Phl hosting pavilion at SFF

Fintech Alliance PH, the nation’s first and largest digital industry organization of startups and unicorns, has announced that the Philippines would have its own large pavilion at the Singapore FinTech Festival slated on 15 to 17 November.

In a recent kick-off event, the industry collaboration served the media insight on the Philippines’ participation at the SFF at the Singapore EXPO.

SFF is acknowledged as the world’s largest fintech gathering, bringing together over 70,000 participants from 135 countries.

“I commend the Fintech Alliance for mounting the Bagong Pilipinas Country Pavilion,” Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno told the media launch.

“This is an excellent opportunity to showcase to the rest of the world the Philippines’s strong potential to become the next digital hotspot in the region and a world leader in the Fintech arena,” Diokno added.

Lito Villanueva, digital finance champion and founding chairman of Fintech Alliance.PH, said they will present the innovation and dynamism of the Philippine fintech industry.

“We are excited to bring our achievements to a global stage at the Singapore FinTech Festival, showcasing the Philippines as a hub of fintech excellence,” Villanueva said.

The FinTech Alliance initiative is co-presented by the Digital Banks Association of the Philippines with its members, namely, the Overseas Filipino Bank, Tonik Bank, UNO Digital Bank, Maya Bank, Union Digital Bank and GoTyme.

Other key sponsors include the Land Bank of the Philippines, Finscore, KPMG, PLDT, Bayad Center, International Finance Corporation of the World Bank Group, Development Bank of the Philippines, Tala and Home Credit, among others.

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