Press

21 May, 2015

Appointment of Advisor; Henri Guedeney

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Henri Guedeney as an Advisor to The Singapore FinTech Consortium.

Henri was with McKinsey & Company for 10 years and had the position of Associate Principal where he was a member of Financial Institutions Practice, and for the last two years in the Business Technology Office.

Henri was also an A.T Kearney Partner where he counselled CEOs/Boards on topics such as digital banking, new bank building in emerging markets, organic and inorganic growth. He was involved in several projects such as leading the development of a novel digital banking consumer/SME model identified as an important firm innovation and broadly syndicated to clients across the world.

Currently, Henri sits on the board of Second Life Networks and Ventes. He is also an advisory and senior advisor to Bak2 Group and DTCA respectively.

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21 May, 2015

Publication of “Introduction to FinTech”

For a sneak preview of our research, we have uploaded a set of presentation slides titled “Singapore FinTech Consortium – Introduction to Fintech” on slideshare. Click here to view it. Keep abreast with our company and the Singapore FinTech ecosystem through our website and social media channels!

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20 May, 2015

Supporting Partner for Buy-Side Technology Asian Summit

We are pleased to announce that we are Supporting Partners for the Buy-Side Technology Asian Summit on 25 June 2015 at The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore. The Summit is organised by WatersTechnology, part of the Incisive Media family, who boasts 29 Years of expert, independent financial journalism. Come join us for this exciting day of discussion regarding pressing issues for the buy-side sector. Read More

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15 May, 2015

Key Note Speaker at Buy-Side Technology Asian Summit

Gerben Visser, Cofounder & Director of The Singapore FinTech Consortium will be keynote speaker for the 2nd Buy-Side Technology Asian Summit hosted by Waters Technology. Gerben will be sharing on the latest developments in Asia and Singapore as well as how the investment management in Asia can leverage on the growing FinTech community.

Join us alongside with 150 senior technology and operations professionals from the largest asset/investment/wealth managers, hedge funds, pension funds, family offices, private banks and insurance firms across Asia to discuss prominent issues and innovative technologies for the buy-side. Read More

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5 May, 2015

Co-author to world’s 1st globally crowd-sourced “The FINTECH Book”

The Singapore FinTech Consortium has contributed as a co-author to the world’s 1st globally crowd-sourced book on FinTech. The abstract is currently publicly available and the full article will be published in The FINTECH Book due to be released in November 2015.

The article is about the FinTech Ecosystem in Singapore and the following is an excerpt of the abstract: “In many aspects, Singapore is seen as a global example for its tremendous development across the past 50 years. At the crossroads of a regional development that will consolidate a region larger than Europe (in terms of growth, population and promising demographics), Singapore has paved the road ahead.” Read More

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1 Feb, 2015

Announcement; Product Development Update

The Singapore FinTech Consortium aim is to further the interaction, development and acceleration of the FinTech ecosystem in Singapore. Singapore already has key foundations put in place to create a conducive environment and is one the the world’s reputable global financial centers. It is also home to most of the largest global technology companies.

The Singapore FinTech Consortium is currently finalising it’s product development and service model. The platform would be available for both market participants and related stakeholders. The structure will consolidate information and contacts in one place; this will thus be the go-to site for resources for both investors and innovators.

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12 Jan, 2015

Appointment of Advisor; Hans De Back

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Hans De Back as an Advisor to The Singapore FinTech Consortium.

Hans has over 13 years of international entrepreneurial experience across multiple high-tech industries including mobile, e-commerce and social media. His operational experience spans all stages of a start-up: he held positions ranging from founder and investor to senior executive for operations.

He created global businesses and took various companies from an early stage to IPO or ‘exit’.Hans currently holds various board positions in both private as well public listed companies. Besides being the Managing Partner of IncubAsia Ventures, Hans is also a mentor and angel investor for multiple technology start-ups in Europe and Asia Pacific. Previously, he worked worked as a Corporate Lawyer, Mergers & Acquisitions, for 5 years in New York and Netherlands for Allen & Overy.

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