Ms Jacqueline Loh, MAS’ Deputy Managing Director, spoke about the key trends and opportunities in Asian financial markets – focusing on opportunities from harnessing technology and in sustainable finance.
FinTech and Innovation
MAS has announced a $125 Million support package for the financial and FinTech sectors to deal with the immediate challenges from COVID-19 and position strongly for the recovery and future growth. MAS also launched a $6 Million MAS-SFA-AMTD FinTech Solidarity Grant to help Singapore-based FinTechs sustain operations, retain staff, and offset POC costs.
19% Y-o-Y increase
in FinTech investments for H1 2020
Grants for Innovation
Get funding on proof-of-concepts, hiring, business development and more.
World’s first open architecture platform for financial institutions to easily discover FinTechs, quickly design prototypes and rapidly deploy solutions.
World's first to use a national digital identity and centrally managed online consent system for secure access to financial data from private and public sectors.
The Global Trade Connectivity Network (GTCN) is a cross-border Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) project to digitalise trade and trade finance.
An industry collaboration exploring the use of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for Central Bank Digital Currency.
Singapore FinTech Festival
The world’s largest FinTech festival for the global FinTech community to connect, collaborate and co-create.
Sandbox relaxes specific regulatory requirements to enable live experiments of innovation within boundaries.
Business sans Borders
A collaborative AI-driven global solutions hub to foster SME digitalisation.
Understand more about MAS’ payment initiatives like SGQR, FAST, PayNow and UPOS.
Under the theme of “Building Resilience, Seizing Opportunities, Emerging Stronger”, three winners for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and twelve winners for the FinTech Awards have been selected for their solutions that address the challenges faced by the financial industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
MAS and the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (MNB) have signed a Co-operation Agreement to strengthen cooperation in FinTech innovation between Singapore and Hungary.
In his keynote speech at SFF x SWITCH 2020, Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, MAS, spoke on leveraging FinTech to create a more inclusive society and a more sustainable planet.
MAS and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Centre for Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Development have signed a partnership agreement to help SMEs leverage technology to better access global value chains