Ashneer Grover is the Co-founder and CEO of BharatPe, India’s first and largest unified UPI QR code provider. Under his leadership, the company has grown to acquire 10% of overall UPI merchant payments in the country, within a short span of 6 months. Ashneer founded BharatPe with the vision to enable the UPI ecosystem in India by driving adoption among merchants. His company offers free UPI transactions to over 600,000 merchants in India.
Ashneer has an extremely diverse and intriguing professional journey spanning 13 years. Prior to BharatPe, he was building new age gold loan business for PC Jeweller, a company he was instrumental in taking public. Before that he was the CFO and founding team member at Grofers. Ashneer had led investments for Amex in India and was part of their India Board. He had started his career with Kotak Investment Bank where he spent 7 years.
Ashneer did his under graduation from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT – Delhi) and was department rank 2. He was chosen for an exchange to INSA Lyon, where he completed his 3rd year of engineering. Ashneer did his Master’s in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM – Ahmedabad) in 2006.