Raunak Kapoor

Senior Manager

Raunak is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Indonesia Country Program Development Domain. He is responsible for co-creating and implementing technology-enabled financial inclusion projects for public and private sector in developing economies.

Raunak is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Indonesia Country Program Development Domain. He is responsible for co-creating and implementing technology-enabled financial inclusion projects for public and private sector in developing economies. He has more than nine years of experience in developing strategies to expand access to finance for the poor and advising financial institutions to implement innovative and cost effective technology-enabled delivery channel. Over the years, he has advised more than 50 financial services providers and implemented collaborative financial inclusion projects with a range of stakeholders including donors, multi-laterals, private sector players (microfinance institutions, commercial banks) and government. He is a certified expert in financial inclusion strategy, market research, process re-engineering, product development, project management and institutional capacity building. His domain level expertise are in the field of microfinance, digital financial inclusion and micro enterprise financing. He has worked in some of the least-developed and emerging market economies across Asia, Africa and the Pacific that includes work in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, and Timor-Leste.

Posts by Raunak Kapoor

Non-Financial Services for MSMEs

Besides access to finance there are range of capacity building services that MSMEs need for their growth and development. Non-financial services are such capacity-building inputs which are mainly targeted at enhancing the performance of a business enterprise. In this video, MSC’s Products and Delivery Channels Expert, Raunak Kapoor, shares his experience on the role and […]

Expanding access to finance for small businesses in India: A critique of the Mor Committee’s approach part 3. Assessing access to finance for small businesses?

Critically reviewing the Mor Committee report, this concluding blog looks at the ways of measuring access to finance for small businesses.

Expanding access to finance for small businesses in India: A critique of the Mor Committee’s approach part 1. Background and the supply gap

This three-part blog dissects and examines the Mor Committee report and critically reviews it with respect to enhancing access to financial services for small businesses in India.

Expanding access to finance for small businesses in India: A critique of the Mor Committee’s approach part 2. Why are the banks not financing small businesses?

The second part of the blog looks at the role of the banks, development finance institutions and NBFCs to examine why they haven’t come forward to meet this gap.

Building Operational Excellence as a Core Differentiator

The briefing note is a case study on operational excellence path adopted by a microfinance-oriented thrift bank in the Philippines.

Access to credit in Andhra Pradesh post microfinance crisis

A study conducted by MicroSave in Andhra Pradesh in 2011 highlighted the importance of MFIs as a source of accessible micro-credit for the low-income segment.

Mobile money – Influencers of success

In this study, we attempt to examine some notable mobile money deployments across the globe.

Can MNOs Lead the Way for Banking the Excluded? (1 of 2)

This Note, examines how well MNOs are positioned to provide banking services, and what challenges and barriers they would face in the battle to emerge victorious.