Grip, a new-age investment platform, is strengthening its leadership team with the addition of Nimisha Dua as the Vice President, HR. In her role, Nimisha will focus on driving in areas of leadership development, workforce design & productivity, employee engagement, talent management, learning & people capabilities. She will further help in scaling up the remote-first culture embedded in the organisation.
An Alumnus of the London School of Economics (LSE, UK), Nimisha comes with over a decade of experience working across industries such as FMCG and Consulting where she held leadership positions. She brings on-table expertise across various domains of HR, with experience in leading the HR roadmap towards building an inclusive organisational culture and enriching the human capital.
On the new addition to the leadership team, Vivek Gulati, Co-Founder & COO, Grip, said, “Nimisha is an excellent addition to our team at this stage where we want to focus on growth. She brings her deep expertise and passion for driving people values that will help align our HR strategies to the goals and vision of the company. With her experience, we will be able to onboard the best talent, while driving the culture we have built at Grip.”
Grip is creating a new asset-based, non-market linked investment category through lease financing. Since its inception in June 2020, the company has recruited more than 40 employees, with a diversity ratio of 40%. It is aggressively hiring and plans to add 50 more employees in the next two quarters.
On the appointment at Grip, Nimisha Dua, VP-HR, Grip, said, “I am really excited to be a part of Grip, at a time when Fintech as an industry is rapidly expanding. We aim to make Grip, a people, and technology-focused high-performing work organisation and an employer of choice driven by its culture. The world of work is rapidly transforming. HR is going to continue to play a significant role in how organisations function and thrive in this new world, with their people being the source of their competitive edge.”
Grip continues to heavily invest in new employees and reinvest in existing ones. The new-age platform has been able to sustain a very low churn rate while maintaining an upward growth trajectory.
In the past 19 months, Grip Invest has built a community of 175,000+ investors, has facilitated the leasing of assets worth 168 crores, enabling 75+ companies such as Udaan, Furlenco, Holisol, Blue Tokai, Faballey, Zypp, IPLTech Electric, etc., to access a different channel of growth capital. Moreover, Grip Invest is witnessing a 35% month-on-month growth of users on its platform following strong demand for alternative investment opportunities in India.