Abhishant Pant is a Mumbai-based India-market Fintech expert. His specialization has been in working with repaid, Travel Forex, Mobile Money, Fintech's (Lending, KYC, and Payments) and Government initiatives of Financial Inclusion for the bottom of the pyramid.
His Leadership positions in the Payments domain cover
He's known as the Fintech evangelist & has spoken about the Indian Fintech landscape at :
His Associations as Mentor and Faculty
The Cashles Journey
The Cashless Journey is an experiment initiated by Abhishant with the intention to understand, document and disseminate information on the challenges and opportunities in consumer movement from cash to a digital economy. His belief is to learn by living it. The cashless journey experiment began on 13th March 2016, from Mumbai, India.
In a short span of 2 years, he covered the length and breadth of India and also visited Dhaka, Singapore, Manila, Berlin, Stockholm, and San Francisco. His journey continues till date. Abhishant received wide media coverage for the Cashless Journey both in India and globally. He was covered by - BBC, Al Jazeera, Dagens Nyheter, Fin Radio Times of India, Hindustan Times, Economic Times, NDTV, Zee News, India News, Mid-Day, etc as the Cashless Man of India.
This journey has been viewed more than 10 million times on various social media platforms and news channels. Some of the prominent coverage includes: