08 to 12 NOV 21
Bridge+ FinTech Odyssey 2021
Held from 8-12 November 2021, the Singapore FinTech Festival is an annual event organised by the Monetary of Singapore (MAS) and Elevandi. Bridge+ was the official venue partner for the Singapore FinTech Festival 2021 and we were honoured to host the largest FinTech festival in the world right here at Bridge+ 79 Robinson Road.
Decked out in the signature colours of the festival, our space was transformed overnight by the SFF team!
The over-arching theme for the Singapore FinTech Festival 2021 is Web 3.0 where it featured far-reaching changes to the financial services sector. The team brought together a group of leading academics, practitioners and thought leaders across multiple sessions covering designing, building and ensuring sustainable financial services for Web 3.0.
Apart from being the official venue partner, Bridge+ participated in the Singapore FinTech Festival’s Innovation Lab Crawl with our signature event, Bridge+ FinTech Odyssey. It brings leaders in the FinTech industry together to share insights on the innovations and breakthroughs in the FinTech sector. These sharings and discussions create opportunities to amplify social and business engagement amongst FinTech professionals.
Through a series of hybrid events, we co-curated an insightful programme with our members, tenants and community partners of 79 Robinson Road on The FinTech Impact. This year, we had over 40 FinTech leaders share their solutions and insights. They include The FinLab by UOB, BondEvalue, Ekata, Boston Consulting Group, Multiverse Labs, FinTech Academy and other fast-growing FinTech companies. Additionally, we had the privilege of having Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore grace the event as our Guest of Honour.
Elevandi, a new Company Limited by Guarantee (GLC) created by the Monetary Authority of Singapore also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bridge+ during the festival! This further seals Bridge+’s role as both Singapore’s FinTech hub and the premier gathering place for the ecosystem
This year, we are excited to share 2 new initiatives by our member and partner, UOB FinLab and BCG, respectively. In line with this year’s focus of “Forging Business Ahead”, UOB FinLab held a sustainability innovation programme showcasing how SMEs transform their businesses with green technology initiatives as well as sharing the ways to build lasting sustainable businesses. BCG also shared innovation opportunities in financial services, such as future growth opportunities in financial corporate industries.
It was an extremely exciting week jam-packed with panel discussions, pitching sessions and insightful sharings. Being able to have in-person events made this an unforgettable week of forging new friendships and catching up with old friends. Having opened only a year ago, we are so glad that we had the support of our community members to put up such a successful lab crawl!