Press Coverage

  • ET BFSI | May 10, 2022

    Impact NBFCs: Why we need them

    Our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah quoted in an article in ET BFSI on how impact NBFCs are critical to providing last-mile Financial Inclusion since they specialize in niche financing that is often overlooked by traditional lenders.

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  • Forbes Advisor | May 9, 2022

    Should You Take A Business Loan To Deal With Rising Inflation?

    In this month’s article for Forbes Advisor, our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah talks about how business loans can aid businesses to deal with inflation, their benefits, and also the caveats to consider before taking one.

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  • Financial Express | May 9, 2022

    Kinara Capital: Firm bridges credit gap for have-nots of the Indian economy

    In conversation with Sudhir Chowdhary of Financial Express, our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah talks about why she started Kinara Capital, the journey so far, and the impact the company is creating in the country.

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  • Banking Frontiers | May 1, 2022

    NBFCs trust data centers for stable growth

    In an interview with Banking Frontiers, our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah shares her thoughts on the critical and dynamic role of data centers to accelerate the growth of fintech companies in the country.

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  • Deal Street Asia | April 28, 2022

    India’s female founders, co-founders garnered $14.6% of all private funding in 2021

    In Deal Street Asia’s inaugural report on the gender funding gap in India, our Founder, and CEO, Hardika Shah shares her views on the rise in funding for fintech and this opening doors for women entrepreneurs.

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  • techgraph! | April 28, 2022

    In Conversation With Hardika Shah, CEO & Founder Of Kinara Capital

    In conversation with techgraph! - Hardika Shah CEO & Founder of Kinara Capital talks about how Kinara Capital is shaping the NBFC & Small Businesses through its innovative product offerings.

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  • Times of India | April 22, 2022

    Optimizing customer experience and engagement is the way forward for digital lending

    Featured in the ‘Voices’ section of Times of India, our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah shares insights on methods to create positive customer experience and engagement for digital lending.

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  • Financial Express | April 19, 2022

    Kinara Capital raises Rs 380 cr funding led by investment manager Nuveen; to disburse Rs 2,000 cr MSME loans in FY23

    Collateral-free MSME loans provider Kinara Capital on Tuesday said it has raised Rs 380 crore (nearly $50 million) in the latest equity round led by new investors — Chicago-based global investment manager Nuveen with over $1.3 trillion of assets under management (AUM) and Dutch microfinance fund ASN Microkredietfonds advised by impact-focused investment manager Triple Jump.

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  • VC Circle | April 19, 2022

    Kinara Capital raises Rs 380 cr from two new investors led by Nuveen Impact Fund

    Small business lender Kinara Capital has raised Rs 380 crore (around $50 million) from two new global investors led by Nuveen Global Impact Fund, along with Dutch investor Triple Jump, the company announced on Tuesday.

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  • YourStory | April 19, 2022

    Fintech lender Kinara Capital secures Rs 380 Cr in equity led by Nuveen

    Kinara Capital, an MSME fintech, on Tuesday announced that it has raised a fresh equity round of Rs 380 crores led by Nuveen, a global investment manager with over $1.3 trillion of assets under management, with participation from Triple Jump, a Dutch impact-focused investment manager advising the ASN Microkredietfonds.

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  • The Hindu Business Line | April 19, 2022

    Kinara Capital raises ₹380 crore in funding led by Nuveen

    Bengaluru-based Kinara Capital has closed a fresh equity round of ₹380 crore led by Nuveen, a global investment manager, with participation from Triple Jump, a Dutch impact-focused investment manager.

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  • The Economic Times | April 19, 2022

    Kinara Capital raises Rs 380 crore in funding led by investment manager Nuveen

    Collateral-free micro, small & medium enterprise (MSME) loans provider Kinara Capital on Tuesday said it closed a fresh equity round of Rs 380 crore led by global investment manager Nuveen with participation from Dutch microfinance fund ASN Microkredietfonds advised by impact-focused investment manager Triple Jump.

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  • Mint | April 19, 2022

    Fintech Kinara Capital secures ₹380 crore in equity funding led by Nuveen

    Kinara Capital, an MSME fintech, has closed a fresh equity round of ₹380 crores led by Nuveen, a global investment manager with over $1.3 trillion of assets under management (AUM), and with participation from Triple Jump, a Dutch impact-focused investment manager advising the ASN Microkredietfonds.

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  • Money Control | April 19, 2022

    Kinara Capital raises Rs 380 crore in equity round led by Nuveen; to disburse Rs 10,000 crore MSME loans in 3 years

    Bengaluru-headquartered non-banking finance company (NBFC) Kinara Capital has raised Rs 380 crore via equity in a Series E funding round led by two foreign investors, Nuveen and Triple Jump, it announced on April 19.

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  • CredAvenue | April 11, 2022

    Here’s How Access to Formal Credit for MSMEs Can #LeverageIndia

    In a guest blog for CredAvenue, our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah shares her thoughts on how access to formal credit can enable MSMEs to catapult to the next level and thereby ensure growth for India.

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  • Analystics India | April 11, 2022

    Meet the winners of Women in AI Leadership Awards at The Rising 2022

    Our Founder and CEO Hardika Shah is a winner at the "Women In AI Leadership Awards" Rising 2022 by Analytics India Magazine - Tech Leaders Driving Disruption & Innovation in Data Science & AI. This award celebrates the importance of women in artificial intelligence and recognizes the incredible impact in the tech community they have made by developing AI solutions.

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  • Financial Times | April 1, 2022

    FT ranking: Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies 2022

    Kinara Capital was featured in Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies 2022. This fourth annual ranking of 500 of the region’s high-growth companies has been compiled in partnership with research provider Statista.

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  • The Economic Times | April 1, 2022

    India’s Growth Champions return to the spotlight

    Kinara Capital was featured in the Economic Times India’s Growth Champions 2022 list for the third consecutive time. The list represents the crème-de-la-crème of companies that have mastered the art of growing from strength to strength, year after year.

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  • Fintech Singapore | April 1, 2022

    Meet the Fintechs in Financial Times’ Top 500 High-Growth APAC Companies

    The article highlights the Financial Times' fourth annual ranking of growth champions in Asia-Pacific (APAC). The list recognizes Kinara Capital as the region of the fastest-growing company.

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  • Forbes Advisor | March 25, 2022

    What Is Loan Against Collateral And How To Get One?

    In an exclusive article, our Founder and CEO, Hardika Shah shares insights on how to secure loans against collateral

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