Singapore FinTech Festival: Digital SME Global Insights

Singapore FinTech Festival: Digital SME Global Insights

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Date & Time

Mon, Dec 07, 2020
00:00 AM - 00:01 AM

Fri, Dec 11, 2020
00:00 AM - 00:01 AM (IST)

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Singapore FinTech Festival: Digital SME Global Insights

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About this Event

  • Conference
  • Meetup

The Digital SME Global Insights is a series of keynotes, fireside chats and panel discussions intended to deep dive and distil insights on key SME issues and the possible digital solutions, for the changing trade flows, need for supply chain resiliency, adapt to new platform dynamics, establish global trust and access integrated financial solutions. The insights will be drawn from policy makers, economists, investors, trade leaders, financiers, marketplaces and central bankers.



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SME Session Highlights


The road to global recovery: A special focus on SMEs: Digital Finance, Digitalization & Digital Policies


Distinguished Policymaker's Insights European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, European Commission - Mairead McGuinness Moderator: Radio Host and TV News Anchor, MONEY FM 89.3 - Manisha Tank


Date: 7 December, 8:05 pm - 8:45 pm (SGT)

Distinguished Economist’s Insights Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago’s Booth School - Raghuram Rajan Moderator: Radio Host and TV News Anchor, MONEY FM 89.3 - Manisha Tank Date: 7 December, 8:45 pm - 9:30 pm (SGT)


Digitisation of the Afro-Asia SME Trade Corridor: A multi-trillion economic zone Opening address by Governor, Bank of Ghana - Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison

First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana - Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari

Minister of ICT & Innovation, Republic of Rwanda - Paula Ingabire

Chief Executive Officer & Director-General, Federation of Indian Export Organisations - Dr Ajay Sahai

Vice Chairman, UnionBank of the Philippines - Dr Justo Ortiz Moderator: Academic Director, Lagos Business School - Prof Olayinka David-West Date: 7 December, 6:55 pm - 7:35 pm (SGT)


Reimagine your SME into a Resilient Business, Connected Globally President, SAP Asia Pacific Japan - Scott Russell Date: 8 December, 4:20am – 4:35am (SGT)



Unleashing the Power of Women Owned Businesses: Growing The $33+ Trillion Female Economy CEO & Founder, Ellevest - Sallie Krawcheck Date: 8 December, 9:20 pm - 9:40 pm (SGT)



Institutional Insights: SME Access to Digital Finance Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CreditEase - Ning Tang

Co-President, Asia Pacific, Mastercard - Ari Sarker

Global Head, Business Banking & Corporate Partnerships - Retail Banking, Standard Chartered Bank - Neil Daswani

Distinguished Fellow, Emerging Markets Forum, Washington, DC - Rajat M. Nag

Moderator: Chief Executive Officer, SME Forum (IFC) - Matthew Gamser Date: 8 December, 9:40 pm - 10:20 pm (SGT)



Inclusive Digital Finance for SMEs Administrator, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Achim Steiner Date: 9 December, 7:20 pm - 7:30 pm (SGT)



Redefining SMEs Through the Integration of Technology and Diversity Director, Advisor, Author, Daily Innovator LLC - Amy Radin

Chief Executive Officer, Financial Alliance for Women - Inez Murray

Partner- Global Financial Services Advisory Leader, PwC - Nicole Wakefield

Director, UNDP Global Centre - Bradley Busetto

Moderator: Partner, Strategy, PwC - Winston Nesfield Date: 10 December, 8:00 am - 8:50 am (SGT)



SME Sector Recovery - Are Investors and Banks Doing Enough? Chairman, Momo - Anthony Thomas

Partner, Golden Gate Ventures - Michael Lints

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Validus - Nikhilesh Goel

SME Business Head, Danamon Bank - Haryanto Suryonoto

Moderator: Cluster Director, Modern Services Cluster, Infocomm Media Development Authority - Robert Tay Date: 11 December, 8:10 am - 8:50 am (SGT)



Integrated Technology Platform Powering SMEs (Marketplace, Financial Services and Digital Services) President, Microsoft Asia - Ahmed Mazhari

Chairman, Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) - Mohit Singla

Founder and Global Chief Executive Officer, Sokowatch - Daniel Yu

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, GlobalLinker - Sameer Vakil

Moderator: Editor, ETBFSI and ETCFO (By The Economic Times) - Amol Dethe Date: 11 December, 2:25 pm – 3:05 pm (SGT)



SAARC & ASEAN – Emerging Economic Epicentres & SME Powerhouses in the Making? - 2 Billion Opportunities Asia Fellow, Milken Institute - Cesar Purisima

Former Parliamentarian and Author - Baijayant Panda

Assistant Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority - Chi Hsia Foo

CEO, Brac Bank (Bangladesh) - Selim Hussain

Moderator: Director, The Lion Rock Institute - Andrew Work Date: 11 December, 7:00 pm – 7:40 pm (SGT)

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Kartik Sachdeva
Kartik Sachdeva

Gurugram, India