Vikas Agarwal has been named co-founder and chief business officer of Credit Fair, a consumer lending fin-tech start-up. He will oversee Supply of Capital activities in this new position, including collaborations with Independent Financial Advisers and Co-lending Partners. In order to speed up Credit Fair’s business growth, he will also oversee the establishment of strategic alliances (fintech) and merchant relationships. Vikas will collaborate closely with Credit Fair’s founder and CEO, Aditya Damani.
Vikas created and served as MD & CEO of the SME-focused NBFC SSA Finserv before he joined Credit Fair. In 2010, he established Shree Krishna Corporate Advisors LLP, where he provided guidance to over 300 SMEs seeking to raise debt totaling more than Rs. 500 crore. Agarwal began his profession as an ICAI-certified chartered accountant.
Vikas brings to the table over a decade of experience in the financial services sector especially in business development, debt raise, project finance, working capital finance and advisory to micro, small and medium enterprises.
Welcoming Vikas, Aditya Damani, Founder and CEO, Credit Fair said, “Vikas is joining us at an exciting phase of our journey, as we are witnessing a huge demand uptick for credit both at the business and consumer levels. With a proven combination of strategic thinking and strong execution capacity, he will help Credit Fair continue to deliver value to its customers and all the key stakeholders. He will be responsible for driving operational excellence of the company, thus helping in achieving our mission of enabling Fair Finance for Every Indian!”
Commenting on his appointment, Vikas Agarwal, Cofounder and CBO, Credit Fair said, “I am excited to join Credit Fair and look forward to playing my role in effectively scaling up our credit delivery ecosystem across the country. I believe that the company is making a significant difference in the lives of individuals and small businesses by providing fair and accessible credit. I look forward to working with the team to introduce new-age innovations in financing and capture emerging opportunities such as green financing.”