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Pioneer batch of NUS-FinTechSG Programme students graduate
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 managementlead 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.
The NUS School of Computing launched the NUS-FinTechSG Programme on 6 July 2020. Offered by the NUS FinTech Lab and Strategic Technology Management Institute (STMI), this new programme aims to nurture Singapore’s next generation of Financial Technology (FinTech) talents and full stack developers. Students will also learn about front-end and back-end development, cloud systems, blockchain, and algorithmic trading.
National University of Singapore (NUS) has launched a two-month crash course to teach students and mid-career changers. Graduands of the course will have opportunities to put their skills to use in partner companies such as UBS, Razer and Bank of Singapore, and may eventually land jobs there. The NUS-FinTechSG programme, which will be conducted online, was recently conceived by the NUS FinTech Lab and the Strategic Technology Management Institute after students shared stories of internships being cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
National University of Singapore (NUS) chooses EBANQ for its Fintech Lab
The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing has chosen EBANQ online banking software for its innovative FinTech Lab! The Lab was established for the students to explore and participate in FinTech related activities in a non-commercial environment. EBANQ will be used for educational purposes to understand how such platforms work not only on the user, but also on the admin side.
Bigwigs circling for fintech quarry as pandemic turns off cash tap
ANALYSTS expect a stronger appetite from corporate and tech bigwigs in acquiring fintech startups in the months ahead, especially as fintechs tight on cash have a viable product to add to these larger entities’ existing offers. Prof Carter citied, for instance, Hong Kong-based financial institution AMTD’s acquisition of Singaporean insurtech firm PolicyPal, announced in March. With that, AMTD secured PolicyPal’s digital insurance broker licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
NUS School of Computing and Ripple launch NUS FinTech lab to deepen FinTech capabilities
The School of Computing at the National University of Singapore (NUS Computing) and Ripple, a provider of leading enterprise solutions for global payments, today announced the launch of the NUS FinTech Lab, established with the objective to fuel the growth of Singapore’s FinTech sector.
NUS, Ripple set up Singapore fintech lab to groom talent
SINGAPORE – The National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has teamed up with blockchain-powered global payments firm Ripple to help grow Singapore’s financial technology (fintech) sector. They unveiled a fintech lab on Wednesday (Nov 6), which will bring together academia and industry to develop talent in the sector.
NUS joins Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative
The National University of Singapore (NUS), the oldest higher education institution in the city-state and among the best in the world, announced recently that it has joined the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), an international programme founded by Ripple.
DPM Heng Swee Keat announces Asia Digital Finance house at School of Computing
The transformative power of innovation and technology can overcome pressing challenges and create new value and possibilities. Singapore’s development story over the last five decades is testament to this. As a small island state with no natural resources, innovation and technology have enabled us to overcome our constraints to become a livable city, with a competitive economy and a progressive society.
Two Singapore-based start-ups, and one from Thailand, were named the winners of the inaugural Global FinTech Hackcelerator yesterday. The trio triumphed over some 650 competitors from 50 countries who had submitted proposals to the Monetary Authority of Singapore.