations to reach the last mile.

Frontier Markets: Building strong rural marketplaces

Frontier Markets, headquartered in Jaipur, Rajasthan, was founded in 2011 by Ajaita Shah as a last-mile distribution solution for green energy products. Since then, Frontier Markets has evolved from a high-touch to a high-tech digital platform that works with rural women influencers across multiple states in India, adding vital products based on market demand.