Chqbook.com, a Gurugram and Bengaluru-based fintech start-up, is India's first neobank for small business owners offering world-class financial services through its five pillars of banking, khata, lending, insurance, and rewards.
Founded in 2017 by Vipul Sharma, Rajat Kumar, Sachin Arora, and Mohit Goel, Chqbook's mission is to empower this massively underserved segment to help drive financial inclusion. It envisions making India’s small business owners financially fitter and currently serves more than 1 million happy small business owners and processes applications from 500 cities. It uses alternate data, working closely with credit bureaus, partners, and financial institutions to deliver tailor-made financial products and services to small business owners.
The company has raised funding from marquee investors including Aavishkaar Capital, Harsha Bhogle, Bharat Shyam, Ken Glass, Rohit Chanana, Bhupesh Kumar, Amit Manocha, Amit Singal, Nilesh Shrivastava, and Sakshi Vij.
Chqbook is also the winner of many prestigious awards like the ‘Best Financial Inclusion’ at BW Festival of Fintech Awards 2021, Fintech Rocketship Award 2019 from the UK's Department of International Trade, Tech30 at YourStory TechSparks 2019, and the 2018 SuperStartups Asia Awards.