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Elizabeth Chapman

CEO

ZestMoney

(India)

Lizzie Chapman is the co-founder and CEO of ZestMoney, FinTech startup of 2017. ZestMoney is India's largest digital lending platform that introduced the concept of 'cardless EMI' to make life more affordable for hundreds of millions of households in India.

Lizzie has been a leading figure in the fintech landscape of India since 2011 when she moved from UK to spearhead the India operations for digital lender Wonga.com. In 2013, she joined Development Bank of Singapore to help launch `digibank’ – India's first mobile-only app bank. Her passion for the potential of technology to disrupt the delivery of financial services prompted Lizzie and her co-founders to start ZestMoney in 2015. She was voted FinTech Female Leader of the year, 2017.

A CFA Charterholder and BSc from Edinburgh University, Lizzie started her career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and asset management. She then became an investor for The Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s largest endowments, focused on financial services and Indian investments. She is an Investment Committee member of the early stage fund India Quotient and sits on the board of IndiaMart - India's leading SME marketplace and classified site.


A CFA Charterholder and BSc from Edinburgh University, Lizzie started her career at Goldman Sachs in equity research and asset management. She then became an investor for The Wellcome Trust, one of the world’s largest endowments, focused on financial services and Indian investments. She is an Investment Committee member of the early stage fund India Quotient, a TiE Charterholder and sits on the board of IndiaMart - India's leading SME marketplace and classified site. She loves design and travel and combined these passions in 2013 to launch Abode Bombay, the city's first luxury boutique hotel.