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Mon, 11 Nov. 2019, 08:00
Fri, 15 Nov. 2019, 18:00
The Singapore FinTech Festival is back for its fourth year. It continues to be the biggest FinTech event in the world providing a global platform for the FinTech community to connect, collaborate and co-create. Get inspired by visionaries and thought leadership executives from financial institutions, fintechs, venture capital firms, central banks and regulators and academia.
Four major underlying themes that are driving the financial ecosystem forward in 2019 will be featured throughout the festival. The themes include Sustainability and Climate Finance; Future of Finance; Exponential Technologies and FinTech and Beyond.
Why attend the festival?
The Singapore Fintech Festival was attended by 45,000 participants from 130 countries in 2018. Participants comprised key executives and decision-makers from global financial institutions and corporates, innovators and technologists from FinTech start-ups to unicorns, investors, and academia.
This year’s festival will be a week-long event featuring FinTech Conference & Exhibition; FinTech Awards; Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day; Global Investor Summit and the Innovation Lab Crawl.
To view past Singapore Fintech Festival reports, please click here.
Global FinTech Hackcelerator
The most sought after competition for exciting and innovative start-ups looking to address problem statements collated from the financial industry.
As part of the Hackcelerator, MAS has published problem statements gathered from the FinTech community and is inviting innovative start-ups from around the world to submit their market-ready solutions to any of these chosen problem statements.
What’s in it for participants of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator?
- S$50,000 cash prize for the top 3 winners
- Finalists will be fast-tracked to receive S$200,000 FSTI Proof-of-Concept Grant
- Opportunity to solve real problems and develop solutions that meet industry needs
- Receive valuable business guidance and support from leaders in the industry
- Get connected with the FinTech ecosystem
- Opportunity to join Corporate Adoption programmes and collaborative ecosystems (e.g. KPMG Digital Village)
The FinTech Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented or deployed by FinTech start-ups, financial institutions and technology companies.
SFF x SWITCH 2019 presents an opportunity for the startup and investor communities to connect and explore collaborations in the lead up to November 2019.
To power the active discovery of investment opportunities, we will be hosting Deal Fridays every Friday from now till November! Curated by theme and profile of companies and investors, these sessions will enable potential partners to have short one-on-one conversations and explore their fit.
Deal Fridays are open to investors and companies across both early and growth stages.
Key contacts for the festival:
To find out more about the conference agenda, highlights of the festival, guest speakers, international pavilions, sponsorship & advertising options and everything else you need to know about travel & accommodation deals, please click the links to the event website below.