【2020】 Global Startups （FinTech Course）
Artivatic Data Labs Private Limited.
Name of Representative：Layak Singh
Artivatic Data Labs Private Limited. provide transforming health & insurance using AI. We at Artivatic are constantly building low-cost, modular API infrastructure so that businesses /hospitals can go live in a matter of days, not months. Artivatic is developing its proprietary cutting-edge solutions to enable enterprises for 1 Billion people to get access to insurance, financial and health benefits with alternative data sources to increase their productivity, efficiency, automation power, and profitability, hence improving their way of doing business more intelligently seamlessly. Artivatic offers medical digitization, underwriting, distribution, sales, agent efficiency, and more.
Name of Representative：Tomas Holub
CoverGo Limited is an award-winning insurance technology company that provides insurance enterprise software solutions to insurers, MGAs, brokers and bancassurance in Asia and beyond. CoverGo is the first fully configurable, modular, no-code insurance platform for omni-channel distribution, policy admin, claims and new product launch. Powered by more than 500 insurance APIs, CoverGo’s end-to-end solution for the digitization and automation of all insurance processes is known for not only record speed-to-market, but also maximum flexibility and scalability.
DirectPay (Pvt) Ltd.
Name of Representative：Kanishka Weeramunda
DirectPay is a Sri Lankan startup that is solving the problem of getting paid. We believe that payment is always a byproduct of some other transaction and we are addressing how to pursue that payment digitally. It could be either through a mobile-based payment app, an Internet payment gateway, a payment link to receive remote payments, subscription payments where there’s a recurring revenue or it could be a bill settlement. Whichever it is, we ensure a seamless journey to customers or service providers, covering the entire payment ecosystem.
Name of Representative：Lawrence Ma
EMALI.IO Limited is a multiple international award-winning Hong Kong-based Regtech company founded in August of 2016. EMALI focuses on developing products that improve trust, accountability, transparency and privacy. EMALI offers a suite of cryptographic privacy preserving tools to build trusted regtech applications for the financial & public sectors from PoC, pilot and live projects. EMALI’s R&D team consists of 6 doctoral experts in Cryptography, Security, Privacy, Fintech/Regtech, Legal/Governance and Blockchain. EMALI currently operates globally in 6 countries and growing, with strategic partnerships with IBM, Algorand, McKinsey & Co and more.
HedgeSPA Pte. Ltd.
Name of Representative：Bernard Lee
The HedgeSPA core investment platform is powered by AI, Big Data, and High-Performance/Quantum Computing. The platform allows professional asset managers to automate many day-to-day functions, from asset selection, portfolio rebalancing, trade execution to investor reporting. These capabilities allow the creation of institutional investment portfolios with as much as 15% of outperformance in 4.5 months even during COVID lockdown months. Our out-of-the-box solution comes with data and transaction connectivity from partners such as the Swiss Exchange and R3/Corda, as well as back-end connectors to the popular back-end core banking systems.
Name of Representative：Nuzhi Meyen
Helios P2P are Sri Lanka’s first online peer-to-peer marketplace that solves the need of short-to medium term loans of consumers by connecting lender with borrowers for fast and convenient loans and attractive returns for lenders, at a time when interest rates are low globally, promoting financial inclusiveness. We plan to be the Uber for consumer credit finance and our vision is to democratize consumer credit. We have facilitated more than 28 million LKR worth of loans so far and intend to promote sustainable financial inclusivity across all social segments in Sri Lanka and Asia.
Name of Representative：Sajil Koroth
KapitalWise Inc. are a no-code platform for customer engagement for financial institutions. KapitalWise helps banks and credit unions to build complex customer engagement workflows to leverage data and improve revenue. All without any coding and using our pre-built AI and customer experience modules.
Name of Representative：Colm Keaveny
LEVERIS is a fast-growing technology company that has built the first truly modern end-to-end core banking platform for both traditional and challenger banks, as well as consumer brands entering the banking and lending space. Founded in 2016, LEVERIS is headquartered in Dublin with development centres in Prague, Brno and Minsk. The LEVERIS team has extensive experience in financial services, technology and banking – and is imagining a better way to build a bank.
Name of Representative：Sean Zhou
Bambu provides a leading global provider of digital wealth technology for financial institutions. We enable companies to make saving and investing simple and intelligent for their clients. The cloud-based platform is powered by our proprietary algorithms and machine learning tools. The company has over 300,000 end users on the platform in 15 countries. We are working with 18 renowned financial institutions around the globe – HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Franklin Templeton, and more. Founded in 2016 and backed by investors like PEAK6 and Franklin Templeton, Bambu is situated in Singapore with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, the United States and EMEA representatives.
Navisteps Pte. Ltd.
Name of Representative：Ken Tan, Charmaine Lim
Navisteps Pte. Ltd. is a cloud-based expense management solution tailor-made for businesses to control, track and manage spend efficiently. Smart spending policies, automated receipt tracking, complete analytics and accounting integrations — Navisteps takes care of companies’ pre-accounting processes so they can focus on their business. The software also integrates business travel bookings so that expenses are synced automatically.
Niftron (Pvt) Ltd
Name of Representative：Sharmilan Somasundaram
Niftron (Pvt) Ltd is a Blockchain as a Service platform that allows organizations and businesses to integrate blockchain with their products or projects easily and effectively to improve trust by providing transparency, security and ownership. Niftron (Pvt) Ltd wants to make the world a better place by improving the trust between two parties(strangers/businesses/applications/new products) by providing transparency, ownership and high security. Once two unknown parties can trust each other easily, they will create new business opportunities and allow the people to interact with the applications/ products/ or individuals in a secure and carefree manner with accountability.
Pecutus Technologies Ltd
Name of Representative：Victor Yip
Pecutus Technologies Ltd are a Hong Kong incorporated Travel Fintech Company founded and operated by Victor Yip, Edward Leung and Cynthia Cheung. Our company uses machine learning, data analytics, insights in user behaviors and smart devices to achieve the company’s vision and mission. We have developed a seamless digital, self-service and intelligent experience to exchange, transact and store foreign currencies in cash or cashless for international experience, from leisure travels, overseas studies, distributed families and operating businesses. We are rethinking how retail banking and travel money management can take on a new, and more efficient form to deliver the services.
Name of Representative：Stephan Werner
Risklio GmbH uses AI to connect quantitative financial methods, actuarial mathematics and data in order to extract predictive insights on the cause-effect relationships of market events on financial prices. This methodology is derived from research at the London School of Economics. The product, innovative ‘smart’ data provides context to jumps in asset prices and helps to attach economic costs and benefits to individual events. Smart data is made available to B2B customers via report, dashboard, API and commercial database marketplaces. Financial service providers use riskl.io smart data for use cases such as portfolio and risk analytics, risk monitoring, stress and exposure testing as well as in systematic and tactical / discretionary trading strategies. B2B3C clients benefit from dedicated dashboard technology that utilizes innovative, UX-optimized financial data visualization.
Name of Representative：Michael Yiin
Founded in 2019, TrinityEco Pte Ltd is an aspiring sustainability tech company in Singapore, providing sustainability reporting and green financing products and services for investments firms, businesses and non-profit organizations alike. Over 60% of companies are unable to comply with current sustainability reporting standards/guidelines as it can be expensive, time consuming and inaccurate. The root cause of these issues includes; 1. Poor availability of verified data 2. Limited resources to complete the reports 3. Lack of transparency Started by three partners, TrinityEco is focused on helping SMEs and investors meet increasing ESG demands through fintech and regtech that helps enhance the profile and processes of companies.
Uprise Technologies Limited
Name of Representative：KO, Tha Fung
Uprise Technologies Limited provides financing and payment solutions to SMEs. Our online payment platform, UprisePay enables merchants to have access to instant capital by using their credit cards to make payments that normally don’t accept cards, such as invoices, rent and salaries. Merchants can also register a free account on our platform to start accepting card and other electronic payment methods like a simplified online POS, saving them the time and cost to install traditional payment devices or integrate with online payment gateways.
Name of Representative：Chea Srun
XQuant is a startup specialized in processing and analyzing unstructured data for Finance. Founded by 3 investment bank executives who have long experience in the financial industry, XQuant currently offers 2 products: TS-Expert (term sheet information extraction) for Back-Office and ESG-Analytix (ESG related information search tool) for financial analysts and fund managers.
Yintran Group Holdings Limited
Name of Representative：SL Robert Liu
Yintran Group Holdings Limited is a financial technology development company located in Hong Kong, that allows merchants to collect and make payments in HKD. An e-Wallet supported by a network of 20 banks in Hong Kong. An SVF-licensee regulated by HKMA under PSSVFO. We are a group of enthusiastic individuals who come from a diverse background for a common goal of providing people with the convenient, secure and private way to collect and make payments. We hope to bring innovation in payment experience and bring down the barriers of the world.