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Ritesh Jain

Ritesh Jain

Founder at Infynit / Former COO HSBC
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Talk of the VC world : Sequoia Is Splitting Into Three VC Firms

06 Jun 2023

Sequoia Capital, the renowned venture capital firm, has made a significant announcement that has sent shockwaves through the investment community. The firm has decided to split into three independent entities: Sequoia Capital US HongShan (which will cover China) Peak XV Partners (which will focus on Southeast Asia and India). This unexpected move h...


The Rise of BaaS Acquisitions and Navigating the Fintech Winter - Shaping Financial Landscape

02 Jun 2023

The financial services industry has witnessed a paradigm shift in recent years, with the emergence of Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) platforms revolutionising traditional financial institutions' operations. With their agile and scalable infrastructure, these platforms have caught the attention of leading financial institutions seeking to enhance thei...

Financial Inclusion

Navigating the Transition to a Cashless Society: Balancing Inclusion and Digital Innovation

16 May 2023

The ongoing shift towards a cashless society in the UK presents an intriguing landscape, promising enhanced convenience and efficiency. However, we must remain cognisant of the potential impact on cash-dependent populations. As we embark on this transformative journey, it becomes imperative to consider their needs, ensuring inclusivity and uphol



Empowering Financial Inclusion and Resilience - A Handbook for Offline Payments with CBDC

11 May 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital currencies, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) has emerged as a game-changer. With its potential to revolutionize payment systems, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) recently launched a ground-breaking handbook, offering valuable insights into offline payments with CBDC. This comprehensive guid...