Singapore FinTech Festival 2022
As per the latest news, the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) recently performed its 17th edition on November 4, 2022, and it is said to have witnessed over 2,000 participants from more than 115 countries worldwide. As per facts, this was the largest SFF assembly since its debut release in 2016.
1. More than 850 speakers from both the private & public sectors attended the SFF 2022 and participated in meetings, industry boards, and roundtables. Additionally, the SFF Exhibition attracted over 570 exhibitor booths this year, including 25 global countries' pavilions. More than 4000 meetings were held through the SFF’s business matching stage.
2. More than 10,000 participants joined in events organized on the sidelines of the SFF, such as Innovation Lab Crawls, Capital Meets Policy Dialogue, Elevandi Insights Forum, SFF Global FinTech Awards, and industry partner-led events.
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Here are the highlights of the SFF. Take a look:
1. The debut invite-only Capital Meets Policy Dialogue united around 250 worldwide and local policymakers, controllers, investors, private equity, and family workplaces to exchange perspectives on FinTech guidelines and venture capital allocation.
2. Around 3,000 participants were at the inaugural Founders Peak, highlighting 10-minute TED talks from over 50 renowned founders. These talks enabled participants to learn from the encounters of successful founders.
3. The Elevandi Experiences Discussion assembled 22 closed-door roundtables attended by around 1200 leaders from the government, industry, and civil society. This was organized in association with influential global partners, and the roundtables considered valuable areas such as foreign payments, stablecoin growth, open finance, sustainable finance, digital banking, Web3, and digital assets. These discussions will go on at the second release of the Point Zero forum, to be held from 26 to 28 June 2023 in Zurich, Switzerland.
4. Also, the latest ESG FinTech Zone came to light, displaying the technological solutions bringing innovation and transformation in the area’s net zero effort. More than 3000 visitors participated in the event at the ESG ecosystem stage, demonstrating the important trends and growth at the intersection of ESG, technology, and finance.
5. Over 2,000 attendees participated in the knowledge discussions and career growth at the Talent Pavilion and Lunch & Learn sessions with industry leaders. Another 2,100 participants got engaged in a Learning Journey around Digital Assets and Web3, and sustainable finance.
6. A total of 39 awards were granted to the winners of the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and the SFF Global FinTech Awards. The winners got recognized for their latest arrangements that can gear up the pace of digitization, innovation, and sustainability in industries such as Blockchain, Web3, and Green Finance.
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3. More than 60 industry declarations were made at SFF 2022, including global-public-private collaborations, product launches, and joint research releases. A complete list is accessible via the Singapore FinTech Festival website.
About the Singapore FinTech Festival
The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Elevandi in partnership with the Constellar and collaboration with The Association of Banks in Singapore. Since its origin in 2016, SFF has turned into the premier stage for the worldwide FinTech community to engage, connect, and discuss issues relating to the confluence of financial services, public policy, and technology.
About the Monetary Authority of Singapore
It is Singapore's central bank and incorporated financial regulator. As a national bank, it promotes sustained, non-inflationary economic development through performing monetary policy and strict macroeconomic supervision and evaluations. It manages Singapore's exchange rate, administrative foreign reserves, and liquidity in the banking sector. As an incorporated financial supervisor, it offers a suitable financial services sector through its cost-effective oversight of the financial institutions in Singapore and bankers, insurers, capital market intermediaries, financial advisors, and financial market infrastructures. It also handles the functioning of financial markets and works with the financial industry to develop Singapore as a dynamic international financial center. It works towards developing infrastructures, technology adoption, and polishing skills in the financial industry.