Ashneer Grover

Co-Founder and CEO, BharatPe

Ashneer Grover is the Co-Founder and CEO of BharatPe. A seasoned professional with strong strategic vision and proven expertise across domains in both start-ups and top-tier organizations, Ashneer donned the entrepreneurial hat and co-founded BharatPe in the year 2018 with the vision to drive financial inclusion by building ground-breaking financial solutions for the Indian economy. He is currently building BharatPe as India’s leading fintech company.

A startup veteran and an accomplished leader, Ashneer has 14+ years of experience in operations, M&A, investments and business development. He is known as a result-oriented and decisive leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic positioning to establish successful multi-million-dollar start-ups.

Ashneer started his career with Kotak Investment Bank in 2006 after his MBA. His astute analytical skills and attention for detail helped him work his way through the ranks and become the Vice President for Kotak Investment Banking. During his stint at Kotak, Ashneer was instrumental in closing 10 deals that were worth over US$ 3 billion in transaction value. Post that, Ashneer also worked with American Express as Head- Corporate Development, with Grofers as Chief Financial Officer. He also led digital transformation and strategy as Head of Business at PCJ.

Under Ashneer’s leadership, the Government of India and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) recognized BharatPe’s efforts to help digitise India at the grassroot level and awarded BharatPe for Innovation in Digital Payment at its annual awards in August 2019. Ashneer won the ET Now Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2020. He has also won the Business World’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Recently, Ashneer won a place in the Business World Disrupt 40Under40 list of young achievers announced in January 2021.

11:00 - 12:00 PM

Saturday 20th March, 2021

Panel discussion : Leapfrogging Payments

11:00 -12:00 PM

20 march-2021 new_schedule

Leapfrogging Payments