Posts by Editorial Staff

Kickoff: FinTech Talent Programme, Batch 4

This Tuesday, we kicked off the fourth run of our #FinTechTalentProgramme with 30 professionals, managers and executives. Our president Chia Hock Lai gave the students an introduction of #fintech and the evolution of the financial services industry. Special thanks to WenChun Low, Shwetank Verma, Beng Eu Lim, CFA CAIA, Tomasz Kurczyk and Dheeraj Joshi for…

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SFA Hosts delegates From the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) was pleased to host a delegate led by Dr Nguyen Thanh Tu, Director General from the Ministry of Justice of Vietnam, at @80RR on 21 August 2018. SFA president Chia Hock Lai shared with the delegates on the development of FinTech in Singapore and South-east Asia, the evolving trends of Blockchain…

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Thomson Reuters Joins Forces with the Singapore FinTech Association to Fight Financial Crime

Singapore, 21 August 2018 – Thomson Reuters and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) have committed to join forces on projects and initiatives contributing to the development of the FinTech industry in Singapore. The collaboration will involve working closely with financial institutions, local universities and startups, focusing on leveraging emerging technologies to solve issues around financial…

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FinTech Talent Programme Batch 3 – Demo Day

Congratulations to Batch 3 of the #FinTechTalentProgramme, who presented their capstone projects on 15 August 2018 at 80RR. Our 30 participants have completed 80 hours of #fintech education in many areas: design thinking, fintech strategy, big data & analytics, cloud computing, cybersecurity and blockchain. Well done indeed! The #FinTechTalentProgramme is a 2-month practitioner-led career development…

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Singapore FinTech Association Signs MOU with Cambodia Fintech Association

We are pleased to announce the MOU signing on 15 August between Singapore Fintech Association represented by Executive Committee Member Daphne Ng and Cambodia Fintech Association represented by Treasurer Pheap Horng. Cambodia is an emerging market with c.16m population and with vast opportunities for new infrastructure and technology investments. Singapore is the gateway to ASEAN…

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Singapore FinTech Association has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) has been conferred the “Partner of Labour Movement” award in the May Day Awards 2018. SFA joined the NTUC U Associate ecosystem in March 2017. Acknowledging that Fintech is increasingly playing a significant role in Singapore’s digitalised economy, SFA works very closely with U Associate and Singapore Polytechnic to develop the…

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SINGAPORE AND ISRAEL ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO CULTIVATE GLOBAL FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

Media Release   SINGAPORE AND ISRAEL ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO CULTIVATE GLOBAL FINTECH ECOSYSTEM   – Singapore FinTech Association and City TLY of Israel Sign Memorandum of Understanding –   01 December 2017, Singapore/ Tel-Aviv, Israel – The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and the Israeli City TLV association have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…

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Landmark Partnership To Level Up Skills For Singaporeans To Seize Fintech Jobs

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE SINGAPORE, 16 November 2017 – The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations1, today sealed a landmark Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective, to jointly develop industry-ready professionals in meeting the strong demands…

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Prudential-SFA partnership to offer fintech startups free insurance coverage

TO SUPPORT fintech entrepreneurs in strengthening their safety net and managing risk better, Prudential Singapore (Prudential) is partnering with the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) to offer its members complimentary Group Personal Accident coverage for a year. This initiative is targeted at supporting young startups established in Singapore within the last five years. Such companies have…

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Invitation to join Internet Finance Award 2017

The “Internet Finance Award 2017” (the Award) is jointly organized by the Internet Professional Association (iProA), Shenzhen Internet Finance Association, Singapore Fintech Association and The FinLab, supported by Chinese Big Data Society, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Hong Kong Blockchain Society, Hong Kong Digital Analysis Association, Hong Kong Internet Finance Association, Hong…

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