Singapore FinTech Festival 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in partnership with the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), and in collaboration with SingEx, extends a warm welcome to participate in the Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 (SFF 2018).

The Festival, inaugurated in 2016, is an annual week-long celebration of FinTech, comprising:

    • a three-day conference,
    • an exhibition of FinTech capabilities,
    • a global competition of FinTech solutions, and
    • a platform for matching entrepreneurs and investment capital.

    It is the largest event of its kind in the world, drawing more than 30,000 people from over 100 countries last year.

    The three-day conference (12-14 November) will bring together regulators and policy-makers, FinTech leaders and experts, academics and other stakeholders to discuss the latest developments and opportunities in key areas of FinTech. It will feature over 160 global luminaries across more than 70 sessions, including multiple curated sessions and special features that offer deep dives into policies, industry trends and deep technology.



    The three-day conference will include the following features:

    12 November Ringside view from global bank CEOs and tech leaders
    Inspirational insights from promising innovators
    Showcases of top 20 global innovations (FinTech Demo Day)
    The ASEAN regulatory landscape
    Inclusive technology
    Emerging models in banking
    Globalisation of the domestic payments networks
    The changing definition of money
    Talent development for the digital economy
    Blockchain opportunities and threats
    13 November Deep tech keynotes
    Insurance leaders’ views on InsurTech
    Cybersecurity, cloud and data
    Balancing regulation and innovation
    Global Investor Summit featuring:
        – India, China and ASEAN leaders’ dialogues
    – Global investors’ views on impact investing

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance Summit discussing:
        – Decision intelligence
    – AI-driven customer intelligence
    – Policymakers’ views on the impact of AI

    – Inspirational leaders’ takes on the promise of AI
    14 November Views from the leaders of the Global Multilateral Agencies
    Perspectives of political leaders
    Global leaders’ dialogue on financial inclusion
    Discussion on advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals through Digital Finance
    Uncovering the digital transformation journeys of established organisations
    Global Investor Summit featuring:
        – Building digital businesses across borders
    – Investment capital raising strategies
    – Investing for better consumer health

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Finance Summit discussing:
        – Responsible AI
    – AI for emerging economies 



    Agustín Carstens,General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

    Bill Harris,Founder,Personal Capitaland Former Chief Executive Officer,Intuit, PayPal

    Bill Winters, Chief Executive Officer,Standard Chartered Bank

    Brad Garlinghouse,Chief Executive Officer, Ripple

    Brian Behlendorf,Executive Director,Hyperledger

    Calvin Choi,Chairman,AMTD

    Cassie Kozyrkov,Chief Decision Scientist, Google

    Dr Chen Long,President, Alibaba Digital Economy Institute

    Chris Colbert,Managing Director, Harvard Innovation Lab

    Chris Wei,Executive Chairman, Asia & FPI & Global Chairman, Aviva Digital

    Christine Lagarde,Managing Director,International Monetary Fund

    David Craig,President, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

    David Rutter,Chief Executive Officer,R3

    Eduardo Saverin,Co-founder,Facebook and B Capital

    Francisco Gonzalez,Chairman, BBVA

    Isaac Awuondo,Group Managing Director,Commercial Bank of Africa

    Jennifer Calvery,Global Head, Financial Crime Threat Mitigation, HSBC

    Jim Whitehurst,Chief Executive Officer, Red Hat

    Jonathan Larsen,Chief Innovation Officer, Ping An

    Judith Karl,Executive Secretary, United Nations Capital Development Fund

    Dr Justo AboitizOrtiz,Chairman, Union Bank of the Philippines

    Kenny Ho,Head of Investments for India and Southeast Asia, Alibaba

    Mary Ellen Iskenderian,President, Women’s World Banking

    Martin De Los Santos, Senior Vice President, Mercado Credito

    Michael Casey,Senior AdvisorMassachusetts Institute of Technology

    Mike Wells,GroupChief Executive Officer,Prudential

    Patrick Ngugi Njoroge,Governor,Central Bank of Kenya

    Perry Warjiyo,Governor,Bank Indonesia

    Peter Schwartz,Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Salesforce

    Piyush Gupta,Chief Executive Officer, DBS Group

    Roberto Mancone,Chief Operating Officer, We.Trade

    Ruchir Puri,Chief Technology Officer & Chief Architect, IBM Watson

    Sanjiv Bajaj,Managing Director,Bajaj Finserv

    See the full agenda and list of speakers here.

    3-Day Conference Pass @ SGD 499

    From ASEAN? Enjoy 40% off 3-Day Conference Pass @ SGD 299

    Start-ups enjoy 60% off 3-Day Conference Pass @ SGD 179

    Free 3-Day Conference Pass for government officials, academia and educational institutions.

    Trade Visitors register for Free (access to exhibition only).

    Register here.

    Public Service Complimentary Pass Code: SFF18_FGOV
    Please note that the promo code will only work with your official .gov email address.

    Academia Complimentary Pass Code: SFF18_EDUINSTITUTION
    Please note that the promo code will only work with your official .edu email address.

    If you encounter any problems with the promo code, contact us here.


    Showcase your start-up at the ASEAN Zone at a special rate of SGD 1600!

    (For exhibiting start-ups headquartered in ASEAN only, excludes Singapore)

    Check out these hotel discounts and exclusive travel deals here to help you
    optimise your stay in Singapore.