Event report

Highlights from the French Pavilion "Choose France" at the Fintech Festival 2020

Do you speak FinTech? Here's a recap of the virtual "Choose France x La French Tech" French Pavilion in 2020

It was an action-packed week of online seminars and B2B meetings at the Singapore FinTech Festival between Dec 7 -Dec 11! Despite the COVID-19 situation this year, we appreciate the strong support from our business community and the great turn-out at our "Choose France x La French Tech" French Pavilion!

Here are the event highlights from Dec 8 and 9:

 

The Palais Brongniart livestream event on 8 Dec kicked off with a high-level round table, presenting French Fintech companies as well as the current situation of the pandemic with up-to-date insights from Cedric O, Minister of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communication, François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of Banque de FranceArnaud Caudoux, Deputy CEO of Bpifrance and Arnaud de Bresson, Managing Director of Paris EUROPLACE.

The second part of the event was a much-anticipated fireside chat with Kat Borlongan Executive Director of La French Tech and Matthieu Heslouin , Chief Digital Officer of Bpifrance. This session's key takeaway was how 5 of the most promising French Fintech (Next 40/French Tech 120) companies Younited CreditLedgerSaagieFortia Financial Solutions. and LGO. have made a successful rebound and ready for growth in Asia, despite COVI19's impact on businesses.

 

Snapshots from the livestream:

On 9 Dec, the French Chamber organised a webinar on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cashless applications, such as automatic payments, make businesses more resilient to emerging risks, how data can be made secure and private in a cashless society, and how different laws and regulatory changes are made in different countries. 

His Excellency Mr. Marc AbensourAmbassador of France to Singapore, gave an opening presentation, followed by an insightful discussion among our speakers:

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Watch the recap of the webinar below:

 

 

We hope all our participants benefited from fruitful business opportunities through our business matching sessions at the Choose France x La French Tech booth during the Fintech Festival.

 

The 'CHOOSE FRANCE- La French Tech' booth was organized by the French Chamber of Singapore, showcasing some of the most exciting French Fintech (FT120 and Next40) companies in the world.

 

Thank you to our kind sponsors La French TechBpifranceLes Conseillers du Commerce extérieur de la FranceBNP ParibasSociété GénéraleBanque de France and CIC.

 

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