HSBC and the New Economy

New Economy businesses evolve fast. HSBC is a bank that can grow with you, innovating to meet your needs at every stage (early stage, growth stage, pre-IPO, public). HSBC builds a deep relationship to help take your business to the next level and fully realise your ambitions.

Holistic financing solutions

Scale up

Wide range of financing solutions from debt to equity, based on your needs.

Global connections

Plug into our network

We have an unparalleled international footprint with capabilities in around 60 territories and a vast client network. We can help connect you with like-minded people.

Specialists

We get New Economy and Tech

You will be supported by a Tech-focused relationship manager and team of specialists, who have rich experience across new economy businesses.

Holistic financing solutions

HSBC’s New Economy Fund

This is a USD200m pool of assets to support high growth, pre-profit new economy businesses in Singapore with strong equity backing, proven sales track record and with a clear path to profitability. It is designed to offer traditional debt financing options to suit your needs.

If your business meets the following criteria*, we would love to hear from you:

  • Backed by reputable investors
  • Experiencing rapid growth
  • Has demonstrated path to profitability (with a 3 to 5-year model)
  • Has minimal existing debt facilities

*Subject to terms and the bank's credit review and assessment.

Equity Financing

We help connect you to the most relevant opportunity:

HSBC Ventures* invest in and work with innovative start-ups reshaping financial services, to create new customer value and differentiate HSBC for future growth.

HSBC Asset Management* group manages two specialised funds that invest in B2B FinTech start-ups, and early-stage start-ups which are driving the transition to net-zero.

*Not offered by HSBC in Singapore

Global connections

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HSBC x Industry Events and Collaboration

We regularly host or join events to facilitate knowledge exchange, networking and collaboration among New Economy businesses. These include pitch days, financing workshops, FinTech lab crawl and others.

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Global Banking and Markets

We can help you to list on public markets, acquire new companies and finance expansion into new markets. We take the time to gain a deep understanding of your financial requirements and business goals to help drive the future of your business.

Antler Partnership

We are collaborating with Antler to support the next generation of entrepreneurs by providing their network of startups with access to financial expertise and solutions such as business banking accounts, venture debt and working capital facilities.

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Global Private Banking

We help founders and executives to manage, grow and preserve their wealth for generations to come. Whether you are exploring new financial ventures, building a future for your family or growing your business, Global Private Banking is here to help make it happen.

Supporting New Economy Businesses

Specialists

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William James Longhurst

Head of Business Development

“We are working closely with the Venture Capital community, to provide the right kind of support to fast-growth names, at the right time. By collaborating with investors, advisers, and founders, we can ensure early-stage companies get support with non-dilutive growth capital, tailored working capital support, and new market connections.”

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Rui Xiang Tan

New Economy Lead, Business Banking

“We have supported many start-ups and understand that it is crucial to have a strong and dedicated team to work closely with you so that you can stay focused on growing your business. We stand ready to support your growth across all stages of your business.“

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Andy Siew

Team Lead, Mid Market Enterprise – Tech and New Economy

“At the growth stage, we recognise your priorities are now likely to be fund-raising and scaling up for international expansion. We will be your global point of contact at HSBC to help you tap our network of more than 60 markets. Let us help you save cost and get better yields on your liquid assets at this crucial stage with bespoke solutions.”

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Glen Tan

Global Relationship Manager, Large Corporates - Tech and Industrials Lead

“As you evolve to a late-stage private or public company, we have a full range of solutions to help you tap on private and public capital markets to address funding needs, implement market-leading treasury solutions, and support your cross-border transactional banking requirements through our extensive network.”

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Jessica Wu

Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions

“At HSBC, we understand that the needs of Fintechs and Funds are unique and the market evolves very quickly. We have a wealth of experience to support Fintechs, Venture Capital and Private Equity firms operating in the Non-Bank Financial Institutions sector through various stages of their life cycle, and would be happy to chat on how we can support your business further.”

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