VCs under the top 2 banks in Thailand invest in Forward DeFi – QNT Press Release


Latest: Venture capital arms under 2 leading Thai banks, Kasikornbank PCL (SET: KBANK) and Bank of Ayudhya PCL (SET: BAY) participate in the funding round to support the innovation of Decentralized Finance (DeFi).

BANGKOK, Sept. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Forward, a Thai digital asset and blockchain startup focusing on protocol development for decentralized derivative exchange and DeFi platform, has successfully closed its USD 5 million seed round within just 6 months of fundraising, despite severe economic uncertainty and high volatility in the digital asset landscape.

The round was led by RPVAF-1, a global VC fund under Primestreet Capital, with participation from

  • Beacon Venture Capital from Kasikornbank;
  • KASIKORN X from Kasikornbank;
  • Krungsri Finnovate from Bank of Ayudhya, a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG); and together with Ratanakorn Technology Group, GBV Capital and Varys Capital who have confirmed their investments earlier in this round.

Chanon Charatsuttikul, Co-founder and CEO of Forward, revealed that Forward is …

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