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  • 9 October 2019
  • Asean|AseanSME|Indonesia SME|p2b lending|P2P Lending|small business loans

Validus Capital eyes to channel S$ 1 billion in SME loans

As published on IDN Financials:  JAKARTA. Validus Capital targets to channel S$ 1 billion in SME loans until 2021. The Singapore-based P2P lender has recently expanded to Indonesia and Vietnam. Since commencing operations in Singapore in 2016, Validus has channeled S$ 300 million in SME loans. Read more →

  • 7 October 2019
  • AseanSME|Indonesia SME|p2b lending|P2P Lending|small business loans

Validus Capital will provide loans to SMEs in Indonesia

As published on IDN Financials:  JAKARTA. Validus Capital, a Peer to Peer (P2P) Lending platform for SME (Small-Medium Enterprise) based on Singapore, began to run its business in Indonesia due to its large market potential. Read more →

  • 21 August 2019
  • Economy|financial technology|recruitment|regional

Singapore fintechs plan hiring spree even as economy slows

As published on NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) — Singapore’s financial technology firms are looking to hire more people even as the broader banking and insurance industry turns increasingly cautious due to a slowdown in regional economies. Read more →

  • 18 August 2019
  • fintechsg|Singapore SME|SME financing

Validus on Money FM 89.3

As heard on Money FM 89.3: Economists have warned of a technical recession in Singapore, so what can we do to boost our economy? Key to this, it seems, could be looking no further than SMEs or 99% of domestic companies here, they hire 70% of the workforce and contribute to over half our GDP. […]

  • 30 July 2019
  • banking|digital|SME financing

Fintechnews: iFast Eyeing to Expand to Payments and Lending With Digital Banking License

As published on Fintechnews:  Competition is heating up in Singapore’s digital banking landscape as an increasing number of fintechs including e-wallet operators and payment services providers are looking to apply for when applications open in August. Read more →

  • 29 July 2019
  • LCV Trade Finance Fund|partnerships|VCs

Dealstreet Asia: Singapore’s SAC Capital launches fund management arm

As published on Dealstreet Asia:  Singapore-based SAC Capital has set up a fund management firm to offer funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the Business Times reported. Read more →

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Download our exclusive SME Financing Economic Impact Study

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.