Validus is a peer-to-peer lending marketplace designed to help bridge the cash flow gap small and medium businesses face.
Validus offers access to financing from individual and institutional Lenders.
Validus Capital was founded in 2015 by Ajit Agarkar, Vikas Nahata, and Nikhilesh Goel. The company is headquartered in Singapore, with offices in Indonesia and Vietnam.
Validus Capital uses data analytics and AI to avail growth financing to underserved SMEs to drive inclusive growth for SMEs and economies in the ASEAN region.
Validus Capital's credit risk model analyzes information from invoices, contracts and cash flow. The company has lent over $315 million to businesses so far.
Validus Capital is backed by FMO, Vertex Growth fund, Kuok Group’s Orion Fund, Openspace Ventures, AddVentures, VinaCapital Ventures and others. The company raised $20M in a Series B+ round on May 12, 2020. This brings Validus' total funding to $50.2M to date.