SFA FELLOWSHIP 2023
Fostering innovation and collaboration to build the future of FinTech
The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) Fellowship recognises and celebrates innovative FinTech companies, financial institutions, technology companies, and individuals who have played a key role in the development and transformation of the FinTech industry, advancing financial inclusion, and creating new growth opportunities.
Ant Group traces its roots back to Alipay, which was established in 2004. Today, we are a world-leading internet open platform. Through technological innovation, we support our partners to enable inclusive, convenient digital life and digital financial services for consumers and SMEs (small and micro-sized enterprises). We have also continuously opened up our technology products and services to support the digital transformation of businesses and facilitate digital collaboration across industries and geographies. Our collaboration with global partners helps merchants better connect with consumers around the world.
For more information, please visit www.antgroup.com.
Crypto.com was founded in 2016, Crypto.com serves more than 50 million customers and is the world's fastest-growing global cryptocurrency platform. Our vision is simple: Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet™. Built on a foundation of security, privacy, and compliance, Crypto.com is committed to accelerating the adoption of cryptocurrency through innovation and empowering the next generation of builders, creators, and entrepreneurs to develop a fairer and more equitable digital ecosystem. For more information, please visit www.crypto.com.
Nium is the global platform for Modern Money Movement. It provides banks, payment providers, and businesses of any size with access to payment and card issuance solutions. Its modular platform powers frictionless commerce, helping businesses pay and get paid across the globe. Once connected to the Nium platform, businesses are able to pay out in more than 100 currencies to over 190 countries – 100 of which in real time – and funds can be received in 35 markets. Nium issues cards in 34 countries and holds regulatory licenses and authorizations in over 40 countries, enabling seamless global payments and rapid integration, regardless of geography.
Navigator Investment Services Ltd is a financial services company of the Singlife Group.
Navigator enables financial advisers to deliver meaningful advice with insights and content, manage portfolios seamlessly and access a robust range of financial products to better serve their end customers across a holistic wealth journey.
Navigator seeks to work hand-in-hand with financial advisers to play a meaningful role in people’s lives and allow them to be better positioned for the wealth opportunities of tomorrow.
BigPay is a Southeast Asian fintech company founded in 2017. The company is committed to democratising financial literacy, accessibility, and wellbeing in the region by providing accessible, transparent, simple and secure digital financial services. From payments to international transfers, credit, micro-insurance, personal loans, savings and smart budgeting, the goal is to drive sustainable change for consumers and businesses across Southeast Asia.
For more information, please visit www.bigpayme.com.
NTUC’s e2i has been working closely with SFA since 2017 to co-create and develop manpower and training initiatives to move talent into the FinTech space, and to help existing FinTech professionals stay competitive in their careers.
As the economy shifts to recover from the pandemic, more new opportunities will be created for the FinTech industry. e2i and SFA are ramping up efforts to curate more employment and employability opportunities to build up greater workforce capabilities for the fast-growing sector.
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
The NETS Group is Singapore’s trusted leading e-payments infrastructure provider, enabling digital payments for merchants, consumers, and banks across the entire payments value chain.
The Group operates Singapore’s national debit scheme enabling customers of DBS Bank/POSB, HSBC, Maybank, OCBC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB to make payments using their ATM cards or mobile devices at more than 120,000 acceptance points in the country as well as online payments.
The NETS Group manages and operates Singapore’s clearing and payment infrastructure for core electronic transfer services FAST, Inter-bank GIRO and PayNow.
It is the market leader providing payment and clearing solutions (Real-Time Gross Settlement system and Cheque Truncation System) in the region. NETS also offers innovative offline and online payment solutions and value-add services to enhance customer and merchant experiences.
For more information on the NETS Group, please visit www.nets.com.sg.