As a corporate sponsor of #SFF2021, Standard Chartered will be hosting an entire week of virtual events at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival on 8 – 12 November, to showcase existing and potential partnerships around themes such as #DecentralizedFinance, #Web3.0, #EmbeddedFinance and more!

These sessions will be streamed on our co-exhibitor site on the Singapore FinTech Festival platform – if you have a ticket, be sure to visit our site!

Don’t have a ticket? Don’t fret! We’ll be streaming an exciting line up of conversations, podcasts and fireside chats on our SC Ventures LinkedIn page – available for all to watch – that’s right, no tickets needed!

Follow our SC Ventures LinkedIn page to get notifications when we go live!

(Note those marked with “Ticketed” will be hosted on the SFF platform, and those marked “LinkedIn Live” will be streamed on our SCV Linkedin available for anyone to tune in!)

 

Monday, 8 Nov

Time Feature Streaming
9:30 – 9.45 am SGT Opening Speech  by Bill Winters

Our Digital Ambitions

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

10:30 – 11:15 am SGT Building Blocks Better: Paving the way for financial markets 3.0

Harald Eltvedt, SC Ventures, Paramita Dasgupta, Manager, Creating Markets Advisory, IFC East Asia & Pacific, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Kevin Lim, Director, Blockchain@Temasek,

Temasek

SFF site (ticketed)
1:15 – 2.00 pm SGT Singapore FinTech Association Payments Track: Setting up Payment Standards

Matt Wood, Head of Digital & Fintech Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Visa, Venkatesh Saha, Chief Executive Officer, Wise Asia-Pacific Ltd, Wise, Janet Young, Managing Director & Head of Group Channels and Digitalisation, UOB, Kahina Van Dyke, Global Head of Digital Channels & Data Analytics, SCB

Moderated by Caesar Sengupta, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Arbo Works

SFF site (ticketed)
3:05 – 3.20 pm SGT Perspective on Building a Digital Bank

with Dwaipayan Sadhu, Head CPBB, Standard Chartered

SFF site (ticketed)
5:00 – 6:00 pm SGT Olea: Supporting smaller suppliers with supply chain alternative investments

with Amelia Ng, CEO Olea; Moderated by Marion Bernardi and Harald Eltvedt, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

 

Tuesday, 9 Nov

9:00 – 10:00 am SGT Standard Chartered and Unqork: The Endless opportunities of no-code low-code

Unqork is a cloud computing and enterprise software company based in New York, that offers a no-code development platform-as-a-service for building enterprise applications, supporting organizations in finance, insurance, healthcare and government.

With Bassam Chaptini, Chief Technology Officer, Unqork, Rabih Ramadi, Head of Financial Services & Insurance, Unqork, Thorsten Neumann, Chief Technical, SC Ventures, Vikram Gupta, Head, Technology, Cyber and Data Science, Standard Chartered Bank

Moderated by Simon Figures, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

11:00 – 11:30 am SGT Ask Me Anything session with CEO of CardsPal

with Saim Yeong Harng, CEO CardsPal

CardsPal is our mobile solution that helps customers find the credit card deals to maximise savings.

Moderated by Santosh Patel, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

11:30 – 12:30 pm SGT Singapore digital bank and Moneythor: Building a digital bank from scratch

with Olivier Berthier, Founder & CEO, Moneythor, Dwaipayan Sadhu,  Head of CPBB, Standard Chartered

Moderated by Saurav Bhatia, Chief Customer Officer, Singapore digital bank

Moneythor is a fintech developing banking software components, designed to provide better digital banking for customers and enhanced marketing and analytics for banks. These solutions enable financial institutions to deliver improved functionality and experience for their customers across their digital channels.

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

2:00-2:40pm SGT How Data is Pioneering the New Client Engagement

With Meri Rosich, Chief Data Officer, CCIB, SCB, and Shari Van Cleave, Global head, Client Experience and Engagement, SCB

Session is moderated by Santosh Patel, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

3:00 – 3:30 pm SGT Fintech Bridge Open Call for Tech Solutions: How might we leverage technology to improve crop quality, and manage the supply chain to reduce post-harvest losses?

with Cherotich Rutto, Venture lead, AgriTech, our venture that aims to solve challenges to market access in the fresh produce value chain by enabling price transparency and consistent supply of quality produce to off-takers.

Agriculture is the main driver of economic transformation in Africa, impacting over 50% of the population. However, 2 key challenges continue to plague farmers:

1) Limited access to quality inputs, data and information hinders farmers from maximizing their production

2) Post-harvest losses in the agriculture and food supply chain reduces farmers’ income

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

3:30 – 4:30 pm SGT Atome and Standard Chartered: Delivering mobile-first financial services for consumers across Asia

with Marnix Zwart, Global Head of Partnerships, Retail Banking, Standard Chartered

and Trina Yeung, Chief Financial Officer at Atome Financial

Moderated by Sachin Sharma, CPO, nexus Standard Chartered

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

5:00 – 6:00 pm SGT Zai: A new force in financial services offering cross border payment services

with Rimal Gokani, Chief Commercial Officer, Zai, and Simran Gill, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

 

Wednesday, 10 Nov

9:00 – 10:00 am SGT Quantum Computing with USRA

with David Venturelli, Assoc. Director, Quantum Computing, USRA, Alam, M. Sohaib, Research Scientist at the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab (QuAIL), USRA and Elena Strbac, Global Head of Data Science Innovation, CCIB, Standard Chartered

Moderated with Harald EltvedtApurv Suri, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

10:00 – 10:45am SGT How can SMEs tap into Green Finance

Learn how small and medium businesses can tap into green finance to scale their businesses

With Marcos Neto, Director of the Finance Hub at UNDP,  Kai Fehr, Global Head of Trade & Working Capital, SCB, Eric Tham, Managing Director & Head, Group Commercial Banking, UOB, Amy Chung, CEO, Containers Printers, Hourn Thy (Moderator), Head of Operations, SME Finance Forum

SFF site (ticketed)
11:00 – 12:00 pm SGT How Liberty met the MAS CBDC challenge by tokenizing bonds for retail investors

feat. Project Liberty, our bond tokenization venture solution, with Aaron Gwak, Venture Lead

Moderated by Marion Bernardi, Harald Eltvedt SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

1:00 – 1:30 pm SGT Intrapreneur Journey in the Bank: Building KarmaPoints

with DC Mulay, intrapreneur and Jason Wiggin, SC Ventures

KarmaPoints is a platform that brings Consumers, charities and companies together, combining their comparative advantages (will, know-how and resources respectively) to solve the world’s problems.

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

2:00 – 2:30 pm SGT Letsbloom x Azentio

With Lokesh Sharma, Venture lead of Letsbloom, and Romil Turakhia, Head of Markets, Azentio

Moderated by Chang Wea Meng, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

3:00 – 4:00 pm SGT The Economics of ESG

with Vikram Chakravarty, Managing Partner, EY, and Konstantinos Dimitriou, Associate Partner, EY

Moderated by Lynette Lee, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

4:00 – 4:45 pm SGT Reshaping our Activities to Reduce our Impact on Earth

with Mathias Wikstrom, CEO, Doconomy, Manohar Chadalavada, MD, Global Head, AI, Ecosystems and Open Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

Moderated by Dominic Maffei, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

7:00 – 7:45 pm SGT Leading with Purpose

with Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered, Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Football Club Manager, Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Singapore Parliament

SFF site (ticketed)

Thursday, 11 Nov

9:20 – 10:40 am SGT Future of Digital Banking and Digital Bank

with Alex Manson, SC Ventures; Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer, MAS; Varun Mittal, Global Emerging Markets FinTech Leader, Partner, EY

Non-ticketed:

Virtual: https://lnkd.in/gFVpkMed
Bridge+ Metro: https://lnkd.in/gYGdvuyC

9:00 – 9:40am SGT e-signatures accelerate digitization from paper to online

with Sameer Hajarnis, eSignature Practice Leader, One Span and Thorsten Neumann, SC Ventures

Moderated by Jason Ho, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

2:00 – 3:00 pm SGT Autumn, a holistic fintech app to help you be #FutureFit

Hear insights and our vision of future planning for young millennials. This generation seeks out wealth building and future planning differently. How does Autumn come in with best-in-class solutions in Wealth, Health & Lifestyle to help them better navigate their dreams?

with Mike Kruger, CEO of Autumn

Moderated by Alice Goh, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

3:00 – 4:00 pm SGT The Economics of Biodiversity – Can Biodiversity be Tokenized?

With Corrado Forcellati, PAIA Consultancy, and Benjamin Tsai, President & Managing Partner, Wave Financial

Moderated by Lynette Lee, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

5:00 – 6:00 pm SGT Nexus and Personetics: How embedded finance can revolutionize the digital experience?

with Kelvin Tan, Global Lead, SC nexus, and David Sosna, Founder & CEO, Personetics, and Marnix Zwart, Global Head of Partnerships, Retail Banking, Standard Chartered

Moderated by Simran Gill, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

6:00 – 6:45 pm SGT The Importance of Data and AI in ESG Ecosystem: A Collaboration to Drive Change

with Pier Luigi Culazzo, Group Chief Data Officer, Standard Chartered, Rahim, Mohammed, Global Hd, Design & Monitoring, Data Management Risk, Standard Chartered, and Vijay Jairaj, Head, Data Management Risk – Responsible AI, Standard Chartered

Moderated by Lynette Lee, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

 

Friday, 12 Nov

8:45 – 9:15 am SGT Climate-Tech or where to find the next 1,000 unicorns

with Matt Myers, Climate tech investor & community builder

Moderated by Marion Bernardi, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

9:30 – 10:30 am SGT OpenFin: Developing the next collaborative tools in Financial Services

With Mazy Dar, CEO, OpenFin

Moderated by Gakim Solomons, SC Ventures

OpenFin is the OS for Enterprise Productivity, bringing organizations together in a single, secure and unified workspace.

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

10:30 – 11:10 am SGT LSEG and SCB: Merging forces to build faster models

With Karthik Ramamurthy, Head of Product and Valuation Control GBS, Standard Chartered, and Andrei Borsaru, Director Business Solutions at LSEG

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

11:30 – 12:30 pm SGT Solv: Enabling seamless trade and access to finance for small businesses in post-COVID world

With Jiten Arora, SC Ventures

Moderated by Alice Goh, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

2:00 – 2:30 pm SGT The Evolution of Personalized Investment Ideas to Wealth Clients

with Sushil Anand, Head, Digital Advisory, Group Wealth Management, Standard Chartered; and Alison Chiu, Director, Investment Advisory, Wealth Management, Standard Chartered

Moderated by Simran Gill, SC Ventures

SC Ventures

LinkedIn Live

5:00 – 5:45 pm SGT BCG Digital Ventures

with Andy Lees, Partner & Director Product Management at BCG Digital Ventures and Harald Eltvedt, SC Ventures

SFF site (ticketed)