Fintech and The Future of Payments
Aug
30
6:30 PM18:30

Fintech and The Future of Payments

Join us at Singapore's leading fintech hub Lattice80 for a dynamic talk on "The Fragmented World of Payments and how FinTech can solve this problem".Guest speaker: Faisal Khan is a banking & payments consultant specializing in cross-border payment systems and a digital money evangelist. He is the co-host of Around the Coin, a weekly podcast on banking, payments and fintech.

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Silicon Valley and Its Ripples
Jul
20
6:00 PM18:00

Silicon Valley and Its Ripples

Join us for a spirited discussion on trends in AI and Automation in Silicon Valley, and the ripple effects felt in the rest of the world. ADDO AI CEO Ayesha Khanna will moderate a panel with Christopher Schroeder and Dr. Noah Raford. Christopher M. Schroeder is an American entrepreneur, advisor and investor in interactive technologies and social communications and Dr. Noah Raford is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Dubai Future Foundation and a former advisor on futures, foresight, and innovation in the UAE Prime Minister’s Office.

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Artificial intelligence in Healthcare
Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Artificial intelligence in Healthcare

We are delighted to host with our partners Syte Institute a conference on Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare in Berlin. The Digital Health market is expected to grow up to 200 Billion USD until 2020. Participants are leading Digital Health AI providers, investors, physicians and industry players. Topics include an overview of AI applications in healthcare, investments and enterprise valuation methods, and case studies. 

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Launching a RoboAdvisor
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

Launching a RoboAdvisor

Great to have Michele Ferrario, CEO of StashAway, give an excellent talk at ADDO AI's Fintech Meetup on setting up a roboadvisor in Singapore. StashAway has raised S$3 million (US$2.15 million) from the Rozario family — an office with deep banking connections. Previously, StashAway raised a seed round of US$516,200 from its founding team and angel investors.

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Blockchains and Fintech
Feb
14
to Feb 15

Blockchains and Fintech

Leanne Kemp is the founder & CEO of Everledger- a digital, global ledger that tracks and protects items of value,  will share her experience of being a founder of a leading  blockchain startup and some personal insights on how to become a real tech leader in this “male-dominated” industry. 

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Fintech: The API Economy
Jan
26
6:45 PM18:45

Fintech: The API Economy

The growth in Financial Institutions (FIs) exposing data within their legacy systems via APIs is driven by the need to deliver more customer oriented functionality and a faster time-to-market. APIs expedite the realisation of an interconnected and interdependent ecosystem that promotes (intra and cross-sector) partnerships, stimulates co-operation and increases information/resource sharing between organisations.

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Fintech: Cybersecurity
Dec
8
6:45 PM18:45

Fintech: Cybersecurity

Hacks, security breaches, and a lack of trust by consumers is becoming commonplace. The need for new solutions is becoming more obvious, and IT and fintech security budgets across the private and public sectors are increasing accordingly. As a result, cyber security has become the fastest-growing sector in IT. According to Gartner, the global spending for cyber security was nearing $76.1 billion in 2015—and that number is expected to rise to $170 billion by 2020.

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Future Forward: Bank-as-a-Service
Nov
14
3:00 PM15:00

Future Forward: Bank-as-a-Service

The banking industry has been and is a massive machine providing comprehensive financial services. Any bank nowadays can serve any financial need for the eligible population. The word ‘eligible’ plays a vital role here. One of the core differences in approach to financial services between banks and fintech lies in democratization. While banks have always been looking to control the financial services industry, with the rise of fintech, the situation has changed drastically. Now banks are looking to collaborate with fintech so as to not to lose the links in the value chains that make them so powerful.

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Fintech and Gamification
Nov
3
6:45 PM18:45

Fintech and Gamification

Gamification is the application of typical elements of game playing to other areas of activity to influence consumer behaviors. There has been a high growth of gamification solutions in various industry verticals due to increasing need for gamification solutions and applications in enterprise and consumer brands. As gamification solutions are gaining pace in the current scenario of engagement and loyalty ecosystem, the gamification industry is expected to reach US$11 billion by 2020, according to MarketandMarkets.

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Singapore FinTech FastTrack
Nov
1
9:30 PM21:30

Singapore FinTech FastTrack

On the 1st of November, Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore offers you the opportunity to fast-track your FinTech startup. Come pitch your idea and receive 1:1 feedback from experienced mentors from financial services, angel investors as well as the opportunity to get on the 'watch-list' for Startupbootcamp FinTech's 2017 accelerator program. Startupbootcamp FinTech's last FastTrack tour resulted in 2 startups receiving investment based on connections they made at the events. 

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Legal Matters: Evolving Regulations and The Rise of RegTech
Oct
20
6:45 PM18:45

Legal Matters: Evolving Regulations and The Rise of RegTech

How are different Asian countries attempting to regulate and improve efficiency in compliance? We discuss RegTech, called “the new FinTech” by Deloitte, and LegalTech, deemed an industry worth billions.

How does compliance become a business opportunity in financial services eg. systems that process anti-money laundering (AML) faster and cheaper? How can Fintech startups efficiently meet legal regulations across multiple regions in Asia?

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Trading up: Real World Applications of Blockchains
Sep
4
4:00 PM16:00

Trading up: Real World Applications of Blockchains

Blockchain is revolutionising the exchange of value in a similar way to how the internet revolutionised the exchange of information and communication. Guest speaker Pavel Bains is an entrepreneur, futurist, designer and investor in exponential technologies. He is the CEO of Bluzelle Networks, which builds blockchain and distributed ledger solutions for the finance industry.

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AI Chatbots and The Mobile Bank
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

AI Chatbots and The Mobile Bank

According to Facebook, tens of thousands” of developers are building chatbots and DBS recently invested Kasisto which uses state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technology to improve the consumer experience on mobile devices through intelligent conversation. At this month's Tech Crunch in New York, the creators of Siri wowed everyone with Viv, their conversational AI. We discuss and debate how AI chatbots will transform financial services. Guest speak Xaver Lehmann.

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Crowdfunding
Jun
29
6:00 PM18:00

Crowdfunding

How will models of crowdfunding vary across cities in Asia? What are the factors necessary to get a real estate or small business crowdfunding platform off the ground? We'll discuss and debate all aspects of this topic from technology to regulation to profitability.  

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Robo-advisors
May
29
4:00 PM16:00

Robo-advisors

What is the future of robo-advisors in Asia? What motivates investors from millennials to emerging middle class to the wealthy to use platforms like Wealthfront and Betterment? We'll discuss the emerging players in Asia and the regulations that threaten them in different countries. Guest speaker : Mikaal Abdulla, CEO and Founder, 8 Securities.

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Blockchains
May
8
4:00 PM16:00

Blockchains

What are the most exciting startups using blockchains, and the challenges that lie ahead for it? Will it truly disrupt the banking sector or will it be absorbed in it. We discuss and debate all aspects of blockchains from the technology underlying it to the regulations governing it.  

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Credit Scoring
Apr
10
4:00 PM16:00

Credit Scoring

What are innovative ways for credit scoring in Asia? How difficult is data acquisition and manipulation techniques from sources such as social media? From regulations on data privacy to the pitfalls of trusting correlations, an expert speaker will lead our usual debate and discussion.

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Trading Systems
Feb
28
4:00 PM16:00

Trading Systems

What's next for trading systems (equities, fixed income, bonds, fx and algos) and for straight through processing of trades given the latest developments in Fintech.  The forum provides an opportunity for knowledge sharing and networking amongst technologists. Topics include p2p lending, blockchains and mobile e-commerce.

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