2018 Asia Foundation Development Fellow
Technology Entrepreneur, India
Vaibhav Lodha is the co-founder of ftcash, one of India’s fastest growing financial inclusion technology enterprises serving the underserved micro-merchants in India through digital payments and loans. He also served as director of Global Development at XPRIZE, leading India’s first global prize that targets the challenges surrounding lack of access to water. He was recently selected as a Global Shaper to represent the voice of the millennial for the World Economic Forum Annual meeting at Davos. In 2016, he was selected as a German Chancellor Fellow under the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. Vaibhav holds an executive degree from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree in Technology from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India.