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Interview With Futurebooks

Interview by Valentina Chemodanova from FUTUREBOOKS with our Co-founder & Director, Gerben Visser on The Singapore FinTech Consortium and his vision of FinTech. “FinTech is the delivery of innovative financial products and services through the application of technology, to make financial systems more efficient. Our platforms enables the interaction and engagement between all FinTech participants and stakeholders to further the market intelligence, partnership creation and the development of the broader FinTech ecosystem in Singapore and Southeast Asia.” Read more here.

Association With Futurebooks

We are pleased to announce that we are in association with Futurebooks. Futurebooks is Asia’s most progressive company incorporation and accounting firm. We have helped over 500 startups take on big goals since 2010. Futurebooks aim to be a one stop service provider for setting up your company across various jurisdictions, tax structuring, obtaining work visas, ongoing accounting, payroll and annual regulatory filings. Their consultants have backgrounds in Chartered Accountancy, Chartered Secretaryship, Immigration and Taxation. Using cloud solutions, Futurebooks offers clients improved productivity and reductions in the cost of ongoing accounting and secretarial services. We look forward to

Launch Of Product Suite: Public Online Database

We are delighted to announce the roll out of the public online database. As the FinTech movement continues to gain traction in recent years, the financial services industry is poised to evolve as the digital age descend upon us. FinTech is now a subject of strategic importance in the financial services industry, and it is imperative for the industry players to gain exposure to and have a heightened awareness of FinTech. In that line of thought, The Singapore FinTech Consortium are set to release a series of products; presentations, workshops, research, joint publications and advisory. We are delighted to announce the launch of The Singapore FinTech Consortium Database. A one stop database fo

Announcement; We Are Hiring!

Would you like to be part of a dynamic team? Are you ready to take on something big? Eager to ride on the upcoming wave of FinTech? Join us today in any of the opportunities stated below! – Head of Business Development – Business Development Analyst – Research Analyst – Intern: Business Devt/ Research For more details on requirements and responsibilities, check out our careers page. Email us with your motivation letter and CV to careers@singaporefintech.com and see you soon!

Sponsor Of FinTech Innovation Forum 2015

We are pleased to announce that we are sponsor of FinTech Innovation Forum 2015organised by Enterprise Innovation. “The 4th Annual Finance Tech Innovation Forum in Singapore on 5 November 2015 will discuss on how technologies and external factors are driving rapid change within the financial sector and how new strategies are required to align with the new demands. Over 100 FSI leaders will gather at this unique event to explore what steps are needed to stay at the forefront of the industry.” Conference Highlights: – Technology shifts and innovation trends in the financial sector – Executing enterprise-wide IT transformation – Analytics and business intelligence – Effective risk management

Partnership With MaRS

We are pleased to announce that we are partners with MaRS. MaRS’ Financial Technology (FinTech) Cluster connects the financial services sector with startups developing next generation technology in emerging payments, financial services, peer-to-peer transactions, alternative lending and crypto-currencies. MaRS offers high-growth FinTech startups the most comprehensive set of resources in Canada. Through a strategic network of partners, the FinTech Cluster supports entrepreneurs with rapid validation, access to investment, product feedback, sales opportunities and business advisory services. We look forward to a great partnership with MaRS!

Appointment Of Advisor; Ned Phillips

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Ned Phillips as an Advisor to The Singapore FinTech Consortium. Ned has over 24 years of experience in Asia focusing on agency and electronic equity trading – in particular, on growing the alternative crossing network community. He has extensive experience in providing consultancy and project management for incumbent exchanges, alternative exchanges, brokers, regulators and vendors who are facing the changing realities of equity trading in Asia. Ned was the Chief Executive Officer of Chi-East Pte Ltd, a sell-side Asian dark pool which was jointly owned by SGX and Chi-X Global. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of BlocSec, an electro

Interview On “Eye On The Future”; FinTech In Asia

In an exclusive interview with Buy-Side Technology Asian Summit, our Co-Founder and Director, Gerben Visser discusses the future of FinTech in Asia. While FinTech is currently gaining a lot of traction globally, various geographies have different drivers in their respective ecosystems. What are key drivers of FinTech in APAC? What are the different responses of different types of market players? Why should “the big boys” (established banks, asset managers, incumbent tech vendors, etc.) pay attention to FinTech more so now than ever? Why did we choose to be based in Singapore? Read the interview here!

Partnership With Global Payments Summit 2015

We are pleased to be a partner of Global Payments Summit 2015. Gerben Visser, Co-founder and Director of The Singapore FinTech Consortium, will be engaging in a Keynote Plenary panel debate regarding “What’s hot in the global FinTech agenda of Payments”, alongside FinTech Holland, FinTech HongKong and Startupbootcamp. Global Payments Summit is the event for senior level and strategists in payments and related transactional services. Delegates include executives of banks, corporates (retail & payment focus), experts of payment services providers and staff members of regulatory institutions, government services & relevant ministries, telecommunications, retailers & merchants. Global Payments

Publication Of “Introduction To Financial Inclusion In Southeast Asia”

We are pleased to share our third set of presentation slides titled, “Singapore FinTech Consortium – Introduction to Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia” on slideshare. For more sneak previews into our research, follow us on our slideshare account to keep track of the growing Singapore FinTech ecosystem and also through our website and social media channels. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and keep up with the exciting times of FinTech in Singapore!

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