About The Speaker
Siddharth Mahanot is the Co-Founder and COO at Indifi Technologies Private Limited, a full stack Fintech Lender that is currently focused on improving access to SMB financing in India. As a founder of Indifi, he is focused on building innovative underwriting models using alternate data sources to enable unsecured business lending to underserved MSME segments. With over 15 years of work experience across multiple renowned Indian and global financial services organizations, he has been recognized as an industry thought leader with deep understanding of SME segment in India.
Prior to embarking upon his entrepreneurial journey, he served as the Executive Vice President and National Credit Head; Commercial Credit at Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited. In addition to this, he has been associated with various brands like Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd where he was the Head of Risk for all Retail Lending products, Citi Bank and ICICI Bank. Through his career, he has been recognized for his deep understanding of business, risk, people management skills. He has been instrumental in the launch and scale-up of businesses across his multiple roles. In his current role at Indifi, he has been instrumental in creating innovative risk mitigated lending products form small business segments like Travel Agents, Restaurants and Retailers.