Largest ever-held API hackathon in Singapore for financial services sector.
Accepts electronic payments by both domestic and international payment schemes, e-wallets, and banks.
Over 1,000 fintech startups and 400 investors indicated interest to participate in the process and 525 connections were made.
Provides a platform for collaboration and innovation for financial institutions and fintech firms.
IBM plans to establish an IBM Centre for Blockchain Innovation in Singapore, where its researchers will work with government, industry and academia to develop applications and solutions which are based on enterprise blockchain, cybersecurity, and cognitive computing technologies.
What is the reality of the relationship between fintech startups and banks, and what does the future hold for the financial services industry as it continues to converge with technology?
Industries grappling with emerging technology have to adapt or lose their place at the table, writes Benjamin Cher.