Thursday, February 28, 2019

IndiaLends Founder Gaurav Chopra wins the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Award

 Recognising the astute leadership in creating one of the leading digital lending platforms in India, IndiaLends Founder & CEO Gaurav Chopra was conferred with the BW Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019 at the 5th Annual Young Entrepreneur's Summit. The gala ceremony was held at Taj MG Road, Bengaluru on 20th February, 2019.

Delhi based IndiaLends is a credit scoring and analytics platform which was started in March 2015. Gaurav Chopra was bestowed the award for his multifaceted entrepreneurial ingenuity. His relentless pursuit of excellence through strategic thinking, innovation, consistent growth, strong marketing models and organisational sustainability were the key factors behind his victory.

On receiving the award, IndiaLends Founder and CEO Gaurav Chopra said, “I am humbled to receive the recognition and it is a boost of encouragement for the future. This recognition not just for me but for my entire team who are the backbone of this company.”

Gaurav Chopra is a business strategist turned entrepreneur with more than 14 years of experience and domain expertise in driving business innovation in digital finance, credit analytics and mobile payments across Indian and global markets. Gaurav’s goal is to get rid of the unorganized lending sector in India and bring more people into the fold of formal channels of credit using better underwriting techniques and technology.

BW Young Entrepreneur Awards is an annual event conceptualized by BW Businessworld to recognize India's Hottest Young Entrepreneurs. The platform is an interactive and insightful platform which endeavours to generate interesting debates on issues related to Indian Entrepreneurial Ecosystem. The awards recognizes those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses.
IndiaLends is a credit underwriting and analytics platform. Available on both the web and mobile, IndiaLends uses proprietary algorithms to connect borrowers with the right financial institutions. IndiaLends also provides technology and data analytics along with a loan management platform to financial institutions. It has also helped automate workflows and risk assessments thereby making the loan disbursal process much more efficient. IndiaLends is run by a team of credit risk professionals and data scientists with multiple years of experience in consumer and small business credit. For further information, please visit