March 8, 2016
Data beyond tax returns

Data beyond tax returns: Time to use aggregator platforms to estimate SMEs strength

For small businesses, the tax returns do not reflect a true picture of the business. The income on the statements is mostly understated manifold; hence the lender is unable to get a clear picture of the true financial position of the business. Lenders need to figure out more efficient ways […]
March 3, 2016
Tech-Innovations Reshape MSME Lending In India

Can Tech-Innovations Reshape MSME Lending In India?

ALOK MITTAL CONTRIBUTOR Co-founder, Indifi Technologies Fintech is the buzzword for 2016. There are promises of a brave new world where banks would be decimated in favor of the tech brigade, and millions of underserved businesses will have better access to finance. The power of big data promises to overrun […]
March 3, 2016
Investor Alok Mittal to go slow on investments, but predicts strong year ahead

Investor Alok Mittal to go slow on investments, but predicts strong year ahead

Alok Mittal, the co-founder and CEO of Indifi Technologies, has been among the most prolific angel investors in India, having participated in over 30 deals. Last year, he decided to go back to being an entrepreneur — he had co-founded jobs portal Jobsahead before it was acquired by NYSE-listed Monster.com […]