Kilde in the Press
June 29, 2022

BNPL seen booming in SE Asia even as model faces testing times in mature markets

The BNPL model continues its upward growth trajectory in Southeast Asia - a region with a growing middle class and a 50% of population outside the ambit of formal banking - with venture-backed startups dominating the scene. This is at the time when BNPL giants operating at mature markets globally are facing headwinds ranging from mounting interest rates, tepid consumer demand and rising debt concerns.
The Asset
June 23, 2022

Winners and losers in the BNPL evolution

In this interview with the Asset, Radek Jezbera, Kilde's CEO and Co-Founder is discussing the impact of the pandemic, inflation, fintech, e-commerce and other market developments on the buy now, pay later business.
The Business Times
June 13, 2022

With Apple in the game, Southeast Asia’s BNPL players must up their game and consolidate

While consolidation may be on the cards and challenges are afoot, BNPL will ultimately go from strength to strength, eventually becoming established as a mainstream payment option available to most consumers in most markets.
April 25, 2022

The Rise of Buy Now Pay Later: How KILDE Is turning the Trend into an Investment

In 2020, Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) accounted for $97 billion of global eCommerce transactions, and the figure is expected to double in the coming years. KILDE is helping individual accredited and institutional investors buy into the growth of BNPL.
The Business Times
April 16, 2022

Training the mind with martial arts

In this The Business Times article, Kilde's CEO and Co-Founder Radek Jezbera explores his relationship with martial arts, specifically, Aikido and Systema, and shares how they helped shape the mindset for his journey as entrepreneur.
April 4, 2022

How this homegrown fintech is helping Singaporeans with alternate investing

Alternative assets have been proven to drive growth in portfolios, serve as protection against inflation, and act as a hedge against volatility in public markets. Still, they are not easy to access for the regular investor, so while they represent a possible solution to rising inequality in Singapore, the question of access first needs to be tackled.
Finance Asia
April 4, 2022

The new frontier of investment: Southeast Asia’s consumer credit

The region’s private credit markets are emerging as the next big opportunity for investors who are searching for higher yielding assets, and Singapore start-up, Kilde, is making a unique play for this under-tapped asset class.
March 17, 2022

MAS-licenced Kilde debuts alternative investment comparison website

KILDE has launched an alternative investment comparison website for the Singapore market.
February 22, 2022

Why Do Rich Investors Invest 10x More into Alternatives than the Rest?

individual investors face intense challenges in accessing alternative assets. Through its regulated investment platform, which gives individual accredited investors access to unique deals, KILDE breaks down these barriers and makes alternative investments more accessible.
Yahoo Finance
January 24, 2022

KILDE, a Singaporean regulated platform for alternative investments, hits US$830K (S$1.12M) total funding with pre-Seed round

KILDE has closed a pre-Seed funding round of US$350,000 (S$470,000) bringing its total funding to date to US$830,000 (S$1.12 million).

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