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An industry report states that India’s digital payments grew a whopping 160 times in the last 20 years, taking the country to the number one position in real-time digital transactions. Digital technologies and tools have unlocked new economic opportunities by democratising financial services, making these more accessible and convenient. While this has catalysed economic and societal progress, there is still a long way to go.

In a country defined by diversity, evolving regulatory policies, and a massive unbanked population, our issue shines the light on how select players in this new era are forging unique partnerships, and devising new financial products and services in an increasingly competitive market. As they steer organisations through a rapidly changing today, we also examine the ‘new thinking’ that leaders and policymakers of tomorrow must equip themselves with, to lead, manage, and create impact in these tech-driven times. 

Here is our line-up:

  • From backend support to reshaping business models, technology is transforming our financial ecosystem. Learn how traditional banking services got an upgrade with the arrival of fintech players.

  • Digitalisation has had an impact on financial services and the underlying market structure. Understand how policymakers are viewing this opportunity to help economies across the globe transcend towards a smarter, digital growth path.
  • Does the digital payments infrastructure in India need revamping to bring the marginalised groups under the radar of financial inclusion? Read about the ground realities of the usage and penetration of these services.
  • Borderless banking has acquired new meaning with fintech innovation. Read here to learn about the current trends as Finance-as-a-Service gains relevance across sectors.
  • Learn how to lead efficiently by adopting new mental models and sharper strategies with a ‘systems thinking’ mindset to achieve business goals.
  • Tune into our podcast to learn what core values can help shape an ecosystem that can propel exponential growth in any industry.

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Professor Saumya Sindhwani
Executive Director - Centre for Learning and Management Practice

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