CreditMantri raises $7.6 million from Quona Capital, others

Online lending platform CreditMantri today said it has raised USD 7.6 million (about Rs 51.4 crore) in a Series B (second strategic round) funding from Quona Capital and others.

The funding round was led by Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund, managed by Quona Capital along with Newid Capital and existing investors Elevar Equity, IDG Partners and Accion Venture Lab, CreditMantri said in a release.

CreditMantri will use the funds to grow its user base, strengthen product proposition and build the team, it added.

Veda Corporate Advisors was the bankers to the transaction. "The funds raised will help us deliver a complete suite of products and services to give the Indian consumer better choice and make credit truly possible," Ranjit Punja, co-founder and CEO of CreditMantri, said.

The company has served over 1.4 million users till date with over 60 per cent of users providing access to over 2,000-plus credit relevant data points in-order to build their credit profile using CreditMantri's proprietary algorithm. All data is captured or shared only after obtaining explicit consumer consent.

CreditMantri was founded by three former Citibank executives - Ranjit Punja, R Sudarshan and Gowri Mukherjee.