Posts by Chia Hock Lai

Expense Management Made Easy for Small Business – Sarah Tin

Sarah Tin is the CEO and Co-Founder of Bamboo, a FinTech company that simplifies expense management for small businesses in Asia. Sarah believes that happiness will find you, if you do what you are passionate about.   Tell me a little bit about yourself. Excited to push the boundaries and champion change. When I was…

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Making Societies Stronger with Funding – Kelvin Teo and Vikas Jain

Kelvin Teo is the Co-Founder while Vikas Jain is the Marketing Director of Funding Societies,  an online marketplace lending platform for small-medium enterprises (SMEs) to raise loan funds, crowd-funded by retail and institutional investors. They believe in enabling better and easier access to funding for SMEs will result in stronger societies.   Tell me a…

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Facilitating Mobile Cashless Payments – Aditya Haripurkar

Being Founder and CEO of  HitPay,  a mobile payments startup based in Singapore that provides C2C, B2C and B2B payment solutions, Aditya Haripurkar envisions himself playing the role of facilitating widespread adoption of truly mobile cashless payments in the region.   Tell me a little bit about yourself. My name is Aditya Haripurkar and I am the…

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Making Banking Inclusive – Roy Lai

As the CEO of InfoCorp Technologies, a FinTech company that provides solutions to solve last mile problems in payment and logistics industries, Roy Lai is passionate about financial inclusion and believes in enabling the unbanked to gain wider access to financial services in the digital world.   Tell me a little bit about yourself. I…

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Bringing Good Investing To The Masses – Ow Tai Zhi

Ow Tai Zhi is the Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer at AutoWealth Singapore, which provides an investment platform for investors in Asia to achieve low-cost stable market returns. Tai Zhi shares on on his entrepreneurial journey and also how AutoWealth can help to address the pain points of relatively high upfront and recurring fees of…

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Advancing Financial Inclusion – Adrian Chng

Adrian Chng is the Chairman and CEO of the Fintonia Group, regional venture capital and alternative assets fund management firm with an investment focus on financial technology. Adrian believes passionately about advancing financial inclusion for the underserved consumers and businesses in emerging markets across Southeast Asia.   Tell me a little bit about yourself. I am…

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Building Robo Advisor for Everyone – Ned Philips

Ned Philips believes that the phrase “Build it and they will come” could not be more wrong. Being the Founder and CEO of Bambu, a B2B Robo Advisor based in Singapore that offers digital wealth services, Ned shares that as the Founder one needs to sell a lot to succeed.   Tell me a little…

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Facilitating Cross-Border Mobile Payments – Eric Barbier

Eric Barbier is the CEO of TransferTo, which operates a B2B Cross-Border Mobile Payments network for emerging markets, and he shares his interesting entrepreneurship journey and vision to make TransferTo the default global network interconnecting financial institutions in developed markets and the new financial systems in the emerging markets.   Tell me a little bit…

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