Cashcow is a fintech startup, which is offering banking products at customer’s doorstep via the Ola / Uber model. Prior to founding Cashcow, Gaurav has founded few ventures which include organisations in the domains like Proprietary Algorithmic Trading Desk, Online Real Estate and Technology Consulting domains. Sector agnostic techno entrepreneur, Gaurav believes that technology can be used for bigger purposes beyond basic needs.
“The present Fintech Indian landscape is in evolution phase, where the startups in categories like digital payments, payday loans, aggregators, p2p lending are enabling technology to solve customer pain points and adding convenience in lending & payments space. One of the key parameter for the success of Indian Fintech startups would be how fast we can bring complete customer profile online. Even today in many ways the underwriting process is offline & physical paperwork is part of the process.”
This feature is part of the ‘Fintech India’ series.
Delivering on its vision to create a global Fintech ecosystem, the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship announces a new partnership with SuperCharger, the leading Fintech accelerator in Asia with offices in Hong Kong and Malaysia.
In less than 3 years, SuperCharger has built a complete ecosystem that benefits both regional early-stage Fintech Start-ups and established western companies. Their accelerator programmes distinguish themselves with a strong B2B sales focus, closing 14 commercial PoC in 12 weeks for its second cohort. Cumulatively SuperCharger’s alumni have raised over US$370million to date.
The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a national private-led organisation with the mission to drive innovation and entrepreneurship in Singapore, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Fukuoka City Government (“Fukuoka City”) with the aim to promote Japan-Singapore bilateral technological and economic developments.
This is the first overseas collaboration formed by the ACE International Centre (ACEIC) further to its launch earlier this month. As part of the Government’s efforts to boost Singapore’s startup scene under the Startup SG brand, the ACEIC has been set up as a dedicated one-stop centre to support startups in international growth and expansion.
Smart Transfer today announced the official launch of the world’s first person-to-person mobile payment platform that enables international social payments across multiple currencies at no charge to users. Aside from bank accounts, Smart Transfer allows international money transactions to be made to any phone number, email address, or social media platform.
Person-to person payment services offered by existing platforms are typically restricted to a single country, currency, or proprietary platform, and may involve service fees ranging up to 8% of the transaction amount. As payments become increasingly digital and mobile based, Smart Transfer is envisioned to play a vital role in enabling person-to-person payments via a platform designed to transcend these limitations.
In a time when the world is figuratively flat again – thanks to exchange of talent, skills and manpower globally – arises the common need to send money across borders. SingX, based in Singapore, is one such fintech attending to the need for cross-border remittance. With a team of banking and technology veterans, SingX has set its focus on easing money transfer for the consumer. Atul Garg of SingX tells Fintech Asia all about the company and industry they operate in…
Slack has announced today a Series G funding round led by Softbank Vision Fund with Accel as second largest investor – expands Slack’s existing $540M funding by an additional $250M; post money valuation now at $5.1B [April 2016: $3.8bn]
Ministers and Senior Officials from all 10 ASEAN Member States, including the ASEAN Secretary-General H.E. Le Luong Minh, convened today at the second ASEAN Ministerial Conference on Cybersecurity (AMCC), as part of the Singapore International Cyber Week 2017. The AMCC, held at the St. Regis Singapore hotel, was chaired by Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Cyber Security Dr Yaacob Ibrahim.