In the dynamic intersection of finance, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Ms. Bidul Agwaan emerges as a strategic finance expert and a seasoned investment banking professional. With a career spanning over 10 years, Bidul has established herself as a transformative leader, adept at simplifying disruptive business models to unearth meaningful investment insights and propelling business growth through a blend of strategic finance acumen and exceptional interpersonal skills.
Currently steering the financial landscape at LoanTap, Bidul spearheads structured debt fundraising for Asset and Liability Management (ALM), contributing significantly to scaling debt issuance programs to an impressive Rs. 300 crores, engaging with High Net Worth Individuals (HNIs) and institutional subscribers. Her strategic mindset played a pivotal role in orchestrating a strategic acquisition and actively managing equity raises from global funds. Notably, her stellar contributions earned her recognition as a Rockstar performer in 2021, Cultural Ambassador of the Year in 2022, and the prestigious LoanTap DNA award for ‘Relentless Pursuit of Excellence’ in 2023.
Bidul’s diverse experience extends beyond LoanTap, where she led business operations and strategic finance for MedCords Healthcare, a growth-stage startup contributing significantly to the digitization of a 1.2 million-plus pharmacy ecosystem and healthcare management, particularly during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
During her impactful six-year tenure at SEP Ventures, Bidul collaborated with over 50 entrepreneurs, overseeing equity fundraisers exceeding Rs. 350 crores for portfolio startups, spanning early stages to Series A. Her expertise traversed private equity transactions, navigating the complexities of equity-debt mixes, and orchestrating strategic acquisitions for established listed companies in India.
With a keen eye for business evolution, Bidul has worked across diverse sectors, including fin- tech, health-tech, automotive tech, security, media-tech, digital social networks, consumer retail, and consumer brands. Her role involved constant evaluation and evolution of business execution aligned with a long-term vision.
Beyond her professional achievements, Bidul is passionate about instigating positive social change and building businesses that contribute to a sustainable environment and livelihood. Her commitment to bringing about meaningful transformations reflects in both her professional pursuits and personal ethos.
As Bidul Agwaan takes the stage as a distinguished speaker on the “Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship” panel at the upcoming Finext conference, attendees can expect to glean insights from a visionary leader who not only navigates the intricacies of finance and innovation but actively shapes the landscape for positive change and sustainable business growth.
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