Vaibhav is the Co-founder of ftcash. ftcash is one of India's fastest growing financial technology company, recognized by Forbes, backed by PayPal. ftcash empowers the 60+ million underserved micro-merchants in India through financial inclusion using digital payments and loans.
Before ftcash, Vaibhav was a Director, Global Development at XPRIZE, leading World’s first global prize that targets the problem of access to water. Vaibhav has spent the last decade in the areas of policy and development across over 5 countries and 20 states in India. He has been associated with The World Bank advising GOI for a $1 billion project on Water Supply and Sanitation.
In 2010, LGT Impact Ventures selected Vaibhav as an iCATs Fellow. In 2012, Vaibhav was selected as a Swaniti Fellow and awarded ‘Power 30 under 30’, USA for his work with the Honorable Member of Parliament. In 2014, World Economic Forum selected him as a Global Shaper. In 2016, he was selected as an Acumen Fellow and German Chancellor Fellow.
Vaibhav is an alumnus of Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government and NIT Trichy.