This is the age of start-ups and entrepreneurs. One of the most critical aspects for the success of such enterprises is financing. That’s where SM Global Financial comes in.
Established in September, 1995, SM Global Financial aims to empower entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to create great businesses and help them build a legacy. To SM Global Financial, the measure of greatness lies in the ability of a business to generate solid returns not for years or even decades but for generations. To achieve this it nurtures early stage ventures for success through Capital, Mentorship, Network, and Experience and Entrepreneurial wisdom.
The company has a distinct vision that sets the tone for its operations:
To be a trusted partner of entrepreneurs in converting their ventures into successful, lasting companies.
No wonder, the company prides itself on being Entrepreneurs Investing In Entrepreneurs.
The SM Global Financial Approach: investing in big ideas
What differentiates SM Global Financial is its approach.
It provides seed, venture and growth funding to the most enterprising ventures. It also offers technical, technological, logistical and managerial expertise to grow the venture into a successful company.
It straddles the full spectrum of sectors like Internet, Mobile, Information Technology, Consumer Products and Services, Hospitality, Financial Services and Manufacturing Companies. It invests in companies with big, disruptive ideas.
Value creation through bespoke solutions
SM Global Financial operates like a start-up. Through its own experience, global network and sector expertise it supports entrepreneurs to build and grow their own businesses.
The company believes time is of the essence. As a result, it makes only a few investments per year and dedicates more time working with its existing portfolio than looking at new companies.
The company participates in early/seed to Series A, B, C investments, as well as later stage bridge rounds.
It customizes its relationship with each portfolio company in a way that is meaningful and critical for them. In these partnerships with founders it strives to deliver high value help where needed with a passion for product and out-of-the-box thinking.
Mr. Dan Adrian Pop, the principal, says: If you choose to work with us, capital is only the starting point. We function as an extension of your team and we work for you. We put ourselves in your shoes and apply resources as needed: domain expertise, company building experience, along with healthy dose of empathy and understanding.
The Venture Team: Led by the dynamic Mr. Dan Adrian Pop
The driving force behind SM Global Financing is Mr. Dan Adrian Pop. After finishing his medicine from Georgia, Dan went to Dukes to study HR Management. Thereafter he worked for Coca Cola. But he was bitten by the entrepreneur bug. So he flew to Singapore and started United Consult and did recruiting for several US & Canadian employers. By 2010 he was recruiting and staffing through o out US/ Canada and Australia.
In 2016, he sold his company to Adecco and moved to Europe. By 2017 he started United Technologies Holding Ltd and started developing software solutions; once he started selling them he moved onto financial business and used the funds to do bank guarantees for clients in China (at first) through United Finance Ltd. This business developed and grew and he opened his own trading bank in new Zealand (United Wealth Finance). By 2019 he brought them all under SM Global Financial.
Global presence, diversified portfolio
SM Global Financial has offices spread across the globe. Importantly, it has a diverse portfolio of clients spread across countries like Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Denmark, Singapore, France and Australia. Some of them are: mBaer, Burger Singh, Piing, Cardup, Coolberg, and more.
The company may be contacted at:
7 Temasek Boulevard
#15-02 Suntec Tower 1
Company Name: SM World
Contact Person: Dan Adrian Pop
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Address:7 Temasek Boulevard #15-02 Suntec Tower 1
City: Singapore 038987