The Fin Lit Project was co-founded by Mrs Neha Misra and Dr DC Misra. After returning from New York, Neha realised that financial literacy was a global concern and even more so in India with a financial literacy rate of just about 25%. At a time when financial markets worldwide were crashing in the wake of covid 19, The Fin Lit Project was born as an initiative to help people with no financial literacy background take charge of their finances.
The Fin Lit Project was pre- incubated by NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore and soon won the pitching competition at IIIT Delhi. The Fin Lit Project was incubated at IIIT Delhi with funding from the Department of Science and Technology in October 2020. Being selected for the United Nations Niti Aayog investor consortium in January 2021 was another feature in our cap and it propelled us to push the boundaries of financial literacy leveraging technology.
The Fin Lit Project was then selected by STPI Chennai under the Finblue incubation programme for further advancement of our offerings.
Today, The Fin Lit Project is an IIIT Delhi and STPI Chennai Finblue incubated enterprise.The Fin Lit Project has featured in The Hindustan Times, The Times of India, The Pioneer, The New Indian Express, Female Tech Leaders UK & Brazil, Peak life Magazine, The Statesman, The Leaflet, and the Deccan Herald. The Fin Lit Project has educated more than 5000 individuals around avenues of personal finance, sustainable finance, and emerging fintech and has served institutes like IIT Delhi, IIIT Delhi, IMS Ghaziabad, and organisations like Consensys, Indian Navy, GBA, UNDP, Coursera, Dell, and Cognizant.
Our app with micro-courses and quizzes on finance and fintech along with articles and personalised mentorship support has crossed over 1000 app downloads. Our unique stakeholder focussed approach has helped us keep our clients at the forefront. With our growing programmes in collaboration with SEBI, NISM, PFRDA and other
organisations, we offer unbiased financial education helping people working in technology embrace finance as a way of life. Our programmes are also focussed on sustainable finance building financial solutions for the
The Fin Lit Project has been awarded the Indian Achievers Award for the best emerging company 2020-21 and the STPI Innovation Award and the FinTech India Innovation Award for the Best AI startup in Fintech 2022 at the 29th Convergence Expo at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.