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BNY Mellon APAC Innovation Center

Session 1:
Mon, 31 Oct 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session 2:
Mon, 31 Oct 2022
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

BNY Mellon Innovation Center
1 Temasek Avenue
Level 7, Millenia Tower
Singapore 039192

Morning Session: The Upsurge of Alternative Investments
Financial institutions are increasing allocation to alternative assets in the search for yield and diversification. In Preqin’s recent report*, it predicts alternative AUM to reach US$23 trillion in 2026 as technology and innovation like tokenization could increase access to alternative investments for a wider group of investors and address challenges related to liquidity and transparency. In this panel, industry experts will explore key market trends, innovation in the alternatives space and future outlook.

Afternoon Session: How Data Savvy is your Organization?
The financial industry is transforming how data is used. Where does your organization stand in the transformation journey? In what ways have the use of data shifted operating and investment models? In this panel, subject matter experts will discuss approaches to tackle key data challenges and best practices in data management.

Morning Session: The Upsurge of Alternative Investments
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Registration
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Panel Discussion
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Experience the Future of Work

Discover how emerging technologies are changing the future of work and redefining the art of possible.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Metaverse
  • Data and Platform Solutions

Afternoon Session: How Data Savvy is your Organization?
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Registration
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Panel Discussion
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Experience the Future of Work

Discover how emerging technologies are changing the future of work and redefining the art of possible.

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Metaverse
  • Data and Platform Solutions

BNY Mellon’s Global Network of Innovation Centers is an integral pillar of the organization’s digital transformation providing an environment to rapidly experiment with emerging technologies and capabilities like AI and DLT, incubate new capabilities, products and services, and changing the way the organization works. The center collaborates with Asia Pacific clients and partners and is the digital window into BNY Mellon’s capabilities and thought leadership.


Hong Kong International Blockchain and Financial Association (HKIBFA) is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation registered in Hong Kong since 2018. Its vision is to establish Hong Kong’s leading position in Asia and around the world in the blockchain and FinTech industry and market, through the following missions: 1. Advocating market regulation and policy; 2. Talent development for future blockchain, innovation technology professionals by education; 3. Awareness of disruptive blockchain technology in the mass market for adoption.

 The organisation supports and promotes technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, and so on. Currently, it’s serving more than 3,000 blockchain-investor, bankers, government leaders and scholar members from Hong Kong, Mainland China, and other Belt and Road countries in Asia and the Pacific, The US, and European countries.



Findec is Sweden’s Hub for Fintechs, with a purpose to boost Sweden’s financial technology ecosystem through network, knowledge and collaboration. 



Women in Tech Thailand is part of a global non-profit organisation., Women in Tech Global Movement. Women in Tech® is an international organisation with a double mission: to close the gender gap and to help women embrace technology. The organization focuses on 4 primary areas that are a call for action: Education, Entrepreneurialism, Social Inclusion, Science & Innovation. The aim is to educate, equip and empower women and girls with the necessary skills and confidence to succeed in STEM career fields. More than an organisation, we are a global movement made up of members, partners and an ecosystem of networks that share our values and that have the same mission of striving for an Inclusive Tech industry. The issue of women empowerment in Tech is of major importance. We have to tackle it as a global community so as to drive sustainable change and create the necessary impact. Our community is represented by persons of all abilities – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, class, age or sexual orientation. We have members in over 100 countries. 



STCC is a non-profit organization formed in 1993 to promote economic and social relationships by bringing Thai, Singapore and foreign companies in Thailand together.

STCC strives to be the bridge connecting the two countries to enhance the economies of Thailand and Singapore through cooperations in multiple aspects including economic, business, investment, legal affairs and others. It also provides a platform for the different entities to partake and discuss the latest news in Singapore, Thailand and the region.

There are about 250 corporate members in STCC.



The Singapore Cybersecurity Consortium (SGCSC) is a platform for engagement between industry, academia and government agencies to encourage use-inspired research, translation, manpower training and technology awareness in the area of cybersecurity. It is funded under the National Cybersecurity R&D (NCR) Programme and anchored at the National University of Singapore (NUS) since 1 September 2016. Singapore-incorporated companies with interest and expertise in cybersecurity are welcome to apply for SGCSC membership to engage in activities that include technology updates, workshops, Special Interest Groups, and opportunities for funded research collaboration with local research institutes and public agencies. 



The Myanmar Private Equity and Venture Capital Association is a group of institutional investors and supporting industry players dedicated to improving the vibrant venture capital and private equity industry in Myanmar. MPE&VCA unites the Myanmar investment ecosystem to support the formation and development of responsible, high-growth companies, and to ensure that the Myanmar market becomes a competitive environment for these companies’ entrepreneurs.

MPE&VCA offers broad support to its members such as: acting as a focal point for those seeking investment capital: offering opportunities to network, collaborate and coordinate activities with members engaged in different sectors of the VC/PE community, and; providing access to highly relevant events and professional training. 


Innovate Finance is the independent industry body that represents and advances the global FinTech community in the UK. Its mission is to accelerate the UK’s leading role in the financial services sector by directly supporting the next generation of technology-led innovators. Innovate Finance’s membership ranges from seed stage startups and global financial institutions to investors, professional services firms, and global FinTech hubs. All benefit from Innovate Finance’s unique position as the single point of access to promote enabling policy and regulation, talent and skills, business opportunity and growth, and investment capital. By bringing together and connecting the most forward-thinking participants in financial services, Innovate Finance is helping create a global financial services sector that is more transparent, more sustainable and more inclusive.


Established in 1991, UK-headquartered International Banking Systems (IBS) Intelligence (IBSi) is the world’s only pure-play Financial Technology (traditional and new-age) research, advisory, and media firm, with global coverage, and a 360° portfolio of intelligence offerings.

For over 30 years, IBSi’s expert teams have delivered independent, in-depth, actionable insights, with a laser focus on everything from Financial Technology, to the global banking, consulting, technology, and institutional investor world.

As an Analyst firm, we take pride in covering 2,000+ FinTech vendors in-depth globally – the largest by any global research firm in this space. IBSi’s iconic annual Sales League Table has been the industry-acknowledged barometer of global Financial Technology vendor performance for 20+ years, covering 100+ leading technology participants from 150+ countries across 20 system types. Every year.

Our FinTech Lab in Dubai brings banks and global technology vendors together with a common goal of fostering collaboration and innovation within the GCC region.

IBSi’s group company, Cedar, is a 35-year-old global management consulting firm with deep expertise in formulating & executing a business strategies for financial services clients worldwide, with a significant focus on leading their technology and digital transformation.



HKIFOA was established on the basis of the rapid developments of Asia’s economy and society, which focuses on the economic, social, and cultural exchanges and integration of Asia, Hong Kong, and Singapore family offices, and plays the role to bridge and link between the government, the markets, and family office.

HKIFOA links domestic and overseas family wealth management and research institutions, family office professionals, family office business-related service institutions, and senior experts and scholars to develop and understand the latest social and economic dynamics worldwide. 

HKIFOA’s mission is founded on the following three inter-twined principles: International Family Offices’ passion for investing in a global dynamic financial and digital environment; Respect for risk, and migration exposure to unknown crises; Continuous improvement of Family Office operation and harvesting. All of which define the association we are today.



Established in 2015, the Hong Kong Federation of E-commerce, HKFEC, is a leading non-profit organization supporting the E-commerce development with a mission to address the best practices in the borderless ecommerce space through collaboration with policy makers, industries, and global alliances. 

Over the years, HKFEC has organized various industry events in partnership with Magento, Salesforce, Alibaba, Amazon, Shopee and local key ecommerce players. One of the key events – Ecommerce World Summit has become a leading industry event over the region, attracting over 1,000 of industry professionals to attend every year. 

HKFEC also provides a connection between government and the industry, being an ecommerce event co-organizer and give support to the major trade and ecommerce events in all over the world.



Established in 2014, Hong Kong Fintech Industry Association (HKFIA) is a non-profit organisation established in Hong Kong. HKFIA has led some of the most ambitious efforts to reshape the industry development and education of Fintech for the benefit of the public via policy advocacy and education programs together with universities, companies and governments.

We believe technology is the key driver for financial innovation and inclusivity. By connecting global companies from both technology and financial world,  we break boundaries and create new values to the industry.



Founded in 1970, the Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS), with over 9,000 members, is the first and largest well-recognised non-profit organisation focused on developing Hong Kong’s Information Technology (IT) profession and industry. Members hail from a broad spectrum of Hong Kong’s IT community, from corporations to like-minded individuals, all coming together to raise the profile and standards of our profession and industry.



FinTech Association of Hong Kong is a not-for-profit, independent, membership-based organization that is the voice of the FinTech community in Hong Kong. It is led by a volunteer group of board members and committee co-chairs who care about the future of FinTech in Hong Kong, Greater China and Asia. Its members range from promising startups and passionate individuals to global financial institutional service providers. FTAHK also works closely with the government and regulators to advocate for global standards in the FinTech ecosystem. It supports the development of Hong Kong as a leading FinTech centre by Advocating, Collaborating and Educating.

香港金融科技協會是一個非牟利,獨立,會員制的組織,由董事會成員和委員會聯合主席組成的義工小組領導,代表香港金融科技界的聲音。他們關注金融科技在香港、大中華區和亞洲的未來發展,其成員涵蓋個人,初創公司到國際金融機構。 香港金融科技協會還與政府和監管機構有緊密合作,倡導金融科技生態系統的國際標準,並通過倡導,合作和教育,支持香港發展成為領先的金融科技中心。



Established in 1927, FICCI is India’s oldest and largest apex business organization and the voice of India’s business and industry. FICCI works closely with the government on policy issues and serves members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and MNC’s and diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies, facilitating trade, investment and internationalisation. FICCI works across 70 diverse sectors through a network of 16 state offices in India and 8 international offices, organizes 300 conferences, summits , exhibitions each year, and releases insightful research reports and surveys in all sectors and works to expand business opportunities through a range of specialized services & global linkages.



Headquartered in The Netherlands, TerraPay believes that the smallest payment deserves a borderless journey as safe as the largest. The group has been building an ever-expanding payments highway that empowers businesses to create transparent customer experiences with an uninterrupted, secure, and real-time global passage for every payment, however small or large. Registered and regulated across 26 global markets, TerraPay is a leading global partner to banks, mobile wallets, money transfer operators, merchants, and financial institutions, creating a more expansive and inclusive international financial ecosystem. With access to a payments infrastructure that spans the globe, their partners become beacons of the promise of global financial inclusion.



The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore belongs to a worldwide network of 125 French Chambers (CCIFI) in 92 countries with over 37,000 companies. 

One of the most active Chambers in Asia, the French Chamber is a private association that promotes mutually beneficial trade relations between Singapore & France. We represent a dynamic business platform of over 650 companies and individual members representing a total network of 7,000 contacts in Singapore. Offering a comprehensive range of competitive, efficient and customised services, our mission is to connect and promote our members, boosting their development in Singapore and in the region.

As the official “Team France Export” representative, we are the one-stop shop for French companies in their export and development in Singapore.

Can Cham


Since its inception in 1983 (as the Canada-Singapore Business Association), CanCham Singapore has grown into one of Singapore’s most recognized international business associations. 

It is currently embarking on providing more value to its members as a result of Asia’s ascendancy in global markets and Canada’s increased commercial engagement with Singapore and its neighbours.

If you are interested in joining the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, click on the link for more information.



Established in 2012 and headquartered in Singapore, the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) acts as the voice of the Canadian private sector in Southeast Asia. Our primary mission is to grow the business, trade, and investment relationship between Canada and ASEAN. Currently representing nearly 60 leading organisations, the CABC is a cross-industry network of companies currently or prospectively doing business and/or investment between Canada and Southeast Asia. The Council has three primary offerings for its members: (1) Advocacy to Canadian and ASEAN governments, (2) Events for high-level networking, and (3) Research on region-specific trade policy.

To find out more, please visit our website or contact Ms. Nicky Lung (Executive Director) at [email protected]



The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore (BritCham) is an independent not-for-profit membership organisation supporting approximately 3,500 members from 320 member organisations, part of the British Chambers of Commerce Global Network and a leading member of the ‘Britain in South East Asia’ network (BiSEA). Our members vary from startups and SMEs to global MNCs, spanning all sectors and industries. Approximately two-thirds of the network in Singapore are British nationals or those employed by an organisation headquartered in the UK.

The Chamber is a registered Society, led by an Executive Team, overseen by an elected Board of members and operating under a published Constitution. Our mission is to drive British business growth in Singapore, create opportunities for our members, facilitate industry knowledge sharing, and support exporters from the UK. This is achieved by working alongside Government, our partners and our engaged members to deliver services, committee participation, activities and opportunities throughout the year.

Within our services to the British business community, we focus on five broad themes – the Future of Trade (creating jobs and boosting economic growth in Singapore), the Future of Work (supporting talent and the enhancement of people to support business growth), Diversity & Inclusion (ensuring that rich and diverse workforces are working together to support business innovation and growth), Education & Learning (focusing on quality education and future skills that businesses will require), and sustainability through our Road to Net Zero campaign (encouraging businesses to do their part for a world that we all want to live in in the future). We also maintain a Covid-19 Information Hub resource.



ASIFMA is an independent, regional trade association with over 150 member firms comprising a diverse range of leading financial institutions from both the buy and sell side, including banks, asset managers, law firms and market infrastructure service providers.  Together, we harness the shared interests of the financial industry to promote the development of liquid, deep and broad capital markets in Asia.  ASIFMA advocates stable, innovative and competitive Asian capital markets that are necessary to support the region’s economic growth.  We drive consensus, advocate solutions and effect change around key issues through the collective strength and clarity of one industry voice.  Our many initiatives include consultations with regulators and exchanges, development of uniform industry standards, advocacy for enhanced markets through policy papers, and lowering the cost of doing business in the region.   Through the GFMA alliance with SIFMA in the United States and AFME in Europe, ASIFMA also provides insights on global best practices and standards to benefit the region. 



Asia-Pacific Structured Finance Association (“APSA”) was founded in 2006. APSA seeks to provide a platform for the views of the structured finance industry to be communicated to policy makers, regulators, standards-setters, market participants and investors. Our membership consists of regulators, investors, originators, banks, trustees, rating agencies, accountants, lawyers, academics and students. Our nominal membership fee ensures APSA retains a wide and independent membership representation within the structured finance industry. APSA collaborates closely with other organisations with similar interests, including IMN, CSF, HKIB, ASIFMA, HKSI, TMA, IFLR (with corresponding benefits to our members).



Indonesia’s first and largest tech-enabled investment platform committed to building Indonesia’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our shareholders and team strive to support Indonesia’s economic development by investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs and by bringing best in class practices to Indonesian early stage investment. More than an investment platform, we design impactful services to build the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Established in 1973, The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) is the largest and the most active international business association in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with over 5,000 members representing more than 560 companies. Our Chamber is comprised of 14 industry-specific committees and conducts nearly 200 events per year. AmCham is a forward-thinking, business-progressive association.  

Our mission is to create value for our members by providing advocacy, business insights, and connections. Our membership includes American companies and Singaporean and third-country companies with significant U.S. business interests. AmCham is an independent, non-partisan business organization.  

Our goal is to provide the information and facilitate the access and connections that give members insight into the local, regional, and global operating environment, enhance their professional capabilities, and enable them to make well-informed business decisions.  



AiSP is an independent cybersecurity association that believes in developing, supporting and enhancing industry technical competence and management expertise to promote the integrity, status and interests of Information Security Professionals in Singapore. Through promoting the development, increase and spread of cybersecurity knowledge, AiSP aims to create a safe cybersecurity ecosystem.



The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) is the leading industry association that represents global internet companies on matters of public policy. The association’s mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and open internet in the Asia Pacific region. Founded in 2010, AIC brings together businesses and governments across the digital value chain to promote the benefits of the Internet and ICT, and to provide a trusted and reputable voice on key policy issues.



Asian FinTech Academy (AFTA) conducts Executive Programs on FinTech, Artificial Intelligence in Finance and Blockchain-enabled Digital Assets.

the association of cloud and mobile computing professionals


The Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals (ACMCP) is a non-profit making professional organization founded in 2014. Members of ACMCP come from a wide spectrum of professions including experts in areas including but not limited to consultancy, investment, sales and marketing, innovative design, internet-related professional services and mobile application developers. Dedicated to bring up the awareness of Cloud and Mobile Computing, and promote its adoption, knowledge sharing among members, universities and companies. Facilitate the communication and collaboration among the interested international parties in Cloud and Mobile Computing related areas. Encourage information technology adoption in local businesses and communities.



Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has always been among the first to embrace technological innovations to empower its customers into the future of banking.
It has consistently been recognized as of one of Asia’s digital trailblazers, ranking among the country’s top universal banks in terms of profitability and efficiency.
Over the years, UnionBank has garnered a record-breaking number of awards and recognition, such as the Most Recommended Retail Bank in Asia Pacific by BankQuality.com; 5-time Digital Bank of the Year by The Asset Triple A; Asia Pacific’s Digital Trailblazer by IDC Asia Pacific, and the Top 1 of Most Helpful Banks in the Philippines during COVID-19 by BankQuality.com.
UnionBank stands firm in its promise to power the future of banking through “Tech-Up Pilipinas” to best serve the growing needs of Filipinos everywhere, while pioneering innovations for a better world.


SWIFT is a global member owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and regulatory compliance.
Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories. While SWIFT does not hold funds or manage accounts on behalf of customers, we enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardised financial messages in a reliable way, thereby supporting global and local financial flows, as well as trade and commerce all around the world.
Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT’s international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT’s global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres.
Asia cloud computing association


The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is a leading industry association comprising the stakeholders of the cloud computing ecosystem in Asia. The ACCA works to ensure that the interests of the cloud computing community are effectively represented in the public policy debate. Our primary mission is to accelerate the growth of the cloud market in Asia, where we promote the growth and development of cloud computing in Asia Pacific through dialogue, training, and public education. Through regular meetings, we also provide a platform for members to discuss implementation and growth strategies, share ideas, and establish policies and best practices relating to the cloud computing ecosystem.  

Contact us at [email protected]

You can also find us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/asia-cloud-computing-association/ or on Twitter @accacloud.  


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Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. These services include comprehensive ATM, POS and card outsourcing services, card issuing and merchant acquiring services, software solutions, cash-based and online-initiated consumer-to consumer and business-to-business money transfer services, and electronic distribution of digital media and prepaid mobile phone time.
Euronet’s global payment network is extensive – including 51,062 ATMs, approximately 569,000 EFT POS terminals and a growing portfolio of outsourced debit and credit card services in 63 countries; card software solutions; a prepaid processing network of approximately 762,000 POS terminals at approximately 339,000 retailer locations in 63 countries; and a global money transfer network of approximately 504,000 locations serving 182 countries and territories. Headquartered in Leawood, Kansas, USA, and 66 worldwide offices, Euronet serves clients in approximately 190 countries and territories.


Founded in 2019, Cake DeFi is a leading decentralised finance services provider and Southeast Asia’s fastest growing fintech platform. “We Do Crypto. You Do You.” – Our vision is to become a one-stop platform for all crypto users to get easy access to DeFi and Web3 services. To date, more than 1 million users from over 190 countries trust us to manage over $1 billion in assets. Registered and headquartered in Singapore, we are a firm advocate for DeFi as a driver for growth and innovation.

As a credible corporate citizen, Cake DeFi contributes to regulatory conversations by supporting governments and industry bodies through policymaking initiatives, strategic partnerships, and government-led initiatives. We are a member of the Singapore FinTech Association’s Web 3.0 subcommittee and an industry member of ACCESS’ Virtual Asset Payments Group. Transparency is a mantra at Cake DeFi, and all these are part of an ongoing effort to earn widespread trust in a disruptive new industry.



SUNRATE is the intelligent global payment and treasury management platform for businesses worldwide. Since its inception in 2016, we are recognised as the leading provider of cutting-edge payment and treasury management products. We have enabled companies in 130+ countries with our proprietary platform, extensive network, and robust APIs to scale local and global growth.

With offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Jakarta, and London, SUNRATE partners with the top global financial institutions, such as Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, Visa, and Mastercard. We are licensed and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the UK, the Bank Indonesia, the Hong Kong Customs as a Money Service Operator, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore as a Major Payment Institution.




Tyme is a multi-country digital banking group, focused on bridging the digital divide in emerging markets, by integrating into physical retail ecosystems. Headquartered in Singapore with offices in Hong Kong and Ho Chi Min City, Tyme designs, builds, and commercializes digital banks for the mass market, with a particular expertise in serving under-served and under-banked populations. Tyme’s flagship operation is TymeBank, with more than 5 million customers in South Africa since launch in February 2019. Tyme’s hybrid model of digital banking and physical service has made banking accessible to South Africans across the economic spectrum with one in every eight eligible South Africans holding a TymeBank account. Tyme is launching its second bank in the Philippines, GoTyme, and has applied for a banking license in Pakistan.



TRM Labs provides blockchain intelligence to organizations who need to detect, assess, and investigate crypto-related fraud and financial crime. Trusted by financial institutions, crypto businesses and government agencies around the world, TRM’s risk management platform includes tools for crypto wallet screening, transaction monitoring, Know-Your-VASP checks and investigations to trace the source and destination of funds, and offers:

• The industry’s broadest asset coverage: capability to monitor over 1 million digital assets across 25 blockchains, including Ethereum, Solana, TRON and more
• 80+ risk categories: A comprehensive set of risk indicators, including FATF’s money laundering predicate offenses, to set customized risk scoring criteria
• Cross-chain analytics: Seamless movement between blockchains, building cohesive visualizations when tracing the flow of funds in a single graph


Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group, with a presence in 59 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 83. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges.
SC Ventures is a business unit that provides a platform and catalyst for Standard Chartered to promote innovation, invest in disruptive financial technology and explore alternative business models.
For more stories and expert opinions about Standard Chartered, please visit Insights at sc.com. Follow Standard Chartered on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
For more information about SC Ventures, please visit www.scventures.io and follow SC Ventures on LinkedIn.


Worldpay from FIS (NYSE:FIS) is a leading payments technology company that powers global commerce for merchants, banks, and capital markets. Processing 79 billion transactions topping $10T for 20,000+ clients annually, Worldpay lifts economies and communities by advancing the way the world pays, banks, and invests. We create secure and scalable innovations that connect commerce across all geographies and sales channels. The company’s integrated technology platform offers a unified and comprehensive solution set to help clients run, grow, and achieve more for their business. With a 50+ year history in financial services, we remain ahead of the curve to outpace today’s competitive economic landscape. By delivering simple, streamlined, and secure experiences for all of our clients and their customers, we embody commitment to every aspect of the financial services industry.


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Tencent is a world-leading internet and technology company that develops innovative products and services to improve the quality of life of people around the world. Founded in 1998 with its headquarters in Shenzhen, China, Tencent’s guiding principle is to use technology for good. Our communication and social services connect more than one billion people around the world, helping them to keep in touch with friends and family, access transportation, pay for daily necessities, and even be entertained. Tencent also publishes some of the world’s most popular video games and other high-quality digital content, enriching interactive entertainment experiences for people around the globe. Tencent also offers a range of services such as cloud computing, advertising, FinTech, and other enterprise services to support our clients’ digital transformation and business growth. Tencent has been listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong since 2004.


Temasek is an investment company with a net portfolio value of S$403 billion (US$297b, €268b, £227b, RMB1.89t) as at 31 March 2022. Temasek’s Purpose “So Every Generation Prospers” guides it to make a difference for today’s and future generations. The Temasek Charter defines its three roles as an Investor, Institution and Steward, and shapes its ethos to do well, do right and do good.

Sustainability is at the core of all that Temasek does. It is committed to catalysing solutions to global challenges and activating capital – financial, human, social and natural – to bring about a better and more inclusive world for all. Temasek has overall corporate credit ratings of Aaa/AAA by rating agencies Moody’s Investors Service and S&P Global Ratings respectively.

Headquartered in Singapore, it has 12 offices in 8 countries around the world: Beijing, Hanoi, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Singapore in Asia; and London, Brussels, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Mexico City outside Asia.



Income Insurance Limited (Income) is one of the leading composite insurers in Singapore, offering life, health and general insurance. Established in Singapore in 1970 to plug a social need for insurance, Income continues to serve the protection, savings and investment needs of individuals, families and businesses today. Its lifestyle-centric and data-driven approach to insurance and financial planning puts Income at the forefront of innovative solutions that empowers better financial well-being for all. For more information, please visit www.income.com.sg.



UOB is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of around 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Since its incorporation in 1935, UOB has grown organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions. UOB is rated among the world’s top banks: Aa1 by Moody’s Investors Service and AA- by both S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings. In Asia, UOB operates through its head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as branches and representative offices across the region. 

Over more than eight decades, generations of UOB employees have carried through the entrepreneurial spirit, the focus on long-term value creation and an unwavering commitment to do what is right for our customers and our colleagues. We believe in being a responsible financial services provider and we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our stakeholders and in the communities in which we operate. Just as we are dedicated to helping our customers manage their finances wisely and to grow their businesses, UOB is steadfast in our support of social development, particularly in the areas of art, children and education.


Ant Group traces its roots back to Alipay, which was established in 2004. Today, we are a world-leading internet open platform. Through technological innovation, we support our partners to enable inclusive, convenient digital life and digital financial services for consumers and SMEs (small and micro-sized enterprises). We have also continuously opened up our technology products and services to support the digital transformation of businesses and facilitate digital collaboration across industries and geographies. Our collaboration with global partners helps merchants better connect with consumers around the world.



PayerMax is the world’s leading Omni-method global payment solution, with over 350+ payment methods over 5 continents focused on empowering the #borderless growth of the world’s top grossing digital merchants from developed markets.
Established in 2020, PayerMax is the emerging markets’ leading regulated digital payment provider servicing online merchants that have ambition beyond borders. PayerMax is headquartered in Singapore with regional head offices and presence in the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & Brazil.


Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currencies and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle is powering always-on internet-native commerce and payments and is the issuer of USD Coin (USDC) and Euro Coin (EUROC). Today, Circle’s transactional services, business accounts, and platform APIs are giving rise to a new generation of financial services and commerce applications that hold the promise of raising global economic prosperity for all through the frictionless exchange of financial value.


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Paymentology is the first truly global issuer-processor. We give banks and fintechs the
technology, team and experience to issue and process cards for major networks and local switch partners, putting cards and payments into the hands of millions of people worldwide.
Our superior multi-cloud platform enables exceptionally fast and seamless deployment, not only as a shared instance, but also as a dedicated instance in-country or in-region, in compliance with changing regulatory environments.
Paymentology currently has payments experts with deep, local market knowledge on the ground in 49 countries (and growing), across 14 time zones, guaranteeing 24/7 support.
Through our innovative cloud profile, vast global presence and richer real-time data, Paymentology’s proven track record of providing innovative, trusted, robust and scalable processing for banks across the globe sets us apart as a leader in payments.
As part of the SaltPay Group, Paymentology is backed by the same funders that grew PayPal, Square, and Stripe.


Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.



Sparrow offers a digital assets trading platform that endeavors to comply with the highest regulatory and cybersecurity standards. We also provide innovative structured products and white-labeled products in Singapore with a focus on digital asset solutions designed to meet the needs of institutional and accredited clients. Furthermore, we have obtained the Major Payment Institution (MPI) licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to provide Digital Payment Token (DPT) services in Singapore under the Payment Services Act (PSA).


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ACCESS is a fully-independent, truly member-led industry association. We are the collective voice of the industry and represent the multifaceted perspectives and expertise of the entire ecosystem. We represent the collective voice of Singapore’s blockchain, Web3, and digital assets ecosystem, and we strive to foster a collaborative environment grounded in the principles of accessibility, education, and engagement, where smart regulation and governance can support a rapidly-changing new economy. As Singapore’s oldest, dedicated blockchain association, ACCESS has proactively responded to regulatory regime shifts that threaten our members’ license to operate while identifying opportunities for self-regulation. ACCESS is respected on a global stage, having represented Singapore at the Virtual Asset Service Providers Summit (V20) as part of the G20 summit and at the International Digital Asset Exchange Association (IDAXA).



80RR Fintech Hub SG is a coworking space set up in a joint effort between Hong Leong Holdings Ltd (HLHL), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Fintech Association (SFA), to support the growth of the Fintech Industry in Singapore. Currently, we are home to more than 40 companies from diverse countries and background.

Our Mission is to provide an affordable coworking space within the Central Business District (CBD), which is essential for collaboration and networking for industry players in the Fintech Eco-System.

With over 50 years of experience, HLHL is a major player in the property market and this has enabled 80RR to tap on their expertise and wealth of experience to provide our members with the most comfortable workspace and experience.


Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is one of the world’s most advanced financial centres, and the leading financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), which comprises 72 countries with an approximate population of 3 billion and an estimated GDP of USD 8 trillion.  
With a close to 20-year track record of facilitating trade and investment flows across the MEASA region, the Centre connects these fast-growing markets with the economies of Asia, Europe and the Americas through Dubai. 
DIFC is home to an internationally recognised, independent regulator and a proven judicial system with an English common law framework, as well as the region’s largest financial ecosystem of almost 30,000 professionals working across over 4,000 active registered companies – making up the largest and most diverse pool of industry talent in the region.  
The Centre’s vision is to drive the future of finance through cutting-edge technology, innovation, and partnerships. Today, it is the global future of finance and innovation hub offering one of the region’s most comprehensive FinTech and venture capital environments, including cost-effective licensing solutions, fit-for-purpose regulation, innovative accelerator programmes, and funding for growth-stage start-ups.  
Comprising a variety of world-renowned retail and dining venues, a dynamic art and culture scene, residential apartments, hotels and public spaces, DIFC continues to be one of Dubai’s most sought-after business and lifestyle destinations. 


Seoul Fintech Lab is a fintech startup supporting institution, which is fully funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government to provide an incubating and accelerating program. We are providing customized support for the various needs of fintech start-ups and offering office space up to 3 years.
It was established in 2018 and is located at Yeoui-do, Seoul in order to promote global competitiveness of fintech start-ups and to utilize the financial hub of the area. Starting with 14 startup support in 2018, we have continued to grow in size with 100 startup support as of 2021, and we plan to continue to expand.


Asia Blockchain Association (ABA) is a non-profit CLG organization that focuses on memberships platform in the field of blockchain technologies and provide support in charitable and humanitarian work.
ABA aims to be a beacon as an advocate of blockchain technology which encourages its members and wider community to leverage on blockchain and scalable technologies to accelerate growth and transformation.
Headquartered in Singapore and serving the Asia and Pacific region on a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) format.


The FAJ is a general incorporated association that promotes open innovation in the Japanese fintech industry by organizing events for its members and the fintech community, conducting working groups on key fintech subsectors and areas of interest, researching market trends, and other activities in support of the fintech ecosystem. The FAJ collaborates with domestic, international, and government organizations in support of the fintech ecosystem in Japan and globally.



The French Chamber of Commerce is happy to participate and organize the French Pavilion at the Singapore Fintech Festival, featuring companies and talents from the French Fintech World. Find us in the International Pavilion Hall and discuss with companies that foster growth in Fintech.


Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is Australia’s leading trade and investment agency. We have the power to open doors, unlock opportunities overseas and help Australian businesses go further, faster. We also introduce foreign investors to Australian partners, strengthening global supply chains, creating local jobs, and boosting the economy. Promoting Australia’s growth and prosperity is why we’re here.


The Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB), established in 1924, is a member of the European System of Central Banks. The MNB performs all key central bank functions including conducting monetary policy, promoting financial stability, holding and managing official reserves, developing and monitoring the payment and settlement systems, and is also responsible for the prudential supervision of the financial system, as well as for consumer protection and market conduct. Besides MNB is the first European central bank to obtain a green mandate.
Despite the growing number of factors that have fundamental role in determining our future, such as cutting-edge technologies and sustainability, MNB should be able to realize that all these factors are related to technological revolution, digital transformation and the promotion of environmental sustainability.
Recognizing the importance of such changes and the magnitude of their impact on the economy, the MNB decided to increase its presence in the international FinTech ecosystem and accelerate the economic thinking on a digital and sustainable future.


The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute:
The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute, a non-profit organization supported by the government of Israel and the private sector, facilitates business ties, joint ventures and strategic alliances between overseas and Israeli companies. IEICI uses its unique and one-of-a-kind network with the prosperous startup ecosystem in Israel, and connects the foreign players, according to their field of interest.
The Foreign Trade Administration (FTA):
The Foreign Trade Administration (FTA) at the Israeli Ministry of Economy and Industry directs and supports Israel’s international trade and trade policy. Through our headquarters in Jerusalem together with over 45 economic and trade missions in key financial centers throughout the world, the FTA promotes Israel’s economy worldwide.


Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) is the official Swiss organization for export and investment promotion with offices throughout Switzerland and in 31 countries. We support Swiss and Liechtenstein SMEs in their international business by providing them with information, services and contacts for their internationalization process and help foreign companies to establish in Switzerland. This is how we create added value for our clients and prosperity in Switzerland. Like our services, we gear our partner network and locations to the needs of our clients.


Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) is the official foreign investment and export promotion agency of the Government of Flanders (Belgium). It promotes sustainable international business, in the interest of both Flanders-based companies and overseas enterprises.
Regardless of the sector you are involved in, FIT will help you establish contact with the Flemish companies you are looking for. This includes not only products or services you may be sourcing for, but also various types of business relationships, from joint ventures to technology transfers.
At another level, Flanders Investment & Trade enhances Flanders’ position as the gateway to Europe for inward investors. The agency identifies, informs, advises and supports overseas enterprises in establishing production and research facilities, contact centres, headquarters, logistics operations and the like in Flanders, the northern region of Belgium.


Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) is the Development Agency for the Financial Centre. Founded in 2008, it is a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg Government and the Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation (PROFIL). LFF’s objective is to develop Luxembourg’s financial services industry sustainably by putting qualitative growth, innovation and stability at its core.
LFF identifies new business opportunities and connects international financial firms to the range of services provided in Luxembourg. It also acts as the first port of call for foreign journalists, cooperates and partners with various professional associations, monitors trends in global finance, and provides substantive material on financial products and services available in Luxembourg. Furthermore, LFF manages multiple communication channels, organises seminars in international financial locations, and takes part in select world-class trade fairs and congresses.


National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) is a non-profit Korean government agency affiliated to the Ministry of Science and ICT from Republic of Korea in which is responsible for providing support to IT enterprises and professionals. Korea IT Cooperation Center, Singapore is an overseas subsidiary of NIPA, serves as its strategic hub for boosting vigorous business opportunities between Korea and ASEAN countries in the ICT industry.

Singapore Pavilion


We are a cross-industry, non-profit initiative intended to be a platform designed to facilitate collaboration between all market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech ecosystem. It is designed to be an effective platform for members to engage with multiple stakeholders to find solutions to issues.


Hong Kong International Blockchain and Financial Association (HKIBFA) is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation registered in Hong Kong since 2018. Its vision is to establish Hong Kong’s leading position in Asia and around the world in the blockchain and FinTech industry and market, through the following missions: 1. Advocating market regulation and policy; 2. Talent development for future blockchain, innovation technology professionals by education; 3. Awareness of disruptive blockchain technology in the mass market for adoption.

 The organisation supports and promotes technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, and so on. Currently, it’s serving more than 3,000 blockchain-investor, bankers, government leaders and scholar members from Hong Kong, Mainland China, and other Belt and Road countries in Asia and the Pacific, The US, and European countries.



The Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan (ASVDP) aims to drive economic growth by optimizing the startup & entrepreneurship ecosystem and facilitating industrial transformation by promoting IoT innovation. With three links of local, global, and future, the ASVDP hopes to accelerate the digital transformation progress in Taiwan, accomplishing the visions of a “Digital Nation, Smart Island.”


Based on our extensive knowledge and rich experience, we provide multi-stage support programs optimized for the needs of foreign investors, in collaboration with specialized institutions from various industries, private-sector experts from various fields, and the central government.
Furthermore, Invest SEOUL endeavors to faithfully serve as a reliable investment platform, creating constructive value for investors, enterprises, and partners, in addition to industries based in Seoul. We will be a faithful companion both to foreign investors who seek to invest in the future of Seoul as well as businesses in Seoul that are aspiring to become global companies.
Invest Seoul (IS) discover promising startups in Seoul and link them to global entrepreneurs to form financial and strategic partnerships.




Enterprise Ireland is the Trade and Venture Capital Agency of the Irish Government, helping Irish companies to start, innovate and scale.


Google Cloud accelerates every organization’s ability to digitally transform its business. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.


Payoneer (NASDAQ: PAYO) is the world’s go-to partner for digital commerce, everywhere. From borderless payments to boundless growth, Payoneer promises any business, in any market, the technology, connections and confidence to participate and flourish in the new global economy. Powering growth for customers ranging from aspiring entrepreneurs to the world’s leading digital brands, Payoneer offers a universe of opportunities, open to you. 


Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia (The Indonesian Blockchain Association) is Indonesia’s official blockchain and digital asset association. We are non-profit organization.

The Association was inaugurated by the Chairman of KADIN (Indonesia’s Chamber of Commerce) in March 2018.

We continuously interface with government policy makers, companies and universities. Our mission is to be the governments partner to spread the awareness and positive use of Blockchain and Digital Assets in Indonesia. Our members comprise of the leading blockchain and crypto companies in Indonesia and regionally.


Endowus is Asia’s leading fee-only wealth platform. Licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Securities & Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Endowus is the first digital advisor in the region to span both private wealth (Cash) and public pension savings (CPF & SRS), helping investors grow their money with expert advice and access to institutional financial solutions at low and fair fees, through a personalised digital wealth experience.


SMBC in Asia
Headquartered in Tokyo, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is a leading global financial institution and a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMBC Group).
SMBC is one of the largest Japanese banks by assets, with strong credit ratings across our global integrated network spanning over 41 countries and regions, 16 of which are here in Asia. We work across SMBC Group to offer personal, corporate and investment banking services to meet the needs of our customers.
Built upon our rich Japanese heritage, we put our customers first and provide seamless access to, from and within the region.


Fintech Association of Malaysia (“FAOM”) aspires to be the key enabler and a national platform to support Malaysia to be the leading hub for FinTech innovation and investment in the region. The association was registered with the Registrar of Societies in October 2016.

Now with members from a wide range of fintech companies, we have connected various stakeholders in the industry, engaging them in conversation and fostering potential collaborations.

Fintech Association of Malaysia, Today

Elected as the president of FAOM in 2022, Mr. Wilson Beh, a representative of PolicyStreet, is the first homegrown Fintech start-up founder elected as the president and notably, he has been involved in growing the association as a founding member since 2016. Joining him as the Executive Committee for the period year of 2022/2023 are:

  • · Farah Jaafar, representative of Fusang as Vice President
  • · Jonathan Lim, representative of Zaid Ibrahim & Co as Secretary
  • · Anil Singh, representative of Silverlake Axis as Treasurer;

FAOM is founded on five core pillars that are Talent Development, Investment Facilitation, Market Entry and Expansion, Technology Adoption and Regulatory Awareness, towards facilitating the growth in digital and fintech adoption in Malaysia. Additionally, FAOM focuses on growing regional links with other Associations and partners, towards greater benefiting cross jurisdictional industry linkages and in tandem enhance the recognition of the Malaysian fintech industry generally

Asia Fintech Center

Mon, 31 Oct 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

991C Alexandra Road
Singapore 119971

The AFC is ZA Tech’s first global centre, as the business continues to build on the vision of creating a unified technology platform that powers the future of financial services and increases access for underserved population segments.

It will focus on solving specific use-cases in insurance and financial services in collaboration with industry partners, with an initial focus on insurance use-cases by co-designing innovative propositions with insurers in ASEAN.

The AFC will also partner with local universities to develop further fintech expertise and talent.

10:00AM – 10:05AM: Intro to Asia Fintech Center
10:05AM – 10:10AM: State of InsurTech in Asia
10:10AM – 10:25AM: Innovation use cases:
– The Digital Bancassurance Opportunity
– Leveraging TikTok as a powerful distribution tool
– Omni-channel of the future
10:25AM – 10:55AM: Q&A
10:55AM – 11:00AM:  Closing

The AFC is focused on solving specific use-cases in both insurance and financial services by collaborating with industry partners. The initial focus is on co-designing innovative insurance propositions with ASEAN insurers.

Centre of Excellence, M-DAQ Global

Tue, 1 Nov 2022
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM


Demographics and automation are driving demand for investment enhanced by geographic diversification. Amid volatility and change, innovators among the fintech and exchange community are cooperating in partnership to deliver next generation tools and workflows that help international investors get their business done with transparency, confidence, efficiency. Come join our session to learn about the evolving market landscape, the new ways to buy and sell securities, and the importance of settlement currency of choice.
M-DAQ Global’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) is a Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) Innovation lab set up in 2021 as part of a larger initiative to drive innovative solutions to impact the global fintech industry. CoE is made up of a diverse group of experts, specialising in fields such as banking, marketing, data science, IT, and design. Their collective purpose as an innovation lab is to carry game-changing ideas from concept through to implementation to transform how people live, bank, and engage with financial products and services.


The LIBF Centre for Digital Banking & Finance offers executive education, short courses and training to the international banking and finance sector. Our mission is to provide banking professionals and organisations with the skills, knowledge and insights they need to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.

Our work looks beyond the hype of digital technology and examines the current and future implications for banks and their employees. We are part of the London Institute of Banking & Finance, a not-for-profit educational body incorporated by Royal Charter with a 140-year heritage in delivering world-class, professional education.



Founded in 1924, WSBI brings together savings and retail banks from 64 countries, representing savings and retail banks worldwide. WSBI focuses on international regulatory issues regarding savings and retail banking industry and provides a platform for knowledge exchange between member banks. Its aim is to achieve sustainable, inclusive, and balanced growth and job creation. Supporting a diversified range of financial services, WSBI favors an inclusive form of globalization that is just and fair. It supports international efforts to advance financial access and financial usage for everyone. WSBI recognizes that there are always lessons to be learned from savings and retail banks from different environments and economic circumstances. It, therefore, fosters the exchange of experience and best practices among its members and supports their advancement as sound and inclusive financial institutions.


Asosiasi Modal Ventura untuk Startup Indonesia (AMVESINDO) is a platform that unites venture capital firms (conventional and tech) and startups companies. Founded in 2016 and certified by Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (Indonesia Financial Authority) on 4 Oktober 2016, AMVESINDO fosters collaboration for a stronger Indonesia startups ecosystem. At present AMVESINDO has 87 Venture Capital and startups members, from the west to the east, across Indonesia archipelago. 



Hong Kong International Blockchain and Financial Association (HKIBFA) is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation registered in Hong Kong since 2018. Its vision is to establish Hong Kong’s leading position in Asia and around the world in the blockchain and FinTech industry and market, through the following missions: 1. Advocating market regulation and policy; 2. Talent development for future blockchain, innovation technology professionals by education; 3. Awareness of disruptive blockchain technology in the mass market for adoption.

 The organisation supports and promotes technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, and so on. Currently, it’s serving more than 3,000 blockchain-investor, bankers, government leaders and scholar members from Hong Kong, Mainland China, and other Belt and Road countries in Asia and the Pacific, The US, and European countries.



The Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) seeks to empower its members and the community to leverage blockchain and scalable technologies for business growth and transformation.

The Association is designed to be an effective platform for members to engage with multiple stakeholders – both regional and international – to discover solutions and promote best practices in a collaborative, open, and transparent manner. It aims to promote blockchain literacy and build a strong talent pipeline for the digital economy in Singapore.




Blockchain Magyarország Egyesület was established in 2018 with two missions: On the one hand, to build the Hungarian blockchain community, and on the other hand, to promote domestic regulations on the applicability of the technology. Our mission is to facilitate, support and popularize the use of the technology behind the blockchain for market, public administration actors and the public. The Blockchain Magyarország Egyesület considers it important that Hungary also starts on the path of treating the importance of the blockchain ecosystem as a priority. To this end, the Association prepared a document that shows how the Association envisions the regulation of the blockchain ecosystem in Hungary. The concept provides a brief overview of blockchain technology and its operating environment, and draws the attention of the state administration to the national economic effects of the technology-based ecosystem. The Association is a founding member of the Blockchain Coalition established in Hungary in 2022, where one of its main tasks is to support the development of international relations.



The BSCA is the global voice for the Supply Chain industries quest to adopt Blockchain and other technologies. We believe in providing the Supply Chain community with:

The resources and global platform to develop Global Data Standards

To promote industry acceptance and to drive the adoption of   emerging   technology forward and

To serve as a resource for the industry

With the support of the industry, we provide the forum for individuals to collaborate and network with industry professionals during our Virtual Meetings, Webinars, Conferences, and Workshops as we educate members on blockchain applications, solutions and distributed ledger technology (DLT)



CFA Society Thailand was founded in 2003. We are part of CFA Institute. CFA Society Thailand is a non-profit global network of over 600 investment and finance professionals in Thailand.

As a local member society, CFA Society Thailand strives to assist our members, CFA candidates, and other financial professionals in their career development. We are committed to promoting best practices and the highest professional and ethical standards in the investment industry.

Our principal objectives are: To encourage the development of the investment industry and profession in Thailand; To maintain and improve the professional competence and integrity of investment professionals in Thailand; To become an effective channel of communication between members, regulators, and other market participants; and To promote the CFA ® program in Thailand.



The Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) is a professional non-profit organization that ensure every Cambodia received formal financial services in a timely fashion through a sustainable financial service. We can achieve this by facilitating microfinance operators in their operations and to strengthen communication with authorities, national and International donors, creditors and investors.


The Emerging Payments Association is a thriving community of payments professionals whose goals are to strengthen and expand the payments industry to benefit all stakeholders.

Since being founded in APAC in 2018, we have been instrumental in helping to connect the ecosystem, encourage innovation and profitable business growth.

We are focused on advocacy for payments policy to bring the region together and through payments improve lives everywhere. 

We do this with targeted events, critical industry projects and advocacy activities. 

Our vision is for EPA Asia to lead the world in enabling payments to improve lives everywhere.



EuroCham Singapore is an independent non-profit organisation governed by members, representing the common interest of the European business community in promoting bilateral trade, services and investments between Europe and Singapore, and the region. 

We have a unique network of European and local corporations based in Singapore, representatives from European National Business Groups in Singapore, strategic partners including universities and trade associations as well as an appreciation of the local governmental bodies. EuroCham is also officially endorsed by the European Union Delegation to Singapore.

Representing the voice of the European business community in Singapore, we provide our members with a forum for advocacy, networking and information sharing. We highlight their interests through the activities of 13 sector and topic driven committees and through our flagship programmes on themes like Sustainability, The Future of Healthcare and Wellbeing, The Future of Movement and The Local Workforce in EU Companies.


FinTech Australia is a member-driven organisation that is building an ecosystem of Australian Fintechs to advance the global economy and culture. It aims to build a strong community, foster connections while supporting innovation and regulation that members require. Above all else, FinTech Australia exists to be the voice of the Australian fintech community. 

FinTech Australia collaborates with stakeholders to create the best possible regulatory environment, and by fostering an ecosystem of supportive partners and networks so fintech companies can thrive and grow in Australia. It is also an active driver of policy development in the emerging fintech space.


The FAJ is a general incorporated association that promotes open innovation in the Japanese fintech industry by organizing events for its members and the fintech community, conducting working groups on key fintech subsectors and areas of interest, researching market trends, and other activities in support of the fintech ecosystem. The FAJ collaborates with domestic, international, and government organizations in support of the fintech ecosystem in Japan and globally.



FinTech Association of Sri Lanka (FASL) is an independent, not-for-profit, and cross-industry organisation representing Sri Lankan and global FinTech community to support the development, innovation and investment in the FinTech sector.



The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC) is the leading global industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem. Conceived during the Blockchain Summit on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island, the GBBC is a Swiss-based non-profit launched in 2017 in Davos, Switzerland with more than 500 institutional members, and 178 Ambassadors from 95 jurisdictions and disciplines. The organization is dedicated to furthering adoption of blockchain through engaging regulators, business leaders, and global changemakers on how to harness this ground-breaking technology to create more secure, equitable, and functional societies. ​ 



The India InsurTech Association (IIA) is a not-for-profit industry organization in India, which brings together Indian InsurTech start-ups, (re)insurance companies, Indian regulators, service providers, and individuals to help grow the ecosystem. 



The Taiwan FinTech Association (TFTA) was founded in February of 2017 by more than a hundred companies and professionals. Its diverse members (including financial institutions, FinTech companies, IT companies, universities, research institutions, lawmakers, former ministers, and FSC officials) make a collaborative FinTech ecosystem possible. Through this FinTech ecosystem, we hope to enhance the development of disruptive innovation, share the fruits of the innovation, create benign competition, collaborate with other industries, and improve the capabilities and competitiveness of the Taiwanese FinTech industry. 

Chairwoman of the Board: Ms. Jaclyn Tsai (Co-Founder of Lee, Tsai & Partners, Attorneys-at-Law; GITA Foundation Council Member; Former Minister without Portfolio)


(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)2 offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 168,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM.



The Latin American Chamber of Commerce “LatAmCham” in Singapore is a non-profit and non-government entity acting as a key facilitator in creating a bridge for businesses in Latin America and Singapore and Southeast Asia region. Furthermore, LatAmCham represents the common interests of Latin American and Southeast Asia businesses in promoting bilateral trade, investments and collaboration between the regions, having Singapore as a hub. 

Our Advisory Board consists of Ambassadors of Latin American countries to Singapore and Singapore to Latin America. Likewise, our Management Board consists of recognized individuals from the private sector. 

Our current members include top leaders of front-running Latin American and Singaporean companies as well as SMEs from Latin America and Southeast Asia with business interests across regions. 

LatAmCham provides customised business-matching opportunities deriving from and within our members. We also organise activities throughout the year that promotes the Latin American businesses in Singapore, and Singapore businesses in Latin America.



The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) founded in 1968 as a non-profit organisation, is the leading professional body and education institution for the Malaysian insurance industry. With about 30,000 members and growing comprising institutional and individual members, MII is the largest professional body for insurance professionals in the industry here. MII provides internationally recognised qualifications in insurance, risk management, compliance, and financial planning. MII is highly respected as a regional centre offering an extensive range of quality education programmes and training programmes for professionals in the financial services industry. MII also supports the industry as the international examination facilitator for industry associations and several international awarding bodies. MII aspires to be the preferred insurance institute for developing human capital and raising professional standards in the region..



Nordic Blockchain Association was founded 2017 with the vision to create a better world through technology. Our mission is to share knowledge of blockchain technology and its potential to pioneer the future. We help our members with education, meetups, events and to connect within the industry.



Nordic Innovation House is a connector accelerating high-quality Nordic tech startups, scaleups and growth companies in Singapore. We are the bridge between Nordic and Singapore ecosystem players, including government, corporate, SME, investors and accelerator hubs, to enable more collaborations. Supported by Nordic Innovation, we are a unique partnership between the five Nordic countries: Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland. In Singapore, we work closely with Business Sweden, Innovation Norway, Business Iceland, the Embassy of Finland and the Embassy of Denmark in Singapore.


With a clear vision to be a global centre of excellence by facilitating the building of higher performing, ethical and compliant businesses through RegTech innovation and investment, The RegTech Association was founded in 2017 as a non-profit organisation that focuses on what is needed to support the growth of the sector and to accelerate RegTech adoption. 

The association brings together government, regulators, regulated entities, professional services and founder-led RegTech companies to ensure collaboration between all of the parties, promoting the RegTech industry as widely as possible, resulting in action in the uptake of RegTech proof of concepts and deployed RegTech solutions across the eco-system.


Seoul Fintech Lab is a fintech startup supporting institution providing an incubating and accelerating program and completely funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government. We are providing customized support for the various needs of fintech start-ups and offering office space for up to 3 years.



Founded in Singapore in 1837, SICC’s purpose was and still is to help businesses and Singapore succeed. Its diverse members form an inclusive, silo-free, ecosystem with an edge where members connect, collaborate, engage, learn, share and succeed. 50% of Chamber members are Singaporean owned businesses and 50% foreign owned. Half are large organizations including multinationals and half are medium, small and start-up companies from all sectors of the economy.

The SICC ecosystem champions anti-ageism in the workforce and in society for commercial and societal success. SICC also champions positive workplace culture where employers and employees co-create and sustain workplaces where foreign and local talent are integrated, developed and enabled to excel to achieve personal and commercial success.

SICC’s annual business awards celebrate collaborative innovation because that is often the fastest way to innovate and succeed. Last, but not least, SICC advocates the transitioning of businesses and society to circular models of production and consumption to achieve true sustainability for our planet and species in a circular economy.



Established in 1924, the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) is the premier business association for Indian businesses in Singapore. With members from all walks of trade and industry, SICCI serves as a connector, enabler, and advocator, helping companies grow both locally and internationally. 

We offer our members an array of business support services, including trade matching, business advisory, networking sessions, seminars, and training, and serve as a champion of members’ interests. Our aim is to function as a gateway of opportunities for Indian business in Singapore, helping both home-grown and international companies realize their full potential. 

SICCI strives to provide its members with insight, connections and support services that will give their companies a competitive edge in the global market.



Networking is the core element of SwissCham Singapore, complemented with a wide range of attractive events, select lobbying activities and service offerings. Promoting Swiss values and healthy commercial Swiss-Singaporean relations.



Thai Fintech Association (TFA) is the non-profit organization established on 2016 with the purpose to encourage the cooperation from stakeholders in all sectors to develop Thai Fintech industry for sustainable growth internationally. The association also acts as a liaison between fintech companies and government including its various regulatory arms.



Tech Nation is the leading scaleup accelerator in the UK. Tech Nation fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders, and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies. We provide them with the coaching, content, and community they need for their journey in designing the future. Tech Nation has years of experience facilitating and helping UK tech companies scale, both at home and abroad. Over 30 cohorts and 900 companies have successfully graduated from Tech Nation’s growth programmes. Alumni include Skyscanner, Revolut, Deliveroo, Darktrace, Checkout.com and Wise

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