Milestones

GreenArc joins StartAD’s Corporate Sprint Accelerator.
October 2021

We are thrilled to be accepted to Startup Abu Dhabi Corporate Sprint Accelerator Program! As one of the Top 8 startups chosen from a global pool of hundreds of applicants, we are excited to have this opportunity to participate in this fast-paced program.

GreenArc reaches ADGM’s top four ASEAN fintech startups.
September 2021

GreenArc reaches the top four ASEAN fintech startups in Abu Dhabi Global Market’s (ADGM) global search. We are grateful for the opportunity to pitch and showcase our solution.

GreenArc joins Plug and Play’s innovation platform for fintechs
September 2021

GreenArc is pleased to join the latest cohort of Plug & Play’s innovation platform for fintechs. We are excited to be part of this collaborative network that connects startups to with corporations, alongside other fintechs across the globe.

GreenArc is selected to join F10’s Accelerator Program.
September 2021

We are delighted to have been selected to participate in F10’s Accelerator Program. We look forward to being part of this collaborative community that connects us to some of the most innovative fintechs looking to disrupt their markets

GreenArc reaches the semi-finals in Tech in Asia’s Startup Arena Pitch Battle
September 2021

We are proud to have reached the semi-finals in Tech in Asia’s Startup Arena Pitch Battle. We are thankful to have had the opportunity to showcase our impact-driven solution alongside other ESG-focused Singapore startups.

GreenArc becomes a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
June 2021

We are proud to announce that GreenArc is the latest signatory of the PRI, solidifying our commitment to incorporating ESG factors into our investment decisions. As an impact investing fintech, GreenArc joins a diverse set of firms in helping to realise the SDGs by aligning the interest of financial markets with that of the environment and society.

GreenArc emerges as top 10 finalist in Extreme Tech Challenge: #XTC Singapore 2021
March 2021

GreenArc is proud to have emerged as a top 10 finalist in the XTC Singapore 2021 competition, a regional competition jointly organised by SGInnovate and Extreme Tech Challenge that drew deep tech startups addressing global challenges across a range of environmental and social sectors.

GreenArc’s COO appointed to SFA’s Green and Sustainable subcommittee
February 2021

GreenArc is pleased to announce that our COO, Rony Palathinkal, has been appointed to be a member of the Singapore Fintech Association’s Green and Sustainable Fintech subcommittee which aims to develop solutions that direct capital towards creating an inclusive, net-zero carbon and resilient economy in Singapore. Details on the committee and its objectives can be found here.

Judging panel of industry experts for the 2020 Yale-NUS ESG Case Competition
November 2020

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 emerges as one of top 6 finalists in ADB Digital Technology to Increase Credit Access for MSMEs hackathon
August 2020

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

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 develops Impact Methodology in line with GIIN IRIS metrics under the guidance of Impact Management Project (IMP).
 

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. Whitepaper from the project findings can be found here.

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 BNP Paribas
October 2019

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.

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