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Samir Bhatia

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Nationality  Indian
Name  Samir Bhatia

Samir Bhatia

Residence  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Alma mater  University of Mumbai The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Occupation  Founder & CEO,

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Samir Bhatia is an Indian entrepreneur and is the Founder and CEO of Samir is a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant, and has worked with companies such as Citibank, HDFC Bank, Barclays Bank and Equifax.


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Samir is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and a Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. Samir qualified as a Chartered Accounant in November 1986 and stood 7th All India in the CA Final Exams.


Samir started his career with Citibank in 1987 and held several positions in financial control, credit and risk management corporate banking division. In 1994, he was involved in setting up HDFC Bank. He has also served as the Managing Director,India and Indian Ocean with Barclays Global Retail & Commercial Bank. He was appointed as the Managing Director and CEO of Equifax in November 2009 where he worked until March 2012.


SMEcorner is an online platform that enables SMEs to access loans easily from Banks and NBFCs. Under this platform, it aims to minimize intermediary risk and extend transparency to the borrowing process, while assisting businesses in fulfilling their financial requirements. SMEcorner is managed by a set of professionals who, have held prominent positions in the financial services industry. SMEcorner has also recently tied up with Flipkart in order to finance sellers.

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Samir has volunteered for charitable organizations like UNICEF in the past. He has been an Advisory Board Member at AmeriCares India India since January, 2008. Apart from this, Samir is also a trustee of the Sri Sathya Sai Organization since January 2006.


Samir is an avid runner and takes keen interest in fitness and, in particular, running. Samir has run numerous half-marathons and has completed 8 full marathons including prestigious ones such as New York, Berlin, Chicago, London, Paris and Mumbai. He currently runs the full marathon in under 4 hours.

Organizations Samir supports:

  • Sathya Sai Organization
  • The Welfare of Stray Dogs
  • In Defense of Animals
  • World for All Animals
  • Save Our Strays
  • References

    Samir Bhatia Wikipedia