Press

8 June, 2015

Association with BANSEA

We are pleased to announce that we are in association with BANSEA.

Established in 2001, BANSEA is a leading angel investment network promoting the development of the angel investment community in South East Asia through educational conferences, workshops, research, networking with angel groups worldwide, contributing to improving the environment and corporate governance system for angel investing, and facilitating the matching of early stage companies with angel investors.

BANSEA has a network connections to angel groups throughout the region including China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and enjoys close links to like minded angel investment groups in Europe and the US.

We look forward to a great partnership with BANSEA!

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8 June, 2015

Association With ACE

We are pleased to announce that we are in association with ACE.

Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Ltd is a private sector-led movement for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. ACE helps aspiring entrepreneurs start up by building a vibrant community and connecting them to resources, people and knowledge.

ACE takes on three main thrusts to focus on strengthening the entrepreneurial scene by, working with the community to engage and support promising entrepreneurs through resources, networks and mentorship, being the voice to speak for entrepreneurs and lobby for relevant policy changes, and reaching out to schools and youths to support their entrepreneurial efforts.

We look forward to a great partnership with ACE!

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8 June, 2015

Association with Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SVCA)

We are pleased to announce that we are in association with SVCA.

SVCA wants to foster greater understanding of the importance of venture capital and private equity to the economy in support of entrepreneurship and innovation and to look after the interests of our members. The association strives to promote the professional development of the industry as well as facilitate interaction and collaboration among its members. The association also acts as a platform for dialogue on regulatory and policy issues pertaining to VC and PE and builds linkages to centres of VC and PE activities in the region.

We look forward to a great partnership with SVCA!

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8 June, 2015

Association With AVPN

We are pleased to announce that we are in association with AVPN.

Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is a unique funders network headquartered in Singapore that seeks to increase the flow of financial, human and intellectual capital to the social sector across the Asia Pacific region.

They promote venture philanthropy in the broader philanthropic and social investment communities and provide specific networking and learning services to meet the needs of our members.

They have over 200 members from 28 different countries spanning from various different sectors. We are building a cross-sector network bringing together organisations and individuals from finance, business and the social sector. Their members include private equity firms, private banks, wealth management institutions, other financial services organisations, professional service firms, family businesses, corporations, foundations, universities and government related entities.

We look forward to a great partnership with AVPN!

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5 June, 2015

Partnership With UK Trade & Investments

We are pleased to announce that we are partners with UK Trade & Investments, UKTI.

UKTI works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. We encourage and support overseas companies to look at the UK as the best place to set up or expand their business. UKTI is a non-ministerial department.

We look forward to a great partnership with UKTI!

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5 June, 2015

Panel Invitation at the “Break Event” in Bali!

We are honoured to have been invited to attend a BREAK event organised by SWELL next weekend!

Set on a remote island, BREAK is the inflection point of future technology, corporate innovation, and venture capital.

Gerben Visser, Co-founder and Director of The Singapore FinTech Consortium, will be engaging in a fireside chat with Simon Cant: Co-founder and Managing Director at Reinventure Group.

Looking forward to a mini retreat, see you in Bali!

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4 June, 2015

Publication of “Introduction To P2P Lending”

For a sneak preview of our research, we have uploaded our second set of presentation slides titled “Singapore FinTech Consortium – Introduction to P2P Lending” on slideshare.

Keep abreast with our company and the Singapore FinTech ecosystem through our website and social media channels!

If you missed our first deck, time to follow us so that you will never miss an update!

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn so that you will never miss an update from us!

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28 May, 2015

Selected in Top 10 of Singapore Startups “You Need To Get To Know”

We are pleased to be included in the top 50 Singapore Startups “You Need To Get To Know” published by the Founders Grid.

“Given the red-hot potential of fintech—recently spruiked by prominent VC Ben Horowitz—the launch of The Singapore Fintech Consortium is worth watching for.”

Keep updated with our Company through our social media channels on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and now on SlideShare!

Click here to read the full article!

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26 May, 2015

Appointment of Advisor; Ian Myles

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

Ian is well versed in the mobile industry, spending the last 15 years in mobile, including running an advanced concept studio for Motorola, and the last 5 over years has been in payments.

He was Head of Payments, Group Digital Life in Singapore Telecommunications Pte Ltd (Singtel) where he was in charge or regional mobile money. He was also VP Technology Director, JP Morgan Chase, dealing with NFC technologies to next generation of payment UX.

Currently, Ian is a collaborator with carbon12 creative, advisor for Navdy and Co-founder & CEO of area 51. With a background in Design / Mobile & Payments, Area 51 is where Ian brings user entered experiences to payments, wear-ables and biometrics.

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25 May, 2015

Moderator at Echelon Asia Summit 2015

We are excited to announce our participation in Echelon which is the largest tech/startup conference in Southeast Asia and has been running since 2009.

Gerben Visser, Co-Founder and Director of The Singapore FinTech Consortium, will be the moderator for a fireside chat on peer to peer lending with Mukesh Bubna, Founder and CEO, Monexo.

Here are some details!
Date: 23 June 2015
Chat:Fireside 5 – Peer to Peer Lending in Asia 101
Discussion Points:Trends in P2P lending in Asia, best place to set up a P2P business, challenges & opportunities in the market.

Click here to find out more!

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