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Singapore | 15 - 17 November 2023

2023 Festival Theme

Applications of AI in Financial Services


The Singapore FinTech Festival 2023 will focus on the growth and adoption of AI and how this technology can potentially be used in financial services.

Examining how technologies such as AI and Web3, and digital public goods, can help to accelerate:

  • The transition to a low-carbon future
  • The re-imagining of the financial system architecture to better address the needs of the underserved 
  • The securing of the digital economy against modern climate, technology, and cyber risks

The Festival in Numbers

Exhibitors and

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SFF 900 x 600 - visitors (2)
  • Brand Amplification

  • Lead Generation

  • Thought Leadership

  • Recruitment

  • Media Reach

2022 Festival Reel 


Session Highlights from 2022

  • The Next 10 Years: Building the Crypto Economy, Scaling Web3 Innovation, and Weathering Storms

    Brian Armstrong, Co-founder & CEO, Coinbase

    Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore

  • FinTech in its Element: Water, Metal, Fire, Wood, Earth

    Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • The Great Merge: Rearchitecting Ethereum with Vitalik Buterin [Presentation]

    Vitalik Buterin, Co-founder of Ethereum & Researcher at the Ethereum Foundation, Ethereum Foundation

  • The Great Merge: Rearchitecting Ethereum with Vitalik Buterin [Interview]

    Vitalik Buterin, Co-founder of Ethereum & Researcher at the Ethereum Foundation, Ethereum Foundation

    Joanna Ossinger, Senior Reporter for Crypto. Bloomberg News [Moderator]
  • Balancing Act : Seeing Through Turbulent Times and the Web3 Shift

    Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS Bank

    Tan Sri Tony FernandesCEO, Capital A

    Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, Paytm

    Tanvir Gill, Anchor, CNBC International [Moderator]

  • Stick, Twist or Fold

    Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder & CEO, Wise
    Julian Teicke, Founder & CEO, wefox
    Manisha Tank, Journalist & Broadcaster (seen on CNN, Ex-BBC) [Moderator]
  • A Hard Look at ESG Finance

    Julien Vincent, Executive Director, Market Forces
    Stuart Kirk, Financial Commentator
    Tariq Fancy, Founder & CEO, The Rumie Initiative
    Manisha Tank,
    Journalist & Broadcaster (seen on CNN, Ex-BBC) [Moderator]
  • Beyond Bitcoin: The Future of Decentralised Finance and Digital Assets

    Adrienne A. Harris, Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services
    Rabi Sankar Tavarna, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India
    Sheila Bair, Former Chair, FDIC, Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Stability & Senior Advisor and Founding Chair, Systemic Risk Council
    Dushyant “D” Shahrawat, Director, Rosenblatt Securities [Moderator]
  • The Social Compass: Purposeful and Progressive Entrepreneurship

    Anthony Tan, Co-founder & Group CEO, Grab
    Sonam Wangchuk, Founder, Himalayan Institute of Alternatives
    Manisha Tank, Journalist & Broadcaster (seen on CNN, Ex-BBC) [Moderator]
  • Stablecoins: The Future That is Your Money

    Changpeng Zhao, Founder & CEO, Binance
    Richmond Teo, Co-founder, Paxos/BUSD
    Jo Yeo, Head, Payments Development & Data Connectivity, Monetary Authority of Singapore [Moderator]
  • Deconstructing the Essence of a Resilient Business Model: The Investor Perspective

    Shailendra Singh,
    Managing Director, Sequoia Capital India & Southeast Asia
    Joji Thomas Philip, Founder & CEO, DealStreetAsia (Nikkei Group)[Moderator]

"This is the Woodstock moment of FinTech."

Late Anshu Jain, 
Former Deutsche Bank Co-Chief Executive Officer 


"The true spirit of the FinTech Festival - opening doors to new digital futures; hoisting sails to the winds of change."

Christine Lagarde, Former IMF Managing Director and Currently President of the European Central Bank 


"Like the festival of light that calls us to spread light over darkness, hope and happiness over despair, this festival calls us to come together in pursuit of a better future for Humanity."

Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India 


"As the Singapore FinTech Festival demonstrates year after year, innovation in money and payments is moving at a rapid pace. And often with the goal to rethink how we use money..." 

Agustín Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Welcoming Our 2023 Sponsors


  • SFF 400x200 - Grand Sponsor - Ant Group
  • SFF 400x200 - Grand Sponsor - Circle
  • prudential
  • SFF 400x200 - Grand Sponsor - Tencent


SFF 400x200 - Grand Sponsor - UOB


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