The Winners of Hong Leong Launchpad 2018

The HLB LaunchPad is a platform to nurture new ideas and talent from Fintech and Tech Startups that will reinvent the way we bank today. The three winners are Finology, Dropee and EyeQ.

  • Finology provides SaaS platforms, off-the-shelf solutions & technology consulting for clients in banking, property & insurance sectors.
  • Dropee is a one-stop B2B eProcurement Platform and Enterprise Solution for all types of businesses.
  • EyeQ is a tech start-up which develops advanced AI, Computer Vision and Deep Learning technologies to revolutionize and disrupt the industries of retail, advertising, banking, security, Smart City & Factories.

These Top 3 startups will now embark on a pilot project with Hong Leong Bank to re-imagine the way we bank tomorrow. HLB is looking forward to having all the teams on board on a collaborative journey which commences Q1 2019.


This is the company behind the established brands Loanstreet & Loanplus. Loanstreet is a loan and insurance comparison site and Loanplus provides single point loan screening & origination for property developers & real estate agencies. The company also provides cutting edge white-labelled solutions for MNC clients through its consultancy arm Fincon.

Jared Lim, Founder and Managing Director of Finology said: “Finology is delighted to be part of HLB Activate 2018 and is looking forward to the journey together. Finology’s view is that with collaboration, Fintech can complement rather than disrupt the banking industry. HLB has passionately shown a similar understanding. We are grateful for HLB’s validation of Loanplus, and look forward to shaping the future of secured lending together.”

HLB Launchpad Activate 2018 is run in with the following partners:

Malaysian Business Angels Network, Cradle, MDEC, Asean Angels Alliance and 80RR Fintech Hub.

At HLB, we strongly believe that collaborating with the thriving community of tech savvy start-ups is key to driving innovation and transformation across the bank. That is why we have created the HLB LaunchPad.

We live in exciting times. From ride sharing apps to the emergence of new technologies like A.I and robotics, our world is being redefined at a pace like never before. Living up to our aspiration of being digital at the core, Hong Leong Bank (HLB) constantly looks out for new innovation and ideas to interact and engage with our customers and employees.




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