One for All, and
All for One

Together, at Niro, our force equals the sum of all our people. With extensive experience across fintech, financial services, gaming, consumer and education - we know what it takes to succeed.

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Meet our Team

Aditya Kumar
Co-founder & CEO

Aditya was previously the founder of Qbera, a near-prime credit origination marketplace which he scaled to $25mm in AUM and sold to InCred Financial Services in 2020, where he headed the consumer lending business. Aditya has over 16 years of experience in entrepreneurship and financial services, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Warwick University. By night, Aditya is the lead singer of a rock & blues band in Bangalore called Strange Brew.

Sankalp Mathur
Co-founder & CRO

Sankalp spent 5 years with growing fintech startups - helping build the businesses from 0 to 1 from a risk bearing and scaling perspective. He spent over 13 years with banks like Citi, HSBC and Barclays understanding the systems and processes of Retail Banking across a variety of products and developing expertise in Risk, Analytics, Underwriting, Operations and Collections. He is a graduate from IIT Kanpur.

Viswanath Kommalapati
Chief Technology Officer

Viswanath has over 15 years of experience in technology, designing and building systems that operate at scale. He has been a two-time founder, having sold his last startup (FanDuniya) to Dream Sports. He is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Madras.

Narendran P
Head - Collections & Operations

Narendran is a unique blend of skills going from field collections to data analytics. An expert at building and managing Collection and Ops Infrastructure for scale from scratch. Holds over 20 years of experience with financial behemoths like HDFC, ICICI, GE Money and Bajaj and hyper growth start-ups like Navi and Moneytap. Narendra holds a commerce degree from University of Madras.

Ramkumar Venkatasubramanian
Chief Product Officer

Ram is a user-focused, data-informed product leader & lifelong learner/ generalist. Ram particulary enjoys the pivot from 0 to 1, and relies on a deep understanding of the user's needs to achieve this transformation. Ram loves sports, particularly BasketBall (Go Mavs!) and Cricket. He enjoys reading science fiction and fantasy fiction. A two time founder, Ram built and sold his last startup (FanDuniya) to Dream Sports. Ram is a B.Tech graduate from IIT Madras.

Laasyaa Chadaga
Head - Finance & Strategy

Laasyaa focuses on strategic initiatives and keeping the money flowing at Niro. A career investment banker with 12+ years of experience, she has a deep understanding of businesses and has successfully led fundraising and M&A transactions across multiple sectors, most notably BFSI. She enjoys playing poker and loves the outdoors, with a passion for travelling the world.

Vinay Gurram
VP - Engineering

Vinay is a hard core engineer who loves logic, algorithm and all things Java. An entrepreneur at the core he conceives a multitude of brilliant ideas on a routine basis. He has held key engineering positions in a number of different high growth start-ups before Niro. Vinay holds a Masters in Science from IIT Mumbai.

Ankit Verma
Manager - Business Operations

A constant hustler, Ankit Verma has developed his skills in credit risk analysis, business operations, data analytics, process innovation and collections during his tenure of 6 years working for early-stage startups. A problem-solver at heart, he is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in data science and engineering at BITS Pilani.

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I believe nearly every company will derive a significant portion of its revenue from financial services. Every company, even those that have nothing to do with financial services, will have the opportunity to benefit from fintech for the first time.

- Andreessen Horowitz