CASHe raises Rs. 25 crore in series A funding; targets 75 crore disbursals this year

| Updated: Apr 04, 2017 19:15 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr 4 (ANI-NewsVoir): Aeries Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a fintech company promoted by serial entrepreneur and private equity investor V. Raman Kumar, today announced that CASHe, India's fastest growing app-only lending platform for young professionals has closed a series A funding from investor group led by Mathew Cyriac and advised by Florintree Advisors. The funding will further increase CASHe's scale of business and solidify its position as the leading app-only lending platform. The company also announced that it has appointed Dr. Pulak Ghosh and Mathew Cyriac to its Board of Directors. CASHe up until now was entirely funded by V. Raman Kumar through his personal and group company resources. The total investment that he has made in CASHe is about 42 crore. Mathew Cyriac led Florintree Advisors and his group of investors have finalized an investment of 25 crores into CASHe. Additionally the company has an in principle approval from Kotak Bank for a credit line to take care of its lending book. The company is targeting to achieve 75 crore of monthly loan disbursals within the next 12 months. "We are very excited to have finalized the Series A funding from investor group led by Mathew Cyriac and advised by Florintree Advisors. We thank our new investors for their confidence in CASHe. We have big plans for the business and are proud to have a team on board that shares and believes in this vision. I also welcome Dr. Pulak Ghosh and Mathew Cyriac to the Board of Directors," said Chairman Aeries Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd., V. Raman Kumar. "An influential scientist and thinker, Dr. Ghosh brings to CASHe his enormous domain knowledge, experience and expertise in big data analytics to CASHe. His inclusion further reinforces the preeminent position that CASHe has established for itself in the AI, Data Analytics and Machine Language backed new age financial technology space in India," added Kumar. "Cyriac joins CASHe as an investor or director. Drawing on his years of experience as an established private equity player, he will provide fresh insights to company's business priorities as it continues to grow at an accelerated pace. The company looks forward to benefit from their extensive and diverse expertise to accelerate its strategic and organic growth initiatives," he added. (ANI-NewsVoir)

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