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Nithin Kamath

Nithin is an avid trader in the Indian capital markets for over a decade. He founded Zerodha in 2010, India’s first discount brokerage, widely credited as being a disruptive force in the Indian broking industry. Today, Zerodha contributes 10% of the daily exchange turnover, serving 10+ lakh clients. With Zerodha, Nithin has worked relentlessly to solve the woes individual Indian investors face. Zerodha was the first Indian broker to offer investments completely free of charge. Zerodha leverages technology to offer innovative trading & investing solutions that appeal to a wider audience in a bid to reach sections of the populace not currently participating in the capital markets.
In addition, Nithin has been working on creating an ecosystem for spurring innovation in the financial
technology industry in India. He has founded Rainmatter, an R&D fintech incubator and fund that has invested in several fintech startups. More recently, he launched a “Broking as a service” platform, where Zerodha’s entire brokerage and its technology platforms are available on the cloud for developers and startups to build their own platforms, the first of its kind in the world.
In 2014, he won the CII “Entrepreneur of the year” award. In its annual business review, the Economic Times featured Kamath as one of the 10 Indian businessmen to watch out for in 2016, who will be most influential in their respective industries. Zerodha has also won ET Startup Award of the Year (Bootstrap) 2016 and most recently, Nithin was adjusted as one of the achiever in finance sector at BW 40 under
40 in 2017. Nithin won the prestigious ET 40 Under Forty, 2018.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 25

12:30pm PDT

Friday, October 26

2:40pm PDT