Thinking About AI – Shankar Narayanan

Shankar Narayanan is the Co-founder and COO of Active.Ai, a Singapore-based Enterprise AI platform for financial services. With strong problem solving, change management, project management skills and the ability to develop strategic alliances, Shankar has founded and exited a number of start-ups. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I am a FinTech entrepreneur focussing on innovation, technology,…

Matching Business Financing to Investors – Pawel Kuznicki

As the Founder and CEO at Capital Match, a leading invoice financing platform in Southeast Asia, Pawel Kuznicki is inspired by Elon Musk and shares his entrepreneurship journey in helping SMEs and investors. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I started Capital Match in 2014. Previously I was with Rocket Internet (Zalora and Lazada)…

Providing Solutions to Supply Chain Finance – Ginnie Chin

Ginnie Chin is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Culum Capital, a Singapore-based FinTech start-up  that provides supply chain finance solution for companies. As a a veteran in trade fiance, she enjoys helping business owners to gain working capital funding and assisting investors to find alternative investments. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I have more…

Building Intelligent Portfolios – Chandrima Das

Chandrima Das is the Co-founder and CEO of Bento – a B2B2C Robo Advisor start-up that aids advisors build fundamentally led research based investment portfolios at low cost. She is a mother of two and an avid runner. Tell me a little bit about yourself. After over 18 years of experience in the wealth management & asset…

Making Investing Accessible and Enjoyable – Michele Ferrario

Michele Ferrario is the Co-Founder and CEO of StashAway – a Singapore-based robo advisor that provides a convenient, digital user experience with personalised portfolios with no minimum balance, no restrictions for withdrawals, and real-person customer service. Michele believes that StashAway empowers customers to reach their financial goals sooner by making investing more accessible and enjoyable. Tell…

Next Generation Financial Services – Mike Kayamori

As the CEO and co-founder of QUOINE –  a blockchain-based company that provides trading, exchange and  next generation financial services – Mike Kayamori believes ​that the next decade will be the golden age for FinTech and through collaboration, FinTech companies can provide financial services to all.   Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m the CEO and co-founder…

Innovating on Safer Banking – Dr. Haruhiko Fujii

Dr. Haruhiko Fujii is the CEO and CTO of BankGuard, a startup registered in Singapore that provides security solutions that address weaknesses of current technologies. He shares how Thomas Edison inspires him to invent innovative security solutions to make online banking and financial transactions safer. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I have a…

Automating Your Investment – Keir Veskiväli

Keir Veskiväli is the Founder and CEO of Smartly, a robo-advisor that automates investing for millennials. Arising from his desire to help people with their money through bringing transparency and low fees to the equation, Keir shares how he started his entrepreneural journey. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m the Founder and CEO of…

Insurance Powered by Communities – Ashley Kee

Ashley Kee is the Co-Founder of Bandboo, an Insurtech Start-up that provides a Technology platform that enables people to enjoy fair and transparent insurance coverage. He shares how Bandboo intends to reinvent insurance by making it transparent and lower cost, without the hassle of going to an insurance company. Tell me a little bit about…

Making Cryptocurrencies Accessible – Rune Evensen

Rune Evensen is the CEO and Founder of C.O.S.S., a Singapore-based company that aims to be the a one-stop portal that brings cryptocurrencies and blockchain-related solutions accessible to the masses. Rune founded C.O.S.S after experiencing various challenges exploring bitcoin and shares his interesting legacy-driven entrepreneurship journey. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I am…