We are excited to share that GreenArc Capital was a finalist in the 2020 Global Fintech Hackcelerator, as part of the Singapore Fintech Festival. Finalists were selected through 2 parallel segments - the Local Programme, which addressed high-priority problem statements collated from the finance industry in Singapore and globally; and the International Programme. In the Local Programme, GreenArc emerged as one of the 10 finalists shortlisted from over 270 submissions from across more than 40 countries. We were the only impact focused fintech from South East Asia to be shortlisted as one of the finalists.
GreenArc's Meeta Misra was proud to have been a member of a distinguished panel of judges for the Fidelity International ESG Case Competition, organised by the Yale-NUS student investment group. The annual competition is aimed at enabling financial literacy and best practices amongst students across NUS and Yale-NUS, with the goal of helping participants gain a deeper understanding of the ESG field from industry professionals.
GreenArc is proud to have participated in the Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s Digital Technology to Increase Credit Access for MSMEs hackathon. In the rigorous competition which included participants from around the world, GreenArc platform was selected as one of the top 6 finalists with our impact credit fintech solution which targets greater financial inclusion
Proof of Concept project initiated with NUS RMI Credit Research Initiative to determine
probability of defaults on Small and Medium Scale Enterprise loans.
GreenArc develops Impact Methodology in line with GIIN IRIS metrics under the guidance of Impact Management Project (IMP).
GreenArc has joined AVPN
- a unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high social
investment community across Asia.
Green Arc Capital Pte Ltd was awarded the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) Proof of Concept (POC) grant on 13-Feb-2020. The FSTI POC grant provides funding support for experimentation, development and dissemination of nascent innovative technologies in the financial services sector.
To support their goal of deploying capital for sustainable and inclusive growth, GreenArc has entered a partnership with BNP Paribas to develop it’s impact credit platform. The team will focus on sourcing and structuring scalable credit financing facilities across south and south-east Asia for their platform.
Bikram was profiled on Humans in Finance, a social enterprise celebrating inspirational individuals using their valuable skillsets to develop innovative financial tools to help solve some of society’s greatest problems.
GreenArc Capital is selected as one of the 50 most disruptive start-ups in South East Asia at the Unbound Festival - Innovfest Unbound, SE Asia’s largest innovation festival. The festival features Asia’s most innovative developments where over 15,000 entrepreneurs, brands, corporates, investors and tech start-ups from 100+ countries meet and share new ideas, build partnerships and celebrate digital disruption.
'Green bond' market leaves Wildlife behind- Energy, Housing and Transport projects dominate over Natural Habitats. “Conservation market mechanisms are nowhere near their potential,” says Bikram Chaudhury, Chief Executive at Singapore-based GreenArc Capital, and a former Managing Director at Credit Suisse. Conservation is “globally undercapitalised and unlinked to true markets”.
Bikram Chaudhury has been nominated to the CAP India Advisory Board of the Climate Action Platform (CAP). CAP aims to bring the power of a 100 million individual users togetherto create targeted pressure for corporate action on climate change. CAP's online platform and app will combine social media, big data, and artificial intelligence to pool their economic and political power, at unprecedented scale, to influence corporate and governmental leaders across the world.