Oriente is a technology and data science company creating opportunity through financial access for Southeast Asia.

Oriente's commitment is to unlock a future where millions of underserved people have access to the credit infrastructure and services they deserve.

Oriente was founded in 2017 by Hubert Shio-Hsien Tai, Geoffrey Prentice, and Lawrence Chu. The company is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, with offices in Taiwan and Singapore.


Oriente uses AI, machine learning, and big-data analytics to provide real-time credit scoring, on-demand lending, POS financing and other tailored financial solutions to millions of undervalued people in emerging markets.


Oriente's fintech solutions are designed to ignite unprecedented economic value for consumers, businesses, and local communities by unlocking financial access, efficiencies and growth potential using next-gen technologies.


Oriente is backed by JG Summit Holdings, The Silverhorn Group, Sinar Mas Digital Ventures, Peter Lee, co-chairman of Henderson Land and others. The company raised $50M in a Series B round on April 27, 2020. This brings Oriente's total funding to $175M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $175M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Hong Kong
  • State: Hong Kong Island
  • Country: Hong Kong
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