It was a privilege to be one of the companies representing UK FinTech at the inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival. Our guide for this trip, the UK Department of International Trade (formerly UKTI), ensured a packed agenda of meetings with local financial industry leaders and local experts.
The first thing that impressed me about Singapore is the modern and effective infrastructure. Like London, its one of those cities that work. You can have six meetings in a day and it’s no problem. The place is clean and safe. Perhaps the biggest threat is the almost constant rain that’s to be expected during the rainy season. There is much that is familiar for UK residents and visitors from the retailers to use of common law that it’s easy to feel at home.Read More