Metaheuristics Search for Financial Planning

Introduction As clients have unique demands and increasingly expect personalized financial advice, matching them with the right portfolio is not always easy. Join us on this walkthrough to uncover how Bambu’s ‘Health Check’ feature used alongside optimization models can help take this weight off your shoulders by simplifying this matching process.  Goal optimization is a […]

Hadoop Ecosystem for a Specific Big Data Problem

As the world becomes more digitized, data processing and management has become a crucial step for sizable companies tackling large data pools to maximize their business decisions and strategies. In recent years, studies have shown that Fortune 1000 companies can gain more than $65 million in additional net income when increasing their data accessibility by […]

A Deep Dive into our Software Engineering Team

Our engineering team is a group of passionate and talented individuals who work hard and play hard. What technologies do they use?  The main tech stack the team uses is JavaScript-driven, leveraging ReactJS in the front-end and NodeJS in the back-end. This allows for cross-functional capabilities and interoperability throughout the stack. Javascript is also well […]

2020 Year In Review – Top 10 Milestones

2020 Year in Review It’s hard to believe that the year has flown by so quickly that we are a couple of weeks away from welcoming 2021. To wish 2020 farewell, we’re recapping our top 10 most memorable milestones. Here’s a look back at 2020. New projects: 9  Employees: 70+ globally Sales: Doubled in 2020 […]

Top 20 Finalist for MAS Global Fintech Hackcelerator

On November 26th, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the 20 finalists for the 2020 Global FinTech Hackcelerator (GFTH).  This year, finalists presented their unique solutions to MAS in response to the challenges posed by COVID-19 and climate change. The GFTH aimed to drive positive social and environmental impact within the financial sector. Judges […]

Bambu Founder Story – When “Fin” meets “Tech”

It’s the start of something new.  What could lead an experienced finance professional and a serial software developer to “risk it all” by venturing into the world of startups? At age 50 and 35, Ned Phillips and Aki Ranin embarked on an entrepreneurial journey with Bambu. The journey started with a dream to empower the […]

The Selfless Startup

Let me start things off by declaring that I’m (Aki Ranin, COO of Bambu) not a people person. Always been more of a numbers guy, clearly a natural introvert. I’ve been forced to play the extrovert for various management and customer-facing jobs I’ve done throughout my career. Over the last two decades, I’ve been jumping […]

2018 In Review – A Year of Changes

In Q1: We won the Fintech of the Year award at 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 […]

2nd Runner-up at SG100-Nation-Hackathon

Over the weekend Bambu employees Rohith, Xavier, Albert and Yi Fan came in 2nd runner-up at SG100-Nation-Hackathon which was held at Tanjong Pagar CC by SG100 Foundation. During the 2-day hackathon, the team created a CPF financial planner app to help working adult Singaporeans plan towards their retirement, children’s education, health, and housing goals. The […]