Singapore, 7th March 2017 – In the spirit of encouraging fintech education in Singapore, Singapore Polytechnic co-organised a Blockchain Bootcamp together with the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA). Attended by over 50 students and lecturers from other schools, the bootcamp covered Blockchain 101, group activity on apply blockchain to Capital Market use cases as well as sharing by an industry blockchain startup founder. The bootcamp was conducted by industry veteran, Mr Branson Lee (Business Development Director, Blockchain Foundry) and well-received by the students and lecturers alike. After understanding the fundamentals of Blockchain which includes a demo on the technology, it was an eye-opening experience for all to understand how it applies in a real-world startup shared by Mr Kai C.Chng (CEO, DigixGlobal).
This event is part of SFA’s wider nation-wide initiative to educate, inform and communicate by developing a connected Fintech ecosystem, channeling effective and relevant information within key stakeholders. Interested in co-creating fintech outreach? Drop us an email at [email protected]
About Singapore Fintech Association
The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) (https://singaporefintech.org )is a cross-industry non-profit organization designed to facilitate collaboration between all market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech ecosystem. Its members represent the full range of stakeholders in the FinTech industry, from early stage innovative companies to large financial players and service providers. The SFA also partners with institutions and other associations, from Singapore and globally, to cooperate on initiatives relating to the FinTech industry.
About Blockchain Foundry (http://www.blockchainfoundry.com/)
Many organizations lack the lab like infrastructure to work with blockchains in a low risk, safe-to-fail setting. Eager enterprises and entrepreneurs need a prototyping environment that allows them to rapidly design, deploy and operate distributed ledgers without putting large capital investments at stake. Blockchain Foundry along with partners, offers a ready-to-go prototyping platform to bridge this gap in Asia. With leading edge cloud infrastructure, emerging blockchain platforms and a rapid development environment, Blockchain Foundry allows organizations in Asia to swiftly design, deploy and operate distributed ledgers. Startups and enterprises can also test-drive and build atop select pre-deployed blockchain applications. From a digital asset exchange to distributed content storage, organizations can experience the potential of blockchain technology first hand before taking the plunge with their own experiments.
About DigixGlobal (https://www.dgx.io/)
Digix is an asset-tokenisation platform built on Ethereum. We leverage the blockchain’s immutability, transparency and auditability by applying it to precious physical assets. Digix has created a range of technologies including The Proof of Asset Protocol (POA), Digix Gold Tokens (DGX), a gold-backed token for Ethereum, and DGD – Digix DAO Tokens.
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