MAS Announces Finalists For The Global FinTech Hackcelerator And FinTech Awards

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Friday, September 15, 2017  8.27AM / Fintech News

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. The Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards are among the highlights of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, which will take place in Singapore from 13 to 17 November 2017.

Global FinTech Hackcelerator

In May 2017, MAS published a catalogue of 100 problem statements gathered from the financial industry and invited the global FinTech community to develop new and innovative solutions to any of the problems for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator.

The problem statements fall under 4 categories: Customer-Facing, Financial Inclusion, RegTech, and General.

MAS received 580 submissions from over 40 countries. From the submissions, 20 teams were shortlisted by a panel of industry judges.  

The entries were evaluated on (i) Relevance, (ii) Competitive Advantage, (iii) Revenue, (iv) Scalability, (v) Business Stage, and (vi) Team Experience. 

The Global FinTech Hackcelerator provides a platform for the finalists to work with corporate champions and industry mentors to convert their proposals into market-ready solutions by the time of the FinTech Festival. 

List of Global FinTech Hackcelerator Finalists


Finalists (Location)


ERNIT (Denmark)
Moxtra (India)
PayKey (Israel)
Smartfolios (Singapore)
SnapCheck, Inc. (USA)

 Financial Inclusion

AID:Tech (UK)
Alternative Circle (Kenya)
ConfirmU (Israel)
ftcash (India)
MyCash Online (Malaysia)


Apiax (Switzerland)
Dathena Science (Singapore)
Solus Connect (Malaysia)
Trunomi (USA)
VoxSmart (UK)


Kyckr (Ireland)
Lingua Custodia (France)
Privé Services (Hong Kong)
Roameeo (Australia)
SQREEM (Singapore)















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