Vishes Jena

Vishes Kumar Jena is an Associate in MSC’s Digital Financial Services - Payments & Distribution domain. He is trained in Rural and Innovation Management.

Vishes has an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar in Rural Management. During his MBA, he attended the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) in Poland to pursue courses on Innovation Management and International Business. He also has a B.Tech from the Institute of Technical Education and Research in Bhubaneswar. His areas of experience include market research, financial inclusion, and others. He has worked on projects commissioned by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, JP Morgan, Metlife foundation, among others. Recently, he has worked on projects and several assignments that have impacted the National Payments Corporation of India, and FinTech startups associated with the Indian Institue of Management, Ahmedabad's startup incubator - CIIE.CO, and many more. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Odia, and Bengali.

Posts by Vishes Jena

Finarkein: Democratizing data in financial services

This blog talks about Finarkein Analytics, a technology service provider platform focused on simplifying the information value chain through its unique and innovative data analytics solution

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.

Impact of COVID-19 on FinTechs: India

This report delves deep into the innovative strategies FinTechs used to overcome the pandemic, measures taken by the government and regulators to enable ecosystem players, and the support FinTechs received from investors and accelerators. It also explores the change in behavior and adoption of digitized products by Indian customers.