GLOBAL FINTECH HACKCELERATOR 2021

Inviting Innovators To Solve Industry And Business Challenges
Harnessing Technology to Power Green Finance

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) launched the MAS Global FinTech Hackcelerator which seeks to identify and recognise ground-breaking solutions that can enable the financial sector to respond to the existential challenge of our time – climate change. The Global FinTech Hackcelerator is open to all start-ups with a market-ready product. Winners will walk away with a total cash prize of S$150,000, and the chance to conduct a Proof-of-Concept with a Singapore-based Financial Institution with up to S$200,000 from MAS’ FSTI Proof-of-Concept grant.

This year’s Global FinTech Hackcelerator focuses on Green Finance and the role of Green FinTechs in the ecosystem.

Themes for problem statements

MOBILISE CAPITAL

Increase access to capital for Green projects or solutions

MONITOR COMMITMENT

Enhance Investor and Financial Institution ease of monitoring sustainability commitments from issuers

MEASURE IMPACT

Improve ability to measure impact of loans and investments against their stated sustainability goals

BENEFITS TO FINALISTS

20 shortlisted finalists received

money

S$20,000

Cash Stipend

discussion

Mentorship

by Industry Experts

pass-track-button

S$200,000

Fast-tracked to receive up to S$200,000

access

Free Access

to APIX Sandbox for Rapid Prototyping

network

Access Network

of Potential Clients and Investors

20 shortlisted finalists showcased their innovative solutions to an international industry panel of judges during the Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day at SFF 2021. The top three winning teams (in no order of merit) were also announced at the SFF 2021.

Company Name Solution Name Country
Descartes Insurance Asia Pte Ltd Descartes’ Parametric Insurance France
RootAnt Global Pte Ltd and Global Initiatives Communications Pte Ltd BANCO Singapore
YOUKI GmbH WATTIFY Germany

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