About the Summit

The Indian BFSI & FinTech sector has been playing a critical role in driving the growth of the Indian economy and is considered the key enabler for the vision of India becoming a USD 5 trillion economy in the coming years. The sector plays a crucial role in capital & job creation, investments, innovation, and ESG, among other focus areas.

Dun & Bradstreet India is pleased to announce the 2023 edition of its flagship property, ‘Dun & Bradstreet BFSI & Fintech Summit 2023’ to acknowledge, recognize, and honor the top performers in the BFSI & FinTech industries.

The summit featured the release of the 15th edition of the publication ‘India's Leading BFSI & FinTech Companies 2023.’ The central theme of the grand summit is ‘Indian BFSI 2023: Re-shaping for balanced growth.’

The summit deliberated upon following topics

Inclusive growth financing-Lessons of the past, learnings for the future

Leveraging data & technology to next-gen BFSI solutions

The future of FinTech post funding winter

Collaborative partnership of BFSI & Fintech

Indian BFSI 2023: Re-shaping for balanced growth

BFSI & Fintech Summit 2023 Agenda



Points of discussion:

  • Challenges and benefits of data driving next-gen solutions
  • Leveraging transformative technology solutions for customer experiences
  • Re-inventing the next-gen BFSI solutions to prepare for the future
  • Emerging alternate data and technology solutions for next gen BFSI solutions
  • Impact of next-gen technologies on productivity and modernization of BFSIs

Moderator: Mr. Hitesh Sethi, Director- Advanced Analytics & Research, Dun & Bradstreet India


  • Mr. Ashish Abraham, Head Credit Analytics, HDFC Bank
  • Mr. Kashinath Hariharan, Head – Payment Products & Services Dept, ICICI Bank
  • Ms. Praveena Gundiah - Commercial Director, Iron Mountain
  • Mr. Gautam Bandyopadhyay, CEO and Co-founder, Novopay Solutions
  • Mr. Gaurav Deshpande, Vice President , Inspira Enterprise India Limited
  • Ms. Priyanka Mohapatra, Digital Trust Pillar Lead - Cyber Security, IBM India

Points of discussion:

  • Role of inclusive financing for growth and socio-economic development
  • People, Planet and Prosperity - Creating growth that sustains
  • Impact investment through financial inclusion
  • Emerging opportunities in social financing beyond lending models
  • Indian BFSI climate transition financing readiness – Instruments, offerings, regulatory
  • Impact of inclusive growth financing on the future economic growth

Moderator: Mr. Mohit Gupta, Senior Director, Sales, Dun & Bradstreet India


  • Ms. Indrani Banerjee, Additional Director (Learning & Administration), CAFRAL
  • Mr. Navin Saini, Business Head - Retail SME & MSME, Arka Fincap Limited
  • Mr. Deo Shankar Tripathi, Executive Vice Chairman, Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd.
  • Dr Ravindra Kumar Singh, Chief General Manager, SIDBI
  • Mr. Prashant Joshi, Managing Director, Head – Consumer Banking (India), DBS Bank India Ltd

Points of discussion:

  • Fate and challenges faced by Indian Fintechs post funding winter
  • How are Indian FinTechs battling this funding winter?
  • Fintech strategies to weather difficult times - Is there light at end of the tunnel?
  • How do existing fintech up the ante with new entrants & traditional financial services?

Moderator: Prof Nilesh Gupta, Assistant Professor, IIM Nagpur


  • Mr. Nirav Choksi, Co-founder & CEO, Credable
  • Mr. Ashish Mehrotra, CEO & MD, Northern Arc Capital
  • Mr. Raja Debnath, CEO and Founder, Veefin
  • Mr. Srikanth Subramanian, CEO, Kotak Cherry
  • Mr. Piyush Somani, Founder, CMD & CEO, ESDS Software Solution Ltd.

Points of discussion:

  • Trends of evolving partnerships between banks and FinTechs
  • Challenges and benefits of collaborative partnership of BFSI & Fintech
  • Overlap of BFSI & fintech services – Healthy competition through collaboration
  • Future prospects of collaborative partnership of BFSI & fintech in India

Moderator: Mr. Sameer Singh Jaini, CEO & Founder, The Digital Fifth


  • Mr. Pankaj Gadgil, Managing Director & CEO, Aditya Birla Housing Finance
  • Mr. Litesh Majethia, Executive VP & Head Supply Chain Finance-FBU, Vayana Network
  • Mr. Gopal Bhagat, Deputy Chief Executive, Indian Banks Association
  • Mr. Sandeep Sonpatki, Chief Business Officer – Platform, Lendingkart
  • Mr. Ravi Tyagi, Chief General Manager, SIDBI

Who Should Attend?


Founder / Co-founder of FinTech’s

Decision makers from technology partners

Key personnel from ESG solution providers


General partners of PE/VC funds

Few Key Dignitaries

Dr.Arun Singh
Global Chief Economist
Dun & Bradstreet India

Mr. Chabnish Kumar
Managing Director – Global
Strategic Accounts
Iron Mountain

Mr. Hitesh Sethi
Director- Advanced Analytics & Research
Dun & Bradstreet India

Mr. Ashish Abraham
Head - Risk Analytics

Mr. Kashinath Hariharan
Head – Payment Products & Services Dept

Ms. Praveena Gundiah
Commercial Director
Iron Mountain

Mr. Gautam Bandyopadhyay
CEO and Co-founder
Novopay Solutions

Mr. Gaurav Deshpande
Vice President
Inspira Enterprise India Limited

Ms. Priyanka Mohapatra
Digital Trust Pillar
Lead - Cyber Security
IBM India

Ms. Indrani Banerjee
Additional Director (Learning & Administration)

Mr. Navin Saini
Business Head - Retail SME & MSME
Arka Fincap Limited

Mr. Deo Shankar Tripathi
Executive Vice Chairman
Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd.

Dr Ravindra Kumar Singh
Chief General Manager

Mr. Prashant Joshi
Managing Director
Head – Consumer Banking (India)
DBS Bank India Ltd

Prof Nilesh Gupta
Assistant Professor
IIM Nagpur

Mr. Nirav Choksi
Co-founder & CEO

Mr. Ashish Mehrotra
Northern Arc Capital

Mr. Raja Debnath
Veefin Solutions

Mr. Srikanth Subramanian
Kotak Cherry

Mr. Piyush Somani
Founder, CMD & CEO
ESDS Software Solution Ltd.

Mr. Sameer Singh Jaini
CEO & Founder
The Digital Fifth

Mr. Pankaj Gadgil
Managing Director & CEO
Aditya Birla Housing Finance

Mr. Litesh Majethia
Executive VP &
Head Supply Chain Finance-FBU
Vayana Network

Mr. Gopal Bhagat
Deputy Chief Executive
Indian Banks Association

Mr. Sandeep Sonpatki
Chief Business Officer – Platform

Mr. Ravi Tyagi
Chief General Manager

Mr. Avinash Gupta
Managing Director & CEO - India
Dun & Bradstreet

Mr. Sunil Mehta
Chief Executive
Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)

Vipul Oberoi
Director of Marketing
CSR & Learning Solutions
Dun & Bradstreet India

About the Publication

The publication ‘India's Leading BFSI & FinTech Companies 2023’ profiles the leading companies within the BFSI sector, namely


Scheduled Commercial Banks including Small Finance Banks


Companies (Life, Non-life and Reinsurance)

Asset Management Companies

Non-Banking Financial Companies

(Deposit taking & Non-Deposit taking Systemically Important

Leading Equity Broking Houses

Select Fintech Companies

BFSI companies with standalone total income of greater than INR 25 crores and net worth greater than INR 10 crores in FY22 are eligible to get listed in the publication.

Fintech companies will be listed based on number of quantitative and qualitative parameters such as funding status, stage of funding, number of funding rounds, funding amount, latest valuation and other relevant information.

The publication will provide highlights such as :

Overview of the Indian BFSI Industry and its key sub-sectors

Experts’ Views

Listings (India's leading BFSI & FinTech companies including nomination based listings)

Financial/Operational highlights of leading BFSI and Fintech Companies

Award Winners List

Sr. No. Industry Award Categories Award Winners
1 India's Leading Bank - Public (Large) State Bank of India
2 India's Leading Bank - Public (Mid) Central Bank of India
3 India's Leading Bank - Private (Large) HDFC Bank Ltd
4 India's Leading Bank - Private (Mid) Federal Bank Ltd
5 India's Leading Bank - Small Finance Bank AU Small Finance Bank Ltd
6 India's Leading Bank - Foreign Standard Chartered Bank
7 India's Leading Housing Finance NBFC (Large) Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd
8 India's Leading Housing Finance NBFC (Mid) Aptus Value Housing Finance India Ltd & Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd
9 India's Leading Consumer Lending NBFC (Large) Bajaj Finance Ltd
10 India's Leading Consumer Lending NBFC (Mid) Axis Finance Ltd
11 India's Leading Infrastructure Finance NBFC  Indian Railway Finance Corporation Ltd
12 India's Leading Life Insurance (Private)  SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd
13 India's Leading Non-Life Insurance (Public)  The New India Assurance Company Ltd
14 India's Leading Non-Life Insurance (Private)  ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd
15 India's Leading Asset Management Company SBI Funds Management Private Limited 
Sr. No Nomination Award Categories Award Winners
1 Best BFSI - Tech Initiative  Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd
2 Best BFSI - Customer Experience  Axis Bank Ltd
3 Best BFSI - MSME Support Axis Bank Ltd
4 Best BFSI - Product Innovation Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd
5 Best Fintech - MSME Support U GRO Capital Ltd


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Case Studies

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