Varun focuses on Quona’s investment activities and portfolio in South and SE Asia.
Prior to Quona, Varun worked with Lok Capital, an India-focused impact investment fund, with the India Venture Partner for Oak Investment Partners, and with the D.E. Shaw Group. Varun was recognized as part of Forbes 30 under 30 for Finance & Venture Capital in Asia. In spring 2020, he was selected for the prestigious Kauffman Fellows program.
CreditMantri's full-service financial and credit advisory services platform enables underserved Indian consumers to access their credit scores, learn how they can improve their credit, and obtain useful products matched to their credit profiles.Website
Fisdom democratizes access for people underserved by traditional financial systems by providing basic financial planning and management through its mobile-first engagement, recommendation and fulfillment engine, enabling it to service first-time entrants to savings and capital-market products.Website
KoinWorks is the leading e-commerce merchant lender in Indonesia, which has a credit gap of USD 80 billion. KoinWorks helps MSMEs secure financial services through lenders on its online marketplace platform.Website
SMECorner provides affordable long term secured and unsecured credit products to MSMEs in India, a segment that has been underserved by the traditional financial system.Website
Arya Collateral is a digital, integrated agricultural value-chain services company focused on warehousing, management, financing, and market linkages.Website
Rupifi's vision is to finance all B2B commerce transaction flows. It leverages B2B e-commerce partnerships, or “anchors”, and lenders to provide ‘buy-now-pay-later’ (‘BNPL’) credit line and commercial credit card solutions to underserved MSMEs in India. These merchants engage in high frequency, low ticket transactions that enable better monetization and lower risk.Website