News & Insights

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

e27 & Yahoo! News: Validus Raises $15.2M Series B Led by 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, […]

  • 25 February 2019
  • fintechsg|Investment|p2b lending|P2P Lending|startup

Asia VC Cast: Validus on Asia VC Cast with Daniel Song

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

Validus Secures $20M Oversubscribed Series B Funding

As published on The Edge Singapore:  SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Validus Capital, a Singapore-based SME financing platform, has raised $20.5 million in its oversubscribed Series B funding round. See: Temasek-backed Validus Capital raises over $120 mil in business funding The Series B funding round was led by FMO, Netherlands’ public-private development bank. Other participating investors include […]

  • 12 February 2019
  • alternative financing|fintechsg|Singapore SME|SME financing|SME loans

Fintechnews: Singapore’s 29 Hottest Fintechs

As published on Fintechnews:  Being a media specialised in fintech reporting provides us with an unparalleled view of the emerging trends and players in the space. After tracking the performance and announcements from hundreds of Singaporean based fintech companies, here are (in our view) the top 29 fintech companies operating in Singapore. Read more →

  • 11 February 2019
  • business times|views

The Business Times: Ushering in abundance and fortune

As featured in The Business Times’ Views from the Top column recently. Read more at

  • 8 February 2019
  • p2b lending|P2P Lending|Singapore SME|SME financing|SME Insights|SME loans

Invoice Financing Driving Singapore SME Growth | Brink Asia

As published on Brink Asia:  By Vikas Nahata, Executive Chair and Co-Founder Small and medium-sized enterprises or SMEs are the driving force behind Singapore’s economy. They comprise 99 percent of the country’s 220,100 businesses, employ two-thirds of the workforce, and contribute 49 percent of gross domestic product. Read more →

  • 4 February 2019

From the Founder’s Desk – Ajit Raikar

Time certainly flies! January was a busy but good start to the year and we’re already into the CNY season. Over the course of three years, Validus has grown tremendously. We’ve achieved a number of memorable wins – becoming Singapore’s number one financing platform (by disbursal amount), forging strong partnerships in the industry and of […]

  • 21 January 2019
  • business times|views

The Business Times: Embracing the 4R Green Future

As featured in The Business Times’ Views from the Top column this week. Read more at

  • 4 January 2019
  • p2b lending|P2P Lending|Singapore SME|SME|SME financing|SME funding|SME Insights|SME loans

Increasing Working Capital: Growing Your Business

Happy New Year! The start of the year is a great time to sit down and decide on your business goals for 2019. In doing so, it’s important to first take stock of what you set out to accomplish last year, and also check in on your business financial health with these simple questions: Has […]

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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.

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