Sumeit Aggarwal, Co-founder and Managing Partner
Sumeit Aggarwal is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Finhive, a social enterprise dedicated to providing financial education to women and teenagers and financial strategies to women owned Startups. Sumeit is deeply passionate about embedding personal values into investing, and frequently presents on related topics including Sustainable investing, financial health spectrum, and designing financial systems for an overall improved personal finance life.
Sumeit earned her MBA from Babson College and was recently featured by Babson for fighting the gender investment gap. She holds a Master’s degree in Information Systems from Northeastern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Delhi University. She is a Nearpod Certified Educator, an award-winning student engagement platform.
Finhive is a Massachusetts based company with a mission to build personal financial capability as a core strength of communities and SMEs. It provides consulting services to Startups related to cash flow analysis, budgeting, profit margin analysis, pricing strategies, and other financial topics. For communities, Finhive hosts training sessions for individuals covering a broad range of personal finance topics, including investing, financial health, and budgeting.
Since starting Finhive in 2017, Sumeit has grown Finhive to serve over 1400 attendees covering 60 topics at 90+ events delivered as lectures, speeches, reports, and closed group discussions. All these events are focused on improving financial capability of individuals, entrepreneurs, and business leaders.
Prior to starting Finhive, Sumeit was a senior executive at leading software and healthcare companies working on consulting, corporate and sales strategy, and business analysis. She is a Certified Scrum Master and has developed a unique Agile approach to business and personal finance. Sumeit’s application of Agile approach breaks down the financial tasks into manageable units and builds on these successes to achieve overall financial goals.
Sumeit is a member of the Board of Directors of the American India Foundation as well as on the board of Lexington Chamber of Commerce. She has presented financial topics at several external events, including Babson Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership (CWEL), Stephen Cutler Center for Investments and Finance, Global Women’s Innovation Network, Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She is a mentor to young students and professionals at Babson College and Northeastern University. Sumeit earned a community leader award from Pepperlane in 2018 and was a finalist in the Northeastern University’s IoT competition for her innovative virtual reality financial design in 2018.
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