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The FinLab accelerates the development of emerging FinTech start-ups changing our world today. Through our deep expertise and broad experience in the financial industry and the venture capital ecosystem, we provide start-ups with valuable insights and a strong infrastructure to propel their businesses to the next level. A joint venture between SG Innovate Pte Ltd (SGI) and United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB), our wide connections in ASEAN, Greater China, Europe and the United States provide our start-ups an unparalleled access to the global market for growth and expansion.

United Overseas Bank (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries. It is rated among the world’s top banks by Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings. SG Innovate is an investment arm of the Singapore Government that connects aspiring entrepreneurs with support for business-plan development, sources of funding, and go-to-market efforts.

As an incumbent in the fi...
The FinLab accelerates the development of emerging FinTech start-ups changing our world today. Through our deep expertise and broad experience in the financial industry and the venture capital ecosystem, we provide start-ups with valuable insights and a strong infrastructure to propel their businesses to the next level. A joint venture between SG Innovate Pte Ltd (SGI) and United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB), our wide connections in ASEAN, Greater China, Europe and the United States provide our start-ups an unparalleled access to the global market for growth and expansion.

United Overseas Bank (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries. It is rated among the world’s top banks by Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings. SG Innovate is an investment arm of the Singapore Government that connects aspiring entrepreneurs with support for business-plan development, sources of funding, and go-to-market efforts.

As an incumbent in the financial industry, UOB has strong business and customer networks in ASEAN and Greater China , while SGInnovate has strong VC networks in Asia, Europe and USA, so our start-ups can literally have access to most of the world’s markets.

Key Benefits listed:
- Funding of SGD$30,000 & assistance with grants provided by the Singapore government
- Mentorship and guidance on business model & go-to-market strategy
- Tech resources such as cloud hosting, analytics, and other software tools
- Ability to tap on the regional network of partners that The FinLab, UOB, and SG Innovate have
- Connections to business opportunities ranging from large corporates to SMEs
- Opportunities to participate in leading FinTech conferences and events in Asia
- Access to network of investors & VCs for further fund-raising
- Free co-working space in BASH, located in the heart of Singapore's startup community

Startups will also receive mentorship from UOB business heads, VCs, and industry experts that cover banking domain expertise, and skills such as technology, design, & soft skills.

More importantly, The FinLab’s acceleration programme will also bring in regulators and legal experts to help share insights & explain the potential implications regarding the regulatory framework that is being put in place.

Finally, all selected start-ups into THE FINLAB’s acceleration programme can potentially have UOB as their first client. They can then leverage UOB’s regional presence to grow and scale their businesses.
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