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LATTICE80 -- World's Largest FinTech Hub Unveiled

2016-11-10 22:00
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-Aims to develop FinTech ecosystem in Asia and link to global players

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LATTICE80, the world's largest FinTech Hub, proudly opens its doors in Singapore's Central Business District today, graced by Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Tharman Shanmugaratnam. (The speech by the Deputy Prime Minister can be read at http://www.mas.gov.sg/News-and-Publications/Speeches-and-Monetary-Policy-Statements/Speeches/2016/Speech-at-the-Launch-of-Lattice80.aspx)

LATTICE80 prides itself on creating an ecosystem for FinTech startups to collaborate, connect and create. It plans to offer FinTech companies the opportunity to tap on the rich networks and resources to develop smart technologies and springboard to international success. More importantly, it boasts an impressive technological infrastructure that corporate members can leverage on for their business needs.

Located in 80 Robinson Road and spread across two levels of space on levels 8 and 9, LATTICE80 measures more than 30,000 square feet and features an open event space with the capacity to host 250 people, a private and public lounge, semi-open and open-plan offices, a cafe, boardrooms, meeting rooms, a podcast studio and a nursing room, along with a stunning view of the Central Business District.

To date, more than 20 foreign and local FinTech companies and associations comprising over 100 people at varying stages of growth have signed up to take on residence at LATTICE80, with established players alongside yet-to-launch ventures and early stage startups. The types of companies and associations include blockchain, robo-advisors, trading systems, online marketplaces, financial education, cognitive computing, big data analytics and fund management.

Says Joe Seunghyun Cho, LATTICE80's Chief Executive Officer, "We want to create a platform that can support the FinTech ecosystem in Asia and form bridges that link to global players. We're serious about fostering connections with the technology and financial communities here in Singapore and globally. We're co-creating the future of innovation, banking and finance in Singapore and considering the enthusiastic group of start-ups we have today, I'm very confident that we have the foundation to create a truly unique world-class community."

To kick-start the ever-expanding ecosystem, LATTICE80 has forged partnership agreements with key financial and technology companies IBM, UOB, KPMG, MatchMove, EZ-Link, Singapore Fintech Consortium, Femtechleaders SG and Metropolitan Management Services to provide leading edge solutions and services like APIs, cloud technology and blockchain to support companies in their quest to accelerate their business growth. This move is in line with the FinTech Hub's goal of creating favourable environments for companies to develop, test and build their innovative solutions before showcasing them to the world.

Additionally, the National University of Singapore will work hand-in-hand with LATTICE80 to shape the curriculum for FinTech. It will also involve roll outs of training and capability development programmes particularly in the areas of cybersecurity, payment gateway and developing dynamic mobile applications.

LATTICE80 welcomes these companies on-board:

Spark Systems

tryb Capital

Bank Bazaar

R3

Bambu

Percipient Partners

Bamboo

Turnkey Lenders

CustomerMatrix

Wonderlabs

Bankers Lab

The New Savvy

Call Levels

Ditto Inc.

Marvelstone Group's own FinTech initiatives -- Marvelstone Tech which includes Marvelstone Capital, FundEast and Miss Kaya -- are also located within LATTICE80.

The FinTech Hub also welcomes extensions of corporate labs like UOB FinLab and KPMG Digital Village, as well as other FinTech-related organisations like the FinTech Association of Singapore, Next Money, Singapore FinTech Consortium and Femtechleaders SG.

LATTICE80 would like to thank our network partner -- MyRepublic, and our sponsors for the launch event -- UOB, IBM, Incuglobal, Hong Leong Holdings, KPMG, Metropolitan Management Services for their support.

For more information, please visit www.lattice80.com .

CONTACT:

+65 68169881
Contact email: info@lattice80.com




Source: Marvelstone

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