~The round also saw participation from Quona Capital, Saama Capital~
Mumbai, December 03, 2020: Fisdom, India’s leading wealthtech company has raised USD 7 million in a new round of funding. The funding round was led by PayU with participation from existing investors Quona Capital and Saama Capital. The fresh funding will be deployed towards new product development and customer acquisition. The company will also look at acquisition opportunities that would add to its product portfolio.
Fisdom provides a holistic platform for investing in multiple products including mutual funds, insurance, pension funds, digital gold etc. and helps customers make informed investment decisions for every goal of their life. In these volatile times, the move is a testimony of investors’ belief in the management team of Fisdom, its vision and its ability to build a sustainable wealthtech business in the long term.
During the pandemic, Fisdom has seen more than 80% growth in its AUM, demonstrating the trust customers place in the company for their investments. At the same time, the company has continued to sign several new partners such as Indian Bank, Google Pay and SBM Bank. Fisdom has also expanded its existing team and has on-boarded more than 150 employees virtually during the last 6 months across engineering, sales and operations; including some key hiring done during the last year. The company continues to invest in technology, innovation and expanding the product offering to amplify the investing experience for its customers.
Speaking on the investment, Mr. Subramanya SV, Co-Founder & CEO, Fisdom
said, “We are happy that our investors continue to reaffirm their confidence in our strategy of B2C product and B2B2C distribution in partnership with banks and financial institutions. The latest investment will allow us to innovate and provide a holistic experience to our customers across investments, savings and protection. We are also looking to deepen our engagement with our partners which includes several leading banks and digital platforms.”
Mr. Anirban Mukherjee, CEO, PayU India,
said, “Fisdom has grown into a leading digital wealth management platform and has created a demand for its services in the market. We are very excited to continue to back Fisdom to help fuel its continued growth in the wealthtech segment and further expand its product portfolio. As a leading fintech investor PayU has the opportunity to support entrepreneurs who strive towards our vision of building a digital financial services platform connecting merchants, consumers, and banks in India. With this investment, PayU is one step closer to offering payments, lending, and wealthtech services in a single stack.”
Fisdom, co-founded by Anand Dalmia and Subramanya SV is India’s leading digital wealth management platform providing solutions across investments, savings and protection. Fisdom blends technology with financial knowledge to bring simplicity, accessibility and trust in financial products for the vastly underserved population in India. Several banks and financial institutions have partnered with Fisdom to provide access to financial products to their customers. Fisdom’s partners include Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Baroda, Indian Bank, Karnataka Bank, City Union Bank, Bajaj Finserv and several more.
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