Switzerland to Participate in Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 With Digital Exhibitorsby Fintechnews Switzerland November 27, 2020
The Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) and the Swiss Business Hub ASEAN will be participating in this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 (SFF) on the 7-11 December with a digital Swiss Pavilion featuring 8 exhibitors.
The virtual participation is part of the overarching goal of S-GE to enable Swiss and Liechtenstein SMEs realise their international business potential in new and existing markets as the country remains the first choice of location in Europe for innovative foreign companies.
Switzerland Finance Minister (Federal Department of Finance) Mr Ueli Maurer will lead the Swiss participation with his keynote speech titled “Fintech, Sustainable Finance and Innovation”. The speech will be followed by an in-depth panel discussion on the strengths of the Swiss financial center with speakers from Credit Suisse Group, UBS and the Swiss Bankers Association.
These sessions will be telecast live from the SIX Convention Point in Zurich on 7 December at 5pm SGT.
Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF), alongside Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) 2020, will take place in Singapore with more than 40 global satellite events taking place across the world.
H.E. Mr Fabrice Filliez, Ambassador of Switzerland to Singapore, said:
“The participation of the Swiss Pavilion at the annual Singapore Fintech Festival is an anchor initiative. In 2020, the participating companies will reflect the robustness of the Swiss finance ecosystem, paving the way for collaborations and partnerships in co-innovation and fresh ventures. With Singapore being Switzerland’s most important trading partner in Asia, Swiss fintech companies view the republic as an important gateway to the wider Asian economic region.”
Renee Koh, Head of Swiss Business Hub ASEAN said:
“With Singapore-Swiss bilateral cooperation remaining strong, there is still much room to expand business and economic linkages amid the changing global business climate. Innovation continues to be strong in both these global centers and the Swiss presence at this fintech festival presents an opportunity for both sides to collaborate and propel innovation to greater heights.”
List of exhibitors at the digital Swiss Pavilion 2020
Founded in 2014, AlgoTrader is an end-to-end quantitative and algorithmic trading software solution that supports both digital and traditional assets.
CREALOGIX is a publicly listed, global leader in digital banking technology and a Swiss Fintech 100 company. They develop and implement innovative fintech solutions for the digital bank of tomorrow.
Custodigit was founded in 2018 in Zurich as a joint venture between Swisscom and Sygnum. Custodigit provides a single, trusted gateway to the world of digital assets. From anti-money laundering (AML) and custody storage to smart order routing and best execution, Custodigit covers the entire digital asset value chain.
SIX Digital Exchange is building the first market infrastructure in the world to offer a fully integrated end-to-end trading, settlement and custody service for digital assets. The service will provide a safe environment for issuing and trading digital assets, and enable the tokenization of existing securities and non-bankable assets.
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services in the Securities & Exchanges, Banking Services and Financial Information business units with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss financial center.
Swisscom is Switzerland’s leading telecom company and one of its leading IT company. Swisscom is active in markets EU, US, APAC. Moreover, Swisscom is one of the leading corporate in the Blockchain, Digital Assets and FinTech space as well as Trust Services.
Sygnum is the world’s first digital asset bank, and a digital asset specialist with global reach. Sygnum Bank AG has a Swiss banking license, as well as Sygnum Pte Ltd’s capital markets services (CMS) license in Singapore,
Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) is the official Swiss organization for export and investment promotion with around 200 employees at offices throughout Switzerland and in 31 countries. S-GE supports Swiss SMEs in their international business and helps innovative foreign companies to settle in Switzerland.
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