Analysis, Digital Transformation

The regulator’s secret cog in Singapore’s fintech success

By Ellesheva Kissin
Pat Patel

What is the secret to Singapore’s success as a hub for fintech? It drew $4.1 bn-worth of investments last year, far out-muscling China’s $770mn, and is rapidly outgrowing its south-east Asian playground.

The answer lies in an innovative, if unusual, strategy: Singapore’s financial regulator setting up a little-heard-of ...

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