What we learned at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019

How is the Fintech landscape transformed and what are the emerging trends of 2020? There is no better place to find out rather than the Singapore Fintech Festival – the biggest Fintech event worldwide, with more than 60,000 attendees, from 140 different countries, discussing new technologies, ideas and products brought to the ecosystem.  Earlier this month, our team went to …

The Central Bank of Eswatini Upskills Employees with CFTE

London, 26 November 2019 – The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is delighted to announce that it has been chosen by the Central Bank of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) for a programme to upskill employees to embrace the new age of finance. The Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) programme have selected more than 100 employees to enrol in the …

Meet CFTE alumni, Socheat Chhay, on his journey into Fintech

CFTE is travelling all around the world to meet with their alumni to talk about how learning about Fintech impacted their careers. In this second episode, we would like to introduce Socheat Chhay, Head of Digital Transformation at Bpifrance who shares his story on his journey into Fintech. – What is your background? And what is your current job title …

Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 – a note from the Co-Founder

3 years ago I went to the Singapore Fintech Festival and I was impressed not only with the magnitude of the event (12k+ people!) but also with the pace of change finance was undergoing. This truly eye-opening experience convinced me that there is a massive need for upskilling in digital finance and this was the reason why we decided to …

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Analyzing Fintech’s Ecosystem in 2019

The rise of Fintech has certainly left a big mark on the world in general. More and more jobs, opportunities and markets are being created globally thanks to the disruption of the traditional finance industry. Undoubtely, the emergence of any market gives rise to a new ecosystem.

LHoFT launches the Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance in partnership with CFTE

London, Luxembourg, Singapore, 13 November 2019 – Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) and Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) are delighted to announce the formation of the Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance. The Academy is designed to help financial institutions upskill their employees in Fintech, and help finance professionals to deepen their understanding of the changing landscape of …

CFTE was appointed by Hong Kong Cyberport to launch Fintech training programme

London, 5 November 2019 – Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is delighted to announce that it has been appointed to be the training partner of Hong Kong Cyberport FinTech Training programme. This initiative, stated in the 2019 HKSAR Government Policy Address, aims to upskill over 1,500 in-service financial practitioners in 2020. During this period, CFTE will design and …

What to expect from Singapore Fintech Festival 2019?

The world’s largest Financial Technology event, with nearly 45,000 participants from more than 130 countries, is an obvious must-attend for the CFTE team. The Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) takes place in one of the fastest developing regions, Singapore, during the week of 11th-15th of November and is expected to attract thousands of executives, entrepreneurs, investors and regulators from all around …

CFTE announces the launch of the first Regtech online course

The Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) announced the launch of the Regtech Online Course, crafted by worldwide experts. The course will upskill professionals to advance in the Regulatory Technology transformation. London, 29 October 2019 – we are excited to announce the launch of the Regtech Online Course, the first of this kind worldwide. The announcement was made during …