Salary at a Click of Button? (Abhi with Omair Ansari) | Fintech

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In a nation like Pakistan, where a large majority of people are living paycheck to paycheck, the need for credit is evident, but access to it hasn’t always been easy. With customer-centric options lacking, Omair Ansari, our guest on episode seven of the Fintech Founders Series, dived into how he built a platform that allows employees to have access to their salary in real-time.


The insightful discussion along with our hosts, Ronit Ghose and Gaurav Dhar underlined how though a massively unbanked nation presents huge opportunities, “coming in with a fancy product, which you think is going to help the masses, doesn’t do anything”. To create the right product in a primarily cash-driven economy you need to understand what is a manual pain point that exists in the country that you can digitalise and then consumer demand will accelerate. Having a collaborative relationship with banks will also create new avenues of growth.

As Omair said,

If at a click of a button you can order a car, if at a click of a button you can order food, why can’t you on a click of a button order your salary today when you’ve worked already.

Omair Ansari, CEO of Abhi (YC S21)

You can watch the sessions below on Youtube, or listen it on Apple and Spotify Podcasts.

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