Aneesh Varma

3x Tech entrepreneur always fighting to right the wrong! I believe data & tech can help solve human misery.


Tech founder having built 3 startups over the past 16 years.

Passionate about financial inclusion and ardent defender of consumer rights.

An engineer by background, he is also increasingly focused on the human side of developing the next generation of startup CEOs. As a third-culture citizen, he was fortunate to grow up across in 11 countries, and now lives in London.

Most recently he built and scaled Aire, a Fintech startup making credit decisions fairer with operations across UK & US (that was part of the Techstars program in 2014). Previous startups in SaaS and Data software. His companies have raised over $46 million in capital while being recognised for their strong culture with the right moral compass.

Awarded as the Technology Innovator of the Year 2021 by CCT and EC Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 & 2015 nominee. British Council YC Entrepreneur 2009.

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Aneesh is well respected speaker for events worldwide on topics of startups, Founder-to-CEO transition and building the culture to drive innovation & new product discovery in deeptech. If you want to chat about tech, fintech, algorithms, or anything else relevant, don’t hesitate in reaching out.


Technology Innovator of the Year by CCT

EC Entrepreneur of the Year
2014 & 2015 nominee

British Council YC Entrepreneur

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