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Welcome to the NUS Fintech Lab

The FinTech Lab located at NUS School of Computing
is an experiential learning lab with a vision to transform
our daily lives, safely with FinTech.

Welcome to the NUS FinTech Lab

The FinTech Lab located at NUS School of Computing
is an experiential learning lab with a vision to transform
our daily lives, safely with FinTech.

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NUS FinTech Lab

Welcome to the NUS FinTech Lab

We are here to show that FinTech is not rocket science.
With our experiential learning, we are creating an
environment where everyone can touch, feel, and
apply FinTech, and truly understand its potential
at the tip of their fingers.

Mission and Vision

“To transform our daily lives, safely, through FinTech”. Our Mission is to Educate the Ecosystem: Regulators, Lawyers, Corporates, Innovators Move FinTech projects from Proof Of Concepts (POCs) to Enterprise Develop an NUS open source library, to engage globally. Our Vision is to transform our daily lives, safely, through FinTech.

NUS FinTech Lab as feature by:

Our Experts

NUS FinTech Lab Advisory Board

Our Experts

NUS School of Computing's Dean Message
“As digitisation becomes an essential anchor for our economy, it is crucial to provide companies with a foundation – including knowledge, experience and resources – for future-ready talent and enterprises to truly succeed. The NUS FinTech Lab is at the forefront of this mission to join forces across the industry, and provide the best collective intelligence and tools for everyone to navigate the digital future.”
Professor Mohan Kankanhalli Dean of NUS School of Computing and Chairman of the FinTech Lab Advisory Board

Upcoming Events

Launch NUS fintech

Launch of SoC COM 3

Date: September 2021

NUS FinTech Lab will be part of the exciting launch of the long-awaited School of Computing COM 3@Imagination Ridge building, which is built to serve as a hub to foster collaboration and innovation.

CBC event

Banking Innovation Conference

Date: 13 October 2021

Bankers, industry leaders, regulators around the world with prominent Banking, Finance and Institutions come together for this annual  Banking Innovation Conference Event.

Digital Identity

FinTech Community: Digital Identity

Date: 23 October 2021

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

As part of our FinTech Community Webinar series, get to know more about what having a digital identity means for us in the future!

In the News

NUS Computing professors win Annual Digital Education and Annual Teaching Excellence awards

Assistant Professor Harold Soh, along with Associate Professors Keith Carter, Heng Cheng Suang and Tan Wee Kek won the Annual Teaching Excellence Award (ATEA), while Associate Professor Martin Henz and his team jointly won the Annual Digital Education Award (ADEA).

The ATEA recognises faculty members who have adopted good teaching practices, in areas such as instruction, educational design, and assessment, while the ADEA is awarded to those who have developed innovative ways to incorporate technology into teaching.





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‘Tech-lite’ roles in ICT sector also need to be filled: Josephine Teo

Associate Professor Keith Carter, from the National University of Singapore’s School of Computing, said the common misconception is that it is hard to get into the technology sector.

People who are interested to get into the sector should think about how their background can help them to succeed in this sector. “We need everyone,” he added.



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DigiConnect@Pioneer – Financial Literacy

“Great to partner NUS FinTech Lab led by Keith Carter and team and our two special guest speakers Samuel Rhee from Endowus and Yeap Ming Feng from Seedly as we shared and engaged with more then 150 highly engaged participants at our first of a series on Fintech on the topic of Financial Literacy.”


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How organisations can achieve digital transformation successfully from Singapore’s first CIO

For organisations to stay relevant in the digital age, leveraging digital technology becomes essential. This means that the role of a Chief Information Officer or CIO is now more critical than ever. Alex Siow, Professor, School of Computing, National University of Singapore shares his experience as Singapore’s first CIO and share tips on how organisations can achieve digital transformation successfully.

MoneyFM89.3 invited Prof Alex Siow to talk about digital disruption and how organizations can achieve digital transformation successfully, The discussion also touched on how IT professionals can help SMEs become digital.


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Sea makes transformative $50 million gift to NUS Computing

“We are both homegrown and headquartered in Singapore. We see ourselves as talent-focused organisations. We also share similar ambitions: both NUS and Sea aim to shape the future in our respective ways, to change lives for the better,” said Prof Tan.

“Sea exemplifies the spirit that we hope to see in Singapore, and in all of NUS’ start-ups: that you pay it forward. By giving back to the community that nurtured and supported you in your path to success, you are enabling others. We applaud Sea for setting this exemplary example for the corporate sector, and we hope to see more companies coming forward to support NUS and the education sector in impactful and meaningful ways.”

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We are proud and thrilled to share the latest release of University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) Podcast with the title All About Blockchain. An educational initiative by our major sponsor Ripple, these podcast series highlight their global scholars’ adaptive research and applications being built on blockchain.

The first few episodes dive into blockchain for good, featuring academics using blockchain technology to solve real challenges found in the healthcare, energy and livestock agriculture sectors.

Starting with the Singapore FinTech Festival, The NUS FinTech Lab, in partnership with Endowus, Grab Finance, The Fifth Person, and Seedly, will be launching financial literacy at hawker centers with a goal of reaching out to people of all walks of life.

Associate Professor (Practice) Keith B. Carter, Director of the NUS FinTech Lab, explains: “The programme aims to empower those with little to no financial literacy, equipping them with the basic knowledge required to make sound judgments from budgeting to investing, all the way to retirement. For those who are already equipped with financial know-how as well as an interest in fintech, the programme will provide training and mentorship with partners like Endowus, to accelerate the acquisition of expertise and encourage careers in fintech.”

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The blockchain ecosystem thrives on a sense of community, and we’re excited to share our latest partnership with NUS FinTech Lab. The opportunity to engage with and in turn enrich the journey of students and graduates from a recognized education institution of caliber is one of the many ways we hope to nurture the next generation of talent, a vision we are proud to share with the lab. Singapore is one of the core innovation hubs in Asia, and being future-ready will allow us to truly embrace the digital economy and succeed in this age.

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洪梓颖: 新心相连助我看见梦想

新加坡国立大学应届毕业生洪梓颖持有工商管理文凭,但她却想踏入金融科技领域,因此决定在毕业后参加强化课程提升自己,如今通过“新心相连”毕业生实习计划(SGUnited Traineeship Programme),在本地一家银行的金融科技部门担任培训生。

国大商学院工商管理毕业生洪梓颖(26岁)毕业后梦想在金融科技领域工作,但却缺乏相关的学业背景和工作经验,所以在毕业后决定参加国大新开办的国大—新加坡金融科技计划(NUS-FinTechSG Programme)。



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This article highlights the different path to getting a job in the Singapore FinTech Industry. This can include getting good grades, having multiple internships or securing a graduate training programme. If you are currently a student and is looking into venturing into the FinTech Industry, click on the link below to understand more about the topic mention.

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Just two months ago, Mr Na Yi Rong had little to no knowledge of Financial Technology (FinTech). The Engineering Science graduate from the National University of Singapore (NUS) is now working full time as a product management lead at a local FinTech start-up, after receiving the job offer when he was participating in the NUS-FinTechSG Programme. Jointly developed by the NUS FinTech Lab and Strategic Technology Management Institute (STMI), the programme was launched on 6 July 2020 to nurture Singapore’s next generation of FinTech talents and full stack developers.

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The NUS FinTech Lab has done a study about Singapore’s government funding avaiable for MNCs, SMEs and Professionals. To find out more, click on the “Read more” button below.

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