Canadian Embassy, FinTech Alliance.PH tie up to elevate Filipino FinTech in global scene

By: Frontpage PH
Source: frontpageph

FINTECH, the Philippines’ premier digital trade organization, teamed up with the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines to showcase the Filipino fintech talent at upcoming global events such as AsiaTech x Singapore (ATxSG) and Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) happening in Singapore, and Collision 2023 that will take place in Toronto, Canada.

Composed of startups and unicorns that account for over 90 percent of digital-initiated transactions volume in the country, FinTech said the collaboration aims to promote excellence, ingenuity, and diligence of the Filipino FinTech players on the world stage by connecting them with global partners for cross-border digital technologies and services, including e-commerce payments and remittances for expertise building, knowledge exchange, technical assistance, and investment stimulation. The Embassy of Canada’s Trade Commissioner Service in the Philippines will be facilitating business-to-business meetings between Filipino FinTech players and Canadian companies exhibiting in these events.

This collaboration presents an exciting opportunity to leverage our collective strengths and expertise as
Filipino FinTech players and bring innovative financial solutions to the global stage. Through this collaboration, we aim to create a thriving ecosystem for FinTech innovation, and contribute to the
sustainable economic development of the Philippines
,” said Lito Villanueva, Founding Chairman, Fintech

The Canadian FinTech ecosystem is highly competitive and is home to over 850 companies and several
financial hubs, the largest being Toronto. This collaboration would open opportunities for Canadian
FinTech players to connect and do business with key partners in the fast growing economy of the
Philippines, as well as foster and sustain a successful FinTech innovation ecosystem
,” said Guy Boileau,
Senior Trade Commissioner of the Embassy of Canada.

AsiaTech x Singapore is the gateway to the world’s fastest growing digital economy and leading platform,
where the international tech and enterprise communities congregate for conversations and networking
that set the agenda for key tech trends, governance and innovation impacting businesses and society in
the region. This year’s conference will happen in Singapore.

The Singapore Fintech Festival brings together the global FinTech community to engage, connect, and
collaborate on issues relating to the development of financial services, public policy, and technology. As
the world’s largest FinTech festival, last year’s edition brought together over 62,000 participants from 115 countries. SFF is organized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Elevandi, and Constellar and in
collaboration with the Association of Banks in Singapore.

Collision 2023, North America’s fastest growing tech conference dubbed as the “Olympics of Tech,” will
feature sessions that gather tech experts, cultural icons and global policymakers, as well as interactive
Q&As, masterclasses, roundtables and speaker experiences.

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