The Global Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 Kicks off Today

The Global Singapore Fintech Festival 2020 Kicks off Today

by December 7, 2020

The second edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) kicks off today, providing an avenue for the global fintech, innovation and business communities around the world to connect, collaborate and network.

Running from 7 to 11 December 2020, SFF x SWITCH 2020 will feature more than 600 sessions over five days, 1,400 speakers, more than 1,000 exhibitors, 27 international pavilions, and more than 60,000 participants representing over 7,000 global companies from more than 130 countries.

SFF x SWITCH 2020 will feature a unique hybrid format that combines a 24-hour online platform with satellite events around the world. This new hybrid model will provide participants with greater access to the global fintech and deep tech communities looking to discover partnerships, attract investments, and boost sales.

Key speakers who will deliver speeches, lead discussions and provide mentorship include Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft, Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer, Google and Alphabet and many more.

The Changi International Zone will host over 40 global satellite events which will bring together content from innovation hubs and tech showcases around the world. There will be a mix of physical events in selected cities and digital events. Twenty seven international pavilions will also champion their country or region’s innovations via digital showcases.

Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of MAS, said,

Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, MAS Singapore Fintech Festival Kick off

Sopnendu Mohanty

“We are proud to have built an online event platform that continues to serve as a meeting point for the global fintech community and a hive for business activity when the industry needs it the most. In addition to the online city experience, we have worked with select global satellite event partners to host physical events.


By leveraging on the concerted efforts of the teams within MAS, Enterprise Singapore and SingEx, and partners including Accenture, Microsoft and Pico Art International, SFF x SWITCH is now another step closer to realising our vision of a global platform for knowledge sharing, where meaningful connections are made and better ideas are built for the financial services and technology community.”


If you are struggling to decide what to attend here’s a guide of some of the key sessions we’ve prepared for you.