Abhishek Kothari

Co-Founder & Chief, Product and Data Science, FlexiLoans

An alumnus of IIT Bombay and ISB Hyderabad, Abhishek Kothari is an accomplished entrepreneur (Business World 40 under 40 – Year 2021) with multiple startups (Thought Partners, Join My Moment, FlexiLoans.com). He is currently the founder of FlexiLoans.com - a machine led lending platform using advanced applications of algorithms. He is one of the top speakers and content contributor in Indian Lending ecosystem for SME lending, technology and data science applications and has spoken at events like TiE Mumbai, IAMAI, Digital Money 2017, DLAI (Digital Lenders Association of India), Data Giri Meetups, Barclays ISME sessions, Payments Summit by Economic Times, India Fintech Awards and many more.

Abhishek loves to create applications using AI and data science in a wide and fragmented market like India where machine readable data is difficult to get but extremely reflective of risk behaviours. From advanced applications of image processing and deep learning to anomaly detection, FlexiLoans.com uses data creatively to assess risk as well as to give a superior user experience.

Prior to FlexiLoans.com, Abhishek was associated with Fractal Analytics in London as a Vice President. In 2016, he permanently moved back to India to be a part of the emerging FinTech landscape and founded FlexiLoans.com.

In last 3 years, FlexiLoans has emerged as a Top 3 SME Digital Lender with more than 500 cr of disbursements across 40,000 loans achieved through 100% digital originations and zero branches. Large SME ecosystems like Amazon, Flipkart, PayTM, PineLabs, Mswipe are integrated with FlexiLoans to provide fast credit to their vendor base.

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Emerging IIT Bombay Alumni Entrepreneurs