Financing Tomorrow: digital trade finance across global markets
The core values beneath our FinTech heart
- Customers satisfaction is our first priority
- We are a financial institution where honesty and integrity are non-negotiable terms
- Innovative, dynamic products tailor made for our client
- Business Ethics: We align our day to day customer interaction with our core values
- Technology: is a tool, not an end: we value user experience
- Teamwork: people accomplish great things. Together we achieve more
We align our day to day customer interaction with our core values
People accomplish great things. Together we achieve more
Honesty and Integrity
We are a financial institution where honesty and integrity are non-negotiable terms
Technology is a tool, not an end: we value user experience
Innovative, dynamic products tailor made for our client
Customers satisfaction is our first priority
Matching two crucial needs: excess liquidity and demand for financing
We have helped thousands of importers and exporters access to financial services globally. Likewise, we provided investors with access to the alternative class of trade finance asset.
On one side of the trade, we have Importers and Exporters looking for financial solutions deemed impossible for small entities. For example, traditional financiers do not cover innovative products like e-commerce financing.
On the other side, we have Investors holding excess liquidity and are keen to access this under-served market.
Velotrade is taking an essential step towards Financing Tomorrow by matching two fundamental needs while providing more effective trade finance across global markets.
Disrupting the current financial paradigm to bring value to corporates and investors
Banks are reluctant to provide liquidity to small companies. They believe it is too risky.
For this reason, Velotrade is revolutionising the way corporates can access financing.
Investors can invest in a new asset class that has been monopolised by banks for a long time.
At Velotrade, we believe that providing transparent and streamlined information to investors is the key to inject liquidity in this market space.
Innovating while complying with the regulatory framework
We believe that establishing a marketplace for a new alternative asset class requires significant credibility on the part of any business.
The value of regulation cannot be over-estimated in helping to firmly establish a relatively new investment sector such as Trade Finance.
Meet the management
CEO & Co-Founder
Started his career in the Equity Derivatives desk at Dresdner Kleinwort in London. In 2009, Gianluca moved to Singapore where he founded and managed his proprietary trading company, engaging in high-frequency equity and currency derivatives. Involved in Velotrade in Hong Kong since 2014.
Vittorio De Angelis
Executive Chairman & Co-Founder
Worked at JP Morgan and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London as an Equity Derivatives trader. He then joined Bank of America London as a Managing Director and co-head of the Equity Derivatives Trading team. In 2008 Vittorio moved to Hong Kong where he has been the Head of Equity Derivatives Brokerage at Louis Capital Markets.
Emmanuel V. Pitsilis
Senior Advisor & Co-Founder
Worked for over two decades at McKinsey & Company in Europe, North America and Asia where he had various leadership roles as Senior Partner. Currently an entrepreneur and angel investor, Emmanuel is dedicated to leveraging technology to transform the service and finance industries.
At Velotrade we engage in activities with direct and immediate impact on the environment as we treat planet earth like our home.
Beach Clean-up Events
You can find more information on the past and future initiatives on our Beach Clean-Up Stories.
17 September 2021
Location: Sandy Bay – Hong Kong Island
21 November 2021
Location: Lap Sap Wan – Cape D’Aguilar, Shek’o
Team diversity is the key to bring innovation and creativity
Our industry is driven by innovation and diversification away from the traditional way of doing finance. At Velotrade, we know that diversification comes from understanding the challenges ahead.
We believe team diversity brings innovation and creativity.
Coming from various backgrounds, we have our unique ways to improve our services and products offered.