By Nath Cajuday
On behalf of the Tezos ecosystem, TZ APAC is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the 6th annual Singapore FinTech Festival taking place from 8-12 November this year. Organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), this year’s theme focuses on Web 3.0 in Financial Services and looks to bring together global experts to discuss how Web 3.0 and key technological advances will power the future of financial services, by way of concepts and practical knowledge to be shared by the speakers.
TZ APAC will present two special events during the SFF 2021, namely:
· GLOBAL TRENDS SESSION
In partnership with TIE: Startup Stories – Blockchain and Digital Assets, it will happen on November 10, 5:55 pm to 6:20 pm. The session will have Yusho Liu, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hako Technology Pte Ltd; Arthur Breitman, Early Architect of Tezos; and Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Partner of Draper Associates as moderator.
· CORE STRATEGY
Web 3.0 Conversation on the Convergence of Media and Finance, it will happen on November 10, 8:30 am to 8:55 pm. The session will have Mike Shinoda, entrepreneur, investor and member of the band Linkin Park; and Katherine Ng TZ APAC Head of Marketing Operations.
Web 3.0 introduces far-reaching changes to the financial services sector. In particular, decentralized finance has the potential to transform every monetary transaction. It will help incorporate individuals and businesses previously excluded from the financial system. What’s more, Web 3.0 promises to shape new enterprises, new business models, new opportunities to build sustainable solutions, and will carve out exciting new careers.
Focusing in Financial Services and looks to bring together global experts to discuss how Web 3.0 and key technological advances will power the future of financial services, by way of concepts and practical knowledge to be shared by the speakers, Tezos Asia Pacific (TZ APAC) announced that it is sponsoring the 6th annual Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF), that will focus on this year’s theme “Web 3.0”, and is organized by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) that will happen on November 8 to 12, 2021.
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These are the 5 reasons to attend this year’s SFF:
1. Hear from the Change Makers
SFF is known for annually creating a pool of the best among the best speakers. This year, it will showcase the finest technologists and founders who are pivoting to Web 3.0 along with its traditional line up of FI CEOs and Public Sector Officials, namely:
Al Kelly (Visa); Agustín Carstens (Bank for International Settlements); Anne Richards (Fidelity International); Dr Ben Goertzel (SingularityNET Foundation); Ben Horowitz (Andreessen Horowitz); Chuck Robbins (Cisco); Dan Schulman (PayPal); David Patterson (Google); Dieter Vranckx (Swiss International Air Lines); François Villeroy, Governor, Banque de France; Ignazio Visco (Bank of Italy); Kevin O’Leary (O’Leary Financial Group); Kris Marszalek, (Crypto.com); Marc Benioff (Salesforce.com); Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park); Mia Mottley (Prime Minister of Barbados); Michael Miebach (Mastercard); Mike Wells (Prudential); Patrick Njoroge (Central Bank of Kenya); Perry Warijyo (Bank Indonesia); Sabrina Yijie Peng (Ant Group); Sam Bankman-Fried (FTX); Dr Sri Mulyani Indrawati (Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia); Stephen Bird (abrdn plc); Ueli Maurer (Minister of Finance in Switzerland).
View the list of speakers here.
2. Answer Your Burning Fintech and Web 3.0 Questions
SFF offers a very wide yet deep variety of topics and sessions that will surely bring bottomless lessons, knowledge, and wisdom to the participants.
It will focus on three modules:
· DESIGNING financial services on Web 3.0:
o Capital Markets
o Asset Management
o Consumer Banking
o Wholesale Banking
· BUILDING financial services on Web 3.0:
o Artificial Intelligence
o Distributed Ledger Technology
o Internet of Things
o Quantum Computing
· SUSTAINABLE financial services on Web 3.0:
o Impact Investing
o Impact Financing
o Impact Insurance
o Impact Measurement
Aside from these, SFF will also offer Deep Dive Sessions and 15 Global Trends fundamentally shaping financial services.
3. Meet Everyone Virtually
More than 2000 companies have already confirmed their attendance in this year’s SFF. In includes the private, central, state, federal, and national banks of different countries; academic institutions such as Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Oxford; known companies namely: Alibaba Cloud, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Reuters, Samsung, Sony, Visa; and many others.To check out who else is coming in the SFF, request the complete list here.
4. Get Certified
Aside from learning from the experiences of the knowledgeable speakers, SFF also offers verifiable digital knowledge certification that can be used as a proof of an individual’s or one company’s
· WEB 3.0 KNOWLEDGE CERTIFICATE
You can acquire your Web 3.0 Knowledge Certificate in Financial Services issued by The Asian Institute of Digital Finance, National University of Singapore (NUS). Enrol for $10 with any SFF pass to earn your verifiable digital knowledge certification. Brought to you in collaboration with APIX Oxygen. For infographics, and link to enrol, click here.
· CERTIFICATE OF KNOWLEDGE: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF BUSINESS
SME Day participants can earn this Certificate of Competency by attending SME Sessions.
A specially curated day for SMEs to gather latest knowledge and learn practical approaches to thrive in the new normal. 43% of the world’s SMEs reside in India, China and Africa. Leading business experts from these regions will share the secret sauce to create successful SME models, whilst leading academics will highlight key trends and tools for SMEs to thrive through practical lectures.
SME Day will be on November 11. For more info, and link to enrol, click here.
5. Grow Your Business
SFF promises that its brand-new event platform is built to help participants create leads and network. Its key features are:
· Six Networking Events
· Recommended Matches
· Live Chat Q&A
· 15 Minutes of 1-on-1 Virtual Meetings.
“The mission of Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is to foster open dialogue between public and private sectors to advance the reach and positive impact of global FinTech,” SFF overview statement.
This will be the sixth year of SFF. Last year, the event had 60,00 participants from 160 countries that shared ideas and insights on the development of financial services.
According to SFF’s website, SFF 2021 will be a hybrid event; guests may attend in person or via the digital platform. The festival will include a diverse range of speaker sessions, innovation labs and specialist breakout events taking place across Singapore and, from 11th-12th, November, across a further 11 key FinTech hubs across the globe as part of the World FinTech Festival.
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