2018 In Review – A Year of Changes

Dec 31, 2018 1 min read

In Q1:

  • We won Fintech of the Year award by The Asset Asian Award Trip A Digital Asset event.
  • Started working with 4 new clients based in Asia Pacific Region

In Q2:

  • Raised US$3M for Series A round that was majorly led by Franklin Templeton. Franklin Templeton has been investing in our company since the beginning of our business.
  • Continued working with 3 more clients who are interested in our white-label robo platform.

In Q3:

  • Our co-founder and COO Aki Ranin is one of the authors of The New DNA of Financial Services. He wrote a chapter covering Machine Learning. The book is about the merger of finance and technology, and covers various aspects and how they impact each disciplline within the fintech industry.
  • Bambu opens an office in United Kingdom, London! The office is located at Level39, a co-working space in the heart of London. Drop by our office for a chat.

In Q4:

  • Proudly launched 4 of our client’s white-label platforms!
  • Took home the Best of Show award at Finovate Africa. This would be our 2nd win in Finovate competitions.
  • Before ending the year, we moved out of Lattice 80, a co-working space, and into our own Bambu office on Shenton Way. A perfect space that we can call our own and cater to the growing numbers in our company.

Numbers

  • Working with 13 global clients on delivering a robo-advisory platform for the end-customers
  • Current have offices in Singapore, Malaysia, United Kingdom and Hong Kong
  • A strong and growing team of 42 individuals covering across all teams