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September 19, 2022

Kinara Capital Wins Best Places to Work in India 2022 Awards by AmbitionBox

    Ranked 2nd by Employee Choice in the ‘Best Mid-Sized Companies’ and in the ‘Best Internet/Product Companies’ Categories

    BANGALORE – September 19, 2022 – Kinara Capital, a socially responsible fintech driving MSME financial inclusion, has ranked among the BEST PLACES TO WORK IN INDIA 2022 by AmbitionBox based on crowdsourced ratings and reviews of employees. Kinara Capital is ranked No. 2 nationwide in the Best Mid-Sized Companies in India and No. 2 in the industry category of Best Internet/Product Companies in India.

    Hardika Shah, Founder and CEO, Kinara Capital, said, “We pride ourselves in being a customer-centric organization. For that to happen, we have to be an employee-centric organization first! When we were a small team who could fit around a shared table to today when we are 1,450+ employees and growing, our company culture is still based on inclusivity, flexibility and transparency. Therefore, we are greatly honored by AmbitionBox’s Best Places to Work in India awards for a second year in a row. Being chosen by employees is affirming that we are committed to their success and we intend to continue creating value for each member of Team Kinara everyday.”

    This year’s AmbitionBox awards further amplifies last year’s wins for Kinara Capital as the No. 1 in the Best Mid-Sized Companies category and No. 3 in the Best Tech Startups industry category in 2021. Kinara’s internal survey revealed a 91% employee favorability score. Kinara Capital’s high rankings can be attributed to the dedication towards the betterment of its employees and by providing an equal-opportunity workplace. The company pays special attention to the individual needs of employees and provides flexibility and career growth opportunities at every level.

    An open-door policy ensures that hierarchy does not get in the way of transparency and encourages employees to reach across and connect with others, including leadership. This allows for a free flow of communication and collaboration within the organization. Kinara Capital is also providing leadership and training with multiple trainings to build soft skills and technical skills. The company provides extensive six-month training for freshers with its LEAP program for field roles. In addition, employee engagement activities bring everyone together in-person and virtually with initiatives such as Independence Day and Women’s Day celebrations.

    Led by a women-majority management team, Kinara Capital is committed to gender inclusivity in the workplace. Women are leading many departments and there is women representation in every department across the company. The Bangalore head office is at 40% women with plans to reach gender parity in the next couple of years. In addition, Kinara Capital provides a safe and inclusive work environment for differently-abled and LGBTQ+ employees. Kinara Capital is an official signatory of the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (UN WEPs).

    The AmbitionBox Best Places to Work in India 2022 are India’s largest employee choice awards where companies can not nominate themselves. Nationally, less than 1% of the top-ranked companies are recognized as winners across 5 main categories. Companies are ranked based on employee reviews shared on the AmbitionBox platform by employees. AmbitionBox’s AI filters out spam reviews and identifies only the authentic reviews for consideration. This year, 150 companies were announced as winners across 5 main categories based on size, and 9 industries.

    About AmbitionBox

    AmbitionBox is India’s number 1 platform for company reviews and salary insights. The salary insights, and interview preparation platform. It gets over 64 lakh users each month, and has more than 45 lakh company reviews, and over 1 crore salary insights. Given the extensive reach of the platform, the awards reflect the opinions of a huge cross section of salaried employees in India. AmbitionBox Best Places to Work in India Awards are unique in their methodology, as companies cannot nominate themselves, and there are no costs involved in being considered for the award and unlike the majority of other industry awards, there is no jury involved in the selection process.

    About Kinara Capital

    Kinara Capital is a fast-growing fintech propelling financial inclusion of small business entrepreneurs in India. Leading with a women-majority management team, the company is globally recognized for disrupting small business lending. Qualified as a Systemically Important NBFC by the Reserve Bank of India, Kinara Capital is a debt-listed entity on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Bangalore, Kinara Capital today has 125 branches serving MSMEs across 100+ cities in India with a workforce of nearly 1,450 employees and growing. Visit for more information and follow us on Twitter @KinaraCapital.

    This press release may contain projections and other forward-looking statements regarding future events or future financial performance. These statements are only predictions and reflect our current beliefs and expectations with respect to future events and are based on assumptions and subject to risk and uncertainties and subject to change at any time. Given business risks and uncertainties, undue reliance on these forward-looking statements should not be placed. Actual events or results may differ materially from those contained in the projections or forward-looking statements.

    Written by
    Team Kinara
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    • Ambition Box
    • best place to work
    • career growth
    • employee engagement
    • employee growth
    • gender inclusivity
    • Kinara Capital
    • mid-sized companies
    • NBFC

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