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17 Nov 2020

Insights: A Missed Opportunity for Fintechs: Female Customers

By: Inez MurrayCEO, Financial Alliance for Women and SFF 2020 Ambassador Women control more than US$216 trillion in wealth (World Bank) and are responsible for up to 89 percent of purchasing decisions globally (Neilson). They’re also strong savers and loyal customers. Yet, this market...

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17 Nov 2020

Insights: “Where’s Waldo” and Neobank Profitability.

"Where's Waldo?" is an iconic series of children's puzzle books, in which readers are challenged to find a character named Waldo, identified by his red-and-white-striped shirt, bobble hat, and glasses.  It is difficult to spot Waldo because the author camouflages him among similar-patterned...

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10 Sep 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: CRYPTOCURRENCY

On 21 August 2020, we were joined by three luminaries in the cryptocurrency world, Dante Disparte (Libra Association), Mike Kayamori (Liquid) and Tyler Winklevoss (Gemini). Diving into a spirited discussion on the future of the crypto space, our speakers discussed areas including: As the...

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21 Aug 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: CROSS-BORDER E-COMMERCE

On 21 August 2020, we were joined by three payment giants on our Green Shoots Series, Ari Sarker, (Mastercard), Cameron McLean (PayPal) and James Shanahan (Revolut Singapore). Our speakers discussed key trends emerging from COVID-19 in cross-border e-commerce, including: Consumer behaviour...

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13 Aug 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: LEADING THROUGH A CRISIS: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH RAVI MENON

On 13 August 2020, we were delighted to be joined by Ravi Menon, Managing Director of MAS, on this Green Shoots Exclusive. Highlights from the session included enhancements on the Financial Sector Technology and Innovation (FSTI) scheme, and his perspectives on how leaders in the financial...

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03 Aug 2020

We're back on 7-11 December 2020!

To our SFF Community,   The global COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our day-to-day lives like never before. But as challenging as these times have been, we see hope. Every day, we are inspired by stories of how people and businesses are supporting one another and climbing out of the crisis...

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26 Jun 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: IN CONVERSATION WITH PIYUSH GUPTA & SOPNENDU MOHANTY

Our Green Shoots special on 26 June 2020 welcomed over 1000 attendees from a record 31 countries. The session featured two leading names in FinTech, Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Group and Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of MAS, who discussed areas including: How DBS' strategy has evolved...

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04 Jun 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: THE INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION PLAYBOOK

On 4 June 2020, we partnered with the Milken Institute Asia Center to bring together Asia's tech titans and investors for a thoughtful conversation of how the pandemic has fundamentally changed international business, what companies are doing to accelerate the new normal, and what business models...

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28 May 2020

THE CHANGING RETAIL PAYMENTS VALUE CHAIN

On 28 May 2020, we entered our 9th Green Shoots session discussing the topic of the changing retail payments value chain. Our seasoned retail payment experts: Reuben Lai (Senior Managing Director & Co-Head, Grab Financial Group), Jeremy Tan (CEO, Liquid Group), Joel Yarbrough (VP Asia...

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26 May 2020

CROSS-BORDER COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE ASEAN REGION AND INDIA, UK, DENMARK & SWEDEN

On the 8th episode of the SFF Green Shoots series, we were honoured to be joined by High Commissioners and Ambassadors in Singapore representing India, UK, Denmark and Sweden. Our speakers shared insights on their startup ecosystems and opportunities for collaboration, delving into areas...

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14 May 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES PRESENTS FINAIM: CREDIT LENDING POWERED BY AI

On 14 May, the SFF Green Shoots series presented the first FINAiM (Finance, AI & Marketplace) Forum by MAS. A big thank you to our speakers: Dr Yanming Fang, Director & Head of Credit Risk Model at Ant Financial, Chun Dong Chau, Co-founder of ADVANCE.AI and Shameek Kundu, Chief Data...

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11 May 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: HAS COVID-19 LED TO AN INCREASE IN REGTECH DEMAND?

This week on the Green Shoots series, we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on regulatory practices and the rise of RegTech. On 11 May, we were joined by some of the leading voices from the public and private sector who weighed in on initiatives driving the adoption of RegTech and some of the...

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30 Apr 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: A SPOTLIGHT ON THE ASEAN REGION: THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN FINTECH

Our Green Shoots session on 30 April focused on FinTech developments and efforts across ASEAN to support the community through these challenging times. Against the backdrop of COVID-19, promising efforts have started to unfold with continued opportunities and challenges facing the industry. Our...

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24 Apr 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: THE GROWING IMPORTANCE OF CYBERSECURITY

On 24 April 2020, we entered our fourth Green Shoots session discussing the topic of the growing importance of cyber security. Our seasoned Cybersecurity experts and leaders from around the world: Ralph Echemendia (“The Ethical Hacker” and CEO at Seguru), Paul Hadjy (CEO &...

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17 Apr 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: STEPPING UP: SUPPORTING THE FINTECH COMMUNITY

Following AMTD's announcement of the AMTD ASEAN-Solidarity Fund and Razer’s $50M relief fund for Singapore, our third session on 17 April explored the role that tech giants and financial institutions can play in supporting FinTechs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Exploring different approaches...

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09 Apr 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES: THE RESILIENCE OF FOUNDERS

Our Green Shoots session on 9 April featured seasoned founders from around the world: Prajit Nanu (Co-Founder and CEO, NIUM) and Matthias Kroener (Founder and former CEO, Fidor Bank). Shining the spotlight on their resilience as founders, our speakers shared how they are navigating tough choices,...

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03 Apr 2020

SFF GREEN SHOOTS SERIES - KEEPING THE CASH FLOWING: THE VC PERSPECTIVE

Many of us are working from home and feeling isolated from the broader FinTech community. At a time like this, we need to come together and support each other. On 3 April 2020, we kicked off our weekly virtual meetups covering topics from COVID-19-proofing your business to taking care of your...

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