Singapore Blockchain Week 2020

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020

Singapore Blockchain Week 2020 (SGBCW) , hosted by Blockchain Association of Singapore (BAS) and co-organised by NexChange Group, is the largest government supported virtual blockchain event in Asia, with 5000+ attendees expected throughout the week. The event will be hosted online, providing a unique digital environment, bringing together regulators, business and technology industry leaders, academics, and innovators from all around the world.

The anchor event of the week – Singapore Blockchain Week Virtual Summit – will be held on July 21st, 2020. The organisers will also coordinate a series of hackathons, workshops and investor events on July 22nd and 23rd.

IFTA is one of supporting organisations of Singapore Blockchain Week 2020 and IFTA members can enjoy a 20% off discount for the Singapore Blockchain Week Virtual Summit Ticket, dedicated registration link : Please contact Ms Anna Ho at for the IFTA member discount code.


IFTA and Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts Sign MOU, Co-host FinTech & Blockchain Series

On 10 November, IFTA signed an MOU with the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA) to promote FinTech to the members of the HKSFA.

At the event, the two organizations also announced the launch of a “FinTech and Blockchain” series of training that will run from December 2018 to March 2019.

The “HKSFA-HSUHK-IFTA FinTech & Blockchain Series – Blockchains and the Fundamentals” is co-organised by the HKSFA, the Executive Development Centre of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK), and IFTA.

The series aims to update professional financial analysts on the latest developments in blockchain and cryptocurrency and the ways these transformative technologies could reshape businesses in the future.

Participants will also learn to apply blockchain technology to various business verticals.

The first training of the five-part series will be held on 14 December 2018.

Other trainings include:

All participants who successfully complete the one-day course will obtain a “Certificate of Attendance” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, and IFTA. Upon successful completion of any of the 4 courses of the FinTech & Blockchain” Series will obtain a “Certificate in FinTech & Blockchain” issued by HKSFA, HSUHK-EDC, and IFTA.

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For details and registration, visit:


Upcoming Podcast at RTHK FM926

Wants to know more about the Certificate in Finance and Technology? Check out our latest podcast interview on Jun 10th, 2018 2 PM at RTHK FM926!


Our founder Mr. Wilson Kwok of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA) was invited by RTHK’s (香港電台) 節目新思維 program to introduce the latest trends of #Fintech and also its influences in Hong Kong. Mr.Kwok talks about the opportunities within Fintech industry regarding the HK Market. Please stay tuned for the upcoming podcast, you may also check out the podcast at


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71st CFA Institute Annual Conference

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Join the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference and learn about APAC Investment Strategies, Lessons from the Past and Investment Firms of the Future, Technology and Investment, and many more

As a member of IFTA, use promo code “ANN18-S17” to enjoy special rate at HK$9,600 for full pass. Register now:

Eligible delegates can reimburse up to HK$4,000
Conference fee #reimbursement: 

#Annual2018 #DanielKahneman #ThinkingFastandSlow #behavioraleconomics #StevenEisman #TheBigShort #GlobalFinancialCrisis #support #CFT #IFTA


IFTA and PolyU attracted 100+ participants at Fintech & Blockchain Seminar

Fintech & Blockchain Seminar at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University was a great success! Thank you again for all the distinguished guests and speakers. It was great meeting enthusiastic students from PolyU, industry leaders, and our corporate founding members on the night as well. We look forward to seeing you all again!


Miranda Lou
| Executive Vice President of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Paul Pong
| Founder of Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia


David Chung
| Under Secretary of Innovation and Technology Bureau


Qin Lu
| Interim Head of Department of Computing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Sanjay Bhandari
|Co-Founder of Certificate of Finance and Technology, UK

Lawrence Ma
| President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society

Fred Sheu
| National Technology Officer of Microsoft Hong Kong