News

Engagement with NUS Credit Research Initiative
May 2020

Proof of Concept project initiated with NUS RMI Credit Research Initiative to determine probability of defaults on Small and Medium Scale Enterprise loans.

Certified Singapore FinTech Firm
April 2020

GreenArc Capital have been certified as a Singapore registered FinTech company by the Singapore FinTech Association, specialising in the areas of AI and data analytics, credit assessment and lending and financial inclusion.

GreenArc joins Impact Management Project’s approved practitioner community
April 2020

GreenArc are an active member of the Impact Management Project and follow their principles and guidelines with regards to impact measurement and reporting.

Greenarc joins the largest social finance network in Asia, AVPN
March 2020

GreenArc has joined AVPN - a unique funders’ network based in Singapore committed to building a vibrant and high social investment community across Asia.

Greenarc awarded MAS technology and innovation grant
February 2020

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.

Greenarc raises seed funding round from Silicon Valley based venture capital fund
January 2020

Singapore based Greenarc Capital is a new impact investment firm which aims to expand credit facilities to MSMEs and base of the pyramid populations through it’s proprietary AI lending platform. They have just secured seed funding from a prominent VC fund based in Silicon Valley.

Greenarc Capital develops Impact Credit platform in partnership with tier-1 European bank
October 2019

To support their goal of deploying capital for sustainable and inclusive growth, Greenarc has entered a partnership with a well established European bank 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.

Greenarc CEO Bikram Chaudhury featured by Humans in Finance
August 2019

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.

Innovest Unbound selects Greenarc Capital as one of most distruptive start-ups
June 2019

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.

GreenArc Capital is featured on Financial Times
June 2019

'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”.

Greenarc CEO, Bikram Chaudhury, nominated to the CAP India Advisory Board
June 2019

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 together to 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.
Bikram Chaudhury is of the view, “CAP is truly inspirational in its vision and scale and I am honoured to assist CAP on its journey from a startup to a true-scale platform that will make a material difference for our world. I have been supporting CAP as the team navigates the Asian context, drawing on my background in impact investing in India, South Asia, and China. In particular, we have studied Alibaba’s Ant Forest with the CAP team and believe we can build similar models of incentivization and tangible impact into CAP’s user experience. We plan to link the CAP to a pipeline of reforestation projects in India, extending the financial mechanisms we have co-developed for ecosystem restoration in Asia to the India context. Through this partnership, we aim to deliver market returns along with benefits on the ground for climate, communities and biodiversity.”

Bikram Chaudhury
CEO, GreenArc Capital
CAP India Advisory Board