Maansi Sharda


Maansi is a Manager in MSC’s Digital Financial Services (DFS)-Banking and Product development domain.

Maansi is a financial inclusion (FI) and technology solutions consultant with over six and half years of experience gained through projects with banks, payment banks, agent network organisations, technology giants, retail organizations issuing mobile payments and DFS partners in India, Nepal and Nigeria. Her areas of expertise include market research, mobile payments, financial inclusion solutions, ICT based products designing, implementations and financial sector development. She specialises in due diligence of banks interested in financial inclusion, strategic business planning and technical design assistance.

Posts by Maansi Sharda

Fello: Follow this team to know about a game-based approach to savings and investments for the LMI segment

Fello is a digital savings and investments platform that provides low- and middle-income (LMI) segments in India with access to formal savings. It promotes the uptake of formal financial services and builds a regular savings habit within the community. This blog explores Fello’s journey and the positive impact it hopes to create within LMI segments.

Numer8: From space to sea, solving for fisherfolk—numerically

The seafood supply chain in India is highly disintegrated, complex, and non-reliable. Consequently, fisherfolk face a range of issues that affect their livelihood. This blog highlights the journey of Numer8, a data science-focused startup that helps fisherfolk defend against climate change and build a resilient yet profitable seafood business for themselves.

Credochain: Lending solutions for a new India

Micro, small, and medium enterprise (MSME) borrowers and commercial lenders in India struggle with a steadily widening credit gap. This blog highlights the journey of a FinTech startup, Credochain, which assesses micro and nano enterprises for faster and better credit decision-making by capturing and analyzing their underlying business transactions and cash flows, among other parameters. In this blog, you will discover how Credochain has been building cluster-specific credit underwriting models for unserved or underserved businesses.

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.

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.