Founder & CEO, LafaLafa
Yosha Gupta is the Founder & CEO of LafaLafa, the leading coupon and cashback website (www.LafaLafa.com) & Android App with more than 1 million downloads in India rewarding customers for online shopping with extra cashback. They are backed by 500Startups and Vectr Ventures and also a part of Facebook’s FBStart programme as well as Cyberport’s Startup programme in Hong Kong.
Yosha is also the founder of a direct to customer artisanal fashion brand Meraki (www.memeraki.com) to promote India’s cultural heritage and long lost arts effectively using Technology. Meraki is empowering Indian artisans and also spreading the idea of financial inclusion among these artists.
Yosha has spent 12 years in the FinTech sector and worked across Asia (India, Hong Kong, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar) with her most recent role being a Financial Inclusion Consultant with the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group where she has worked on digitisation and payments in Agricultural and SME value chains. She was the Regional Product Director for Monitise for Asia Pacific where she launched a popular P2P payments product BBM Money in Indonesia and prior to that was with a mobile payments startup Paymate and with G.E. in India. Yosha has an MSc in Finance from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She is a regular speaker at digital and payments events as well as advisor to startups https://angel.co/yosha-gupta.