Kilde in the Press
March 5, 2023

Kilde’s Co-Founder and CEO on Creating Alpha with Data-Driven Investments in Private Credit

By harnessing the power of big data and AI, savvy investors can get in on attractive returns through data-driven investment in private credit markets and make good money with calculated risks. Kilde's CEO Radek Jezbera reveals in his recent Hubbis interview how the use of AI is driving the fixed-income market forward, offering investors exciting opportunities to grow their returns with private assets such as consumer and MSME loans.
October 18, 2022

Kilde Backs Fashion Trade Startup Reevoy In $6 Mn Debt Round

Fashion trade platform Reevoy Limited, which counts Better Capital, Venture Catalysts and 9Unicorns as among its investors, on Tuesday said it has secured Rs 48 crore ($6 million) from Singapore-based private debt investment firm Kilde in a fresh capital raise.
August 28, 2022

How Buy Now Pay Later Providers are Adapting to Face their Greatest Test Yet

BNPL industry's meteoric rise hasn’t gone unnoticed. Apple’s announcement of its own BNPL service has shaken up the industry. The news comes when these companies face potentially increased regulation and inflation rate hikes eating into their margins. So how are BNPL providers adapting to these turbulent times? While announcing their latest partnership with Atome, CEO of Kilde, Radek Jezbera, shared how the BNPL industry is facing its most significant test yet.
The Asset
August 10, 2022

BNPL Users Could Top 900 Million by 2027

The number of consumers availing themselves of the “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) payment scheme will surpass 900 million globally by 2027, up from 360 million this year, according to a new report. This growth of over 150% will be driven by the increase in demand for low-cost credit solutions on the back of the expected economic downturn.
July 14, 2022

Closing Gender Equality Gaps And Empowering Women Entrepreneurs Across The World

Aleksandra Yurchenko and Michael Tsarev talked about the important work Kilde is doing in partnership with Women Impact Network to deliver more financial equality to women across Southeast Asia. Read the interview over on Disruptr MY.
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.
May 1, 2022

Investing Differently

CEO of Kilde, Radek Jezbera, recently sat down with to give some insights on what barriers retail investors face in accessing the alternative investments, and fintech’s role in helping to democratize these assets for the wider public.
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.

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