- 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 course, growing our work family. This is not an easy feat, which I must credit to my team’s hard work and passion.
From a tiny outfit of just three team members, we’ve since welcomed over 45 new members and are set to move into a larger office space in July. Our family will continue to grow in the coming months as we expand our geographical footprint across ASEAN. We stay relentlessly focused on driving financial inclusion by providing good alternative financing solutions for our enterprising SMEs.
Our partners are crucial to the work we do, and this will continue to take centre-stage, particularly with our expanded team comprising of dedicated partnership individuals, who will help nurture and grow our partnerships and take this to the next level.
We’re more than excited for what’s to come. Thank you for journeying with us and we promise 2019 will be another cracking year for us.
– Ajit Raikar, CEO & Co-founder
P.S. We had a staff off-site to discuss our strategy for 2019 last month in beautiful Bali and will be sharing more of that later. For now, here’s a group shot!
Our Validus family. Did we mention that we’ll be expanding across ASEAN? Stay tuned for the first stop.