FOMO Pay Won This Year’s MAS FinTech Awards in SME Category
Singapore, 16 November 2017 The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) today awarded FOMO Pay MAS FinTech Awards in SME Category at this year’s Singapore FinTech Awards. Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman, MAS, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, presented the awards to our CEO, Mr. Louis Liu at the ceremony that was attended by more than 3,000 attendees.
Organised as part of the Singapore FinTech Festival, the FinTech Awards recognizes innovative FinTech solutions that have been implemented by FinTech start-ups, financial institutions and technology companies. FOMO Pay’s one-stop QR code payment solution was selected as one of the 30 finalists then awarded later by a panel of 11 judges.
This marks a great success in our journey to promote cashless payment and making digital payment inclusive. With our active participation in the SGQR taskforce, we have high hopes that our technology will play a major role in the smart nation vision.
We are grateful to all of our partners including Visa, Oracle, Unilever and many more. Thanks to all the judges in the panel and our team who made this possible.
About the Singapore FinTech Festival
Organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings, the Singapore FinTech Festival will provide a platform for collaborations, connections and co-creations within the FinTech ecosystem in Singapore and beyond. In keeping with this spirit, the Festival is supported by the industry. Festival Grand sponsors include AMTD, Deloitte, and Prudential. A series of back-to-back events that will take place from 13 – 17 November 2017, the Festival will comprise the Global FinTech Hackcelerator, Innovation Lab Crawl, FinTech Awards, FinTech Conference, and Investor Summit. For more information, please visit www.fintechfestival.sg.
About the Monetary Authority of Singapore
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is Singapore’s central bank and integrated financial regulator. As central bank, MAS promotes sustained, non-inflationary economic growth through the conduct of monetary policy and close macroeconomic surveillance and analysis. It manages Singapore’s exchange rate, official foreign reserves, and liquidity in the banking sector. As an integrated financial supervisor, MAS fosters a sound financial services sector through its prudential oversight of all financial institutions in Singapore – banks, insurers, capital market intermediaries, financial advisors, and stock exchanges. It is also responsible for well-functioning financial markets, sound conduct, and investor education. MAS also works with the financial industry to promote Singapore as a dynamic international financial centre. It facilitates the development of infrastructure, adoption of technology, and upgrading of skills in the financial industry.
About The Association of Banks in Singapore
The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) plays an active role in promoting and representing the interests of the banking community in Singapore. In doing so, ABS works closely with the relevant government authorities towards the development of a sound financial system in Singapore. Since its establishment in 1973, ABS has promoted common understanding among its members and projected a unifying voice on banking issues. It has brought its members closer together through various guidelines and banking practices as well as the support of projects of mutual benefit to face the challenges of the financial and banking community in Singapore. Today, ABS has a membership of 154 local and foreign banks. Further information on ABS is available on the website.
About FOMO Pay
FOMO Pay provides one-stop QRCode Payment Solution which enables merchants to accept a full suite of new payment methods including WeChat Pay, NETSPay, mVISA, Grab Pay, Baidu Wallet, Best Pay, etc. Launched in 2016 with more than 1000 merchants acquired within a year, FOMO Pay is trusted by major companies including SPH, Marina Bay Sands, StarHub, JUMBO, Club 21, CHANEL, etc. With FOMO Pay, merchants can unlock true business potential by giving customers the payment options they prefer and adopt cashless payment easily. FOMO Pay is also sitting in MAS SGQR Taskforce to promote QR code payment and make Singapore a cashless society.
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