Singapore, 11th November 2016 – In the midst of the growing prominence of the fintech industry, the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) is finally launched on the 11th November 2016 at LATTICE80. The event had an overwhelming turnout of over 300 attendees with Guest of Honor MAS Chief Fintech Officer, Mr Sopnendu Mohanty giving the opening remarks.
The launch of SFA represent a key step forward to facilitate collaboration between all market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech ecosystem. It is designed to be an effective platform for members to engage with multiple stakeholders to find solutions to issues and to promote best FinTech practices in a collaborative, open, and transparent manner. The committee is made up of 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 committee members constitute of: Hock Lai Chia (President), Richard Hartung (Secretary), Subhajit Mandal (Treasurer), Adrian Fisher, Anna Vanessa Haotanto, Anson Zeall, Gerben Visser, Joe Seunghyun Cho, Markus Gnirck, Rob Findlay and Varun Mittal.
Special thanks to our Event sponsors who made the launch party possible: NCS Group, Tableau Software, 1-Net Singapore Pte Ltd, Splunk, Linklaters, IBM, Avnet and Venue Sponsor LATTICE80. Last but not least, special thanks to the Chief Fintech Officer Sopnendu Mohanty for gracing the event!
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.
LATTICE80, the world’s largest FinTech Hub, prides itself on creating an ecosystem for FinTech startups to collaborate, connect and co-create. The mission is to offer FinTech companies the opportunity to tap on the rich network and resources to develop smart technologies and springboard to international success. It boasts an impressive technological infrastructure that corporate members can leverage & lay a foundation to create a truly unique world-class community. Located in the heart of Singapore and spread across two levels of space, it measures more than 30,000 square feet and features an open event space with the capacity to host 250 people, a private and public lounge, semi-open and open-plan offices, a cafe, boardrooms, meeting rooms, a podcast studio and a nursing room, along with a stunning view of the Central Business District.