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Simpl

Simpl's mission is to make money simple, so people can live well and do amazing things
location
Bengaluru, Karnātaka, India
stage
Growth
size
51-200
About
The thrill of working at a start-up that is starting to scale massively is something else.

Simpl (getsimpl.com) was formed in 2015 by Nitya Sharma, an investment banker from Wall Street and Chaitra Chidanand, a tech executive from the Valley, when they teamed up with a very clear mission - to make money simple, so that people can live well and do amazing things. Simpl is the payment platform for the mobile-first world, and we’re backed by some of the best names in fintech globally (folks who have invested in Visa, Square and Transferwise), and has Joe Saunders, Ex Chairman and CEO of Visa as a board member.

Everyone at Simpl is an internal entrepreneur who is given a lot of bandwidth and resources to create the next breakthrough towards the long term vision of “making money Simpl”. Our first product is a payment platform that lets people buy instantly, anywhere online, and pay later. In the background, Simpl uses big data for credit underwriting, risk and fraud modelling, all without any paperwork, and enables Banks and Non-Bank Financial Companies to access a whole new consumer market.
Why Work With Us
Our mission is to make money simple, so that people can live well and do amazing things. Simpl is a technology company that works with merchants and financial institutions to enable a world where every monetary interaction is effortless and transparent.

Apart from an influential group of individual investors, our institutional investors are associated with companies like Visa Inc, Square Inc and Transferwise.
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Simpl is a technology company that works with merchants and financial institutions to enable a world where every monetary interaction is effortless and transparent.
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Founding Team
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Nityanand Sharma

Co-founder & CEO
Nitya was born and brought up in Mathura and Delhi. He moved to the US for his MS from Michigan University. He then spent the next 7 years on Wall Street, working at Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs.

In 2008, he joined the founding team of JNF, a hedge fund that was sold to Citi two years later. Nitya then briefly worked in Rwanda - structuring products for micro-finance institutions. In 2013, he decided to move to India and start over. It eventually led him to co-found Simpl with Chaitra in 2015.
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Chaitra Chidanand

Co-founder and President
Chaitra was born in Bangalore, and brought up in different parts of India. Afer working for a while in India, she moved to the US to pursue her MBA at Stanford. She had a keen interest in payments and lending, and it was the topic of her dissertation at Stanford.

After a brief stint in Japan, and working with various companies in the US, she was introduced to Nitya in 2015, she decided to take the plunge and move back to India to start Simpl.
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