KPMG Fintech Accelerator

When: Fri, June 30, 5:30pm – 6:30pm, 2017 SGT [GMT 9:30am +8]
Where: Online | Webinar
Admission: Free
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[Global Fintech Hackelerator 2017]  The Global FinTech Hackcelerator is looking for the most innovative start-ups from across the globe who can address problem statements contributed by the global FinTech community and the financial services industry. We invite you to join us for an online discussion with MAS, KPMG and Matchi.

  • Fintech, non-fintech and students eligible
  • Have existing prototype
  • Closing: 15 July 2017
  • Virtual accelerator programme (Sep, Oct, Nov)
  • Demo: 16 Nov 2017 in Singapore
  • Stipend: SGD 20,000 (approx USD 15k, MYR 60k, each for 20 finalists)
  • Top 3 startups: SGD 50,000 (approx USD 36k, MYR 150k, equity free)

Sample Ideas
  • Product disclosure - Fine print navigator (or eliminator)
  • Personal finance - Manage savings, tax, events on the go
  • New mobile wallets - Current ones are so dull
  • Holistic financial planning - What are your assets & liabilities?
  • Banking for the unbanked - For the invisible, transients, migrant workers etc.
  • Cashless schools - No more cash for canteen junk food
  • Payments for micro-transactions: For hawkers, markets etc
  • Digitised fund raising - Digital charity (and accountability)
  • Investment starter kit - Gamitize investment (not 'money games')
  • Digital authentication - Without the extra costs of tokens etc
  • Consolidated KYC - No need to fill up name, address again and again
  • Common industry API - One API across industry
  • Modelling regulations - Turn multi-jurisdiction regulations into rule models
  • Collateral risk management - How can banks reduce collateral risk?
  • Automated bookkeeping - How to assign every transaction a UID?
  • Trade finance authentication - Authenticate invoices, inventory etc.
  • Real time securities settlement - Reduce settlement from days to seconds