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FinTech Talent Landscape

The adoption of FinTech in India has seen a significant uptick in last 4-5 years. The growth is driven by multiple factors including increased internet penetration, government push for digital transactions, rise in online commerce, increased penetration of digital finance products amongst others. The sector has seen a significant investor interest with more than 400 companies raising some form of capital. Adoption of Fin Tech has been in broader areas of financial services ranging from consumer lending, B2B lending, payment, insurance, investment advisory, online brokerage, marketplaces etc. Increase number of companies in this space along with lack of proven and experience talent in the sector has been a critical challenge for companies in building teams of Fin Tech companies. The demand of talent far exceeds the talent available and that has led to innovative approaches by the companies to build out their teams.

We decided to look at the talent pool in almost eighty Fin Tech companies to analyse the profile of senior leadership team across key functional areas of Technology, Product Management, HR, Finance , Marketing, Sales and Operations. We looked at an representative set of companies across different business areas within FinTech , companies across different stages of funding and across key locations in India.

To take a deeper look at talent landscape across various functions like technology, product management, sales, marketing, HR and finance, please download the detailed report.