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Asheesh Chanda

A trustworthy portfolio manager and a true entrepreneur operating in the digital wealth management industry.
Asheesh Chanda has been active in the financial services industry since 2002. He started his career with organisations such as Citibank India and JP Morgan Chase, and in 2014 embarked on his entrepreneurial journey with Kris Capital. After winding it down in 2016, he started another venture, Kristal.AI, in 2016 to tap into the digital wealth management space targeting both accredited and retail investors. A post-graduate from IIM-Bangalore Batch of 2002 and a computer science engineer from IIT-Delhi Batch of 2000, Asheesh spends a substantial part of his time in understanding and trading financial markets. He is also a python programmer and a quasi techie at heart.


Awards and Recognitions
YourStory's 100 Digital Influencers of 2020
Being a fintech enthusiast, the articles and opinions shared by Asheesh are usually focused on financial services, wealth management, and related areas. He also takes a keen interest in expressing his thoughts on topics such as motivation entrepreneurship, and team building. As he writes in one of his articles, “When you think of growth, you’re not always thinking ‘essentials’. You’re thinking experimentation and innovation and throwing things on the wall to see what sticks. You earmark a certain bandwidth and financials to improve what you have already built, but the majority of your team works on new ways to beat the competition. Growth hacking, right?”