Startups that are Advancing the Digital Lending Process in India

In the global financial services industry the boost of Fintech has taken center-stage from the last decade. Assistance, such as tremendously growing computing power, widespread internet penetration, and increased internet speed and coverage, have allowed Fintech solutions and startups to enter the global markets deeply, widely and rapidly. In addition, expanding demands for inclusive financial services, customer expectations, and the business need to turn down the costs while providing faster, safer, and more reliable services support the rise and growth of Fintech. In India platforms like RupeeRedee, GalaxyCard, LendingKart, Loan Tap & CASHe are advancing the digital lending processes, which makes it convenient for the lenders.

GalaxyCard

Incepted in 2018, the company has acquired a huge customer base from more than 600 towns across the country. The digital credit card can instantly be made available within 3 minutes and benefits the customers with no annual, joining, or interest charges. GalaxyCard focuses on making credit cards easily available to customers with an income of less than 30k a month. Customers can simply download the app and make a free online registration for processing. The entire application process is digital and requires three basic details – PANCard, Aadhar Card, and Bank Statements. Unlike the traditional lending process, it eliminates elaborative paperwork and long processing duration.

RupeeRedee

Incepted in 2018, A new-age digital lending platform for the next billion. RupeeRedee is a new-age digital lending platform that leverages state-of-the-art technology and data sciences to make lending safe, quick and hassle-free for India’s massive population of underserved customers.

Operating with its own Captive NBFC FincFriends Private Limited in the background to facilitate short-term personal loans coupled with digital lending services and have deployed various forms of underwriting including alternate data sources and is not restricted to credit score-based underwriting only.

LendingKart

Founded in 2014, LendingKart’s primary mission is to make it easy for SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in India to have easy credit access. It operates as an NBFC, and focuses on the MSME lending and capital space. LendingKart uses big data analytics to help lenders determine a borrower’s creditworthiness. It also completes the loan disbursal process much quicker than the traditional banks.

Loan Tap

LoanTap Financial Technologies is an online platform committed to deliver customized loan products to millennials. The Pune-based company was established in the year 2016 with an aim to provide seamless consumer experience from the application to the disbursal process. The platform is said to be committed to deliver flexible loan products to salaried professionals. LoanTap offers loans to help millennials achieve a life they desire. The company is said to deliver fast personal loans at customer-friendly terms. LoanTap’s focus is to delight its customers by helping them choose the best loan products.

CASHe

Mumbai-based CASHe is a digital lending platform for young salaried millennials. CASHe provides instant short-term personal loans ranging from INR 7,000 to INR 300,000 for tenure of up to 1 year to young working professionals based on their social profile, merit and earning potential and the company uses its proprietary algorithm-based machine learning platform.