NewFinance July FinTech Open Mic Night

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Hi Everyone,

Welcome to our FinTech Open Mic Night series in Singapore. Please join us for our monthly mixture of FinTech networking, showcasing and discussion.

This monthly session is designed to provide an opportunity to catch up with your peers, to see what's going on in the SIngapore and International FinTech scenes and to tell us all about yourself and your own work.


Please be aware that the agenda is updated on a regular basis

6:30pm - Doors open

Refreshments and Networking Opportunities

7:00pm - Session starts

-> Welcome address

Eugene Foo (, Event Host, NewFinance Singapore

-> Sponsor messages

Fernn Lim (, an introduction to OCBC's Fintech Centre (

-> Presentations

Alwyn Tan (, a software engineer, will talk about a Chrome plug-in he wrote to improve his experience with a British P2P lender

Jan D Semrau (, an experienced Risk Manager in Asia and founder of tenqyu (, discussing the use of social networks for fraud detection in lending

Thinesh Vengasamy ( & Hazel Yew ( from FinMates (, a mobile based e-wallet that allows the underbanked to take advantage of cryptocurrencies as an alternative to traditional remittance

-> Panel Session

An open discussion with both speakers and delegates exploring the presentations so far

8:00pm - Closing address

Shout-outs, communications, feedback and thanks

Further Networking Opportunities

9:00pm Session ends




Thank you to our Partners:

The OCBC FinTech Accelerator (, powered by NEST, is a mentor-driven programme designed to help entrepreneurs build the financial technology companies of the future, faster and more efficiently. Run from a dedicated space in Singapore, up to eight startups will be selected to join the full-time 12-week programme kicking off in May 2016.