Singapore Fintech Awards 2016 Announces 40 Finalists

Singapore Fintech Awards 2016 Announces 40 Finalists

by October 31, 2016

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Singapore FinTech Awards 2016, comprising the MAS FinTech Award and ABS Global FinTech Award, will be part of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival that will be held during 14 – 18 November 2016.

The Awards recognise innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented by FinTech companies, financial institutions, and technology companies. To qualify, the projects must have been implemented before 30 June 2016.

Singapore Fintech Awards has announced 40 fintech startups and companies made their way to the finalists.







4xLabs is a fintech start-up headquartered in Singapore with regional offices across Asia. The company develops cloud-based services addressing the needs of all players in the often overlooked cash exchange market.





Aimazing is enabling any smartphone to conduct mobile payments, by using SoundWaves. We offer an SDK for mobile wallets or any relevant applications, to encrypt and transfer information between devices, with sound.





Attores enables data and documents to be shared securely, with full traceability and auditability using smart contracts and blockchain technology.





AUDITime is a global Governance, risk and compliance services company composed of experts specializing in risk management and assurance. Our company includes experts in areas of banking, financial services, insurance, risk and compliance, technology effectiveness, investigations and quality assurance. Our consultants have deep insights on par with the thought leaders of the world. We are more accessible, adept and cost effective than these competitors in delivering value for our clients.



Bento Investing

Bento, a company of Mesitis Capital, is a bionic investment advisor that merges algorithm-powered asset allocation models with a human touch that promises better portfolio performance, productivity and user experience for a fraction of the cost of a traditional human-only advisor.




BioCatch is a provider of Behavioral Biometric, Authentication and Malware Detection solutions for mobile and web applications. Available as a cloud-based solution, BioCatch proactively collects and analyzes more than 500 parameters to generate a unique user profile. Organizations use the platform to continuously authenticate users during their online sessions, protecting against cyber threats and fraudulent activity, such as account takeover and RAT-in-the-Browser (RitB).



Capital Match

Capital Match Capital Match is a leading lending and invoice financing platform for SMEs in Southeast Asia. We provide SMEs with affordable working capital from professional investors.





CashShield was established in 2007 with the objective of pioneering research within the highly unexplored and specialized field of cyber fraud risk management to develop an optimized online fraud protection solution. It is an award-winning technology and an optimised fraud risk-management solution.




Citi is a world-class organization that has been in business for over 200 years and is made up of creative, visionary and entrepreneurial thinkers like you. Here is a place where the best succeed, where opportunities for advancement are open to all, where individual talent is valued and where the courage to always do what’s right is the hallmark of our success. Citi cultivates great minds like yours and here you’ll have tremendous opportunities to grow, learn and make your mark.





Crowdo is a regional fintech startup offering a portfolio of p2p lending and securities crowdfunding solutions. One of the largest and fastest growing in the region, Crowdo has offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. While recognized as an industry pioneer and champion, it is one of the first operators to be awarded a license by a regulator and the first to offer a full equity and debt portfolio to its clients.




Digix is an asset-tokenisation platform built on Ethereum. We leverage the blockchain’s immutability, transparency and auditability by applying it to precious physical assets. Digix has created a range of technologies including The Proof of Asset Protocol (POA), Digix Gold Tokens (DGX), a gold-backed token for Ethereum, and DGD – Digix DAO Tokens.




fastacash™ provides a global social payments platform which allows users to transfer value (money, airtime, other tokens of value, etc.) along with digital content (photos, videos, audio, messages, etc.) through social networks and messaging platforms. The company has developed a patent pending link generation technology that enables the value transfer with a secure link.




FinChat offers the whole Spectrum of compliance tools for IM users in regulated industries for instance financial institutions. This translates into Employees chatting with clients using Whatsapp, WeChat, Skype while staying audit compliant. FinChat offers the web as well as mobile based compliance tools which are voluntary in nature i.e protect your employee’s privacy.




TransferTo is a B2B mobile payment network, interconnecting financial institutions and mobile operators globally. Thousands of leading companies, including Vodafone’s M-Pesa, Tigo Money, Orange, Western Union, PayPal and Xoom rely on TransferTo’s Mobile Money and Airtime Hub.




Forter provides new generation fraud prevention to meet the challenges faced by modern enterprise e-commerce. Only Forter provides fully automated, real-time Decision as a Service™ fraud prevention, with approve/decline decisions backed by a 100% chargeback guarantee. The system eliminates the need for rules, scores or manual reviews, making fraud prevention friction-free.




FundedHere was founded in Singapore in 2015; it is the first Singapore home-grown crowdfunding platform that offers equity crowdfunding and lending-based crowdfunding. Equity crowdfunding is a financing mechanism through which investors are investing into the start-ups in exchange of equity holdings.



Funding Societies

Funding Societies is a friendly online platform for SMEs to acquire loans to fuel their growth and for investors to crowdlend the SME loans and earn returns of up to 14% per annum. Their vision is to support the growth and globalization of societies in Southeast Asia. In order to achieve this vision, we want to give businesses the access to adequate and equitable funding. At the same time, we want to offer investors an option for reliable alternate investments with solid returns. The model is proven in countries like USA, UK and China.




Fundnel is a private investment platform that offers unlisted securities in growth and pre-IPO stage companies across industries to a qualified network of investors, comprising of both professional – corporate venture, private equity, venture capital funds, family offices, angel investor networks – and individually accredited investors actively looking to diversify their current portfolio.




InvoiceInterchange offers you a fast and flexible way to finance your business and allows companies like yours to grow, pay bills or overcome seasonal cash flow fluctuations by freeing up cash locked up in invoices due 30, 60, or even 90 days.




Kapital Boost

Kapital Boost helps Asian small businesses grow BIG. Our Singapore-based hybrid Crowdfunding platform levels the playing field by providing liquidity for goods and capital purchases for SMEs. In return, these deals give our Crowdfunding Community potentially high short-term returns.




Keychain is the decentralized authentication blockchain platform for finance, IoT, and enterprise. “Decentralized Authentication”, “Key Blockchain”, and “Athentication Blockchain” are registered trademarks of Keychain Pte. Ltd.





Lenddo is enabling businesses to simply and securely evaluate both the character and identity of customers using alternative data in order to extend credit and deliver life-improving services. Lenddo was honored as a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.



MatchMove Pay

MatchMove Pay is Singapore’s fastest growing finance technology company, providing innovative enterprise solutions to help businesses increase revenue, user engagement and loyalty through the strategic use of our customizable cloud-based PCI-DSS compliant platforms.




Founded by a group of veterans from the FX and Securities Industries with experience averaging 15 years amongst the key members, M-DAQ is a game-changing platform that prices and trades exchange-traded products in a multitude of choice currencies by blending ‘executable’ FX rates into equities and futures products. M-DAQ enables Securities Exchanges to go multi-currency without significant changes to systems and back-end processes, with low start-up and running costs.


canopy fintech


Canopy accepts trading information and bank statements in any electronic format and generates consolidated, relevant analysis that helps investors make sense of and act on their financial portfolio.





MoolahSense aims to connect established businesses seeking loans for capital expansion, equipment purchases or other needs to the broad investor community. We are motivated in addressing the gaps in access for funding and investing for small businesses and everyday investors. We hope to contribute towards fostering a culture of entrepreneurship and to promote a more inclusive financial system.




Nearex aims to empower people by simplifying proximity transactions such as Micropayments using mobile technology. It was founded by veterans from the mobile and financial industry with extensive exposure to emerging markets where mobile money services are driving large-scale financial inclusion for mostly unbanked societies.



New Union Investment

New Union Investment is Singapore’s largest Business Financing Platform where local businesses seeking short-term financing connect with individuals and businesses seeking short-term investments.





OCBC Bank is the longest established Singapore bank, formed in 1932 from the merger of three local banks, the oldest of which was founded in 1912. It is now the second largest financial services group in Southeast Asia by assets and one of the world’s most highly-rated banks, with an Aa1 rating from Moody’s. Recognised for its financial strength and stability, OCBC Bank is consistently ranked among the World’s Top 50 Safest Banks by Global Finance and has been named Best Managed Bank in Singapore and the Asia Pacific by The Asian Banker.



Pole Star

Pole Star is a privately owned UK company that has been providing tracking and monitoring services to the global maritime industry since 1998. From its headquarters in London, and via a network of offices located at key international maritime hubs, the company has earned a reputation as the principal provider of remote fleet management, ship security, Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) and fisheries monitoring services.




Rubique is new identity of bestdealfinance. Rubique offers a wide range of loan products and end- to-end loan fulfillment for individuals and MSMEs. This company has introduced a tech-led lending platform which is unique in terms of its matchmaking algorithm and direct integration with Financial Institutions’ lending systems. With this technology solution, the model is focused on disbursement rather than mere lead generation allowing customer to get the best deal in the quickest possible time while lowering the cost for customer acquisition for the financial institution.


Saxo Capital Markets

Saxo Capital Markets

Established in 1992, Saxo Bank Group is a pioneer in the development of online trading platforms, allowing private traders the access to capital markets as professional traders and fund managers have as institutional clients of banks. Essentially, changing the way we trade and invest.


Spark Systems

Spark Systems

Spark Systems is an exciting new Fin-Tech startup funded by industry veterans, we are the first high tech solution provider for institutional forex trading that is originated in Asia. We aim to build world class FX trading platform to serve a growing Asia financial hub.




Tookitaki is a automated predictive analytics startup. The platform is disrupting the predictive modeling space through its end to end software distribution and its self learning capabilities. The platform connects data science and engineering team to build a production ready predictive service environment handling massive data sets at 1/3 time and resources.


Turnkey Lender

Turnkey Lender

Turnkey Lender is a “cloud” system for automatic borrowers’ evaluation, decision making and automation of all processes in online (and off-line) lending




United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America. Since its incorporation in 1935, UOB has grown organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions. In Asia, it operates through its branches and representative offices as well as banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.




OurCrowd enables angel investors from around the world to invest alongside us in hand-picked, diligenced early-stage companies at the same terms, while providing fast-growing companies with a new strategy for raising capital. Our mission is to grow this global equity crowdfunding solution at a scale never accomplished before.




Validus is an e-commerce online aggregator platform that connects borrowers and lenders. Borrowers are SMEs (LLP and PTE) registered in Singapore Lenders are experienced investors who may be individual or corporate, based in Singapore or overseas having a Singapore bank account.