BharatPe, a fintech company has appointed Pratekk Agarwaal as its chief business officer to lead its push into lending, reported ET. The digital payments company onboards micro merchants for Unified Payments Interface-based transaction. At present, it is stepping into lending and other financial services for merchants.
“BharatPe is looking to drive credit for more than five million merchants within the next one year and will be investing steadily in promoting this vertical and making top level hires,” Ashneer Grover, CEO at BharatPE.
Agarwaal, who co-founded Selfin, has more than 18 years’ experience, having worked across financial services companies like Indostar Capital, Bajaj Capital and Fullerton India. Selfin worked on financial management, insurance and lending technology systems.