Sougata Basu

Sougata Basu

Founder, CashRich


Sougata is a fintech entrepreneur and has developed an investment app called CashRich. Prior to CashRich, has was managing close to USD 2 billion of investments for the Tata Steel Group at Bombay House. He has also managed portfolios of ultra-high-net-worth individuals as an Investment Consultant with UBS in Boston.

Sougata is an Engineer from the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), MESRA, India. He has attended the MS-MBA dual degree program at the Boston University School of Management, USA, where he received three prestigious scholarships. The dual degree comprised an MBA in Finance and an MS in Information Systems. He is also a CFA Charterholder from CFA Institute, USA.

CashRich is a venture funded startup with more than 125,000 users. The company was recently selected by Government of Maharashtra as one of the top innovative fintech startups and awarded a grant.

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