Global Investments Advisor at Flourish Ventures.
Listed in ‘Top Women in Finance’, “Top 30 Fintech Influencers” and “Women Who Venture”, Smita Aggarwal is a fintech investor and a thought leader with deep expertise in venture capital, financial inclusion, digital banking, micro-insurance and financial regulation. In her present role with Flourish Ventures, as Global Investment Advisor, she leads investments in innovative fintech start-ups that help advance financial health and inclusion in Asia. Her recent investments include insuretech, embedded finance platforms, digital lenders and fintech models across India, Indonesia, Singapore and Bangladesh.
She is on the Advisory Board of Global Fintech Fest and a start-up mentor with Catalyst Fund and Village Capital. She is a guest faculty for “Fintech in Emerging Markets” at the New York University. With nearly three decades of experience, she has held leadership positions with noteworthy names such as Omidyar Network, Fullerton, Reserve Bank of India and ICICI Bank with a successful track record of building businesses from scratch, introducing new products, and driving growth through innovation. A rank holder chartered accountant, Smita graduated from Sydenham College in Mumbai and attended executive programs at Harvard Business School and MIT Sloan School of Management.