Asia VC Cast with Nicki Ramsay from CardUp

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Asia VC Cast explores the minds of the experienced venture capitalists and seasoned entrepreneurs to navigate the sophisticated but exciting world of venture capital.  Daniel together with a special guest each week present unique perspective and insights to startup investing & fund-raising across different countries in Asia.

This week’s special guest is Nicki Ramsay from CardUp.  Nicki is the founder and CEO of CardUp, a payments company based in Singapore that enables individuals and businesses to use credit card for all their big payments such as paying rent to a landlord, taxes, or even payroll to employees.

Also Read: Singapore’s CardUp raises US$1.7M funding round led by Sequoia India, SeedPlus

In doing so users get access to instant credit and rewards. A payments professional, Nicki has a background in business development, consumer insight and analytics having worked for American Express across both Asia Pacific and Europe.

During this time she held leadership roles including Head of Consumer Insight for APAC and Director of International Business Development. She is seen as a thought leader in the fintech space, featured in media and events such as The Business Times, Channel News Asia, The New Paper, Money20/20 and the Singapore Fintech Festival.

Also Read: MC Payment buys iFashion Group, set to list on Singapore stock exchange

Nicki started her career as a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting, after graduating with a first-class degree in Economics.