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22 November 2023
SFA MOE LEARNING JOURNEY
On this edition of Discovering the Fintech World, we are thrilled to welcome educators from Naval Base Primary School who were on an immersive MOE Learning Journey with the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)! 😋
This insightful event held on 22 November 2023, delved into a comprehensive overview of the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and FinTech industry. Discussions enriched attendees on combating cybercrimes in the finance sector and the transformative ways to harness technology in the FinTech industry. The event highlight was a compelling speech by Reuben Lim, emphasizing why FinTech matters as it is in our daily lives. Drawing a parallel to the sunrise, he illuminated how the FinTech industry is expanding and becoming more impactful. 🔆
Notably, Endowus took the stage to share profound insights into the influence of AI and technology on businesses and clients. The session delved into their unique approach, utilizing digital marketing and financial literacy to replace sales. 📈
80RR Fintech Hub SG is excited to be the venue host and witness the growth of fintech knowledge within the community. 💫
21 November 2023
SFA Payments Leaders Forum
Another impactful event hosted by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) on the Payments Leaders Forum, last Tuesday, 21 November 2023. This edition delved deep into the symbiotic relationship between the public and private sectors, examining how these partnerships have been the linchpin of success in the dynamic payments industry.
The event was a strategic platform where thought leaders and industry experts, converged to explore ways for strengthening collaboration. Moreover, profound conversations and cultivation of meaningful connections concluded the event memorably. 💯
80RR Fintech Hub SG looks forward to venue hosting opportunities that help shape the future to a more inclusive and technologically advanced digital economy.
16 November 2023
DEC Institute on Digital Asset Event
Last Thursday, 16 November, 2023, marked the start of an exhilarating journey into the future of Digital Asset Opportunities 2024 with DEC Institute, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Elevandi, Singapore FinTech Festival, OffChain AI.
A wonderful event filled with vibrant symphony of discussions and visions for the next wave of digital opportunities. Attendees were enlightened by the memorable panel discussion of the market reflection on the crypto winter 2023 as well as the upcoming industry trends for the year ahead. ✨
80RR Fintech Hub SG is thrilled and looks forward to future venue-hosting opportunities that continue to shape the trajectory of digital assets and technology. 🤝
15 November 2023
Singapore Fintech Festival is here!
-80RR Members Spotlight
Singapore FinTech Festival is finally here! 🎉
80RR Fintech Hub SG is honored to be among the Community Partners for this event. 👍
Without further ado, check out some of our 80RR Members spotlight! ✨
U-Reg, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Global FinTech Institute, Tenity (formerly F10), ADVANCE.AI, FEXCO MERCHANT SERVICES, InvestaX
15 November 2023
SFA X ADB Night
On the evening of 15 November, 2023, the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) hosted a gathering of networking and knowledge sharing with esteemed partners such as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and industry experts in FinTech.
The focus of this year's edition, themed "Catalyzing Sustainable Futures: AI and Multilateral Development Banks for Green Growth," underscored the commitment to shaping a sustainable and prosperous future.
Moreover, the event provided a platform to delve into Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s strategy 2030 vision, emphasizing the pursuit of a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, with a dedicated effort to eradicate extreme poverty.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is proud to have been an instrumental part of this insightful event as a venue host, contributing to the fostering of dialogues and collaborations that align with a greener world.
14 November 2023
SFA Fintech Frontiers Forum: Trailblazing the Future of Fintech
Last Tuesday, 14 November, 2023, the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) hosted an exceptional event: the Fintech Frontiers Forum: Trailblazing the Future of Fintech. At the core of the event, participants were immersed in the epicenter of knowledge from discussion panels led by subject matter experts and engaging sessions to provide a robust foundation for success in the fintech space.
The event also includes strategic alignment with the 5 Zones and the overarching theme of the Singapore Fintech Festival 2023, focusing on the "Application of AI" in Financial Services, underscores its significance in shaping the future of the fintech industry.
Here are the 5 Zones as follows:
Founders Zone: Featuring a panel discussion with esteemed speakers offering insights on effective fundraising strategies, overcoming challenges, and addressing participant queries on red flags in potential investors.
ESG Zone: The ESG Zone explores the intersection of green finance and technology, emphasizing the development of a vibrant green fintech ecosystem in Singapore.
Tech Zone: The Tech Zone presents an insightful session on the future of AI, featuring industry experts who offers attendees valuable perspectives to navigate the dynamic technological landscape.
Regulation Zone: Panel discussion on the potential benefits of AI regulations that promote innovation while mitigating risks, addressing key topics such as the advantages of well-crafted regulations.
Talent Zone: The Talent Zone provides insights into effective leadership styles and engagement practices to build a thriving work culture and foster employee loyalty.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is grateful to be the venue host for this enriching experience and witnessing the continuous growth and advancement of the fintech industry.
9 November 2023
MokTalk with D.camp
Embark on the journey of another memorable #MokTalk Event hosted by d·camp last Thursday, 9 November, 2023! #MokTalk served as a vital platform for entrepreneurs to connect and engage in enthusiastic discussions about the unique experience of working in the dynamic business landscape of Singapore.
The event commenced with a self-introduction before the start of an interactive networking session. Also, as a testament to Singapore's burgeoning reputation as a startup hub in Southeast Asia, the invaluable opportunities provided by the Singapore government, including access to shared offices and participation in mentoring projects through initiatives such as Startup SG Founder, Accelerator, and Tech was emphasized.
Attendees at #MokTalk had the exclusive chance to interact with a diverse array of startups that have successfully entered the Singaporean market. The event culminated in an engaging Q&A session with Siwan Kim and Jungmin Margaret Kim, enriching the experience for all.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to be a part of this event as a venue host to help elevate the entrepreneurs in their global endeavors.
3 November 2023
Last Friday, 3rd November, 2023, marked a significant event, "Uzbekistan - The New Outsourcing Destination by IT PARK Uzbekistan and Singapore Business Federation." It was a great opportunity to shed light on transforming Uzbekistan into a Central Asian IT Hub. 👍
The event emphasized the remarkable opportunities available in fostering ties between Uzbekistan and the Netherlands IT industry with their new strategic approach. There will be 50% compensation for export consultancy services, sponsored travel to Uzbekistan for clients and export mentoring program. Also highlighted were the perks of overseas business trips compensation, and free courses for eligible users. This makes Uzbekistan not only a compelling destination but also exemplifies IT PARK Uzbekistan's commitment to facilitating global business expansion and strategic partnerships. 📈
80RR Fintech Hub SG looks forward to further venue-hosting opportunities that drive international business growth and success. 💫
31 October 2023
Explore With 80RR Student Tour
What an incredible way to wrap up the month! On October 31, 2023, we had the pleasure of welcoming a vibrant group from Indonesia to our 80RR Fintech Hub SG for an exciting tour of our premises.😍
That's not all! Chia Hock Lai, CFtP and Gan Boon Seng, provided this enthusiastic group with an exclusive introduction into the dynamic world of fintech. They also introduced the various fintech companies that call 80RR Fintech Hub SG home too.🏠
At 80RR Fintech Hub SG, we're thrilled to be hosting these tours and igniting the flame of passion for fintech🔥
24 October 2023
BlueJay Finance Fixed Income Sharing
Last Tuesday, 24th October, 2023, was abuzz with enthusiasm when Bluejay Finance held an event at the 80RR Fintech Hub SG to underscore the wisdom of elevating investment portfolios with fixed income.👍
The event shed light on the appeal of achieving moderate returns without excessive risk or volatility, making fixed income a strategic choice for risk-adjusted returns. Fixed income is also emphasized to be less volatile than stocks in the short term, making it a prudent option for funds required in the near term. With Bluejay Finance, you can obtain an all-in-one passport and enjoy seamless access to fixed income investments from multiple financial institutions.💰
80RR Fintech Hub SG is delighted to be the hosting venue for empowering events that shapes the financial landscape with accessibility and efficiency.💡
12 October 2023
Chintai X DNZ Venture Global Event
On the delightful morning of October 12, 2023, Chintai and DNZ Venture Global came together to host their event at 80RR Fintech Hub SG, an opportunity we deeply appreciate.
During the event, the Chintai platform was unveiled as DNZ Venture Global’s preferred selection for climate action tokenization, including carbon credits. Tokenization pilot projects were also demonstrated to highlight the benefits of using the Chintai Platform.
Three pilot projects were announced during the virtual live demonstration with Chintai's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Phillip H. including DNZ Venture Global's Climate Action Token, Blockchain Technology Center and Botanica The Valley.
This achievement reflects dedication to driving innovation in environmental sustainability and its pivotal role in shaping the future of climate action initiatives.
80RR Fintech Hub SG looks forward to hosting more impactful events that contribute to a more sustainable future.
11 October 2023
SFA Green Initiative
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to be part of an industry showcase event organized by the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) Green and Sustainable Fintech Subcommittee last Wednesday 11th October 2023.
The event was comprised of professionals, thought leaders, and stakeholders from the financial and technology sectors exploring the latest innovations and regulatory landscape in green and sustainable fintech. It was also a platform to discover cutting-edge solutions from green investments to renewable energy financing.
Attendees were brimming with engagement opportunities in product demonstrations and formed fruitful connections with industry peers towards a greener and more sustainable future. 🌳 🌍
80RR Fintech Hub SG remains dedicated to driving sustainability in the financial industry and more collaborative initiatives in this space. 👍
2 October 2023
SFA Speed Dating
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to host another successful Speed Dating event organised by the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) RegTech Subcommittee held last Monday 2nd October, 2023!
10 RegTech solution providers were given five minutes to pitch their solutions to each attendee during the event. Meaningful connections and valuable knowledge were fostered during the quick-fire encounters, leaving participants with an unforgettable experience. 🎉
80RR Fintech Hub SG is honored to be venue partner with Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), providing a space to drive Regtech innovation, allowing the community to explore a spectrum of cutting edge Regtech solutions. 👍
14 August 2023
Foodpanda Data Summit
We are so grateful to foodpanda for choosing us as the venue provider for their data summit!
We had a blast working with the Foodpanda team.
The summit was a huge success and we were happy to provide the guests with a comfortable and enjoyable space to learn and network.
We also loved hearing about all of the innovative ways that Foodpanda is using data to improve their business. It was inspiring to see how data is being used to make a positive impact on the world.
Thank you again, Foodpanda for choosing us! We are honored to have been a part of your data summit, and we look forward to working with you again in the future.
10 August 2023
GFI Inaugural Fintech Expert Series
80RR Fintech Hub SG is proud to have been the venue provider for Global FinTech Institute's Fintech Expert Series!
Participants were treated to a sharing session about CBDCs and their potential impact, and how organizations can leverage digital money.
The esteemed panelists were Dr Kimmo Soramäki, Dr Steven Hu of Standard Chartered Bank, Elodie Trichet of Triple-A and moderated by Sonny Mohanty of NORDEK.
Stay tuned for more exciting events at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
28 July 2023
InPractice: APIX Demo Day
We were buzzing with excitement as the inaugural InPractice: APIX Demo was held at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
Organised by APIX - API Exchange and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), the demo day was a chance for industry leaders to meet with some of the most innovative FinTech companies in Singapore and learn about their cutting-edge AI solutions.
The event was a whirlwind of activity.
It was inspiring to see the passion and commitment of the people behind these companies.
We're so excited to see what the future holds for #AI and #Fintech!🤖
27 July 2023
Amazon Web Services Startups Fintech Forum
Work hard, have fun and make history 💥 - Jeff Bezos
Our coworking space was buzzing with excitement as we hosted the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Startup Fintech Forum with Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)!
We were thrilled to welcome so many brilliant minds to our space, and we were even more excited to learn about the latest trends in fintech from industry leaders and #startups from the Fintech Community in Singapore.
We're so grateful to Amazon Web Services and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) for choosing our space to host this event, and we can't wait to do it again!
26 July 2023
Regtech Uncovered: Bridging the Gap and Collaborating for Innovation
Did you know? The global RegTech market is expected to reach $55.28 billion by 2025. 💡
The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) subcommittee held a interactive panel discussion, with the distinguished panelists Esme H., Neeraj Bansal, Willie Tan, and Steven Chau. The panel discussion was moderated by the eloquent Chow Pak Teng, SFA subcommittee member and introduced by 80RR Fintech Hub Member, U-Reg's friendly Executive Director Florian Dumas.
The future of finance is being shaped at 80RR Fintech Hub SG. Be sure to be a part of it! 😎
19 July 2023
Swipe Right on Fintech Networking Night
How did these people get richer overnight? 🤑💰
By networking at Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s Networking Night!
After all, as the saying goes...
"Your network is your net worth." - Porter Gale
12 July 2023
Bluejay Finance Investor Night
Bluejay Finance's Investor Night was a huge success!
The attendees included investors, entrepreneurs, and financial professionals.
The event kicked off with a networking reception, where attendees had the opportunity to meet the Bluejay Finance team and learn more about the platform, getting up close and personal with co-founders, Sherry Jiang, Raymond Yeh and Ye Myat Min.
Bluejay Finance allows you to invest in top-tier private credit deals from regulated asset originators, alongside a global community of experienced investors.
We're happy to have Bluejay Finance as an 80RR Fintech Hub SG member!
11 July 2023
Real World Asset Tokenisation: Real or Hype?
Is real world asset tokenization the next big thing in finance? Or is it just hype?
Or is it...both? 😎
Tokenizing real world assets has the potential to revolutionize the way we invest. It could make it easier for people to own a piece of real estate, art, or even a private jet. But it's still early days, and there are a lot of challenges that need to be overcome before tokenization can become mainstream.
This interesting topic was discussed in Global FinTech Institute and DigiFT's event at 80RR Fintech Hub SG. The lovely experts including Danny Chong, Henry Zhang and Steven Hu chatted about this topic in a panel discussion moderated by the talented Chia Hock Lai, CFtP.
We're excited for future events at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
23 June 2023
Women Trailblazers in ESG: The secret ingredients to unlock opportunities for ESG growth
Happy to celebrate #women in #fintech again with another event by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Women trailblazers in #ESG!
Despite growing awareness about #ESG, there is still much more room for growth in #ESG adoption among companies.
We were thrilled to learn more through a panel discussion by the wonderful Bee Lay Tan, Iris Chang, Shilpa Gulrajani, Dr Darian McBain, and Carrie Suen.
We look forward to more events held at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
22 June 2023
Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Tecnology Executive MBA Visit
Thank you to the Korean students from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology for visiting 80RR Fintech Hub SG in Singapore!
We were excited to hear your insights about the latest trends in the Korean fintech ecosystem, and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s sharing session on Singapore's!
We're excited to see how our efforts in Korea and Singapore will shape the future of #fintech.💡
Thank you again for visiting Singapore! We hope to see you again soon.
6 June 2023
"The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know." - Michel de Montaigne 💡
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Ngee Ann Polytechnic collaborated to organize a successful 1 day program on #regtech.
It was truly such a great opportunity to learn from industry #experts who shared their views on the development and applications of Regtech in the finance sector.
30 May 2023
Digital Bank Sharing with Green Link Digital Bank
Digital banks - are they the future of banking? 💡
Imagine our excitement when Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) had a sharing session with Singapore's first digital bank, Green Link Digital Bank (GLDB)!
David Song, one of the pioneers of #GLDB, shared with the participants the services GLDB offers and how fintech companies can draw on them.
We're so excited to see more #exciting events like these at 80RR Fintech Hub SG, the coworking and event space for #fintech.
29 May 2023
The Path to Web3 and Blockchain Adoption for Businesses
Did you know❓
The first ever blockchain transaction was for 2 pizzas! In 2010, a man bought 2 pizzas for 10,000 bitcoin. Today, these bitcoin would be worth over $400 million! 🤯
Today, blockchain is being used for a wide range of applications, including finance, supply chain management, and healthcare. It is still a relatively new technology, but it has the potential to revolutionize many industries.
How about your business? Are you ready for #blockchain?
Last weeks' event by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) shared with the community how to apply these new technologies to your business.
Happy to have our guest of honour Mr Alan Lim from Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), join us alongside Eric Anziani from Crypto.com, Aymeric Salley from KPMG, Ben Sadeghi from SC Ventures by Standard Chartered and Nischint S. from Visa for a session moderated by Tang Wei.
Looking forward to seeing you at future events at 80RR Fintech Hub SG! Let's take over the future, one block at a time. 😉
23 May 2023
APAC WealthTech Live 2023
We were so excited to have The Wealth Mosaic's APAC WealthTech Live 2023 at 80RR Fintech Hub SG's event space last week!
Stephen Wall, Mungo Guy-Vaughan Hamlet and Mads Holm-Nielsen launched The Wealth Mosaics' second APAC WealthTech Landscape Report alongside exciting presentations and panel discussions from industry experts on the present and future of technology in the #wealthmanagement sector.
Happy to have Andrew Bresler from InvestCloud, Inc. Darell Miller from Wealth Dynamix, John K Choi from First Rate, Inc, Changick Kim, CAIA from Qraft Technologies, James Teodorini from Currencycloud, Jonathan Chan from Julius Baer and Bryan Henning from Eton Solutions LP provide such interesting insights into the wealth management industry!
We look forward to future events organized by The Wealth Mosaic. 😁
17 May 2023
SFA Evening Exchange
Why did the banker cross the road?
To get to the other blockchain! 😜
We were so impressed with the enthusiasm and energy that everyone brought to the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) Evening Exchange Networking Session.
People were so willing to network with one another, there was a flurry of business cards exchanged and we just know that many of you made great new connections.
We look forward to seeing all of you again soon at 80RR Fintech Hub SG, the #coworking space and hub for #fintech. 😄
17 May 2023
SMU - Zhejiang University EMBA Delegate Visit
We were delighted to welcome delegates from Zhejiang University and Singapore Management University to 80RR Fintech Hub SG last week!
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Fintonia Group, FOMO Pay and DigiFT shared their knowledge and expertise in fintech with these talented students.
We look forward to welcoming them back again and to working with them to promote the development of the fintech industry in both Singapore and China.
Thank you again for your visit! We hope you have a safe and enjoyable journey home. 🤗
11 May 2023
Equity Compensation Trends in Asia
Congratulations 🥳 to Qapita for the successful launch of Asia's Most Comprehensive Equity Compensation Report!
Ravi Ravulaparthi and Rahul Somani shared Qapita's key findings from surveying over 300 companies across Asia.
This was followed by an exciting panel discussion by Emelia Long, Brandon Lee, Kate Williams, and Girish Naik.
Stay tuned for more exciting events at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
11 May 2023
Fintech Hours - Linkedin Workshop
"Your network is your net worth" - Peter Gale 💵🧑🤝🧑
Linkedin expert Zihao Chua shared with the lucky participants of FintechHours - Linkedin Workshop by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) how to get the most of Linkedin.
Tips included how to post regular, high quality and interesting content to grow your Linkedin reach and following.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to support talent development of the #Fintech industry in Singapore!
10 May 2023
Introduction to AI in Financial Services
Hello, how can I assist you today? 🤖
When you read the above, did you think of ChatGPT, like me?
It seems undeniable that AI has impacted our lives one way or the other - but how about its impact on the #finance industry?
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and ADVANCE.AI's collaborative event on Artificial Intelligence #AI in Finance explored this interesting topic.
Experts in the field shared their thoughts on how AI is increasing the efficiency and productivity of the financial industry, boosting growth.
We're excited to see more of these exciting events in the future!
Stay tuned to our Linkedin to see #whatson at 80RR Fintech Hub SG.
3 May 2023
Security and Its Impact on Market Performance of Tokens
The audience had an eth-cellent night at Global FinTech Institute's #GFIFintechSeries monthly event!
Liz Steininger, CEO of Least Authority, and Prof David LEE Kuo Chuen 李国权 led an engaging Q&A on Web 3 security and why Least Authority put together the Least Authority Security Index Token product.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is thrilled to be the event space provider for #business events, #crypto events and more! Let's work hard together and #learn together for a better future. 💪
3 May 2023
Meet Korea by d.camp and SFA
When we think of South Korea we think of Korean Dramas, K-pop and Ttteok-bokki but the attendees at d·camp and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s Meet Korea event got to learn more about South Korea's business culture, entering the Korean market, the visa application process, and Korean business culture of gift-giving and face-to-face meetings!
Attendees networked with potential partners over delicious pizza from GOPIZZA Singapore.
We're so excited to see collaboration between teams from different countries #happen at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
28 April 2023
What's Your Stance: Is there still a draw for a career in fintech?
You've probably heard of the recent tech #layoffs. If you're #openforwork, should you still consider a career in #fintech?
The expert panelists Monica Divik Agarwal (Funding Societies), Choo Sylvia SC (BFSU) and Niharika Chaturvedi (Matchmove) think so!
If you are #agile, willing to #adapt to a dynamic environment, and love to constantly #upgrade yourself, the #Fintech industry could be for you!
Thank you to the lovely panelists and moderator Reuben Lim for the insightful discussion!
26 April 2023
Insights sharing on China Fintech Landscape
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) hosted a cozy knowledge sharing session where COO Reuben Lim shared the latest market research findings from SFA's recent study trip to China.
It's inspiring to see the enthusiasm and warmth Reuben Lim had when sharing his findings with the attendees, and how the attendees were keen to share their thoughts and opinions too!
It's always great to #learn from one another 🤗
21 April 2023
Delegation from IFC
Absolutely thrilled to welcome the friendly delegates from IFC - International Finance Corporation to 80RR Fintech Hub SG, hosted by Tyme, Synfindo and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA).
We enjoyed learning about Tyme Bank and Synfindo's revolutionary fintech solutions which will contribute greatly to Singapore's fintech future!
19 April 2023
Is Crypto Truly Dead?
#Crypto is dead? No way! Daniel O'Donnell, CTO of Alta (formerly Fundnel), says that crypto will be here for a long time in different forms.
We really enjoyed the latest edition of News Impact Talk, jointly hosted by Singapore Press Club, Fintonia Group and Alta (formerly Fundnel).
80RR Member Spotlight 💡
Fintonia Group is an entrepreneurial financial services firm licensed in Singapore with a provisional virtual assets license in Dubai, offering fund and wealth management, and merchant banking solutions.
In 2021, Fintonia Group launched two institutional-grade Bitcoin funds – Bitcoin Physical Fund and Secured Yield Fund.
18 April 2023
Unlocking the Power of Tokenisation in the Bond Market
We were super pumped for Global FinTech Institute's seminar!
Absolutely enjoyed the talk by speaker Rahul Banerjee, the fireside chat and learning more about #tokenisation.
Looking forward to the next event by Global Fintech Institute!
4 April 2023
Introduction to Web 3.0 Masterclass
So excited to learn more about #web3 from Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s #masterclass in collaboration with Merkle Trees and Ngee Ann Polytechnic! 😉💡
Faculty speakers Anson Zeall and Alvin Neo definitely brought that something #xtra with all the useful knowledge about the differences between Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 and usage opportunities!
Web3.0 is here and we're stepping into an exciting new future!
Learn more about #AI with Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s up and coming data analytics program with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
30 March 2023
Growing and Scaling Your Fintech: Advice and Learnings for Senior Leadership
We learnt so much from Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s Digital Financing Subcommittee panel session last Thursday! 🤯💖
The esteemed panelists including Inmoo Jonathan Hwang, Maxim Tint, Junxu (Jx) Lye, Jason Ho and moderator Willie Chang shared tips on how to scale your business, important things to look out for when hiring, best traits every leader needs to have to succeed, and how to retain talent in a competitive environment.
It felt more like a cozy sharing session for #founders and #leaders than a talk! Just look at those smiles. 🤗
We look forward to future interesting events by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) at 80RR Fintech Hub SG!
24 March 2023
SFA Election and 2023 AGM
Congratulations🥳 to Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) on a successful 2023 Election and #AGM!
We would also like to wish the newly elected EXCO members Shadab Taiyabi | Khai Lin Sng | Chye Kit Chionh | Scott Krivokopich | Adrian Ang | Adrian Chng | Bernard Chan | Matthew Lovatt | Pauline Sim | Shi Mei Chin | Tan Chun Hao a warm welcome!
As a Fintech co-working space, we are happy to be the home of the wonderful people at Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), and we're excited to see firsthand what the future has in store for SFA and the flourishing Fintech industry in Singapore! 😉
23 March 2023
SFA International Women's Day
Some lights were off but the room was lit up with the smiles of beautiful and inspiring women (and men!) 😉
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'S #internationalwomensday event, co-organized by the Women in Fintech Subcommitte and Thought Machine discussed how gender equality can advance with the help of innovation and technology.
We loved the speech by Nick Wilde, and the talk by panelists Sunila Shivpuri, Sunday Domingo and Dragana Beara!
Nandini Das Ghoshal of Ion Consulting's workshop brought the audience together in groups to find and share #empathy and #empowerment.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is proud to be a venue partner for the event!
22 March 2023
Visit from TD Securities
It was our pleasure to welcome Dan Bosman, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for TD Securities and Treasury & Balance Sheet Management (TBSM), and Brian Carey, Chief Information Officer for TD Securities in Asia & Europe to 80RR Fintech Hub SG! They met with Reuben Lim, COO of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), Shadab Taiyabi, President of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Gan Boon Seng, Community Director of 80RR Fintech Hub SG for an exciting sharing session on Singapore’s Fintech Landscape and how Singapore is positioned as an Innovation Hub.
We look forward to welcoming Mr Dan B. and Mr Brian, and other delegates from the TD team to 80RR Fintech Hub again soon!
16 March 2023
Managing AML/KYC Compliance and Fraud Risks
Have you heard of the saying "Prevention is better than cure?"
Safeguarding your company and customers from digital payment fraud is of utmost importance to prevent more problems from surfacing in the future.
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Jumio Corporation partnered with Visa and ComplyAdvantage to share with attendees ideas on how to protect yourself from Digital Payment Fraud.
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to have provided a cozy and conducive for #learning!
9 March 2023
GFI Fintech Series: ChatGPT and the Future of Work
#ChatGPT may be slowly taking over the world, but there's one thing it can never replace: and that's the smiles and laughter we get from human interaction!
We had a blast at Global FinTech Institute's exciting event on #ChatGPT and #thefutureofwork , and were glad to welcome Patrick Tay Teck Guan, Tranchess (Danny Chong), Regtank Technology (Megan Li), GFI Council Members, CFTP Charterholders, and GFI members to 80RR Fintech Hub SG.
Event attendees also enjoyed browsing World Scientific Publishing's latest Fintech publications which they could buy at a special price!
We look forward to more Global FinTech Institute events coming up in #2023
2 March 2023
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford Alumni Networking Event
On 2nd March 2023, the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford hosted an alumni networking event at 80RR Fintech Hub SG.
The event was organized by the OBA Singapore Chapter Committee, including our very own member and University of Oxford alumni Monin Ung, and Chi Tsun Julian Lam from XYZ Impact and MUNG!
Oxford Alumni learnt about the latest leadership transitions in the school, and enjoyed Professor Jonathan Reynolds' interesting sharing session about the future of retail marketing. The evening ended off with a bang as some members won merch from the lucky draw raffle! 🎁
80RR Fintech Hub SG is happy to welcome international guests and support different exciting business events at our event space.
23 February 2023
Advance.AI, NUS Business School, PT Bank Syariah Indonesia Tbk Event
Our 80RR Fintech Hub SG member, ADVANCE.AI recently hosted 30 leaders from PT Bank Syariah Indonesia Tbk at our event space.
ADVANCE.AI, in partnership with NUS Business School, shared with PT Bank Syariah Indonesia Tbk., one of the largest Islamic banks in SEA, about ADVANCE.AI's visionary new solutions and commitment towards #Indonesia.
We at 80RR Fintech Hub SG were thrilled to welcome the warm and friendly Indonesians to our space!
22 February 2023
Innovation in Payments with AI
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s #Remittance subcommittee organized an event to show live demos of AI at work. We just loved the Christopher Lim (Gleematic AI - Cognitive Automation)'s sharing session, listening to valuable insights into AI from shin wee chuang 庄欣伟 (Pand.ai), Parikshit Jawa (PJ) (Mastercard), and Jian Yun Ng from Income.
There was also an interesting panel discussion by Krishna Subramanyan, the Remittance subcommittee Co-Chair.
21 February 2023
Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri Bank) Visit
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and 80RR Fintech Hub SG recently welcomed the friendly Bank of Ayudhya (Krungsri Bank) employees to our Fintech hub in Singapore.
We hope you enjoyed learning about Singapore's fast growing and diverse Fintech landscape, and we were delighted to learn more about Thailand's too!
21 February 2023
Kopi Chat with Sopnendu Mohanty
A Kopi chat organized by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) featuring Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer at Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), moderated by Pauline Sim, Head of Fintech & Strategic Partnerships at Sleek. ☕
The members enjoyed discussions on Singapore's Fintech Space, current state of crypto, and #chatgpt over a good cup of coffee.
17 February 2023
National Chengchi University Visit
We were happy to welcome these lovely people from National Chengchi University to 80RR Fintech Hub in Singapore.
Organised by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), participants discussed about the different Fintech ecosystems.
16 February 2023
SFA x Evvo Labs Cybersecurity Masterclass
On 16th February 2023, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) partnered with Evvo Labs Pte Ltd to hold a masterclass at 80RR Fintech Hub SG.
Participants were treated to expert advice from professionals on how to reduce cybersecurity risks.
8 February 2023
SFA x INTELLLEX x Ingenia Consultants x Merkle Science Masterclass
On 8th February, Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), INTELLLEX, Ingenia Consultants, and Merkle Science hosted a masterclass to explore crypto and financial regulations.
2 February 2023
Nigerian Delegates Roundtable Discussion
We were excited to welcome these lovely delegates from Nigeria, including CEOs of major banks, who are also Members of the Board of Directors and Senior Management Team of Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement Systems PLC (NIBSS)
These delegates were at 80RR Fintech Hub SG to attend a roundtable discussion and sharing session with Fintech companies in Singapore, organized by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)
We hope all participants enjoyed the fruitful sharing session!
1 February 2023
Crystal Ball Gazing into 2023
We're happy that we could support SFA's event "Crystal Ball Gazing into 2023" where fintech experts shared their predictions on the future of Singapore's #Fintech industry. We're also proud of our partners Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) for representing the Fintech sector and advocating for it.
30 January 2023
SFA Fintech Youth Chapter Kick Off
Thank you Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Singapore FinTech Youth Chapter for choosing 80RR Fintech Hub SG as the location for the Community Kick Off Event.
18 January 2023
SFA Chinese New Year Celebration
The Singapore Fintech Association's Chinese New Year Celebration was a great opportunity for the #Fintech community, including some of Singapore's most successful Fintech leaders, to let their hare 🐇 down and relax with games and Lo Hei.
17 January 2023
Visit from American University of Sharjah
It was a pleasure having American University of Sharjah students at 80RR Fintech Hub SG! They were attending a study tour by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Synfindo.
The students learnt more about Singapore's Fintech landscape and how our country is a leading investment centre for supporting strong capital flow.
4 January 2023
Visit from Laos Delegates
On 4th January 2023, it was our pleasure to host Mr Boviengkham Vongdara, Minister of Ministry of Technology and Communication, Mrs Khankeo Lamaningao, Vice Minister of Bank of Laos, and Lao delegates at 80RR Fintech Hub SG.
Mr Chia Hock Lai, CFtP, Co-Chairman of Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS), and Mr Gan Boon Seng, Community Director of 80RR Fintech Hub SG welcomed the delegates to our space and shared with them more about Blockchain and the Fintech landscape in Singapore.
The delegates also enjoyed a fruitful discussion with esteemed panelists Mr Daniel Lee, Mr Steven Hu, Mr Hao Wang, CFA, and Mr Chia Hock Lai, CFtP on #Blockchain, #Cryptocurrency, and #Web3.
1 December 2022
Why cashflow is king
Choco Up put together an exciting panel discussion and networking session on 1st December so attendees could learn how to better manage cash flow, create budgets and revenue projections, and strategies to maintain positive cash flow.
The esteemed speakers - Pam Chuang, Asia Head of Partnership from Xero, Tiffany Chng, Co-founder of cheak, Percy Hung, CEO and Co-founder from Choco Up, and Saptarshi Nath, CEO and Co-founder from Airboxr: Data Automation for D2C Brands.
80RR is delighted to have provided a spacious and comfortable venue for this event.
22 November 2022
Visit from Toronto-Dominion Bank
Senior executives from TD (Toronto-Dominion Bank) visited 80RR Fintech Hub SG for a meeting with Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Mr Reuben Lim, COO of Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), and Mr Gan Boon Seng, Community Director of 80RR Fintech Hub SG to learn about Singapore's fintech ecosystem on 23rd November 2022.
18 November 2022
Proposed Regulatory Measures Discussion
We really enjoyed this cozy and fruitful sharing session where Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) members came together to discuss their feedback and views on the 2 consultation papers published by MAS for their Payment Services Act 2019.
People tuned in through webinar and in person to share their thoughts, ideas and views.
We love this #openness and #teamwork!
2-4 November 2022
Singapore Fintech Festival 2022
We were absolutely thrilled to see crowds around our members' booths at Singapore Fintech Festival 2022!
80RR Fintech Hub SG's members had a busy week at #sff2022 sharing more about their companies with visitors from over a 100 different countries.
2 November 2022
ADB - SFA Night
The night is still young!
After Day 1 of #sff2022, guests headed over to 80RR Fintech Hub SG for a glamorous night of cocktails, canapes and networking at Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s ADB - SFA night.
We found it so useful learning from #fintech industry experts on creating a sustainable, inclusive, #APAC, and the ADB Digital Sandbox Program.
Two crowd favorites: ADB Digital Sandbox program, which will give #startups a platform to test their products and services in a low cost and efficient way before launching their products in the market, and those yummy burger sliders
1 November 2022
ASEAN+ Blockchain Meet-up
What do you get when 5 major Blockchain / Fintech Associations come together over yummy Peranakan food and drinks? Happy smiles, full bellies, and best of all - great new business connections.
Thank you Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) for choosing 80RR Fintech Hub SG to host your event!
Absolutely delighted to welcome representatives from the prosperous countries #Philippines, #Indonesia, #Malaysia, #Australia (Amor Maclang, Asih Karnengsih, Farah Jaafar, Caroline Bowler) and members from Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia, Blockchain Australia, FinTech Association of Malaysia, Fintech Philippines Association, Digital Pilipinas.
1 November 2022
ASEAN Fintech Forum
Lots of laughs and fruitful conversations at the Asean Fintech Forum organized by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)!
The ASEAN Fintech Forum brought together more than 40 Fintech Companies from the region to celebrate the start of the #ASEAN Fintech Movement during #sff2022
31 October 2022
Singapore - Hungary Fintech Business Forum
80RR Fintech Hub SG was honored to host the warm and friendly Hungarian Delegation in the Singapore-Hungary Fintech Business Forum organized by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA).
Attendees learned more about the two Fintech ecosystems, discussed opportunities for collaborations, and celebrated 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Hungary.
20 October 2022
BNPL Media Briefing
Under the guidance of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), BNPL service providers and industry players launched a #BNPL code.
This code will help the grow trust and transparency between BNPL providers and the consumers they serve.
Thank you Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) for choosing 80RR Fintech Hub SG as the preferred venue for the media briefing of the #BNPL code.
18 October 2022
Enabling a Diverse Ecosystem in Web 3.0
Moledao, CodingGirls, and BEOSIN organized an offline event "Enabling a diverse ecosystem in Web 3.0" on October 18. Five Web3.0 entrepreneurs and investors shared their thoughts, discussing female entrepreneurs' experiences and observations in Web 3.0, and the importance of a diverse ecosystem in Web3.0.
10 October 2022
Delegation from South Korea
80RR Fintech Hub SG was pleased to welcome South Korean delegates from d·camp including Chairman Gwangsoo Kim, who is Chairman at d.camp and at Korea Federation of Banks, and Youngduk Kim, Executive Director of d.camp on an official visit to Singapore and our co-working space.
Our Community Director, Mr Gan Boon Seng, and Singapore FinTech Association (SFA)'s COO Mr Reuben Lim, shared about Singapore's growing Fintech Economy, Singapore's vibrant startup scene, and Singapore's unique ecosystem where startups and conglomerates coexist and learn from each other.
6 October 2022
Big Deals Book Launch
The official book launch of "Big Deals: The Secrets To Closing Big Insurance Deals Revealed".
This book is co-authored by six industry leaders in the financial advisory sector.
22 September 2022
A Night of Jazz
A networking session held with relaxing jazz music and delicious food and drink organised by the Singapore Fintech Association. Participants bonded and made new business connections.
15 September 2022
Web3.0 and the Future of Global Payments
Speakers held a panel discussion on what defines Web3.0 and how CBDCs, decentralised finance and blockchain impact the evolution of cross-border payments
6 September 2022
She Starts Up Launch Event
Singapore Fintech Association launched #SheStartsUp, a flagship initiative of the SFA Women in Fintech subcommittee, in collaboration with SC Ventures | Standard Chartered.
31 August 2022
Deeptech Times Launch Reception
Deeptech Times is a newly launched news and media publication offering businesses, their leaders, and policy makers news and information about the latest innovations, developments, and progress in technology. The launch reception was held at 80RR.
29 August 2022
RegTalk - How Can We Simplify ESG Reporting
The SFA RegTech Subcommittee hosted an enlightening fireside chat at 80RR Fintech Hub SG on how organisations can simplify ESG reporting and use it to effectively demonstrate their commitment and compliance to ESG goals.
26 August 2022
Deal Fridays x FoodTech
The Deal Fridays x FoodTech event on 26 August 2022 showcased startups providing sustainable and nutritious alternatives. Participants learned how technology can help scale food production capabilities in a sustainable manner, and connected with these innovative startups.
18 August 2022
Mid Autumn Celebration with
K-Startups & F10 Community
F10 Incubator and Accelerator kicked off the on-site program of 2022 K-Startup Center Accelerator Program Singapore with amazing Korean startups and founders in Fintech and Smart City.
Startups from Korea were introduced to the F10 community over local Singaporean snacks and mooncakes from Fullerton Hotel.
17 August 2022
Kopi Chat with CFTO
SG Fintech Club organised a closed-door Kopi Chat with the CFTO of MAS.
The speaker, Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) answered questions on fintech, web3 and more.
This session was held in partnership with Currencycloud and moderated by Rohit Narang, Managing Director, APAC, of Currencycloud.
29 July 2022
Singapore Blockchain Week Innovation Lab and Career Fair
Singapore Blockchain Week 2022
Innovation Lab Showcase: F10
Career Fair, Charting a Career in Blockchain & Web3: Belinda Lim, Prof David Lee, Patrick Tay, Wang Hao, Ernie Teo
Singapore Blockchain Week 2022, organised by the Blockchain Association of Singapore, was Singapore's premier Blockchain event. The week long event was where leading organisations and top minds in the Blockchain industry gathered to discuss and present the next key developments in the digital evolution.
28 July 2022
Singapore Blockchain Week Masterclass
Singapore Blockchain Week 2022
Masterclass 1: Fin-Verse by Nishith Desai Associates
Masterclass 2: Challenges to Travel Rule Implementation & Lessons from 1,000,000 transactions by VerifyVASP
Singapore Blockchain Week 2022, organised by the Blockchain Association of Singapore, was Singapore's premier Blockchain event. The week long event was where leading organisations and top minds in the Blockchain industry gathered to discuss and present the next key developments in the digital evolution.
27 July 2022
Regtech Speed Dating
The SFA RegTech Subcommittee organised a Business Speed Dating session, an extremely time-saving and effective way of making professional contacts. Participants embarked on a series of quick-fire encounters with the exhibitors and a bell or buzzer rings when each timed ‘date’ ended. Participants progressed from one table to the next, until everyone had a chance to meet each other.
23rd June 2022
Strengthen Your Business | Building your communications strategy
This practical session by Singapore Fintech Association guided attendees through the process of building a strong communications strategy that supports their business goals, at all stages of a business.
31st May 2022
Regtalk - Navigating the Compliance Maze
This talked shared with attendees more about #regtech, explored solutions, and provided networking opportunitiues.
The panelists engaged in a fruitful discussion moderated by Rolf Haudenschild about #compliance challenges and their potential solutions.
26th May 2022
Blockchain verticals explained: Emerging trends of Metaverse, DeFi and Web3.0
A lunchtime panel discussion on the blockchain ecosystem and its emerging verticals.
25th May 2022
Kopi Chat with C-Suite Series by SG Fintech Club
This Kopi Chat c suite series featured Crypto.com’s Chief Operating Officer - Eric Anziani.
Mr Eric answered questions on the development of the Web 3.0 and crypto industry, as well as talent development in Singapore.
26th April 2022
What's Your Stance: What's Truly Green and Sustainable?
In the second edition of What’s Your Stance panel discussion series 2022, members of the SG Fintech Club explored what it truly means to be Green and Sustainable, and how current trends such as the Russia - Ukraine crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have influenced the Green agenda of countries, whether carbon credits promote sustainability or create more greenwashing, as well as the environmental impact of blockchain technology.
21st April 2022
F10 Singapore Demo Day Incubation Batch III
The F10 Singapore Incubation Batch 3 Demo Day took place on 21 April 2022 where 8 innovative startups, CakepLabs, Emlo Tech, Kryptonium, Lexikat, PLG Partners, Prānah, Syla and Tunibibi pitched their ideas in front of the F10 ecosystem.
The event was hosted by Lily Wu, Startup Partner Lead SEA from Stripe and there was a panel discussion with industry experts Andreas Zingg from Julius Baer, Chetan Karkhanis from Franklin Templeton, Amit Ghosh from R3 and Neil Thomas from SIX on the topic "Latest Innovation Initiatives in APAC".
20th and 21st April 2022
Zuhlke Innovation Masterclass on Design Thinking
As part of Swiss Weeks 2022 together with Embassy of Switzerland and selected partners, Zuhlke organised an exclusive Design Thinking Innovation Masterclass.
The masterclass was a 2-hour collaborative hands-on session on innovation methods and tools, allowing attendees to explore creative skills in innovative thinking, idea development, design thinking and more!
29 March 2022
Panel Discussion: Challenges Faced in the Digital Assets Space 2022 and Beyond
Post pandemic, the world is faced with yet another challenge - the Russia-Ukraine war. In uncertain times like these, what can we do to protect and future-proof our businesses?
Organised by BitDATA Exchange, a Singapore homegrown Digital Assets exchange, with Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS), we bring together leading experts from the Cloud, Blockchain and Network Security industries to join us on an exclusive panel to discuss the implications of recent geopolitical unrest as well as what to expect in the Digital Assets Space in 2022 and beyond.
23 March 2022
Fintech For Good 2022
A joint event by National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) and Singapore Fintech Association (SFA), Fintech for Good’s mission is to improve the welfare of low-income union members and their families. A total of $120,000 was successfully raised in this round.
Minister of State for Trade, Industry & Culture, Community and Youth Mr Alvin Tan was the Guest of Honour for this event. He was joined by Assistant Secretary General of National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), Mr Zainal Sapari, Chief Fintech Officer of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Mr Sopnendu Mohanty, along with members of Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) Fintech Association.
21 March 2022
Blockchain Association Singapore(BAS) MOU and SGTech Signing Ceremony
A strategic collaboration formed between Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) and SGTech, to establish a deep partnership the in the local blockchain ecosystem by leveraging on each other’s networks.
This signing ceremony was witnessed by Guest of Honour - Minister of State for Communications and Information, Mr Tan Kiat How.
28 February 2022
Digital Fintech Reboot
A one day workshop with experts from the UOB Fin Lab.
This workshop covered on topics such as design thinking and shows a suite of tech solutions curated for participants to strengthen their digital capabilities.
Participants also got to translate their their learnings into practical implementations in a hands-on workshop.
15 February 2022
What’s Your Stance:
Where Do I Go From Here?
Sg Fintech Club's new series of panel discussion - where panel speakers find out What's Your Stance on the pressing topics in the fintech industry.
In the first of this panel series, the panel discuss on the fintech talent crunch issue, identifying skill gaps and potential career development paths. A luncheon and Lohei was also held to wrap up the end of Lunar New Year.
This event is exclusive to members of the SG Fintech Club. Click here to find out more.
11 February 2022
Blockchain Association Singapore CNY Lohei Luncheon
A CNY luncheon for the members of Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) during this festive season. Co-Founder of BAS, Chia Hock Lai and sponsors of the event addressed the crowd before commencing the highlight of the event - the luncheon and a lucky draw.
10 February 2022
SFA CNY Industry Luncheon
A CNY luncheon held by Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) for the industry partners to usher in the lunar new year. The event opening was addressed by Shi Mei Chin, Treasurer of SFA followed by Reuben Lim, COO of SFA, sharing on what SFA has in plans for the year.
10 December 2021
Blockchain Association Singapore Christmas Event
A jolly event held by Blockchain Association Singapore to celebrate the festive season. Members of the Association were engaged with keynote panels and a metaverse workshop for this event.
30 November 2021
F10 Global Summit - Singapore
A hybrid startup showcase event and the official graduation of 7 startups from the second batch of F10's accelerator program. Keynote speeches and panel discussions on today's key fintech innovation trends were also presented.
Watch the full showcase here.
26 November 2021
Kopi Chat with CFTO
SG Fintech Club's second Kopi Chat with Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Pauline Theobald Wray from Expand Research - A BCG Company.
This event is exclusive to members of SG Fintech Club only.
12 November 2021
SG Blockchain Day 2021
Blockchain Association Singapore's inaugural hybrid conference featuring a full day of keynotes and panels on the latest topics on blockchain & digital asset.
Held in collaboration with 80RR Fintech Hub SG as venue partner, this event is part of Singapore's Fintech Festival's Innovation Lab Crawl.
11 November 2021
Blockchain For Good
The Blockchain For Good Donor Appreciation Night, held in celebrating the overwhelming success of the Blockchain For Good Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Charity Auction - a CSR initiative between National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) U Care Fund and Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS). The event was graced by Mr Tan Chuan Jin, Speaker of Parliament Singapore.
23 June 2021
Launch of SG Fintech Club
SG Fintech Club is an initiative brought together by Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer of MAS, Shadab Taiyabi, President of SFA and Irina Chuchkina, Subcomm Exco of SFA Memberships and Community addressed on the future plans that the club has curated for local fintech professionals and corporates, bringing out the vibrancy of the fintech ecosystem.
80RR is proud to be a partner in this initiative and will be providing attractive preferential rates of our facilities to the members of SG Fintech Club to encourage stronger networking and collaborations within the community.
10 February 2021
Singapore Fintech Awards 2020
Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) organized the Singapore FinTech Awards 2020 to celebrate all the individuals and corporates who have made extraordinary contributions to the vibrant FinTech ecosystem that we have today.
Powered by PwC Singapore, this is the second edition of the awards and shines the spotlight on those who have helped strengthen Singapore’s position as a global FinTech hub.
October 21, 2020
Demystifying and Defining DeFi
First hybrid event (physical and virtual) hosted by the Blockchain Association of Singapore at our premise on “DeFining and Demystifying DeFi”. Decentralised finance or DeFi has come into prominence as the next wave in disruptive financial technology. Beyong the headlines of exponential rise of valuation of DeFi tokens, DeFi promises innovative ways of delivery, financial services. Regulations have understandably not yet addressed the emergent risks posed by DeFi.
February 07, 2020
Lo Hei Session for 80RR and SFA Members
We were delighted to celebrate the grand opening of our newly renovated event space at 80RR Fintech Hub SG, together with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) for the annual Chinese New Year Lo Hei event, graced by Guest-of-Honour, Patrick Tay Teck Guan, Assistant Secretary-General of National Trades Union Congress (NTUC).
February 06, 2020
Digital Assets in ASEAN 2020 | The Next Stage
As blockchain technology continues to mature, the focus has shifted away from experimentation towards implementation, especially in enterprise use-cases. With growing interest in this decentralised space from enterprises, governments, and individuals, digital assets is one of the most widely discussed topics and has the ability to deliver immense value by lowering barriers to enter certain markets, enabling greater transparency and control, and improving cost efficiency.
February 04, 2020
Digital Innovation for Finance & Risk Management Night
An exciting evening as senior leaders from ADB, headed by the Vice President of Finance and Risk Management, industry partners and the fintech startup community come together to network and understand ADB’s context of corporate finance and risk management.
November 22, 2019
SME Go Fintech Report Launch
The SME Go FinTech Survey, conducted by SFA and EY, delves into the current pain points faced by local SMEs in financing and transactions, their current financing preferences and opportunities for FinTech use cases targeted to our local SMEs.
The SME Go FinTech Report Launch is organised by Singapore FinTech Association (SFA), National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) U SME, Networked Trade Platform (NTP), Ernst & Young (EY) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG). Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry, Dr. Koh Poh Koon will be delivering the Keynote Speech for the launch.
November 14, 15 2019
80RR Fintech Hub SG Innovation Lab Crawl 2019
An exciting line-up of talks and presentations by international experts from the Regtech, Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence (AI) firms, withan opportunity to network with more than 20 start-ups from around the region, who will be showcasing their business solutions/products at the booths, ranging from Fintech Consultancy, Big Data, Blockchain to Fintech courses/trainings.
In conjunction with the Singapore Fintech Festival Week.
November 14, 2019
The Meetup Exchanges
A focused gathering where we all care for the development and improvement of the crypto-exchanges industry!
Raised a hot-button themes & gut problems of the exchanges & decide the ways they are going to be solved. We invite the leading figures and thought leaders in the Exchanges industry.
November 11, 2019
Singapore - Turkey Fintech Meetup
Turkey is aiming to be the world's first cashless country by 2023, and their FinTech markets are estimated to be worth $15 billion and growing at an annual average of 14%. Turkey's FinTech market has a high potential due to its advantageous geo-proximity to leading FinTech hubs like London and Dubai, their young tech savvy population and their sound banking industry.
November 05, 2019
Regulatory Meetup - Payment Services Act
As the Payment Services Act nears its implementation date (early 2020), there are real implications for payments businesses - whether these are previously unregulated businesses (e.g. cryptocurrency exchanges, merchant acquisition firms), or if you are existing payment instituions (e.g. remittance firms, e-wallet providers).
October 04, 2019
Financial Services Week - Banking Industry Networking
For individuals exploring a career in the banking industry. This casual networking event offers industry insights and useful information on entry into new / in-demand jobs roles within the banking industry and the skills required for these roles. Hear from a panel featuring representatives from bank, fintech and executive search organisations on what Fintech and innovation means for jobs in the banking industry.
September 27, 2019
Seminar on Payment Services Act
Seminar provided an overview of the new categories of payment services, falling within the scope of the PSA &consider the regulatory implication on payment solutions such as licensing requirements, exclusions, transitional arrangements, business conduct requirements & risk mitigation measures.
September 13, 2019
The Asean Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) team shared how the APIX platform can help accelerate your firm’s growth. Enjoy exclusive discounts for signing up to the platform at the event! MAS’ Chief FinTech Officer Sopnendu Mohanty shared some remarks & plans on local Fintech scene.
August 29, 2019
FWA Lunchtime Series: Payments – Then, Now & What’s in Store?
FWA in collaboration with American Express and the Singapore Fintech Association is pleased to present a session on the future of payments. With a boom of new digital payment players in the market, what will determine which will succeed? How can regulations help spur innovation among digital payment players? What will a future of digital banks and Open Banking look like for consumers?
August 15, 2019
Fintech & Blockchain Meetup: Swiss Edition
FinTech crosses borders & Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) influence industries beyond finance. “Crypto Valley” Switzerland & “FinTech Hub” Singapore grow closer. Learn about the current state of DLT & general FinTech trends in Switzerland and to see how this can be leveraged in Singapore.
July 30, 2019
Thailand Country Insights powered by ACE & SFA
A session for those who are planning on expanding their business into Thailand but are unsure of the necessary preparations you need to take, speakers addressed the concerns and helped gain substantial knowledge on the Thai startup ecosystem and doing business in Thailand.
July 26, 2019
Security & Privacy of Blockchain Technology
Peter DeMeo from IBM shared on the latest in Blockchain security, from supply chain attack to quantum computing-resistant algo. Wanyi Wong from PwC shared on various aspects of blockchain and crypto-asset audit/assurance. TEA SG board member and JEDTrade CTO Ernie Teo illustrated how both privacy and analytics can be achieved on a decentralised platform. Last but not least, Maria Teo from Nexia TS highlighted the key things to look out for in governance and risk management of blockchain systems.
July 19, 2019
SkillsFuture Advice Workshop
Discover initiatives that support your career planning and skills upgrading at the FREE SkillsFuture Advice workshop.
· Learn about disruptions and how to navigate them
· Find out your personal work interest
· Discover initiatives for your career planning and skills upgrading
July 19, 2019
BCCC ACCESS SFA Networking
Singapore Fintech Association and ACCESS will be hosted a networking session with the Blockchain Collaborative Consortium of Japan!
Anson Zeall, Chairman of ACCESS gave an update on the SPICE program followed by an update on the V20 event that was held in Osaka together with G20.
Kazutaka Mori from One Asia Lawyers then gave a short seminar on Blockchain related laws in Asia.
June 21, 2019
MAS Consultation Paper - Proposed Payment Services Notices on Prevention of ML and Countering the Financing of Terrorism
On June 6, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched a consultation paper proposing two new payment services notices on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing — one addressed to holders of a payment services licence for the provision of specified payment services and one addressed to holders of a payment services licence for the provision of digital payment token services.
May 28, 2019
Females, Future, Fintech - Building your Media Presence
With successes across markets, sectors and technologies - the role of women in FinTech is only expanding yet there is a gap in public perception.
This talk is to understand how to address this gap, build your personal brand, engage with media and ensure your voice is clearly heard.
May 23, 2019
SFA Launch of RegTech Sub-Committee
Be updated on the inclusive Vision and Mission of the team. Come hear about the perspective of RegTech from Monetary Authority of Singapore and listen to insights from an expert panel on how the worlds of FinTech and RegTech are evolving and the interplay between the two.
22 May, 2019
Future of Work Forum 2019
One of the hottest trending topics today, The Future of Work is being shaped by the growing adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), digitisation and automation in the workplace.
Organised by The Singapore Human Resources Institute, join us at this annual forum that brings together business leaders, HR decision-makers and industry thought leaders from the private and public sector as they share insights, business trends and delve into forward-thinking solutions.
May 2, 2019
CUHK Business School GLOBE Study Trip 2019
The GLOBE program (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/globe/index.html) is a collaborative program with CUHK Business School, Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). GLOBE offers exposure to different settings and develops students’ global mindset through a comprehensive and internationally oriented curriculum.
May 2, 2019
MAS Consultation Paper Proposed Payment Services Regulations
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released a new consultation paper on payment services regulations, calling for comments from any interested parties such as Financial Institutions, potential licensees and regulated entities under the Payment Services Act (PS Act) businesses or simply members of the public.
April 25, 2019
Seminar on the New Variable Capital Companies Act
This seminar seeks to explore further into the VCC framework from a legal perspective by identifying its key features and benefits, highlighting its potential as an alternative vehicle for funds, and evaluating the impact that the VCC framework may have on the fund industry.
April 24, 2019
The Future of Insurance
This talk will look into the upcoming trends that insurance firms have been adopting, and also dive deeper into understanding these trends and how they benefit the industry as a whole. 2 of the major trends that will be discussed are personalisation of services and streamlining of backend processes. We will also touch on other trends such as changing customer preferences, adoption of IoT, and the Sharing Economy.