Financial institutions, entrepreneurs and other members of the global FinTech industry will convene in the Singapore Expo on 11 to 15 November for the 2019 edition of the world’s largest FinTech festival, Singapore FinTech Festival!
The five-day festival will include a flurry of activity as schedules will include highlights such as the Global Investor Summit, Innovator Lab Crawl, FinTech Conference & Exhibition, as well as the highly-anticipated FinTech competitions!
Global FinTech Hackcelerator, which is currently open for applications for market-ready solutions addressing problems statements from four categories: financial inclusion, banking & finance, insurance and general improvement of financial institutions. Selected applicants will join a 12-week virtual programme where they will receive business guidance and support from industry leaders and demonstrate their polished prototypes on Demo Day. Finalists will be fast-tracked to receive the FSTI proof of Concept Grant worth S$200,000 (about US$145 000) and the top 3 winners will walk away with cash prizes of S$50,000 (about US$36,000) each!
The MAS FinTech awards rewards 12 of the most innovative projects and companies from a prize pool of about US$875,000. If you find your company a fit for any of the categories: Singapore Founder Award, ASEAN SME Award, ASEAN Open Award and Global Award, look out for more details here!
Applications for both competitions are currently accepting applications with the former until 26 June and the latter until 31 July.