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  • Entrepreneur India | January 29, 2021

    MSMEs And NBFCs Lending To Them Need Government Boost To Stay On Recovery Path

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  • ET HR World | January 30, 2021

    CEO Wall

    Do the right thing even when no one is watching. Your actions, big and small, determine the culture you create in the workplace. And I always say - Get out of the building! By that I mean, leaders are sometimes too focused on finding solutions. You have to start from ground-up and do your research well before you start problem-solving. Zero in on the problem first because if you start with a preconceived notion, you will just end up finding ways to justify the solution you have come up with. So, get out there and talk to different stakeholders and then start drilling down to the solution.

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  • Live Mint | January 31, 2021

    Budget 2021: What banks, NBFCs, fintech players expect from FM Sitharaman

    The suddenness and velocity of the pandemic has left MSMEs reeling. Even though they are slowly getting back on track, there are high expectations for Budget 2021 to deliver announcements that will help them along on the recovery path. One of the primary issues plaguing MSMEs and the last-mile NBFCs lending to them is the existing liquidity crunch, which has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Our expectation from Budget 2021 is a resolution to rapidly improve the economy by prompting banks to inject more liquidity as well as policy changes that ensure that the capital flows to the MSMEs as intended

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  • ET CFO | February 2, 2021

    Budget FY22 spurs me to lend more but only to good borrowers

    It is a pandemic year, and there is going to be an inflection in terms of spending. The good part is the government spent additional money into capital expenditure, which has long-term benefits. It augers well for the economy if has to reach a $5 trillion target.

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  • Money Control | February 22, 2021

    Small business lender Kinara Capital secures $10 million from IndusInd Bank

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  • ET Rise | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital gets $10 mn from IndusInd Bank to further MSME financial inclusion

    Our partnership with IndusInd and DFC underscores our shared commitment to ease the credit hurdle faced by most small business entrepreneurs in India,” said Hardika Shah, Founder & CEO, Kinara Capital, “MSMEs galvanize India's economy with income generation and job creation and there is an ever increasing demand for financing for businesses to rebuild and grow this year. This investment from IndusInd Bank and DFC will accelerate financial inclusion of small businesses, thereby invigorating local economies." "We are glad to have associated with DFC to support a strong impact creating entity, Kinara Capital, in their growth trajectory,” said Roopa Satish "We hold the organizations that we fund to a very high standard and Kinara Capital is a role model when it comes to last-mile delivery,” said Loren Rodwin

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  • Kinara Capital secures USD 10 mn from IndusInd Bank

    "Kinara lends to MSMEs across manufacturing, trading and services sectors, Hardika Shah, founder and chief executive said. Roopa Satish of IndusInd Bank said the DFC guarantee eliminates forex fluctuation risks from the balance sheet of Kinara and it has become an important tool to mobilise debt funding for impact space companies. Loren Rodwin of DFC said Kinara's commitment towards financial inclusion has made it possible for us to collaborate with India's small businesses."

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  • VC Circle | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital secures debt funding from IndusInd Bank

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  • Business World | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital Secures USD 10 Million From IndusInd Bank With 100 Percent Guaranty From U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

    "Kinara lends to MSMEs across manufacturing, trading and services sectors, Hardika Shah, founder and chief executive said. Roopa Satish of IndusInd Bank said the DFC guarantee eliminates forex fluctuation risks from the balance sheet of Kinara and it has become an important tool to mobilise debt funding for impact space companies. Loren Rodwin of DFC said Kinara's commitment towards financial inclusion has made it possible for us to collaborate with India's small businesses. "

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  • Business World | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital Secures USD 10 Million From IndusInd Bank With 100 Percent Guaranty From U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

    "Kinara lends to MSMEs across manufacturing, trading and services sectors, Hardika Shah, founder and chief executive said. Roopa Satish of IndusInd Bank said the DFC guarantee eliminates forex fluctuation risks from the balance sheet of Kinara and it has become an important tool to mobilise debt funding for impact space companies. Loren Rodwin of DFC said Kinara's commitment towards financial inclusion has made it possible for us to collaborate with India's small businesses. "

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  • The Week | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital Secures USD 10 Million from IndusInd Bank with 100 Percent Guaranty from U.S. International Development Finance Corporation DFC

    "Kinara lends to MSMEs across manufacturing, trading and services sectors, Hardika Shah, founder and chief executive said. Roopa Satish of IndusInd Bank said the DFC guarantee eliminates forex fluctuation risks from the balance sheet of Kinara and it has become an important tool to mobilise debt funding for impact space companies. Loren Rodwin of DFC said Kinara's commitment towards financial inclusion has made it possible for us to collaborate with India's small businesses. "

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  • Economic Times | February 22, 2021

    Kinara Capital secures $10m from Induslnd Bank

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  • Merry Spiders | February 26, 2021

    Indus Ind investments in Kinara

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  • CNBCTV 18 | February 26, 2021

    Startup digest: Top startup stories of the week

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  • Your Story | February 27, 2021

    [Weekly funding roundup] Unicorns rule the roost with VC capital crossing $1B in Feb

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  • Your Story | March 8, 2021

    How Kinara Capital’s Hardika Shah was inspired to help small business entrepreneurs dream big

    Having grown up with a blind father, I value that we are finding ways to open doors for everyone to have an opportunity to pursue a career in finance. Inclusivity is one of our core company values, and I am proud that our team across regions and departments hold this in high regard.

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  • Inc42 | March 8, 2021

    International Women’s Day: Google’s $25 Mn Grant, LetsVenture’s Women Angel Network & More

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  • Economic Times | March 8, 2021

    Women’s Day Special: If I were a man…

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  • Merry Spiders | March 8, 2021

    Her Funds, Let Her Take A Call

    Whether it’s starting their own entrepreneurial venture or learning to manage their money through a simple act like investing in mutual funds or real estate, having access to your own financing goes a long way in making one self-empowered and self-reliant, especially in the face of systemic injustices,

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  • Good Returns | March 8, 2021

    Top 8 Wonder Women Leading Fintech Industry in India

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