The Asian leg of the competition was organised in partnership with Next Bank Asia on 15 May, at the National Design Centre (NDC), centrally located in the arts, cultural, learning and entertainment district in the Bras Basah-Bugis area.
To read the press release announcing the 5 finalists selected during the showcase, click here.
Less than 3 years old and less than 1 million USD in combined revenue and investments in past 12 months.
|Aureus Analytics provides advanced Big Data Analytics platform and products for the Insurance, Banking and Healthcare industry. Our platform and products bring power to the decision makers and practitioners by enabling easy to use yet comprehensive analytics at the point of decision. Aureus brings together the four essential pillars that are required for a Big Data Analytics solution – Deep Domain Skills, Big Data Capabilities, Data Sciences skills and Analytics expertise. Our industry and problem specific products are targeted for CXOs who deal with Customer Experience, Risk and Operations.
|Dragon Wealth is a financial technology company focused on making wealth management digital, social and personal. We aim to enable wealthy clients to make confident investment decisions and will not rest until each wealthy individual is able to validate the investment advice he received in a transparent way.Formed in 2013 and headquartered in Singapore, Dragon Wealth is made up of a team of experts with deep experience in developing IT solutions for wealth management.
|Fund administration is a largely manual process at most funds and third party administrators because most existing software is unintuitive, expensive and requires time consuming customisation to adapt to today’s fund structures and policies. Thanks to the trend towards smaller fund sizes and increasing number of PE and VC funds, we expect to serve a growing market with an easy to configure and future ready platform. Our solution will eventually serve adjacent markets of Limited Partners and Portfolio companies along with Hedge Funds and Family Offices.
|Finding your wallet too thick? We shrink your wallet into your SIM, allowing endless possibilities at your fingertips. Enjoy the one-stop contactless, cashless, cardless and convenient WalletSIM-the novel SIMcard that can work on any mobile phones! More than 5 billion people in 219 countries can benefit from this service. WalletSIM is designed for public transport, shopping, banking, healthcare, discounts, and any applications using internet, mobile and/or contactless technology. We will add value to the trillion dollars payment industry and can easily generate millions in revenue.
|The rise of the internet has produced an humongous amount of data, which continues to grow exponentially. But financial institutions stay old fashioned in the way they consume and produce this data. How to extract more information? To speed up the understanding? To automate the analysis of unstructured content? To limit the noise? InfoTrie is relying on big data and data mining technologies, coupling them with financial engineering and powerful visualisation to address these questions.
|Borrow, collect, prepay, split money within one app! Lendstar is a social financial network – easy, fast and safe. It will provide real time money transfer via a mobile wallet and a prepaid credit card. Lendstar offers its users to integrate the entire value chain of source, share and spend money – everything in real time. On top of this the app provides detailed documentation but also a great overview of all financial transactions. It allows a simple interaction and communication of our users – they can post comments, upload photos, discuss – whatever they want. Lendstar brings life into banking.
|Sixscape provides the kind of innovation (End2End Connectivity, Peer TLS and PKI) for the IPv6 Internet that Netscape did for the IPv4 Internet (web and SSL). Our CTO created the PKI and crypto training for VeriSign, and spent ten years doing R&D in IPv6 (successor to IPv4). He is creating the products and infrastructure required for a new generation of trusted messaging products for IPv6. The first application of this technology (IRPS) is to make it simple and inexpensive to replace insecure username/password authentication with X.509 client certificate based authentication, even over IPv4.
|Outdated technology and administration in financial services have lead to layers of fees, which erode investment returns. Over 45% of returns were paid away in fees between 2008-2013. A generation of younger investors can no longer afford access to investment advice due to cost. Stockspot is changing that for the better. Stockspot uses algorithms to streamline the provision of personalised investment advice, portfolio transactions and reporting ñ entirely online. The result is more affordable service, more engaging user experience and improved investment performance for all types of investor.
|Switchless develops enterprise Bitcoin software for leading global banks, private wealth managers and brokerage firms, making it easy for them to bring Bitcoin to their customers. We work closely with our clients to create bespoke end-to-end solutions that are fast, robust and highly secure. As trusted advisors we help our clients navigate through the technical and regulatory complexities of crypto-currency and distinguish ourselves by being able to deliver systems of the highest quality in record time. Switchless also owns BitX, a leading crypto-currency wallet and exchange service
|TextoPay is a startup that has been incubated since late 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Founded by three entrepreneurs with over 50 years of cumulative entrepreneurial and professional experiences in Finance, Banking, Information Security and Operational Management, TextoPay aims to offer a breakthrough solution to security issues currently faced by the existing mobile payment systems through hardware-based encryption technique.
Over than 3 years old or more than 1 million USD in combined revenue and investments in past 12 months.
|AMP enables banks to profitably offer unsecured loans to underserved small businesses based upon their electronically verifiable cash flow and other data points – in both developed and emerging markets. To support the development of this solution (in terms of both proving the market and funding the creation of an innovative loan origination and portfolio management platform), AMP has itself issued US$30mm in loans to small businesses across three countries, currencies and banking systems – enjoying a high rate of return and low rate of default.
|essDOCS propels paperless trade by offering a complete range of Global Trade Execution (GTE) solutions, automating document processes relating to operations, finance and compliance of physical cargo movements. essDOCS anchor product, the industry-leading electronic bill of lading (eB/L), is currently used by over 1,350 customers globally, from half of the Fortune 10 Global companies to leading SMEs.
|Soft Space is a mobile payments technology company, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Established in March 2012, Soft Space focuses on the development of innovative solutions for the banking and payment industry.The Soft Space solution is certified by EMV (Europay, MasterCard & Visa) and is known as the first company in Asia to obtain EMV Level 2 certification for MPOS (Mobile Point of Sales). The solution is also listed as one of MasterCard’s preferred MPOS solution providers and is certified by the Visa Ready Program.
|Fastacash™ provides a global platform which allows users to transfer value (money, airtime, coupons, other tokens of value, etc.) along with digital content (photos, videos, audio, messages, etc.) through social networks and messaging platforms. The company has developed a patent pending link generation technology that enables the value transfer with a secure link.As a technology enabler, fastacash™ partners with companies and brands in the payments, remittance, consumer products, social and gaming industries to bring its technology to end-users.
|Tootpay has developed mobile financial solution to help banks and financial institutions; that works on almost any mobile device – flexible, encrypted, menu driven and without internet.It brings cheap, convenient, reliable and secure mobile payment solution to the masses.
It is device independent, telco independent, menu driven interface, multiple authentication and end-to end encryption.
We solve bank’s concern to issue large scale cutting edge mobile banking services to their customers via a solution that works on all phones, all network providers using any channels.