2022 INTERNATIONAL PAVILIONS

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AUSTRALIA PAVILION

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.

BAHRAIN EDB

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) is a dynamic public agency with the overall responsibility of attracting investment into the Kingdom of Bahrain and supporting initiatives that enhance the investment climate. The EDB works with the government and both current and prospective investors to ensure that Bahrain’s investment climate is attractive, to communicate the key strengths, and to identify where opportunities exist for further economic growth through investment. The EDB focuses on several economic sectors that capitalise on Bahrain’s competitive advantages. These sectors include financial services, manufacturing, ICT, tourism, logistics and transportation. 

BELGIUM PAVILION

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.

COPENHAGEN FINTECH

Copenhagen Fintech is a non-profit, award-winning innovation hub founded in 2016 in Denmark, with the mission to foster innovation within the financial sector, by building a thriving fintech ecosystem. 

BUSAN METROPOLITAN CITY PAVILION

Financial Hub Korea, Your gateway to the world’s leading financial Market!

Busan is the global hub located at the gateway to Northeast Asia. Based on solid infrastructure and sustainable growth engine, Busan is stepping up as an international gateway city connecting the Pacific Rim with Eurasia.

Busan is designated as financial hub of South Korea in Jan 2009, According to Z/Yen’s global financial centers index measuring the competitiveness of financial centers, Busan ranked 33rd among 108 cities worldwide. Especially, Busan’s financial hub specialized in marine finance and derivatives, and has recently been selected as a blockchain regulation-free zone.

CAMBODIA PAVILION

CamTech Summit Powered by Prudential – Showcasing Cambodia’s FinTech and Tech Landscape · Through Inclusiveness. 

DIFC INTERNATIONAL PAVILION

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. 

FRENCH PAVILION

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.

HUNGARY PAVILION

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.
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IRELAND PAVILION

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

ISRAEL PAVILION

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.

ITALY PAVILION

ITA – Italian Trade Agency is the Governmental agency that supports the business development of our companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. 

With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion, and training to Italian small and medium-sized businesses. Using the most modern multi-channel promotion and communication tools, it acts to assert the excellence of Made in Italy in the world. 

The network. Through its headquarters in Rome, an office in Milan, and a global network of 79 offices in 65 countries, linked to Italian embassies and consulates, the Italian Trade Agency provides information, assistance, promotion, training, and cooperation in the industrial, consumer goods and services sectors. The Italian Trade Agency collaborates with Italian Regions, Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Trade Associations and other public and private organizations.  

Every year, ITA worldwide offices carry out hundreds of promotional projects and provide personalized services and assistance to thousands of Italian companies. The Italian Trade Agency also assists and supports foreign companies that want to establish or expand business and trade relations with Italian companies or to invest in Italy. 

 The main services offered to Italian companies by the Italian Trade Agency to increase the flow of exports and investments between Italy and the rest of the world are: 

  • information and assistance
  • identification of commercial partners
  • visits to international trade shows and industrial districts
  • support for investments abroad

JAPAN PAVILION

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.

MEDJCT

Whether you are considering relocating your fintech firm or looking for the best fintech products and services to meet your business goals, look no further than Ontario. Home to North America’s second-largest financial hub and the second-largest IT cluster on the continent, Ontario is a major force in the world of fintech. Four of Canada’s largest banks, more than half of the world’s top 10 banks by market capitalization, and two of the top 20 global pensions can all be found right here. Come to Ontario, a place with the creativity and energy to make your business prosper. 

KOREA FINTECH PAVILION

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.

LUXEMBOURG PAVILION

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.

SEOUL FINTECH LAB X KORFIN

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.

SEOUL METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT

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.

THE BLOCKCHAIN ASSOCIATION SINGAPORE

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. 

Singapore Pavilion

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.

SWISS PAVILION

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.

STARTUP ISLAND TAIWAN PAVILION

The Taiwanese fintech ecosystem is a rapidly developing startup sector. The solutions shown in this pavilion includes OETH Cloud Identity Solution from WebComm Technology, DottedSign from Kdan Mobile, payment processing solutions from Cherri Tech, eKYC solutions from Authme, crypto escrow service from XREX, and omni solutions from Turn Cloud. Moreover, FinTechSpace, the Taiwan fintech hub, is also part of this pavilion that provides resources in compliance, fundraising, and matchmaking and has accelerated local and global fintech startups. 

This pavilion is organized by the Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency and Startup Island TAIWAN, which through the Asia Silicon Valley 2.0 program, promotes AI, 5G, and other critical technologies of the digital economy to expand the scope of IoT applications, encouraging the exit of AIoT solutions and accelerate the growth and exit of startup businesses to make Taiwan a driving force for digital innovation in Asia. 

UK PAVILION

The UK sits at the heart of the global financial community, offering world-class infrastructure, talent and expertise. As a result, the UK is home to a thriving FinTech ecosystem, with c. 2,500 firms providing innovative products across all FinTech verticals, ranging from Payments to RegTech to ESG solutions. 

 The UK Department for International Trade aims to secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment and championing free trade. We create value for companies looking to both export from and enter the UK market through leveraging our strong international partnerships to provide a supportive business environment for the global FinTech community.  

Our aim is to utilise the UK-Singapore FTA and Digital Economy Agreement to ensure our world-leading FinTech ecosystems continue to go from strength-to-strength and explore the opportunities available within our respective markets – please contact us to find out more about these opportunities. 

 

BNYM

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.

UK PAVILION

ASIA BLOCKCHAIN ASSOCIATION PAVILION

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. 

PHILIPPINES PAVILION

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DBS Asia X (DAX)

Mon, 31 Oct 2022
& Tue, 1 Nov 2022
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

DBS Asia X
1 Fusionopolis View
Sandcrawler, Level 7
Singapore 138577

Lab Crawl @ DBS Asia X: Into the DAXverse

The metaverse and related digital technologies have emerged as vital drivers of growth amid Singapore’s bid to stay ahead of the curve. These drivers will continue to play a key role in the new digital world – fuelling the demand for innovation within the digital sector to meet this growing need.

Into the DAXverse – an innovation platform where enthusiasts and innovators are free to explore, learn, share ideas, experiences, and get inspired. Through this hub of knowledge, DBS Asia X (DAX) advances itself as a robust community of learners, contributors, and leaders of Singapore’s technology pillar.

A major breakthrough in amplifying innovation was through the launch of DBS Asia X. The X in DAX stands for the unknown, and we want people to feel at home while exploring the unfamiliar here – in a safe space.

DAX converges innovation in DBS through this space by encouraging cross collaboration with start-ups and the broader FinTech community.

We reimagine, inspire, and create the future of innovation.