Origin Capital showcased trade and trade finance as a VC investment theme during GTR UK 2022, in London, on the 16th of June 2022.
Kelvin Tan, CEO and CIO of Origin Capital, was invited to speak at a panel on trade finance funds. He shared perspectives as an equity VC investor on trade finance, enabling innovation and enhancing digitalisation in this sector, mitigating risks and fraud for other alternative and debt lenders, as well as blending the process with physical trade players.
Other panelists included:
Andrew English, Head of Operations of Artis Finance
David Frye, CEO of Levantor
Suresh Hegde, Head of Structure Private Debt of NN Investment Partners
Anne-Marie Woolley, CEO of Africa Global Trade Finance.
Origin Capital also took the opportunity to network with key players in the sector, including SCOR Ventures, Allianz Trade, Beacon UK, Deutsche Bank and SCB. We also met our London headquartered portfolio companies, Tradeteq and Trade Finance Market.