Biz2Credit to invest USD 100m in India over next 5 years
By Leandra Monteiro
Biz2Credit, provider of an online marketplace for small business funding, eyeing expansion in India by making an investment of USD100 million over the next 5 years. The company has clocked a significant growth in business in India in the last few months with a lot of new client wins. Thus, seeing this potential of the Indian market, the firm is poised for even a greater leap and investing hugely in operations in India. The investment will be spent mainly in R&D, operations, and building the workforce. The company is bringing a lot of new employment opportunities for the young graduates in the country in both technical and service-based roles.
Biz2Credit was founded in 2007 and is backed by Nexus Venture Partners. Since its inception, Biz2Credit has become the leading online marketplace for small business funding, having arranged more than $8 billion in small business funding for thousands of companies throughout the U.S. Biz2Credit is expanding its industry-leading technology in custom digital platform solutions for banks and other financial institutions, investors and service providers in the U.S., India, Australia, and Canada.
Commenting on this big announcement, Mr. Rohit Arora, CEO & Co-Founder, Biz2Credit said, “We are delighted to see such massive growth in our business in India, this gives us the hope to further invest in Indian operations. Despite the uncertainties that two waves of the Coronavirus pandemic unleashed, we have clocked a massive growth in the revenue with 15-plus new client wins and eyeing a greater leap in the next 10-12 months. He further added, “I want to applaud the government’s initiatives for bringing ample of new opportunities for the Fintech sector which gives the sector a quantum leap. The fintech business model is now working with a remarkable and consistent framework that enables entrepreneurs, business owners, proprietors, and even banks and NBFCs to go through huge information and make better choices in their businesses.”
Adding to the announcement, Mr. Vineet Tyagi, Global CTO and Country Head, Biz2Credit India said, “The Indian market holds immense potential for Fintech companies like ours and it is extremely important for our next phase of growth. We at Biz2Credit support the government’s mission of the Make in India program by making huge investments in Indian talent and portraying India as a hub of R&D on the global front.” He further added, “Our employees are our greatest asset, as we are looking for a multifold growth in the coming 10-12 months, we are aggressively hiring for both service-based and technical profiles to strengthen our white-labeled platform.”
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