Vaibhav Lodha

  • Vaibhav Lodha

    Co Founder, ftcash

    Vaibhav is the Co-founder of ftcash. ftcash is one of India's fastest growing financial technology company, recognized by Forbes, backed by PayPal. ftcash empowers the 60+ million under`served micro-merchants in India through financial inclusion using digital payments and loans.

    Previously, he was a Director, Global Development at XPRIZE, leading World’s first global prize that targets the problem of access to water. Vaibhav has spent the last decade working in the areas of policy and development across over 5 countries and 20 states in India. He had previously been associated with The World Bank advising Government of India for a $1 billion project on Water Supply and Sanitation.

    In 2010, LGT Impact Ventures selected Vaibhav as an iCATs Fellow. In 2012, Vaibhav was selected as a Swaniti Fellow and awarded ‘Power 30 under 30’, USA for his work with the Honorable Member of Parliament. In 2014, World Economic Forum selected him as a Global Shaper to represent the voice of the millennials at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Davos. In 2016, he was selected as an Acumen Fellow and German Chancellor Fellow under the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was recognized as Gifted Citizen by La Ciudad de las Ideas in Mexico. In 2017, he was selected as an Asia Foundation Development Fellow. Vaibhav is an alumnus of Harvard University – Kennedy School of Government and NIT Trichy.