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InstaReM joins Visa’s fintech fast-track programme

01 February 2019

Cross-border payments firm InstaReM announced on Friday that it is joining Visa’s fintech fast-track programme in Asia Pacific. The programme aims to make it easier and quicker for fintech partners to build and deliver new solutions on Visa’s payments network. Visa and InstaRem will work together to build new solutions for moving money to and […]

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FWD launches chatbot for 24/7 travel insurance

24 January 2019

Digital insurer FWD Singapore has launched a virtual personal insurance assistant named Faith. Faith can guide customers through the entire process of submitting a travel insurance claim. The 24/7 virtual assistant is a result of the collaboration between FWD Singapore and Active.Ai, a Singaporean-based FinTech start-up that specializes in helping financial institutions process and understand […]

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Celebrating Vertex’s 30th Anniversary

23 October 2018

The Vertex Ventures network celebrated its 30 year anniversary in Singapore this October, bringing in our teams from across the world and friends from across our global network. The event was opened by our CEO, Mr. Chua Kee Lock. He gave a brief introduction of Vertex as a worldwide group of venture capital funds with […]

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Validus awarded a full Capital Markets Services license by MAS

11 December 2017

Validus Capital announced receipt of a full Capital Markets Services (CMS) license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The license allows Validus to forge ahead with more products to provide SMEs more access to short and medium-term financing opportunities from investors, through its curated financing marketplace. Ajit Raikar, Validus CEO and co-founder added, “We […]

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SoCash named among top 50 most promising fintech companies

15 November 2017

SoCash has been named among the top 50 most promising fintech companies in the world. SoCash is one of 2 Singaporean-based fintech startups that were featured among the “Emerging 50” exciting new fintech firms as part of the fourth annual Fintech100 report released today by Fintech Innovators – a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 […]

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The case for Grab

08 March 2016

As the only series A investor in Grab (formerly GrabTaxi), we’d like to take a look at what makes this company so unique, and why we would bet on Grab again, if we had the chance. Of course, we’re biased, but we think there’s much to be said for the model that Anthony Tan and […]

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Launch of Technopreneur Circle

13 December 2015

T’was the evening of the launch of the Technopreneur Circle, a Corporate Social Responsibility effort that Vertex has undertaken.  This evening marks the beginning of a new platform within Vertex Ventures SE Asia where we want to provide an environment that encourages and creates conversations and collaborations among technopreneurs and other players in the startup ecosystem. […]

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Vertex Ventures appoints Ben Mathias as Managing Director and Head of India Operations

07 October 2015

[For Immediate Release] Bangalore – 8 Oct 2015: Vertex Ventures (“Vertex”), one of the oldest and leading venture capital firms in Asia, today announced the appointment of Ben Mathias as Managing Director and Head of India. This leadership position appointment reaffirms Vertex’s continued interest and commitment towards nurturing the tremendous startup potential in India. Ben […]

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