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1st FINTECH MONDAY

  • 11th Nov
  • W.T.F. (Wine Tapas & Friends) 49 Club Street

6pm - 9pm

 

An opportunity for Australian Fintech Leaders to come together get rid of the Jet Lag, digest Day 1 of the Singapore Fintech Festival and meet with other Fintech folk from across the globe.

 

This event will allow everyone to connect, share stories, learn, relax and form new partnerships with like-minded Fintech Folk.

 

The event will take place at Wine Tapas and Friends - Club St.

 

Limited food and drinks will be provided.

 

Interested guests, please click on Contact Organiser in the link below or email mark@fractal-labs.com & paul.kang@entersoft.com.au to request for an invitation.

 

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2020: Institutions and Tokens

  • 14th Nov
  • WeWork Battery Road

9am - 10.15am

 

As the year draws to a close, Blockchain technology continues its unabated march towards mainstream financial services. How will decentralisation and new age economics shape the future of finance? Where will the institutions of yesteryear find themselves in a world powered by tokens? What does 2020 have in store? Join ConsenSys, Latham & WAtkins, Adhara, DrumG and Allinfra as we explore these compelling questions and more, with distinguished leaders from the worlds of technology, regulation, public policy and finance.

 

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3rd SPD Bank Global Innovation Jam

  • 14th Nov
  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel (5 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039797)

2pm – 6pm

 

SPDB Head Office is organizing a fintech competition, focusing on digital solutions for inclusive finance, supply chain finance, wealth management ecosystem, AI-assisted investment research, digital privacy protection and cybersecurity.  

 

The competition is open to all fintech companies and the final competition will be held in Singapore during Singapore FinTech Festival 2019.

 

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All interested parties are welcome to watch the Finals showdown at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Singapore. 

 

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4th Edition HEALTHTECH SUMMIT

  • 14th - 15th Nov
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Various Locations

14th Nov, 9am – 5pm

• SGX, 2 Shenton Way, Level 2

 

15th Nov, 9am – 5pm

• 79 Anson, Level 23

 

Join the 4th Edition of the HealthTech Summit, 14th-15th Nov, for 2 days of action-packed HealthTech. Come build your 2020 digital health strategy with the Top 50 HealthTech Startups CEO/Founders flying from all over Asia for the only dedicated HealthTech event in Asia.

 

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Baker McKenzie Fintech Legal Accelerator: Cracking the Legal Code

  • 14th Nov
  • Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow (8 Marina Boulevard #05-01 Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1 Singapore 018981)

4pm - 5.30pm

 

Are you a FinTech start-up or scale-up? Are you looking for guidance on next steps from a legal perspective? Are you interested in launching your business in markets across Asia?

 

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, join global law firm Baker McKenzie’s FinTech workshop - Baker McKenzie Fintech Legal Accelerator: Cracking the legal code.

 

You’ll hear an overview of key issues that FinTechs need to know, whether you are just starting out or looking to grow and expand across Asia.

 

Our session will include Baker McKenzie partners from across APAC introducing topics such as:

• Regulatory: do you need a license to operate your FinTech business?

• Intellectual Property: protecting your business on a budget
• Data Privacy / Cybersecurity: how to comply with requirements and safeguard your business
• Raising Capital and M&A: key points VCs will look at in funding rounds and how you can prepare

 

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BLOCKSHOW ASIA 2019

  • 14th - 15th Nov
  • Marina Bay Sands

The third annual BlockShow Asia 2019, one of the most reputable conferences on Decentralized Technology, will be organized in conjunction with the Singapore FinTech Festival and SWITCH.


The upcoming BlockShow will include 10 tracks covering the major aspects of today’s global Blockchain ecosystem, such as Investments, Decentralized Finance, Trading, Games & dApps, BaaS, Marketing & PR, Regulations, Privacy & Security, Development, and AI.

 

The event’s speaker line up will feature Sopnendu Mohanty, Thomas Lee, Justin Sun, Charlie Shrem, Ted Lin, Da Hongfei and many others. BlockShow will take place at Marina Bay Sand Expo, Singapore, on November 14-15.

 

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CEE and Singapore: Partners in Innovation and Talent

  • 12th Nov
  • CMS Holborn Asia, 7 Straits View, Marina One, East Tower, #19-01, Singapore 018936

6pm - 9pm

 

Join us for a fun and interesting evening in getting to know the relationship between Central and Eastern European (CEE) and Singaporean fintech innovation and talent expertise.

 

Meet the Founders, investors and leaders from both regions and learn why CEE is up and coming as a fintech outsourcing destination.

 

Taste fine wines from Croatia, craft beers from Poland and other delicious food during the evening.

 

Come, learn, mingle, taste and enjoy.

 

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Craft Beer with Baker McKenzie

  • 14th Nov
  • The Armoury, 36 Beach Road, South Beach Quarter, S(189677)

6.30pm - 8.30pm

 

Baker McKenzie is hosting a craft beer networking evening at The Armoury on Thursday, 14 November from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Come by and mingle with fellow FinTech Festival delegates, meet with the Baker McKenzie team from across Asia Pacific and chat about FinTech and other exciting opportunities over craft beer.

 

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Financial Health and its Relevance for the Developing World

  • 14th Nov
  • Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore

9am - 1pm (Lunch from 1pm - 2pm)

 

MetLife Foundation through its i3(innovate, implement, impact) program joined forces with the United Nations Capital Development Fund(UNCDF) in Malaysia and China and MicroSave Consulting(MSC) in Bangladesh and Vietnam to improve the financial health of low and moderate income people.

 

Building on the early learnings from these markets, MetLife Foundation, UNCDF and MSC will host a learning event to help steer a mindset shift among practitioners from financial inclusion to financial health.

 

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FinTech Fundraising Trends and Their Impact on Capital Markets: Tokenised Securities

  • 14th Nov
  • One Marina Boulevard, L30, A&G Auditorium

3pm

 

At this session, we will consider the broad capital market trends in FinTech in the last few years, culminating with the advent of security tokenisation. iSTOX and A&G will share perspectives on the following:

 

a) Fundraising in the FinTech industry in the past few years.

b) The changing needs and desires of capital market participants over the next decade.

c) How today’s technology can be harnessed to address existing pain points.

d) How platforms like iSTOX and its ecosystem partners fit into the broader ecosystem of digitised securities in the capital market of the future.

 

Speaker: Adrian Ang, Partner and FinTech Co-Head, Allen & Gledhill LLP

 

Adrian Ang is a Partner in the Financial Services Department and is Co-Head of both the Firm’s FinTech Practice as well as its Public Policy Practice. He has been active in the FinTech sphere, being involved in contributing to policy formation and the enactment of FinTech related legislation. Adrian has advised on a variety of FinTech models including equity and debt crowdfunding platforms, P2P lending platforms, online lending intermediary based platforms, online money transfer systems, online payment system providers, robo-advisors, virtual stored value facility providers, initial coin offering structures, security token exchanges and digital payment token exchanges.

 

Speaker: Darius Liu, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, iSTOX

 

Darius Liu is Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of iSTOX. iSTOX is a global digital platform powered by blockchain technology to facilitate connections between users and holders of capital in a regulated, transparent and flexible way. Prior to iSTOX, Darius was Vice President of Total Portfolio Strategy (TPS) in the Economics & Investment Strategy department of GIC, where he focused on asset allocation and portfolio construction for the overall GIC portfolio. Darius was in charge of analysis and evaluation of capital allocation decisions to public equity, private equity, infrastructure and factor-based investment strategies. Darius joined GIC in Jan 2013 as VP in the Human Resource and Organization Department, before transferring to the TPS team in Jan 2015.

 

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FinTech legal bridge seminar

  • 14th Nov
  • Norton Rose Fulbright, 9 Straits View, Marina One West Tower, #09-09, Singapore, 018937

2.30pm - 4pm

 

The seminar will feature a presentation on our FinTech legal bridge which connects FinTech companies looking to expand overseas with over 40 markets across the globe. We will examine the legal, regulatory and connectivity aspects of starting up in a new market, followed by a Q&A session with our FinTech lawyers from across the globe.

 

Interested guest, please register here providing your company and contact details including your job title.

FinTech perspectives - from innovation to regulation. Where next?

  • 12th Nov
  • 168 Robinson Rd Capital Tower #11-01 S(068912)

6pm - 7.30pm

 

About this Event

In conjunction with the 4th edition of the hugely popular Singapore Fintech Festival 2019, we invite you to join us on 12 November from 6-7.30pm, to hear from our panel of FinTech experts on the development and current state of the FinTech industry and where it might be heading. The session is held during SFF x SWITCH 2019!

 

London Partner, Angus McLean, will share insights on Europe gleaned from his experience supporting some of the UK’s most exciting FinTech start-ups, including Funding Circle, Monzo, LendInvest and Suade. He will be joined by Singapore regulatory specialist, Grace Chong, who will share insights from supporting financial institutions, digital asset exchanges and emerging start-ups in this space in Asia.

 

We are delighted to bring you a panel with a variety of perspectives, from the academic to the regulatory but also the view from within a FinTech business.

 

The Panel:

Janos Barberis | Head of Entrepreneurship, CFTE & author of The REGTECH Book
HB Lim | Director, Capital Market Supervision, Financial Services Regulatory Authority (Abu Dhabi Global Market)
Michele Tucci | Chief Product Officer of CredoLab
Diana Paredes | CEO & Founder of Suade


Following the session, we encourage you to stay for food and drinks, meet our team and network with your industry peers.

 

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Global FinTech Night

  • 12th Nov
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 80RR Fintech Hub SG

6pm - 9pm

 

On this night, the global community comes together as one to celebrate the achievements of fintech in the region. Sharing sessions by global partners like Asia Development Bank, United Overseas Bank, KOTRA and JETRO! It’s a night to meet old friends, make new friends, network and party! We are expecting a full house as usual, do register early!

 

 

 

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How AI transforms Compliance

  • 11th Nov
  • PayPal Pte Limited, 5 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec Tower 5, #09-01 S(038985)

6pm - 9pm

 

Come and join CFTE and experts to enjoy an interesting discussion about AI in Compliance: How AI is shaping the jobs in this industry.

 

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Open Banking, Events and the Event Mesh

  • 14th Nov
  • Temenos office, 5 Shenton Way #18-01 UIC Building, Singapore 068808

7pm - 9pm

 

Banks, insurers, fintechs, and insurtechs are publishing APIs and making themselves “pluggable” by connecting to marketplace platforms. Event-driven architectures enable firms to process events and transactions at scale.


API Craft Singapore, Temenos, Axway and Solace are teaming up to host this special Fintech Festival developer workshop.

 

The event will feature presentations from three industry professionals:

 

Talk #1: Open Banking APIs and Marketplaces
(Chris Harrold, Director, Developer Programs, Temenos)

 

Talk #2: Event-Driven APIs: Building Real-Time Interfaces
(Uli Hitzel, Developer Advocate, Axway)

 

Talk #3: Event driven at the core – The Event Mesh
(Phil Scanlon, Vice President Sales Engineering, Asia Pacific & Japan, Solace)

 

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OrionW FinTech Briefing 2019

  • 14th - 15th Nov
  • OrionW (Level 37, 16 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049318)

Session 1: 14th Nov

Session 2: 15th Nov

 

8.30am - 10.30am


OrionW is pleased to invite you to our FinTech Briefing 2019 in conjunction with the 2019 Singapore FinTech Festival.


Topics: Key Legal Considerations of Establishing or Expanding Your FinTech Business in Singapore and Overview of Singapore's Payment Services Act.


Singapore is a great place for FinTech entrepreneurs to incorporate their businesses or to anchor their expansions into Asia. In our practical and informative briefing, we will cover the key legal factors a company should consider as it plans to establish or expand its FinTech service offerings in Singapore. We will also provide a bird’s eye view of Singapore’s new Payment Services Act (PSA). The PSA is landmark legislation that consolidates and expands the regulation of activities covering payment solutions and is expected to become effective in January 2020.


After our briefing, we invite you to enjoy refreshments, meet with our team and network with other delegates.

 

Agenda
8:30am - Registration and Refreshments
9:00am to 10:00am - OrionW FinTech Briefing 2019

Speakers:
• Winnie Chang (Managing Director, OrionW)
• Scott Kissinger (Project Consultant, OrionW)
10:00am to 10:30am - Q&A and Networking

 

Interested guest, please register here or send an email to events@orionw.com indicating your name, title, organisation and your preference to attend Session 1 or Session 2. Limited seats available.

Peeking Into SEA’s $100 Billion Internet Economy: The Fintech Edition

  • 14th Nov
  • 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Developer Space @ Google Singapore (80 Pasir Panjang Road)

Google Cloud for Startups invites you to join us on the 14th November 2019 from 14:30 to 18:00 at Developer Space @ Google Singapore (80 Pasir Panjang Road), as we speak to experts and discuss the exclusive findings of a recent report by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company on the growth of the internet economy in the region.

Join us as we discuss how your company can navigate policy changes and regulations, how to build trust and grow your financial services, and finally hear from experts how they plan to revolutionize the industry, disrupt traditional incumbents, and establish new markets. 

 

Sign up link: https://events.withgoogle.com/gc4s-fintech-edition/

Regtech: A World of Opportunities

  • 14th Nov
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • 80RR Fintech Hub SG

10am - 1pm

 

Join us at "RegTech" a World of Opportunities" at the 80RR Fintech Hub SG Innovation Lab Crawl on 14 November 2019 from 10am – 1pm, which is happening in conjunction with the Singapore Fintech Festival week.  

 

Expect an exciting line-up of talks and presentations by international experts from the Regtech firms, and learn about this emerging field to develop and leverage new solutions to unending challenges and to enhance outcomes. Get an opportunity to network with more than 20 start-ups from around the region, who will be showcasing their business solutions/products at the booths.

 

 

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Revolut/ClauseMatch Singapore Event - RegTech: Enabling Fintech Expansion

  • 12th Nov
  • Revolut Singapore Office, WeWork Funan

6pm - 9pm

 

The Fintech revolution is transforming the financial services sector at an unprecedented pace. Digital players are taking advantage of their agility to seize new opportunities and respond quickly to market, regulatory and technological changes.

 

Fintechs such as Revolut are adopting and embracing the latest advances in AI and Machine Learning technology to speed up their market entry.

 

Join speakers from Standard Chartered, Revolut, Regtech firm ClauseMatch and others for an in-depth discussion on how Fintechs and traditional financial services firms can learn from each other and respond and evolve with the ever changing Asia Pacific landscape.

 

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SFA Partners’ Deal Day – For Investors Only!

  • 14th Nov
  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 23 Church Street, Capital Square #10-01, Singapore 049481

5pm - 9pm

 

Calling all Investors Interested in Fintech Startups!

We like to invite you to join us for our SFA Partners' Deal Day on 14th November 2019 from 5pm to 9pm @ AWS Singapore office. This event will match-make international startups with VCs/investors in Singapore in the form of well-matched 1:1 meetings using our advanced matchmaking tool.

 

Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) has over 48 MOUs with international partners around the world in all five continents. Many of them will be flying into Singapore to participate in the Singapore FinTech Festival. They will be leading their delegation with their country’s most promising startups for this event. Till date, we have Fintechs from Japan, UK, Korea, France, Denmark, New Zealand, Poland, India, Sri Lanka and more. Those you’ll meet during SFA Partners’ Deal Day are carefully selected, based on your needs and preferences.

 

 

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Shell IdeaRefinery Cohort 3 Demo Day

  • 12th Nov
  • Max Atria@Singapore EXPO, Level 2, Garnet 214 room, Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150

2pm - 5pm

 

This event is the culmination of an intensive 3 month Shell IdeaRefinery capacity building programme. Recognising the importance of innovation and collaboration in an energy transition world, Shell Singapore aims to be a “living lab” of innovation to provide more and cleaner energy solutions for the nation. Started in 2017, Shell IdeaRefinery supports this goal by nurturing local energy start-ups to power progress together.

 

Join us to hear the 7 participating start-ups of Cohort 3 pitch on their solutions to an audience of investors, government institutions and industry partners! Start-ups from previous cohorts will also be invited to pitch as well as network. The aim of this event is to help foster meaningful connections and successful collaborations within the energy industry.

 

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Singapore-Turkey Fintech Meetup

  • 11th Nov
  • 80 Robinson Road, Singapore

6.30pm - 10pm

 

Singapore and Turkey are celebrating the 50th anniversary of trade relations in 2019. Both countries have built bilateral business networks and created industry channels over the years. Today, finance and digital technologies are two focal points that constitute a major portion in joint discussions among key players and regulators of these long-standing partners.

 

In the sidelines of Singapore Fintech Festival, we are organizing a public event marking the 50th anniversary as well as contributing to understanding of fintech ecosystem in both countries. The event brings senior officials and practitioners together to share insights and updates from the ground.

 

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STRATEGIC CONSIDERATIONS IN FINTECH

  • 14th Nov
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • 10 Hyderabad Rd, HortPark, S(119579)

10am - 1pm

 

With emerging technologies having considerable impact on how we conduct business and acquire customers, it is imperative to understand how to leverage these new technologies and generate ROI.

 

The session will cover strategic considerations for successful implementation of leading technologies like API, Blockchain, AI/ML, Big Data and IoT across industries.

 

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Tables Turned 2019 and Speed Dating

  • 14th Nov
  • Found8@Anson, 79 Anson Rd, #20 event space, S(079906)

1.30pm - 5pm

 

Pitching is a crucial skill for entrepreneurs, but how do you do it the way investors will like it? During Tables Turned investors will pitch their funding decision criteria and USP’s to the entrepreneurs. This unique turn of events gives startup founders an otherwise impervious look into what a good pitch should have from the investors perspective. And as with any pitch contest, the best investor pitch will become the winner of “The Startup Buddy Investor 2019” award, the after one edition already sought after 3D rocket! After the pitching selected startups will have the opportunity to speed date with investors and corporates that are looking to collaborate with startups.

 

This event is part of the Dutch Trade Mission for the SFF x SWITCH and organized by The Startup Buddy and the Dutch Embassy in Singapore.

 

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Tax Treatment of Digital Payment Tokens: The Journey Thus Far

  • 15th Nov
  • One Marina Boulevard, L30, A&G Auditorium

3pm

 

This session aims to provide an overview of the Singapore income tax and goods and services tax (GST) treatment of digital payment tokens to date, with a particular focus on the Ministry of Finance’s recent proposed changes set out in the Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill 2019. It also hopes to highlight the key issues and relevant Singapore tax implications, as well as provide suggestions for businesses dealing with digital payment tokens.

 

Speaker: Bjorn Lee, Senior Associate, Allen & Gledhill LLP

 

Bjorn Lee specialises in tax law and advises clients across various business sectors on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financing arrangements and corporate restructurings. He has also advised clients in relation to tax incentives, structuring of inbound and outbound investments as well as the management of disputes with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore. Bjorn graduated from The London School of Economics and Political Science with an LLB (Hons) degree and with distinction from the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School. He is dual-qualified as a lawyer and a Chartered Accountant of Singapore. He is also an Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax & GST) and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

 

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The Blockchain Decade

  • 14th Nov
  • WeWork Battery Road

11am - 12.15pm

 

Join ConsenSys Academy to learn about the evolution of blockchain technology and how it has helped to reshape the global landscape since its inception in 2008. We will discuss the best way to learn about this technology, talk about real world use cases and case studies, and provide resources and next steps for those looking to understand, leverage and implement blockchain in their business.

 

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The Meetup Exchanges

  • 14th Nov
  • 80RR Fintech Hub SG, 80 Robinson Road #08-01 S(068898)

6.30pm - 8.30pm

 

From November 11-20, Singapore will host the world’s leading fintech experts, crypto and blockchain specialists. The Meetup Exchanges (Nov 14) will gather the world’s leading crypto exchange communities with the goal of discussing the current market and setting clear and fair rules for the entire community to adhere to. The main market players in terms of exchanges, regulators, and security providers will gather for an evening of productive discussion.

 

The range of topics up for discussion will include:
• Current market problems and ways to solve them
• Profitability – new ways to achieve it
• Liquidity: real opportunities for exchanges
• New markets for project listings and exchange selection criteria
• Licensing in external jurisdictions: opportunities and limitations
• Security issues

 

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Tokenising Everything How Tokens Work (with live demo)

  • 14th Nov
  • WeWork Battery Road

12.30pm - 1.30pm

 

This session will have a technical component where a smart contract will be deployed on the blockchain so will appeal to those technically inclined. However, it is open to anyone who seeks to gain a basic technical understanding of how tokens work. Upon attending this session, participants will gain a clearer understanding of what a token is, what it can represent, and the potential applications of this technology.


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VII Blockchain Economic Forum in Singapore

  • 14th Nov
  • Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Raffles Blvd, S(039593)

2pm - 8pm

 

The 7th Blockchain Economic Forum gathers VC funds, private investors, capital markets firms, and entrepreneurs to discuss the potential structural change in capital markets and payments systems. Most of the participants are invited personally from selected capital markets and technology firms.

 

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Women-in-Fintech Speaker series: Inaugural event with established female trailblazers

  • 13th Nov
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 80RR Fintech Hub SG

6pm - 9pm

 

SFA's Women in FinTech Subcommittee invites you to an empowering session where industry pinnacle speakers share about their journey to career success.

 

Guest speakers include:

• Diaan - Yi Lin, Senior Partner and Managing Partner of McKinsey Singapore

• Sonia Wedrychowicz, Digital Transformation Practitioner and Thought Leader of JP Morgan Chase & Co

• Tan Bin Ru, CEO of OneConnect Financial Technology

• Celine Heissat Le Cotonnec, Chief data officer of AXA

 

Organised by: Singapore FinTech Association's Women in FinTech Subcommittee

 

 

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