SiTF Fintech Alliance

The first Fintech Alliance was launched by SiTF on 13 June 2016.  An enthusiastic group of Fintech companies deliberated and shared their experiences at the session held at SiTF.  

 



Members huddled in a discussion 




Mr Jeremy Tan, SiTF Treasurer and Chairman of the Singapore Enterprise Chapter giving his opening address

Mr Jeremy Tan, Chairman of SiTF’s Singapore Enterprise Chapter (SEC) kicked off the session.  Mr Richard Hartung, who heads the Fintech Alliance initiative introduced the Fintech Alliance committee. 

 



Mr Jeremy Tan (left) and Mr Richard Hartung (right) 


A breakout session was organised for the group to identify the challenges of the Fintech community.  

The session was organised as:

  • Payments
  • Lending/Crowd Funding
  • Investment/ Wealth Management / Trading
  • Block Chain
  • Information / Education / Analytics
  • Security / Risk Management 




During the breakout session: Members from the Lending Group in discussion


At the end of the robust discussion, the groups presented their deliberations.  Two initiatives were mooted to support and advance the Fintech ecosystem.

The initiatives were:

  • collaborate efforts to approach and engage the regulators, educators and policy makers
  • establish a shared platform to reach out to regional Fintech players and associations


The event ended on a high note with the next Fintech event targeted for end July 2016.




Participants sharing a joke during the networking session

For more information about the Fintech Alliance, please email Alicia at alicia@sitf.org.sg