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Access to Formal Credit Still Not Available to Students in India: CEO, mPokket

Access to Formal Credit Still Not Available to Students in India: CEO, mPokket

Banking, Finance, Insurance, Interview
As a student or young professional, almost everyone has sought peer-to-peer financial help, particularly in India wherein formal credit to students does not exist till date. Mr. Gaurav Jalan saw this as an opportunity with great growth potential and went ahead to establish mPokket to address this credit gap for students and working professionals. Mr. Jalan talks to MediaCatalyst about mPokket's journey and business model. Here are the excerpts from the interaction with Mr. Jalan, CEO and founder, mPokket. What's the inspiration behind mPokket? Tell us a bit about mPokket's journey. mPokket was created to help those excluded from the traditional financial system to obtain credit. The inspiration came from my life experience. Even as a foreigner and a fresh college student in the...