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Industry Insights
Feb 14, 2024
Beyond the Balance Sheet: A Dialogue with Evonne Tan
Helicap is excited to introduce a new series, Beyond the Balance Sheet; where we feature industry leaders and share their insights. In this interview, Evonne shares about her career journey, her leadership approach, and her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the finance industry. She also discusses the importance of ESG principles in sustainable finance and impact investing.
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Industry Insights
Jan 2, 2024
AI's Transformational Power: Fireside Chat with Peng T. Ong
This Fireside Chat sparks deeper exploration of AI's transformative potential, guiding startups, investors, and everyone towards a future fueled by responsible and strategic AI adoption.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Nov 6, 2023
Microfinance in Southeast Asia: A Bright Future Ahead
By embracing technology, diversifying services, and adapting to evolving customer needs, microfinance is poised to play a pivotal role in Southeast Asia's financial landscape.
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min read
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Company
Introducing HELIX — The solution to unsustainable DeFi yields
HELIX is an institutional-grade DeFi protocol connecting crypto investors to real-world private credit opportunities. It is our answer to the issues plaguing DeFi yields and the TradFi credit financing gap.
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min read
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Industry Insights
What type of deals are Asia’s private clients buying into?
We are thrilled to share with you a special interview recap with the host of Money FM, Hongbin Jeong and Helicap’s Group CEO, David Z Wang. In this interview, we shared key insights and explored the various outlooks for private markets. 
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min read
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Industry Insights
Jun 7, 2023
In Partnership with Temasek Trust: SEA's First Financial Inclusion Report "Accelerating Impact Beyond Access"
Download the first-ever impact-focused financial inclusion report in Southeast Asia developed by the Centre for Impact Investing and Practices (CIIP), a non-profit established by Temasek Trust, in partnership with UNCDF and Helicap.
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min read
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Industry Insights
May 10, 2022
Understanding Alternative Lending: A Video From Our CEO
CEO Talks: Alternative Lending Market Insights with HelicapDavid Z Wang, Group CEO of Helicap, explains the importance of investing in the right alternative lenders and the benefits of making analytics-based decisions for such investments.
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min read
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Industry Insights
May 19, 2023
Helicap Webinar: Is 2023 The Year For Fixed Income?
Will 2023 be the year of Fixed Income? Find out in this recap of Helicap Webinars where a panel of experts shared their perspectives and insights thorugh an engaging discussion!
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min read
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Company
Mar 22, 2023
Letter to our Investors and Partners
Here's a note from our CEO on the current situation of UBS and Credit Suisse as a measure to keep our investors and partners updated as we will continue to prioritise transparency and communication.
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min read
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Private Debt
Feb 24, 2023
2023 Outlook: What to Expect Next?
The events of 2022 have brought about a paradigm shift, marking the dawn of a new investment regime. Let's take a closer look at the investment landscape and what we can expect in the coming year.
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Investments
Feb 16, 2023
Bonds are back… but you don’t need to be a hero
Bonds have rebounded in the last four months due to higher yields and falling inflation. Despite this, market uncertainty persists due to unpredictable Federal Reserve policy and a tight labor market.
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Industry Insights
Jan 31, 2023
Helicap Webinars : The Future of Fintech Lending In Indonesia
In the latest round of our Helicap Webinars, we had panel of industry experts discussed on some hot topics regarding the future of fintech lending in Indonesia. Here's what you should know!
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Company
Dec 22, 2022
A Year of Accomplishments: Helicap's Success in 2022
Happy Holidays! As we gear up to celebrate Christmas and ring in the New Year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all of our achievements this year.
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Industry Insights
Nov 30, 2022
Alternative strategies: rethinking the 60/40 portfolio
Recently City Wire Asia published an article focusing on alternative investment strategies for 2023 as traditional investments continue to face whirwinds.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Nov 24, 2022
Private Markets as a Source of Opportunity for Asia's Private Clients
In the Digital Dialogue of October 6, Hubbis assembled a top-flight panel of experts to look in-depth at the evolution of the global private markets, looking from a 360-degree perspective at the pluse
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min read
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Industry Insights
Nov 1, 2022
Inflation, recession fears, and the case for private credit
While public markets are grappling with the prospects of higher rates, higher inflation and a slower growth outlook, “the counterparts in private equity and credit appear to be holding up..."
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min read
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Private Debt
Sep 29, 2022
Private Debt Investing: An Alternative You Can't Afford to Ignore
With over $1.25 trillion in total assets as of Q2 2022, private debt is currently the third-largest alternative asset class after real estate and private equity.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Aug 23, 2022
Helicap Roundtable Discussion hosted by SEA FOUNDERS
Wonder how the relationship between founders, VCs, and venture lenders has evolved? Hear from experts discussing the different business scenarios experienced.
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min read
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Company
Jun 22, 2022
Helicap Closes USD 5 Million Funding Round from Tikehau Capital and PhillipCapital
Helicap is proud to announce that it has closed a USD 5 million strategic funding round led by two global asset managers...
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min read
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Private Debt
Jun 14, 2022
Introduction to Microfinancing
Microfinance, also known as microcredit, refers to financial services targeting low-income populations with limited to no access to conventional banking products, such as loans and financial aid.
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min read
Read more
Industry Insights
May 26, 2022
Promoting Financial Inclusion Through Investing
In a world of inequality, there are numerous financial challenges related to addressing the unique and varied needs of different geographies and economies, especially in Southeast Asia.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2022
Uncovering Venture Debt
If Singaporeans were asked to name a successful startup company in 2010, chances are they may not even be able to name one startup. Fast-forward to 2015, there were dozens, if not hundreds, of successful startups based in Singapore. Now in 2022, it seems as though a new startup is raising capital almost every day.
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Industry Insights
Mar 8, 2022
Empowering Students Through Education Amidst COVID-19
Despite having more than 7,000 higher education institutions, Southeast Asia possesses one of the lowest enrolment rates in the world. Specifically, tertiary education in the less-developed countries in Southeast Asia remains severely under-funded despite an ever-growing demand, with enrolment rates dwindling to an alarming 40%, as compared to 90% in the East Asia region.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Feb 10, 2022
Alternative Investing: Outlook 2022
With venture capital investments setting a record in 2021, we are delighted to have Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures, Scott Krivokopich in this conversation with our Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Helicap, Quentin Vanoekel to share with us their thoughts on the outlook of 2022 for alternative investing.
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Company
Dec 23, 2021
We wish you Merry Christmas as we celebrate 3000 members and counting
Here’s wishing all our clients, partners and investors a Merry Christmas! Join us as we celebrate a new milestone: 3000 members and counting.
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Industry Insights
Nov 25, 2021
The Great Boom of P2P Alternative Lending in SEA
Hi, I’m David Z Wang, CEO and co-founder of Helicap, landing once again with a fresh edition of the Heli-pad for you.
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Industry Insights
Oct 26, 2021
Helicap Fireside Chat with SEA’s First Global B2B Payments Unicorn, Nium
Greetings, I’m David, CEO and Co-Founder of Helicap. Keeping with the unicorn theme from our previous newsletter, I am delighted to speak with Pratik Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer of Nium
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min read
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Industry Insights
Sep 24, 2021
Helicap Fireside Chat with Fintech Unicorn, Kredivo
Hi, it’s David, Co-Founder and CEO of Helicap. For this September issue of The Heli-Pad, I am super excited to be chatting with Abhijay Sethia, Head of Strategy at FinAccel
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min read
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Industry Insights
Aug 13, 2021
Technology for Social Impact Featuring East Ventures and Makan for Hope
This month, we are bringing you a special edition of The Heli-Pad. As we commemorate Singapore’s 56th birthday amid a challenging regional environment battered by Covid-19
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min read
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Industry Insights
Jul 22, 2021
Helicap Roundtable Discussion with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Hi everyone, I’m Jitendra, CTO at Helicap, and I am super excited to convene this roundtable discussion with two industry leaders: Andrew Vranjes, Head of Startup Ecosystem, ASEAN at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and David Z Wang, our Co-Founder and CEO here at Helicap.
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Industry Insights
May 30, 2021
Q&A with Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS Bank
Hi, I’m David Z Wang, Co-founder and CEO of Helicap. For this May issue of The Heli-Pad, I am delighted to be chatting with my former boss and mentor Su Shan Tan, who is currently Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS Bank, Southeast Asia’s largest bank, based in Singapore.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2021
Singapore BNPL Founders Q&A
In a rapidly growing space, find out what sets Rely’s BNPL solution apart from others
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min read
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Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2021
BNPL: What’s The Hype About?
The latest buzzword in the FinTech world seems to be BNPL: the acronym for ‘Buy Now Pay Later’, and the hype is building up in Southeast Asia (SEA) too.
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min read
Read more
Company
Apr 1, 2021
Helicap Recap 2020
Download our Helicap Recap 2020 report to learn more about Helicap’s team, both employees and advisors, who are leading FinTech innovation in Asia’s alternative lending space.
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min read
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Industry Insights
Mar 20, 2020
The Growing Role of Digital Lenders in Southeast Asia
In the first issue of The Heli-Pad, we introduced the concept of alternative lending as any lending practice that happens outside a traditional banking institution.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Private Debt
Feb 10, 2021
Introduction to Alternative Lending
Welcome to the our blog, your go-to resource on all things private debt and FinTech lending in Asia.
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min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Feb 14, 2024
Beyond the Balance Sheet: A Dialogue with Evonne Tan
Helicap is excited to introduce a new series, Beyond the Balance Sheet; where we feature industry leaders and share their insights. In this interview, Evonne shares about her career journey, her leadership approach, and her commitment to diversity and inclusion in the finance industry. She also discusses the importance of ESG principles in sustainable finance and impact investing.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Jan 2, 2024
AI's Transformational Power: Fireside Chat with Peng T. Ong
This Fireside Chat sparks deeper exploration of AI's transformative potential, guiding startups, investors, and everyone towards a future fueled by responsible and strategic AI adoption.
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min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Nov 6, 2023
Microfinance in Southeast Asia: A Bright Future Ahead
By embracing technology, diversifying services, and adapting to evolving customer needs, microfinance is poised to play a pivotal role in Southeast Asia's financial landscape.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
What type of deals are Asia’s private clients buying into?
We are thrilled to share with you a special interview recap with the host of Money FM, Hongbin Jeong and Helicap’s Group CEO, David Z Wang. In this interview, we shared key insights and explored the various outlooks for private markets. 
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Jun 7, 2023
In Partnership with Temasek Trust: SEA's First Financial Inclusion Report "Accelerating Impact Beyond Access"
Download the first-ever impact-focused financial inclusion report in Southeast Asia developed by the Centre for Impact Investing and Practices (CIIP), a non-profit established by Temasek Trust, in partnership with UNCDF and Helicap.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
May 10, 2022
Understanding Alternative Lending: A Video From Our CEO
CEO Talks: Alternative Lending Market Insights with HelicapDavid Z Wang, Group CEO of Helicap, explains the importance of investing in the right alternative lenders and the benefits of making analytics-based decisions for such investments.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
May 19, 2023
Helicap Webinar: Is 2023 The Year For Fixed Income?
Will 2023 be the year of Fixed Income? Find out in this recap of Helicap Webinars where a panel of experts shared their perspectives and insights thorugh an engaging discussion!
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Jan 31, 2023
Helicap Webinars : The Future of Fintech Lending In Indonesia
In the latest round of our Helicap Webinars, we had panel of industry experts discussed on some hot topics regarding the future of fintech lending in Indonesia. Here's what you should know!
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Nov 30, 2022
Alternative strategies: rethinking the 60/40 portfolio
Recently City Wire Asia published an article focusing on alternative investment strategies for 2023 as traditional investments continue to face whirwinds.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Nov 24, 2022
Private Markets as a Source of Opportunity for Asia's Private Clients
In the Digital Dialogue of October 6, Hubbis assembled a top-flight panel of experts to look in-depth at the evolution of the global private markets, looking from a 360-degree perspective at the pluse
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Nov 1, 2022
Inflation, recession fears, and the case for private credit
While public markets are grappling with the prospects of higher rates, higher inflation and a slower growth outlook, “the counterparts in private equity and credit appear to be holding up..."
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Aug 23, 2022
Helicap Roundtable Discussion hosted by SEA FOUNDERS
Wonder how the relationship between founders, VCs, and venture lenders has evolved? Hear from experts discussing the different business scenarios experienced.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
May 26, 2022
Promoting Financial Inclusion Through Investing
In a world of inequality, there are numerous financial challenges related to addressing the unique and varied needs of different geographies and economies, especially in Southeast Asia.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2022
Uncovering Venture Debt
If Singaporeans were asked to name a successful startup company in 2010, chances are they may not even be able to name one startup. Fast-forward to 2015, there were dozens, if not hundreds, of successful startups based in Singapore. Now in 2022, it seems as though a new startup is raising capital almost every day.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Mar 8, 2022
Empowering Students Through Education Amidst COVID-19
Despite having more than 7,000 higher education institutions, Southeast Asia possesses one of the lowest enrolment rates in the world. Specifically, tertiary education in the less-developed countries in Southeast Asia remains severely under-funded despite an ever-growing demand, with enrolment rates dwindling to an alarming 40%, as compared to 90% in the East Asia region.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Feb 10, 2022
Alternative Investing: Outlook 2022
With venture capital investments setting a record in 2021, we are delighted to have Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures, Scott Krivokopich in this conversation with our Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Helicap, Quentin Vanoekel to share with us their thoughts on the outlook of 2022 for alternative investing.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Nov 25, 2021
The Great Boom of P2P Alternative Lending in SEA
Hi, I’m David Z Wang, CEO and co-founder of Helicap, landing once again with a fresh edition of the Heli-pad for you.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Oct 26, 2021
Helicap Fireside Chat with SEA’s First Global B2B Payments Unicorn, Nium
Greetings, I’m David, CEO and Co-Founder of Helicap. Keeping with the unicorn theme from our previous newsletter, I am delighted to speak with Pratik Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer of Nium
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Sep 24, 2021
Helicap Fireside Chat with Fintech Unicorn, Kredivo
Hi, it’s David, Co-Founder and CEO of Helicap. For this September issue of The Heli-Pad, I am super excited to be chatting with Abhijay Sethia, Head of Strategy at FinAccel
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Aug 13, 2021
Technology for Social Impact Featuring East Ventures and Makan for Hope
This month, we are bringing you a special edition of The Heli-Pad. As we commemorate Singapore’s 56th birthday amid a challenging regional environment battered by Covid-19
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Jul 22, 2021
Helicap Roundtable Discussion with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Hi everyone, I’m Jitendra, CTO at Helicap, and I am super excited to convene this roundtable discussion with two industry leaders: Andrew Vranjes, Head of Startup Ecosystem, ASEAN at Amazon Web Services (AWS) and David Z Wang, our Co-Founder and CEO here at Helicap.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
May 30, 2021
Q&A with Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS Bank
Hi, I’m David Z Wang, Co-founder and CEO of Helicap. For this May issue of The Heli-Pad, I am delighted to be chatting with my former boss and mentor Su Shan Tan, who is currently Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS Bank, Southeast Asia’s largest bank, based in Singapore.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2021
Singapore BNPL Founders Q&A
In a rapidly growing space, find out what sets Rely’s BNPL solution apart from others
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Apr 12, 2021
BNPL: What’s The Hype About?
The latest buzzword in the FinTech world seems to be BNPL: the acronym for ‘Buy Now Pay Later’, and the hype is building up in Southeast Asia (SEA) too.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Industry Insights
Mar 20, 2020
The Growing Role of Digital Lenders in Southeast Asia
In the first issue of The Heli-Pad, we introduced the concept of alternative lending as any lending practice that happens outside a traditional banking institution.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Private Debt
Feb 24, 2023
2023 Outlook: What to Expect Next?
The events of 2022 have brought about a paradigm shift, marking the dawn of a new investment regime. Let's take a closer look at the investment landscape and what we can expect in the coming year.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Private Debt
Sep 29, 2022
Private Debt Investing: An Alternative You Can't Afford to Ignore
With over $1.25 trillion in total assets as of Q2 2022, private debt is currently the third-largest alternative asset class after real estate and private equity.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Private Debt
Jun 14, 2022
Introduction to Microfinancing
Microfinance, also known as microcredit, refers to financial services targeting low-income populations with limited to no access to conventional banking products, such as loans and financial aid.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Private Debt
Feb 10, 2021
Introduction to Alternative Lending
Welcome to the our blog, your go-to resource on all things private debt and FinTech lending in Asia.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Introducing HELIX — The solution to unsustainable DeFi yields
HELIX is an institutional-grade DeFi protocol connecting crypto investors to real-world private credit opportunities. It is our answer to the issues plaguing DeFi yields and the TradFi credit financing gap.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Mar 22, 2023
Letter to our Investors and Partners
Here's a note from our CEO on the current situation of UBS and Credit Suisse as a measure to keep our investors and partners updated as we will continue to prioritise transparency and communication.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Dec 22, 2022
A Year of Accomplishments: Helicap's Success in 2022
Happy Holidays! As we gear up to celebrate Christmas and ring in the New Year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on all of our achievements this year.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Jun 22, 2022
Helicap Closes USD 5 Million Funding Round from Tikehau Capital and PhillipCapital
Helicap is proud to announce that it has closed a USD 5 million strategic funding round led by two global asset managers...
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Dec 23, 2021
We wish you Merry Christmas as we celebrate 3000 members and counting
Here’s wishing all our clients, partners and investors a Merry Christmas! Join us as we celebrate a new milestone: 3000 members and counting.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
Read more
Company
Apr 1, 2021
Helicap Recap 2020
Download our Helicap Recap 2020 report to learn more about Helicap’s team, both employees and advisors, who are leading FinTech innovation in Asia’s alternative lending space.
This is some text inside of a div block.
min read
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