Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), through its financial technology (fintech) subsidiary Digital Ventures, today announced a significant development in its investment in Nyca Fund II, one of the US’ top fintech-focused funds with distinguished reputation for its capability to bring together the expertise of both Silicon Valley and Wall Street. This marks a new milestone in SCB’s efforts to grow its global network of fintech investments.
Under the partnership agreement, SCB will be one of Nyca’s only 10 institutional limited partners. As a Limited Partner, SCB will become deeply involved with Fintech-focused companies in the US and have greater exposure to Fintech startups in the US in their early stage. At the same time, SCB will have the opportunity to explore more financial technology implementation cases.
Thana Thienachariya, chairman of Digital Ventures’ executive committee, said: “This partnership marks a significant milestone for SCB in growing our global network of “fintech radars”. The US is a large fintech startup market with approximately US$13 billion investment every year. Coupled with the country’s innovation capability, it is important for us to have a strong presence in this market. Thanks to Nyca’s extensive…
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