Our Mission

Reinvent banking for small businesses

We started Aspire with one goal in mind. To serve small business owners with ease, speed and transparency. No long waits, paperwork, or hidden fees. So you can focus on what matters - growing your business.

What we do

We provide business owners in Southeast Asia with the financial tools to solve their cashflow management and working capital needs.

We believe that if we can empower business owners to be successful, they can go on to make an impact to the communities we are part of.

Operating in Southeast Asia

The fastest growing region in the world

5.2%

GDP growth

Southeast Asia is one of the most rapidly developing regions in the world with projected economic growth rates averaging 5.1 percent for ASEAN member states.

78m

SMEs - Small & Medium Enterprises

With a fast growing middle class, there are 78 million small businesses in Southeast Asia, that’s two times more than the U.S. 39 million of these small businesses are underserved by the current banking and financial system.

We are extremely excited about the problem we are solving for this fast growing generation of digital entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.

Andrea Baronchelli

Founder and CEO

Who we are

We are headquartered in Singapore with teams in Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore, and backed by leading venture capital firms and private investors. We are proud to enable small businesses to grow and thrive with our service. Aspire is the trade name of Aspire Financial Technologies Pte. Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Aspire Financial Technologies Holdings Inc., a Delaware (US) Corporation.

Our values

1. Belonging

We aim to foster an environment where everyone grows together. We believe in bringing in top-notch talents that can inspire and nurture the organisation. We believe in a workplace where we enjoy working hard and playing hard - as a team.

2. Purpose

We rally around our mission of solving the most pressing problem small businesses face - cash management. We believe that solving this creates meaningful impact in the communities we live in.

3. Ownership

We care about the details. From knowing our teammate's favourite coffee beans, to our customers needs. We are small yet strong. We believe a leading organisation is built by owners and entrepreneurs.

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