Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the largest FinTech festival in the world and a knowledge platform for the global FinTech community.
First held in 2016, the event had over 13,000 international participants from 60 countries. In 2017, there were more than 30,000 international participants from 109 countries attending the festival. Nearly 40% of the participants were C-suite, senior management level decision makers and influencers. In 2018, there were more than 45,000 international participants from 130 countries.
In 2019, the number of international participants increased to 60,000 from 140 countries. Participants in 2019 include industry professionals, founders, investors, academics, and government agencies. The event was attended by 100% of the 50 top banks in the world, featured 569 speakers and close to 1,000 exhibiting companies from around the world, including 41 international pavilions.
SFF and Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) had the collaboration first time in 2019 with a week long events and activities focusing FinTech and deep technology.
There were a number of international dignitaries participated including Christine Lagarde (in her role as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund), Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands (in her capacity as the Secretary-General of the United Nations’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance Development), Arun Jaitley, India’s Finance Minister and Minister of Corporate Affairs, Dr. Agustin Carstens, General Manager of Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Dr. Patrick Njoroge, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, and Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore.
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