Just hours after BharatPe founder and managing director Ashneer Grover resigned from the company and the board, he spoke to ETtech’s Tarush Bhalla and

Samidha Sharma in a video interview on Zoom. Grover was defiant, saying he had taken the decision to exit the $2.8-billion fintech startup as he did not want to continue

the public corporate drama. He called the ongoing governance review and audit of the company a “witch hunt” that he did not want to be a part of anymore.

I've been pained by the way things have been happening. My view is that even if you have a dispute with someone, you have to sit down and thrash it out. You can't be running the process, d.

which is supposedly a ‘confidential process’, but everything gets leaked, to the extent of board minutes… I get to learn on appointments (of consultants and lawyers) fromoar

Even the investigation report is leaked and out in the public, which doesn’t even carry the basic element of confidentiality. All they (BharatPe) have done is a non-confidential review.

I am the single largest shareholder of BharatPe. I resigned for the company and for the employees and it would have been wrong for me to not ‘stay away’. And there’s a value to my stake.

As a shareholder in BharatPe, don’t you think in this public battle, the value erosion has already ..

Ashneer Grover, a founder and the public face of BharatPe, has resigned from the board and left the managing director position he held at the