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  • 13 March 2020
  • AI|alternative lending|Data|Machine Learning|sme lending

The Use of AI in Fraud Detection in SME Lending

 

  • 2 October 2019
  • fintechsg

Mapping out Singapore’s broad “Fintech + AI” landscape

As published on e27:  Singapore has become the regional Fintech hub in SEA. In recent years, AI has become one of the dominant technologies that have gained significant traction in the financial sector given its treasure trove of data and its pervasive impact on the industry. Read more →

  • 10 September 2019
  • AI|big data|digital economy|fintech|fintechsg|Innovation|p2b lending|P2P Lending|SME financing

Fintech Disruption in Financial Industry Enters a New Chapter

As published on Asia Blockchain Review:  With the recent advancements in big data analysis and artificial intelligence, as well as the progress achieved in various regulatory environments, the financial industry has entered a new chapter. Innovative banking in traditional financial institutions is offering new capabilities, such as using chatbots to analyze and target consumer behaviors, […]

  • 16 August 2019
  • alternative investing|p2b investing|p2b lending|p2p investing|P2P Lending

Here’s How Long-Term and Short-Term Investments Can Work For You

The pros and cons of long and short term investments, and how they both can work for you.  Harry Markowitz, the 1990 Nobel Memorial Prize winner in Economic Sciences, once said, “I only have one piece of advice: Diversify. And if I had to offer a second piece of advice, it would be: Remember that the […]

  • 16 August 2019
  • p2b investing|p2b lending|p2p investing|P2P Lending|REITS|stocks

P2P Lending vs Stocks vs REITs

Analysing new investment opportunities in P2P lending. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is a relatively new investment opportunity for Singaporeans. As such, local investors may not realise its full potential, especially when savvy investors are more familiar with more popular stocks and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Here’s how P2P lending compares to stocks and REITs.  P2P […]

  • 11 August 2019
  • p2b investing|p2b lending|p2p investing|P2P Lending

P2P: Why SME Debt Is A Must-Have For Any Investor Portfolio

As published on Crowdfund Insider:  Thanks to the rise of peer-to-business (P2B) lending, the concept of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) debt as an asset class has altered for the better. With low risk of default and high-interest rate returns, it is now possible to invest in SME debt at low minimums. A forward-looking investor […]

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We’re proud to share the findings of an independent study by Steward Redqueen, on the economic impact of Validus’ business financing activity in Singapore. By empowering SMEs through accessible financing, there was a considerable impact in GDP creation, and job growth across these SMEs in Singapore.

Through this report, we hope to highlight the financing challenges SMEs currently face, drive greater awareness on alternative credit sources available to help fuel SME growth and foster ecosystem collaboration.