Prasad Shahane is a decade long operator in the fintech space with expertise in engineering and finance. Prasad has led scaling in several start-ups such as Rupeek, Qyk and Simplilearn.

Prior to venture backed start-ups, he worked as a Macroeconomist and equity strategist at JM Financial and as an equity research analyst covering Indian Banks and equity markets at Religare Capital. Prasad started his career as a developer for the core banking product TCS Bancs and has worked across various Financial institutions such as Kotak Life Insurance and National Stock Exchange.

Most recently, Prasad has led the Growth and the Lender Partnership teams at Rupeek, a Bengaluru based doorstep gold loan start-up and was instrumental in growing the company 100x.