Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, hosted the 7 th
edition of ‘Evolve’, an annual knowledge sharing seminar for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(MSMEs) in Chennai. The 7th edition of Evolve focused on the broader theme – ‘Indian SMEs: Shifting
Gears for Next Level Growth’ with sub themes ‘Digitalization to Building Indian SMEs’ and ‘Export
Opportunities for SMEs in the New World Order’. The seminar was addressed by Sangram Singh,
President Commercial Banking Coverage Group (CBG), Axis Bank.
The 7th edition of Evolve will delve into how technology and digitalization can help achieve
exponential growth from exports, which is a major area of focus for increasing profitability and
market presence for MSMEs. Through Evolve, Axis Bank aims to provide a platform for MSMEs to
interact and learn from industry thought leaders who have transformed their businesses over the
During the launch, Mr. Sangram Singh, President, Commercial Banking Coverage Group, Axis Bank
said, “We strongly believe that MSMEs are the engines of growth for our nation and as partners in
progress, we at Axis Bank endeavour to offer both financial and non-financial services to help
MSMEs expand their businesses holistically. With an aim to strengthen our commitment and role as
a true partner in their journey, we have always extended our support to MSMEs beyond the
traditional realm of banking.’’
The MSME sector has immense potential to bolster its export share. Despite the industry challenges,
positive trends such as – government support, digital tools, improved access to finance and
technology, trade facilitation and global markets have empowered MSMEs to leverage tailwinds and
propel growth to the next level.
Axis Bank along with its knowledge sharing partner Dun & Bradstreet, will host Evolve across 20
cities such as Mumbai, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Lucknow, Kolkata, Ahmedabad etc. The event has been
concluded in cities such as New Delhi, Kochi & Vijayawada. Each session of the knowledge series will
encapsulate new-age strategies, case studies, operational expertise, and understanding of the
regulatory framework, knowledge, and skills to step-up the growth process.
About Axis Bank:
Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. Axis Bank offers the entire spectrum of services to customer
segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, SME, Agriculture and Retail Businesses. With its 4,760 domestic branches
(including extension counters) and 16,043 ATMs across the country as on 30th September 2022, the network of Axis Bank
spreads across 2,676 cities and towns, enabling the Bank to reach out to a large cross-section of customers with an array of
products and services. The Axis Group includes Axis Mutual Fund, Axis Securities Ltd., Axis Finance, Axis Trustee, Axis
Capital, A.TReDS Ltd., Freecharge and Axis Bank Foundation.
For further information on Axis Bank, please refer to the website: https://www.axisbank.com