Manish Maryada, Founder and CEO, Fello

Manish Maryada, Founder and CEO, Fello

  • Manish Maryada, Founder, and CEO of Fello-an EF and Y Combinator-backed company.

 

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Overview

Starting a Business is one of the biggest challenges any entrepreneur will face. There are many questions to answer at the very beginning when starting a business, but the most difficult one is the question of what exactly you want to do.

00:45- About Manish Maryada

  • I am Manish Maryada, Founder, and CEO of Fello-an EF and Y Combinator-backed company.
  • I have been associated with the fintech ecosystem for over 6+ years and helped in scaling early-stage startups like Koinex and Flobiz across Product, Strategy, and Operations.
  • At Koinex, I was one of the first team members and worked along with the founders in scaling the company to an exchange doing a trading volume of $265M USD per day.
  • Post-Koinex and Flobiz, I have been one of the Founders in Residence of EF-Bangalore 4th Cohort where I started to build Fello in 2021.
  • My fintech expertise is complemented by a Master’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University College Station.

02:49- About Fello

  • Fello is a game-based savings and investment application for the Gen-Z of India to save, play and earn returns more than a traditional savings bank account.
  • We are merging the world of gaming and finance where users just need to save and invest to win big.
  • Fello is a gamified investment and personal finance platform which incentivizes users to save, grow their money and receive returns higher than their traditional savings account.
  • Users earn the right to participate in the games and lotteries every time they save and invest on the platform which makes the experience of saving fun and intuitive.

04:23- Are you developing your own set of games?

  • The latest version of the application that we launched behaves like it is an entire gaming world. We are building it in-house.
  • We are also partnering with other companies based out of Spain and Germany. We are able to get games at a faster pace.

15:59- Protection of personal data

  • Healthy regulation is coming into data protection.
  • We inform our consumers what data we are taking and what is the purpose.

18:36- Important Qualities of a startup entrepreneur

  • Have empathy towards three stakeholders- Consumers, team, and investors.
  • Always Push yourself.
  • You need to be strong and prompt.

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You can connect with Manish Maryada | LinkedIn

Visit https://fello.in

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Profile

  • I am Manish Maryada, Founder, and CEO of Fello-an EF and Y Combinator-backed company.
  • I have been associated with the fintech ecosystem for over 6+ years and helped in scaling early-stage startups like Koinex and Flobiz across Product, Strategy, and Operations.
  • At Koinex, I was one of the first team members and worked along with the founders in scaling the company to an exchange doing a trading volume of $265M USD per day.
  • Post-Koinex and Flobiz, I have been one of the Founders in Residence of EF-Bangalore 4th Cohort where I started to build Fello in 2021.
  • My fintech expertise is complemented by a Master’s Degree in Finance from Texas A&M University College Station.

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