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How to build a high-speed start-up by going from Seed funding to series A to series B every few months:
Akshay will talk about his journey of highs and lows from a Symbiosis student to the founder of India’s next top FinTech Venture. He will share his experience of scaling early-stage venture and answer the questions on the same.
Key pointers on which Akshay will talk about:
1. How to build a high-speed start-up by going from Seed funding to series A to series B every few months, how to reset growth understanding and how to build and change mindsets.
2. How to build a strong team: because you are only as good as the team you build
Co-founder & CEO
Akshay Mehrotra is the Co-Founder and CEO of EarlySalary, one of India’s largest digital lending platforms. He has over 12 years of experience in strategic planning and marketing at some of the biggest brands in the country. Akshay now oversees the implementation of EarlySalary’s product strategy and is focused on building the business and turning EarlySalary into India’s next unicorn.
Armed with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune, Askhay Mehrotra is now spearheading his own Start-up venture EarlySalary along with Co Founder Ashish Goyal. EarlySalary is a Fintech Start-Up which uses new age technology for lending funds. The company aims to deliver a revolutionary new business model set to change the lending market in India by introducing ultrashort term loans. Prior to this, Akshay was associated with brands like Future Retail Ltd, PolicyBazaar.com, Big Bazaar and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. Ltd. An exemplary leader, Akshay brings with him a rich experience of 12 years in strategic planning and marketing. His business acumen and attention to detail led to him being conferred with the “Most Talented CMO of the Year” award in 2013 – 2014 in the retail space, by CMO Asia. As the Chief Executive Officer at EarlySalary, Akshay oversees the implementation of the company’s product strategy and is focused towards building the business and building EarlySalary as a Financial Institution. With an unwavering passion for customer service, he believes that one of the biggest features and the most significant competitive edge of any company is giving personalized attention to the customers and this is what he and his team strive to achieve. In his leisure time he likes to explore new places and spend time with his family.