SFA co-organises FinTech Learning Series event with PayPal: Information Security & Public Relations for FinTech Startups

Singapore, 17th February 2016  – In collaboration with PayPal Innovation Lab (PPIL), Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) co-organised an event on the two critical topics for Fintech Startups – Information Security and Public Relations. First speaker was Cybersecurity Veteran, Mr. Phoram Mehta from PayPal. He provided an overview of the changing cybersecurity landscape in Singapore/across the world and its impact on the FinTech space. He also covered emerging trends in cyber attacks as well as defense mechanisms. The 2nd esteemed speaker was Ms. Caroline Bowler, Founder of Bowlah PR, Asia’s first Fintech Public Relations Agency and also founding member of Global Fintech PR Network. She covered the basics of Public Relations for fintech startups, introducing key PR concepts crucial to a startup’s success.

Speaker Phoram Mehta from PayPal

Introduction to PayPal Innovation Lab

PR 101 for Fintech Start-ups by Caroline Bowler

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 PayPal Fintech Learning Series
The PayPal FinTech Learning Series initiative is brought to you by PayPal Innovation Lab (PPIL). The PPIL endeavors to foster innovation, R&D, entrepreneurship and capability building in Singapore through collaborating with government agencies, Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL), industry associations and ecosystem partners . Since its official launch in Aug 2016, the PayPal Innovation Lab has been shaping the future of money through innovation.