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By Global Trade Review GTR Ventures is a new investment firm formed in partnership with GTR, investing in the equity of trade technology companies and underlying trade finance debt. Here, Kelvin Tan, CIO of GTR Ventures, discusses the global opportunities in trade investment and how he hopes GTR Ventures will create value.   What does […]

Global News Mail: GTR Ventures makes debut investments in Singapore trade-linked fintechs

Global News Mail Tue, Mar 13, 2018 Singapore GTR Ventures, the world’s first investment platform targeted at trade-related fintechs, has closed its first five investments, including in several Singapore fintechs that are taking aim at the US$5 trillion trade-finance gap globally. It did not disclose the full valuation of each fintech, but the equity positions […]

XueHua: GTR Ventures宣布首次对五家贸易领域的金融科技公司进行投资

Xue Hua 伦敦和新加坡2018年3月12日电 /美通社/ — 全球首个专门从事贸易和供应链业务的投资与创业支持平台 GTR Ventures,宣布首次对五家贸易领域的金融科技公司 — Tradeteq、Trade Finance Market、Culum Capital、eFundSME 和 Incomlend 进行投资。这些投资为后续的一系列强大交易拉开了帷幕。GTR Ventures 已经由此入股这五家公司,总值为5000万美元左右。 GTR Ventures首席执行官鲁伯特-萨伊尔和首席投资官Kelvin Tan(陈循奕)与五家贸易领域的金融科技公司的创始人,一起大胆重塑未来贸易 在这五家公司中,有四家是数字贸易借贷公司,还有一家是让机构投资者能够获得全球贸易工具的平台,自成立以来,这五家公司已经促成了金额超过1.6亿美元的贸易贷款交易。GTR Ventures 于2017年9月建立,将和这五家公司进行合作,并将通过全球拓展,开发新产品(例如贸易融资指数),以及接入全球数字贸易融资资产市场等方式,帮助发展他们的业务。 Tradeteq(总部位于英国)首席执行官克里斯托夫-古格尔曼(Christoph Gugelmann)说:“我们很高兴能够在 Tradeteq 继续发展的时候与 GTR Ventures 进行合作。这项合作将会帮助我们覆盖贸易生态系统中的所有参与者,加强我们在欧洲的基础,同时支持我们扩展进入包括新加坡、香港、上海和东京在内的亚洲市场。” GTR Ventures 首席投资官 Kelvin Tan(陈循奕)表示:“全球贸易领域正在为数字化和数据驱动型基础设施所改变,而后者能够连接贸易实物和融资方面的各种参与者。Tradeteq、Trade Finance Market、Culum Capital、eFundSME 和 Incomlend 背后的创始人们利用技术和数据分析来降低风险,让借贷更为高效,弥合贸易融资上面的缺口,以此来推动这一变革。而我们的愿景是与这些公司进行合作,在未来贸易方面构建战略性的先发优势。” GTR Ventures 首席执行官鲁伯特-萨伊尔(Rupert Sayer)则表示:“贸易领域的形势迅速改变为投资者带来了令人激动的机遇。正像我们首批投资交易所显示的那样,GTR Ventures 现在居于独一无二的有利地位,能够发现出色的投资项目,并能通过建立合作关系和联盟,打造将能塑造未来贸易和贸易融资的全球网络。” GTR Ventures 正在进行一系列其它卓越投资,预计将在下个季度达成另外五项投资交易和全球合作。 贸易融资为年度金额达到16万亿美元的全球贸易提供支持,是一个新兴的专业性投资领域。不过,约有30%的全球贸易(金额约为5万亿美元)出现了资金不足的问题。这样的贸易融资缺口为债券和股权投资者带来了日益发展的良好机遇。贸易的投资回报传统上来自于债务资本提供方,而“贸易科技公司”的崛起为寻求实现业务多元化的私募股权和其他投资者带来了新的机遇。 This article first […]

Fintech Istanbul: GTR Ventures’dan ticari FinTech girişimlerine yatırım

Fintech Istanbul 14 Mar 2018 – Yatırım alan FinTech girişimlerinin isimleri şu şekilde sıralanıyor; Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME ve Incomlend. Crowd Fund Insider’ın haberine göre Eylül 2017’de Londra, Singapur ve Hong Kong’daki ofislerini açarak yatırım dünyasına adım atan GTR Ventures, küresel büyüme, ticaret finansmanı endeksleri gibi yeni ürünlerin geliştirilmesi ve dijital ticaret finansmanı için küresel bir pazar oluşturmaya […]

Be Beez: GTR Ventures investe in cinque aziende trade-fintech

Be Beez 14 Mar 2018 – GTR Ventures ha annunciato i propri investimenti di debutto in cinque società di trade fintech – Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME e Incomlend – valutandole collettivamente a circa $ 50 milioni. I dettagli finanziari di ciascun investimento non sono stati resi noti. Assumendo una posizione azionaria nelle […]

Morning Star: GTR Ventures announces debut investments in five trade FinTechs

Morning Star LONDON and SINGAPORE, March 12, 2018 — GTR Ventures, the world’s first investment and venture-building platform specialized in trade and supply chain, has announced its debut deals with five trade FinTech companies — Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend. These deals are the first in a strong pipeline of transactions. GTR Ventures […]

Yahoo! Finance: News: GTR Ventures announces debut investments in five trade FinTechs

Yahoo! Finance LONDON and SINGAPORE, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GTR Ventures, the world’s first investment and venture-building platform specialized in trade and supply chain, has announced its debut deals with five trade FinTech companies — Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend. These deals are the first in a strong pipeline of transactions. GTR […]

PE Hub Network: GTR Ventures backs five trade fintech companies

PE Hub Network By Iris Dorbian GTR Ventures, an investment and venture-building trade and supply chain-focused platform, has invested in five trade fintech companies: Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend. The collective value of the transactions is around $50 million. PRESS RELEASE LONDON and SINGAPORE, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — GTR Ventures, […]

联合早报: GTR Ventures 投资五金融科技公司

13 Mar 2018 – 投资平台GTR Ventures以5000万美元(6573万新元)投资五家贸易领域的金融科技公司,其中四家来自新加坡。 这五家公司中,四家是数码贸易借贷公司,另一家是让机构投资者获得全球贸易工具的平台。 这五家公司成立以来,已促成了超过1亿6000万美元的贸易贷款交易。 首席投资官陈循奕:利用数据分析降低风险 GTR Ventures首席投资官陈循奕说,全球贸易领域正在转型,数码化和数据驱动的基础设施连接了贸易实物和融资方面的各种参与者。 他指出,这五家公司利用技术和数据分析来降低风险,让借贷更为高效,弥合贸易融资中的缺口。 总部位于新加坡的Culum Capital利用贸易融资解决方案,尤其是应收账款购买和供应链融资方面的投资机会,为企业提供营运周转资金。 由本地业内人士创立的eFundSME、以及在香港和本地拥有业务的Incomlend是发票交易电子市场平台。 Trade Finance Market总部位于新加坡,为中小企业提供贸易融资解决方案,也开发基于区块链的工具,帮助降低贸易融资交易的风险和成本。 去年9月成立的GTR Ventures预计将在下个季度达成另外五项投资交易和全球合作。   This article first appeared on Lian He Zhao Bao (联合早报).

Business Times: GTR Ventures makes debut investments in Singapore trade-linked fintechs

By Jamie Lee Business Times Singapore 13 Mar 2018, Singapore – GTR Ventures, the world’s first investment platform targeted at trade-related fintechs, has closed its first five investments, including in several Singapore fintechs that are taking aim at the US$5 trillion trade-finance gap globally. It did not disclose the full valuation of each fintech, but the […]

Angel News: GTR Ventures makes debut investments in 5 FinTechs

Angel News 13 Mar 2018 – GTR Ventures, the world’s first investment and venture-building platform specialized in trade and supply chain, has announced its debut deals with five trade FinTech companies – Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend. These deals are the first in a strong pipeline of transactions. GTR Ventures has […]

Crowd Fund Insider: GTR Ventures Invests in Five Trade Fintechs: Tradeteq, eFundSME, Culum Capital & Trade Finance Market

By JD Alois Crowd Fund Insider 12 Mar 2018 – GTR Ventures, an investment and venture platform that is specializing in the global trade and supply chain financing sector, has announced investments in five Fintechs based in the UK and Asia: Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend. Launched in September 2017 with […]

e27.co: Meet the 5 trade-tech companies backed by Singapore’s GTR Ventures

By Sainul Abudheen K e27.c0 12 Mar 2018 – GTR Ventures, an investment and venture-building platform specialised in trade and supply chain, has announced its debut investments in five trade fintech companies, of which four are from Singapore. The city-state-based GTR Ventures has taken equity positions in these fintech companies, collectively valuing them at around US$50 million. As per a […]

Deal Street Asia: GTR Ventures backs five tradetech firms, plans more deals in Q2

By Tanu Pandey Deal Street Asia 12 Mar 2018 – Trade and supply chain-focused investor GTR Ventures has announced its debut investments in five trade fintech companies – Tradeteq, Trade Finance Market, Culum Capital, eFundSME and Incomlend – collectively valuing them at around $50 million. The financial details of each investment were not disclosed. Taking an […]

AltFi News: GTR Ventures heads for fintech deep dive with five new equity deals

By Emily Nicolle AltFi News The VC firm has announced debut investments across the UK and Singaporean trade finance sector. 12 Mar 2018 – GTR Ventures, labelled as the world’s first investment and venture-building firm specialised in trade and supply chain finance, has today announced five debut deals with trade fintech firms across London and […]

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