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  • 15 March 2019
  • partnerships|SME financing

CNBC Indonesia: Pinjam Duit Bisa Lewat Aplikasi Grab, Ini Caranya!

As published on CNBC Indonesia:  Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Grab mulai memasarkan lini bisnis pinjaman online kepada para mitra usahanya. Hal tersebut tertangkap dalam iklan tawaran pinjaman oleh Grab di Facebook awal pekan ini. Read more →

  • 14 March 2019
  • partnerships|SME financing

CNBC Indonesia: Masuk ke Bisnis Pinjaman, Grab Gandeng Fintech

As published on CNBC Indonesia:  Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Selain Indonesia, Grab Holding juga memberikan layanan pinjaman pada Usaha Mikro Kecil dan Menengah (UMKM) di Singapura. Read more →

  • 28 February 2019
  • fintechsg|partnerships|Series B

Lending Times: Thursday February 28 2019, Weekly News Digest

As published on Lending Times:  Validus Capital, a Singapore-based SME financing platform, has raised SGD 20.5 million ($15.2 million) in a Series B funding round, led by FMO, a Dutch public-private development bank. Read more →

  • 26 February 2019
  • alternative financing|partnerships|Series B

TechCrunch: SME lender Validus Capital raises $15M for expansion in Southeast Asia

As published on TechCrunch:  SME lending was a hot topic in Southeast Asia last year, and companies continue to attract investor dollars in 2019. The latest to pull in capital of its own is Singapore-based Validus Capital,  which today announced a SG$20.5 million (US$15.2 million) Series B that’ll go toward regional expansion. Read more →

  • 26 February 2019
  • partnerships|Series B

Announcing Validus $20M Series B Funding

Our Co-Founders (from left) Vikas Nahata, Ajit Raikar, Nikhilesh Goel We’re pleased to share news of our Series B round led by FMO, AAA-rated Netherlands’ leading development bank, that raised over $20 million. This also marks FMO’s first direct Fintech investment in Asia, and further affirms our ambition to become a digital ‘bank-like’ fintech for […]

  • 25 February 2019
  • alternative financing|partnerships|Series B

e27 and Yahoo! News: P2P lending fintech Validus closes over US$15.2M Series B funding led by Dutch bank FMO

As published in e27 and Yahoo! News: Singapore-based fintech startup focussing on peer-to-peer (P2P) lending service Validus announced that it has raised over S$20.5 million (US$15.2 million) oversubscribed Series B funding. The funding was led by Netherlands-based development bank FMO, joined by Taiwan’s Cathay Financial Holdings, Singapore’s Openspace Ventures (previously NSI Ventures), Temasek investment arm Vertex Ventures, […]

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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.