Ms. Purvi J Bhavsar

Co-founder and Managing Director

Purvi Bhavsar, a first generation entrepreneur from Ahmedabad is the co-founder of Pahal Financial Services Private Limited, a Leading Non-Banking Financial Services Company (NBFC-MFI) working in the area of microfinance and enterprise lending.

She has a prolific experience of over 29 years in the areas of BFSI-(Banking and Financial Services Industry ) and Telecom having worked in some of the most reputed organizations of the country like Kotak Mahindra, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Vodafone India. She has very diverse exposure across the entire spectrum of Corporate and Retail Banking, Consumer Finance, Stock Broking, Distribution and Customer Service. For her pursuits, she was awarded one of the “leading women in telecom industry” during 2010-11. She was recently recognized as Top 10 women in Finance – 2020. She is currently serving on the board of an affordable housing finance company.

She was selected for a scholarship program run at IIMB as a part of Goldman Sachs 10K women program-2019. She has undergone a program run by Stanford Seed India and has received a scholarship. She has mentored fintech start-ups as a part of Stanford Spark program apart from other agriculture ( Buddy- IIMB) and other impact start-ups.