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OCBC, Keppel, Validus tie-up closes door on digital bank bid

A PROMINENT consortium comprising OCBC, Validus Capital, Keppel Corporation and Vertex Ventures has decided against applying for a digital wholesale banking licence, BT understands.

OCBC to enter digital banking fray with Keppel, Vertex-backed Validus

SINGAPORE'S second-largest bank OCBC is understood to be in firm talks with Keppel Corporation, peer-to-peer lender Validus Capital, and venture-capital fund Vertex Ventures to form a digital-bank...

Validus to apply for Singapore digital-banking licence

SINGAPORE'S largest peer-to-peer lending platform Validus Capital will apply for a digital banking licence here, joining a growing chorus of non-bank challengers looking to edge into this new...

S-E Asia venture playground still has room for new entrants: VCs

EVEN with the influx of venture money into South-east Asia, the funding scene here still has key gaps that offer opportunities for both incumbents and new entrants, said venture capitalists who spoke...

More VCs pour into Asean, but await elusive exits

VENTURE funds are pouring into the region at an unprecedented rate as big venture capital (VC) names from China and India jostle to tap on growth in South-east Asia.

How Grab can outwit the incumbents

VERTEX Ventures' Chua Kee Lock may try to tell startups at a pitch that it is no big deal.

VCs to play significant role in age of innovation and disruption

VENTURE capitalists will play a significant role in the coming years as technology continues to blur the lines between industry sectors, said Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat at Vertex...

过去五年 投资逾2.74亿祥峰栽培27起步公司

  过去30年,淡马锡旗下的祥峰投资,也通过美国、中国和以色列等地的办事处不断物色颇有潜力的起步公司,协助它们踏上初步融资的道路。

P2B lender Validus raises over S$100m in funding for SMEs

SINGAPORE-BASED peer-to-business (P2B) lender Validus Capital has surpassed S$100 million in funding for local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and businesses through its financing platform...

Validus, Lighthouse Canton launch S$20m SME financing fund

VALIDUS Capital and Lighthouse Canton Group launched a S$20 million fund to finance small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore on Friday, and hope to grow the fund to S$200 million in the...

Three Singapore startups raise millions in funding

THE funding game is strong for Singapore-based startups this week. Peer-to-peer lending site Capital Match scored Series B funding led by Eduardo Saverin's B Capital Group, while fintech group tryb...