TalentSprint to Develop FinTech and Blockchain Experts in association with Industry Leaders

Chennai, February 15, 2018: TalentSprint has announcedFoundations of FinTech and Blockchain, a new state-of-the-art program for technology and finance professionals. A hybrid program with online, contact, and action learning components, it will be executed in association with global industry leaders namely,Ripple, PayPal, Paytm Payments Bank, ICICI Bank and Indian Angel Network.

FinTech andBlockchain haverapidly emergedas the latest disruptive technologies. They areupending traditional banking, financial services, and conventional IT services,and creating entirely new business models and next generation firms. PWC hasidentified FinTech and Blockchain as among the top 3 technologies and covetedskills by 2020, and predicts that Asia will emerge as a key centre of suchinnovation.

Speaking onthe occasion, Dr. Santanu Paul, MD & CEO, TalentSprint, said, “We decidedto work with FinTech and Blockchain industry leaders and have curated ahigh-impact, globally-relevant program. It is designed to helptechnology andfinance professionals who wish to participate in the upcoming disruption. Wealso hope to make India a major hub of FinTech and Blockchain expertise, andmake it really easy for the best firms to find such talent.”

According toRenu Satti, MD &CEO, Paytm Payments Bank, “India is making a massive leaptowards digital payments and new payment banks are at the forefront of thismovement. Paytm Payments Bank is growing very rapidly and one of our key needsis to find and grow high quality FinTech professionals. This program is animportant step towards expanding the kind of talent that our sector needs.” 

AnupamPahuja, Managing Director, PayPal India,said, “PayPalis the global leader indigital payments. India  is a growth market for us. We firmly believethat hiring the right talent will be key for us to leverage theopportunity.  This programme will play a significant role in creatinga talent pool which will contribute to growth in the sector.” 

In theopinion ofPadmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder and President, Indian Angel Network,“Thereis a tremendous investor interest in FinTech and Blockchain startups. Webelieve this program has the potential to attract and uncover current andfuture entrepreneurs. IAN will help bring money, mentoring and market access tothe young innovative startups.” 

The programwill be offered in hybrid mode across Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, andMumbai. The program delivery will be led by Ritesh Modiand Sameer SinghJaini, who are recognized experts in the fields of Blockchain and FinTechrespectively. More on the program at:https://www.talentsprint.com/ftbc

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