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Crawfort joins Singapore’s fastest growing businesses

Capital C Corporation Appoints Chief Operating Officer in Singapore

March 19th, 2019

Capital C Corporation (“Capital C”), the leading Singapore-headquartered investment group, has announced the appointment of Benny Lim as its Chief Operating Officer based in Singapore.

In his role, Benny will be responsible for the formulation and execution of Capital C’s business strategies and overall organizational activity. He will lead efforts to scale up the business and drive sustainable growth while overseeing the day-to-day operations. He will also help ensure that Capital C maintains and builds strong relationships with key stakeholders, investors and other parties.

Benny previously led the business development efforts in Toll Global Logistics as Vice President and Head of Automotive and Industrials Verticals, significantly improving the growth and profitability of the business. He was the Group CEO at Goodrich Global, where he worked closely with the firm’s private equity owners to deliver operational efficiencies, synergies and business growth.

Prior to that, he was the Managing Director at SMRT Corporation. With over 25 years of global leadership experience, Benny also served numerous other senior management roles in Asia-Pacific region, including President at MAN Truck and Bus China and Group Director at Volkswagen Group Malaysia & Korea.

Benny holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in International Management from Royal Melbourne Institutes of Technology and a Bachelor of Business from the same University.

Given his extensive experience in the local corporate market, Benny will be instrumental in advising Capital C as the business looks to expand from a traditional lending business to an investment business focusing on FinTech and emerging technologies in the lending and finance sector. He has a strong track record of leadership and meeting business objectives across numerous industry verticals.

James Cheow, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, Capital C, comments, “We are delighted to have Benny join the Capital C team. With his strong history of growing businesses and managing operations, he is a critical hire for us as we look to take Capital C to new heights. I am confident that Benny’s strong knowledge and experience will steer the firm’s growth and success in the long term.”

Crawfort joins Singapore’s fastest growing businesses

Crawfort joins Singapore’s fastest growing businesses

March 5th, 2019

We’re thrilled to announce that Crawfort has been included in a list of Singapore’s Fastest Growing Businesses. This prestigious ranking of Singapore’s fastest-growing companies, that We’re thrilled to announce that Crawfort has been included in a list of Singapore’s Fastest Growing Businesses. This prestigious ranking of Singapore’s fastest-growing companies, that looks at revenue growth between 2014 and 2017, has been compiled by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) working with Statista, an international market research company based in Hamburg, Germany. Crawfort is a key business within Capital C Corporation’s portfolio.

The aim of the awards is to highlight companies that have the potential to develop into future pillars of the Singapore’s economy. We have worked closely with SPH and Statista to ensure they have all the important information to help them determine Crawfort’s suitability for this award, such as revenue growth over the past three years, as well as other key growth criteria.

Business growth is an endorsement of our unique approach to putting customers’ needs and customer experience first, and the team that makes this happen. Crawfort’s customers come to us looking for access to alternative credit facilities, and that’s our starting point. Everything else flows from that – our branch, which is a comfortable and welcoming space, or the choices we offer for repayments, via AXS and SAM machines or the post office; our staff who are crucial to ensuring we deliver quality advice.

James Cheow, CEO & Co-Founder, Capital C Corporation, comments: “Crawfort has always sought to build its business organically and responsibly. This means building long lasting relationships with customers, and ensuring it is up to speed with current regulatory developments. Innovation and being at the forefront of change is also hugely important to the business and helps drive it forward at all levels. The fact that we are seeing more and more return customers tells us we’re doing something right – and that’s why the business continues to grow and why we expect this to continue.”

Crawfort is one of Singapore’s leading moneylending and alternative finance businesses. Founded in 2011, the business has grown steadily and focused on innovation and leveraging on the emergence of smart digital processes. From its current store, the firm has become a trusted name offering a suite of loans ranging from personal, business to bridging, for a wide range of customers.

For more information please visit https://crawfort.com.sg/.

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Capital C Corporation closed its first institutional financing round

October 30th, 2018

In October 2018, Capital C Corporation closed its first institutional financing round, led by Luminor Pacific Fund 2. The Company is growing rapidly in the space of innovation management, and has achieved significant success in the past 12 months through the development of innovative and proprietary fintech solutions.

The capital infusion will help the Company to further accelerate and to build upon its early success in catering to the target markets that are underserved by banks and other financial institutions. Capital C Corporation will do so by further developing its proprietary financial technology platform, as well as expand its business in international markets.

Through this expansion, Capital C Corporation expects to support more financially underserved markets, leverage on the best of technology to connect people through micro-financing and allowing opportunities that otherwise may not exist for persons who do not fall within traditional models of financing.

Source: Luminor Capital