Singapore FinTech Festival draws global interest

The second Singapore FinTech Festival began this week, featuring over 25 000 participants from over 100 countries and more than 160 leaders from central banks and regulatory agencies, financial institutions, venture capital firms and fintech companies taking to the podium.

The week-long event is organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings.

There will be keynote speeches, an innovation lab, awards and networking events, the new Investor Summit and a three-day FinTech Conference.

Netherlands' Queen Maxima will be speaking on using inclusive technology to build a better future in her capacity as the United Nations secretary-general's special advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.