About FinTech OI:

Converge. Connect. Collaborate

The team that built and presented Fintegrate [2017, 2018, 2019], now brings to you an industry-wide initiative to accelerate the fintech ecosystem in India - Fintech OI. Fintech OI aims at building a network of people and organizations of startups, banks, incumbents, investors, consultants, researchers, and ecosystem enablers.

By creating a réseau of key players, we aim to create a collaborative approach in scaling up businesses by forging strategic partnerships across verticals.

Components of Fintech OI

To focus on enabling tech, talent, capital, market and business opportunities across the vertical. To foster innovation dialogues across stakeholders, Fintech OI presents 35 touchpoints in the first year


B2B Matchmaking

Quarterly B2B Matchmaking and Speed Dating Sessions


Global Inspiration Tour

Quarterly dialogues with global Banks/FIs, Innovation Lab, Global Fintech to exchange cross border ideas


Curated Fintech Access

Quarterly Fintech Demo Days with Enterprise members


Fintech Showcase

A monthly Fintech showcase
for Fintech OI Community


Knowledge Sharing Platform

Monthly Masterclass and Knowledge Talks
and Curated Content


Engagement Touchpoints Annually

To be announced soon:

  • B2B Market Access Soft-landing Program
  • Single Malt Fintech CXO Club
  • Industry Roundtable Discussion
  • Open Developer Network
    and Fintech Sandbox
  • Women in Fintech Club
  • Founder’s Club
  • Hackathon
  • Industry Knowledge Report

Opportunities with FOI

Who can be part of this community?


Fintech OI brings together an exclusive community for Startup founders, Fintech product managers, Fintech consultants, Corporate & Enterprise individuals, Individual Angel Investors, Researchers, Digital innovators, Fintech enthusiasts, and Tech enablers.


If you’re a CXO, CTO, Head of Strategy and Innovation at a bank or a financial institution looking to work with fintech across the globe and looking at new models of innovation then reach out to us. If you’re a Venture Capital looking forward to engaging with the fintech ecosystem at scale and enabling deal flow to your system then Fintech OI is the right place.


To build a deeper engagement community of student innovators and enthusiasts, we are launching access to selected components of Fintech OI to the student community. If you're a part of an educational institution pursuing a full-time program and aiming in building a career or just want to gain knowledge and experience in the Fintech sector, then register now.

Upcoming Events

  • AUG 2021

  • 20th


    B2B Zone is the curated matchmaking of Fintech Startups and Enterprise partners focusing on building business connections. Register now if you're looking to engage with a leading BFSI player in India

  • 27th


    We aim to equip the participants with the knowledge and applied skills to understand emerging trends and game-changing developments in the FinTech landscape through our Masterclass Series. Join us for a conversation on "Digital Lending: A paradigm shift with BNPL"

  • 31st

  • DEMO DAY | 4-6 PM IST

    A showcase of Seven hand-picked emerging Fintechs doing a product demo, to our Fintech OI community of startup founders, corporate partners, VC’s and investors.

  • Register Now!
AUG 2021


B2B Zone is the curated matchmaking of Fintech Startups and Enterprise partners focusing on building business connections. Register now if you’re looking to engage with a leading BFSI player in India


Open is Asia’s first neobanking platform for SMEs and startups. They are on a mission to deliver a truly seamless business banking experience and make managing finances a breeze. Powered by partner banks, Open offers a business account that lets small business owners collect payments, auto-reconcile them, and make seamless payouts. They don’t stop with just that - they also offer additional tools designed exclusively for businesses, such as an integrated payment gateway, automated accounting, and expense management. Open has been revolutionizing the way SMEs and startups bank since 2017 and they currently serve more than 10,00,000+ SMEs and process USD $24 Billion in transactions annually.

Signzy is a global no-code AI platform for financial services. No matter how complex your workflow or operational complexity, Signzy is able to completely automate your back-operations decision-making process into a real-time API. This is possible due to a combination of Nebula - Their no-code AI model builder and their Fintech API Marketplace of over 200+ APIs. Today they work with over 90+ FIs globally including the 4 largest banks in India and a Top 3 acquiring Bank in the US. Globally they have a strong partnership with MasterCard and offices in New York and Dubai to serve their customers in the 2 geographies.

Perfios is a leading, well reputed Fintech company that caters to different types of financial institutions like banks, NBFCs, Lending institutions, credit providers and many more with a suite of products across consumer lending, SME lending, wealth management, P2P lending, credit life cycle and fraud detection. Perfios helps ffinancial institutions deal with a practically unlimited range of relevant (un-)structured data to automate customer onboarding, decisioning, risk pricing, and fulfilment. Perfios’s products help to extract, categorize and analyse this data from hundreds of financial institutions to help lenders automate data-driven risk and pricing decisions. Privacy and Security of data is at the core of every solution, making Perfios a preferred choice for customers.

Established over 12 years ago, today Perfios ably supports more than 500M transactions per month across 735 institutions in 18 countries.

Meet the team

Ajay Ramasubramaniam

Co-founder & CEO

Ajay is a seasoned executive with 15 years of experience in setting-up, operating, and growing businesses, across diverse geographies such as East Africa, Canada, India and Vietnam. Ajay is an active member of the startup ecosystem in India, and has built India’s top meta accelerator, Zone Startups - through which he has set up programs for the likes of BSE, Barclays, Axis Bank, Lodha Group, Shell Foundation, Abbott, Citi, BNP Paribas, TVS Group, Sodexo, Thomson Reuters, Viacom18, EY, Visa to name a few. Within the startup ecosystem, Ajay has also built unique properties such as Fintegrate Zone (a leading conference property), PitchRight (a web series), empoWer (a women-in-tech accelerator) and international market access programs. In the past, Ajay has led the India business for a Canadian ed-tech startup, as well as represented Canadian Government in India. He started his career in Tanzania, working on AfDB and World Bank projects; including a stint as an intrapreneur, building an agri-tech business.

Puneet Sharma

EIR, Startup Reseau

Puneet Sharma is a tech entrepreneur living in Mumbai. His areas of focus are products and UX.
He has been active in the startup ecosystem since 2012 and has managed multiple innovation and accelerator programs with companies like Barclays, Lodha group, Thomson Reuters, EY, Sodexo and Viacom. Puneet is a computer science engineer with 16 years of experience. He is the founder of Bugclipper - A customer feedback platform for mobile apps. Besides work, he likes travel and stand up comedy.

Sumit Gilitwala

Manager - Programs & New Initiatives

A management graduate and economics post graduate with 4 years of experience in fintech consulting and advisory. Sumit has worked with clients in 4 different countries and helped them in digital transformation and solving critical business problem statements through strategic partnerships. With consulting the leaders in banking and financial service industry like FE Credit (Vietnam), IBM (US), IBM (Singapore), TVS Credit (India), YES Bank (India), Infosys Finacle (India), Synchrony Bank (India), he has built an expertise in business strategy, program management, market research, economic and financial research, economic forecasting, business and product strategy, client strategy and client delivery, business model innovation and B2B Partnership.

Nitesh Nishad

Program Manager - FinTech Initiatives

An engineering graduate and experienced community builder, relations & corporate strategic with excellent customer service and analytical skills and demonstrated background in financial services and technology. In the past 3 years, Nitesh worked in the FinTech industry, with 2 years as a Community engagement, relations and research at Barclays’ Rise Mumbai. Currently, he is working in the FinTech ecosystem as a Program Manager to Corporate Strategies, Open Innovation, and Business Growth Strategy.

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