Global Investments Advisor, Flourish Ventures
Listed in &ldquoTop 35 Global Women in Fintech Powerlist&rdquo, &lsquoTop Women in Finance&rsquo, &ldquoTop 30 Fintech Influencers&rdquo and &ldquoWomen Who Venture&rdquo, Smita Aggarwal is a fintech investor and a thought leader with deep expertise in venture capital, financial inclusion, digital banking, micro-insurance and financial regulation. She is Global Investments Advisor for Flourish Ventures, a global fintech focussed fund, and leads investments in innovative fintech start-ups that help advance financial health and inclusion in Asia. Her recent investments include insuretech, embedded finance platforms, digital lenders and fintech models across India, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Bangladesh. She is a Member of Fintech Advisory Board of New York University and Global Fintech Fest. She is a member of the Board of Directors of IIFL Asset Management Company. She is a guest faculty for &ldquoFintech in Emerging Markets&rdquo at the Stern School of Business, New York University. She has three decades of experience in finance as a banker, lender, regulator and an investor that have enriched her with unparalleled domain expertise, unique perspective and empathy for fintech founders. She has held leadership positions with noteworthy names such as Omidyar Network, Fullerton India Credit, Reserve Bank of India and ICICI Bank with a successful track record of building businesses from scratch, introducing new products, and driving growth through innovation. She is a rank-holder chartered accountant and has attended executive programs at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management.