Remitting Money Faster and Cheaper – Prajit Nanu

A bachelor party in a resort in Phuket sparked off the birth of InstaRem, a digital cross-border payments company based in Singapore.  Read on to find out how Prajit Nanu, Co-Founder and CEO, turned his frustrating experience in booking a villa in Phuket into a business that enables individuals and businesses to send cross-border payments at the…

Building The Marketplace for Risk, Compliance and Transformation Expertise and Solutions – Rajit Punshi

Current pace of regulatory changes is putting pressure on firms to meet their risk management and compliance needs across various emerging and developed markets. At the same time, tech led disruption is driving need for transformation and resulting in workforce displacement resulting in more and more people with domain expertise having to voluntarily or involuntarily…

Taking Control Of Your Personal Information – Cindy Nguyen

As Co-founder and CEO of Regit – a platform for the secure exchange of personal information so that businesses can keep their customer records up-to-date – Cindy Nguyen believes in making the impossible possible, first by doing things you think you cannot do. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m Cindy Nguyen, Co-founder and…

Making Blockchain Work For You – Pavel Bains

The purchase of a Sari in Vancouver triggered Pavel Bains to start Bluzelle, which focuses on providing blockchain powered applications for businesses. Read more to find out Pavel’s entrepreneurial journey. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I am the CEO and co-founder of Bluzelle. Prior to Bluzelle, I was the co-founder of Storypanda, a digital book…

Making Big Payments More Rewarding – Nicki Ramsay

Nicki Ramsay is the CEO and Founder of CardUp – a Singapore-based payment start-up that lets users pay for big-ticket items with credit cards. On the back of her entrepreneur streak and personal pain points in credit card payments, she left her corporate job in 2015 and started CardUp, and has never looked back. Tell…

Making Digital Security Accessible – Benjamin Mah

Benjamin Mah is a venture-capitalist, a manpower development advisor, a national research advisor, and a serial-entrepreneur. As Co-Founder & CEO of V-Key, a Singapore-based company that provides digital security in smartphones, he is focused on making digital security accessible for anybody and everybody. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m Benjamin Mah, Co-founder and…

Digitising Wealth Solutions – Julien Le Noble

As Co-Founder of Smartfolios – a Singapore-based company that provides digital wealth and investment solutions to financial institutions– Julien Le Noble shares his experience as an entrepreneur strong of over 20 years experience in financial services across the US, Europe and Asia. Tell me a little bit about yourself. After 20 years in the financial…

Building bridges between blockchains – Toby Hoenisch

Toby Hoenisch is the CEO of TenX – a startup that provides a multi-asset blockchain wallet and builder of an inter-blockchain protocol. He is a serial entrepreneur and blockchain expert, and is extremely passionate about banking the unbanked by leap frogging today’s legacy finance system and making blockchain & crypto-currencies useable and accessible to anyone.…

Digitising Regulatory Compliance for SMEs – Chionh Chye Kit

Chionh Chye Kit is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Cynopsis Solutions – a RegTech startup providng AML/CTF solutions on the cloud targeted at SMEs. He shares his interesting journey on how his business pivoted to serve the SMEs especially the rapidly growing FinTech startups, and more. Tell me a little bit about yourself. I’m the…

The Good Guys Will Make It Happen – Igor Pesin

“The Good Guys Will Make it Happen” is the slogan of Life.SREDA VC and it means that people are the most important element in the startup/venture world. Igor Pesin is the Partner and Investment Director at Life.SREDA VC and InspirAsia, a global FinTech-focused VC fund and accelerator respectively. A serial investor  with several successful investment exits, Igor…