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Rana Kapoor felicitated as ‘Professional Entrepreneur of the Year’

Delhi, July 17, 2018:  Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK has been felicitated as ‘Professional Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Entrepreneur Magazine at the 8th Annual Entrepreneur India 2018 Convention, Delhi. Mr. Kapoor was recognized for his exemplary vision, leadership & entrepreneurial achievements in establishing YES BANK as the 4th largest private sector bank in 15 years of its commercial operations.

On receiving the award, Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK said, “I am extremely pleased to receive this prestigious award which is a testimony to India's new age entrepreneurial spirit driven  by Design, Innovation and Creativity-led Entrepreneurship. With the right mix of innovative ideas, access to risk capital and large consumption demand, India is well positioned to emerge as the global hub for entrepreneurship & innovation.”

Mr. Kapoor is a professional entrepreneur par excellence since 1998. He has progressively established YES BANK since launch in 2003, as a high quality, state-of-the-art private Indian Bank with a vision of “Building India’s Finest Quality Large Bank of The World in India”. Under his inspirational leadership, YES BANK has steadily evolved as the “Professionals’ Bank of India” with exemplary business and financial outcomes.

As a Change Agent, Mr. Kapoor has woven sustainability and CSR into the DNA of the bank with focus on climate finance, water, livelihood security and rural impact amongst others. He is spearheading digital transformation at YES BANK by embracing technology and innovation to create a ‘Digital First’ Bank and aid the ongoing transition to a ‘less-cash’ economy. Mr. Kapoor has pioneered new paradigms in Digital Banking through an ‘Alliances, Relationships & Technologies (A.R.T)’ framework to foster entrepreneurship through YES FINTECH Accelerator and YES Head-Startup programs at YES BANK.

Entrepreneur India aims to recognise and felicitate achievers, innovators and suppliers, who have contributed significantly towards the development of entrepreneurship in India


YES BANK, India’s fourth largest private sector bank is a high quality, customer centric and service driven Bank. Since inception in 2004, YES BANK has grown into a ‘Full Service Commercial Bank’ providing a complete range of products, services and technology driven digital offerings, catering to corporate, MSME & retail customers. YES BANK operates its Investment banking, Merchant banking & Brokerage businesses through YES SECURITIES and its Mutual Fund business through YES Asset Management (India) Limited, both wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bank. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has a pan-India presence across all 28 states and 9 Union Territories in India including an IBU at GIFT City, and a Representative Office in Abu Dhabi.

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