In pics: Global fintech companies converge at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 is going on in full steam. It is the world’s largest gathering of the global fintech community and is featuring a series of exciting events including FinTech Conference & Exhibition, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, AI in Finance Summit, FinTech Awards, Innovation Lab Crawl, Workshops, and an expanded Investor Summit.

Indian contingent is the largest at the Singapore Fintech festival with 400 exhibitors. There is also an India Pavilion of 18 companies. Eight of these companies are from Mumbai. The Pavilion has been set up by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in partnership with High Commission of India, Maharashtra IT and Government of Maharashtra.

Biggies Google, Mastercard, Visa, AIG, AIA, Deloitte, Oracle, a large number of start-ups and country booths have made a big presence at the ever-growing Festival.

Kasikorn Bank owned Beacon venture Capital team is all smiles next to the massive festival signage. Photo: Connected to India
Kasikorn Bank owned Beacon venture Capital team is all smiles next to the massive festival signage. Photo: Connected to India
Displaying abundant enthusiasm for the Fintech sector and interest in the India-Singapore business corridor is the largest contingent from India with 400 exhibitors. India Pavilion comprising of 18 startups including Valuefy, Phocket, Happy, Posidex, Lend foundry at the India pavilion with the local Director of FICCI Navita Myer Photo: Connected to India
Displaying abundant enthusiasm for the Fintech sector and interest in the India-Singapore business corridor is the largest contingent from India with 400 exhibitors. India Pavilion comprising of 18 startups including Valuefy, Phocket, Happy, Posidex, Lend foundry at the India pavilion with the local Director of FICCI Navita Myer Photo: Connected to India
Local Fintech Champions GrabPay make a strong statement in their corporate greens with neon effect. Photo: Connected to India
Local Fintech Champions GrabPay make a strong statement in their corporate greens with neon effect. Photo: Connected to India
DBS shouting about their being the - Best Bank in the World. Why shouldn't they lah? Go DBS! Photo: Connected to India
DBS shouting about their being the - Best Bank in the World. Why shouldn't they lah? Go DBS! Photo: Connected to India
What is Google doing in a Fintech Conference? Selling Cloud services. Well you will find them in a groumet, animal husbandry, etc, etc, conferences as well. Everybody benefits from Google. Photo: Connected to India
What is Google doing in a Fintech Conference? Selling Cloud services. Well, you will find them in a gourmet, animal husbandry, etc, etc, conference as well. Everybody benefits from Google. Photo: Connected to India
Idea Ink visual consulting and information design start-up giving a visitor to their booth an
Idea Ink visual consulting and information design start-up giving a visitor to their booth an "immersive" experience through VR. Photo: Connected to India
Israel open for business. Right in the middle. India - learn from them, get a better location and spend on design next time. Photo: Connected to India
Israel open for business. Right in the middle. India - learn from them, get a better location and spend on design next time. Photo: Connected to India
 
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Ashraf Jamal brings a rare depth to writing equipped with a degree in journalism, a postgraduate degree in political science, and a degree in law from the Allahabad University. His experience includes editing and publishing the Northern India Patrika and writing for Times of India for almost a decade covering just about any topic under the sun including NRIs and Indian diaspora.

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