17.06.2021: Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference 2021
It was a pleasure to actively participate in this year's Asia Pacific Precious Metals Conference organized by the SBMA.
aXedras presented as one of the Popular Use Cases for Digital / Fintech Gold, Silver and Platinum in the Technology Innovation & Ecosystem session.
"Transparency of provenance tracking through Bullion Integrity Ledger addresses several unique challenges of the value chain participants. Digitisation increases overall efficiencies for all participants." - Mr Urs Röösli, aXedras
"The Singapore Bullion Market Association (SBMA) is a non-profit organisation established in 1993 representing key stakeholders from the precious metals industry, including bullion banks, exchanges, refineries, bullion merchants and secured logistics support companies.
The association plays a pivotal role in the development of the precious metals market in Singapore and beyond, connecting regulatory bodies and industry players, as well as promoting the Asian precious metals market internationally.
SBMA's vision is to make Singapore a trading hub and nerve centre in Asia for the precious metals industry, building on the country's innate attributes of neutrality, stability, excellent connectivity and reputation as an important centre of finance."
(Source: https://www.asiapacificpmc.com/about-us.html, 29.06.2021)
08.06.2021: Trends and Challenges for Start-Ups in the FinTech Sector
"While 2020 made its mark on the financial industry by causing tremendous disruption, 2021 is shaping up to be a year remembered for embracing true digital transformation. Companies are working hard and building new digital strategies that will help them to thrive in an increasingly volatile economy through the current pandemic situation. Our CEO Mr. Urs Röösli joined Scalefocus’ fireside chat on “Trends and Challenges for Start-Ups in the FinTech Sector”, where executives from disruptive and innovative companies shared their insights on the significant trends in the industry:
• Overall digitizing in the financial sector • Customer first solutions, innovation and engagement models • Open banking • Digitizing and optimizing internal operations and processes • Enhancing digital collaboration • Disaster mitigation
These dynamics and changes in the field are posing a lot of new opportunities and challenges. Together with the other panellists, we have discussed how pioneers in the FinTech domain are addressing them through the application of:
• Extended application of machine learning and AI • Blockchain for secure financial transactions and decentralized finance (DeFi) • Evolution of mobile technologies • Regulation technology (RegTech) • Big data management"
You can find the recording of the event here: