F inTech Talent Program

Program Overview

The FinTech Talent Program aims to support the organic development of the  US FinTech ecosystem by ensuring that candidates have the relevant skill-set and knowledge to capitalize on the new opportunities FinTech disruption will create. 

 

This program will address both the lack of job opportunities for graduates, as well as providing the expertise required to excel in today's dynamic job market.

The FinTech Talent Program will provide internship and mentoring opportunities for our candidates. This includes organising programs and events to demonstrate real life case studies of startup challenges.

 

These will include Ideation, program solving, business plan development, accelerator programs and investment pitches etc.

The Program will connect candidates with an established and robust FinTech ecosystem. 

We also have physical hubs that are designed to facilitate collaboration and opportunities between candidates and the ecosystem

Program Offerings

Incubation Space

We provide a conducive workspace to foster collaboration amongst the FinTech ecosystem

Mentorship
 

Interaction with our partners and global leaders who will mentor and provide guidance

Networking Opportunities

Interact with local talent to speak to experts and investors at curated events and conference

Internship

We will match candidates with internship opportunities at startups or corporates working on FinTech innovation initiatives

Education

 Gain practical experience and academic knowledge from various institutions

Program Roadmap

Candidates​
The program takes in 2 x 30 pre-screened high potential candidates
Learning & Development
Exposure to training, innovation lab visits, workshops, development and coaching and participation in events such as BlockOn, InsurByte, RegPac
Global Internship Opportunity
The best performing candidates will complete an international internship through our global network in Asia or Middle East
Program Duration
Talent Development program will run twice a year over a period of 3 / 6 / 9 / 12 months
Internship
Candidates will have the opportunity to intern and receive mentorship from our partners across corporates and FinTechs
Certificates
FinTech certification from prestigious top tier universities 

Projects & Learnings

Innovation Lab Visits​


 

  • Bring together intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs for ideation, research and development initiatives
     

  • Host exhibits, conduct facilitated tours and programs
     

  • Help students understand the drivers of innovation and technology development

Workshops


 

  • Engage experts from the FinTech Landscape to share personal experience and perspectives with candidates including:

    • Defining FinTech and in-depth analysis of its verticals such as cryptocurrency/blockch​ain, crowdfunding/ crowdsourcing and cybersecurity etc.

    • Analysis of disruptive aspects of FinTech

    • Discussion of hot trends and the future of the sector and its impact on other sectors

Events


 

  • InsurByte

    • ​InsurByte aims to be the knowledge-exchange platform to foster synergies among market players to find solutions to implement and promote best innovative insurance practices in

  • BlockOn

    • ​A platform that aims to provide knowledge exchange, foster synergies among market players to find solutions, and implement & promote best innovative Blockchain practices in a collaborative, open and transparent manner.

  • RegFact

    • ​The first global RegFact conference, featuring Regulation and Compliance related innovation.​

Education

Silicon FinTech Bay partners up with Prestigious Top-Tier Universities around the world to provide various FinTech Education Programs

  • FinTech Certificate: A program that would deliver a University Certificate in FinTech, which can be delivered online or in Class (California-Based)
     

  • Masters in FinTech: An online Masters in FinTech with a residency component; a first by any major US business school
     

  • Global Centre of Excellence & Research in FinTech: Launched at Silicon FinTech Bay and in partnership with FinTech Consortium to deliver research and reporting on developments in FinTech
     

  • Silicon FB Global FinTech Training Program: University to deliver education and mentoring role in proposed programs
     

  • FinTech Residency / Module: Develop 1-2 week residency modules for Universities in US focusing on FinTech Innovation
     

  • University FinTech Innovation Lab: Integrate and establish University’s FinTech Innovation Lab into the Silicon FinTech Bay network to support programs

Program Cycle

Application based on Interest and Qualification of Candidates

Pre-screened pool of candidates via interviews as per Partners Requirement

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Candidates

SFB Job Portal & Marketplace

Partners & Companies

Access to FinTech Innovation Openings

New job openings and feedback of Internship results

Silicon FinTech Bay provides the following:

  • Career Development Planning

  • Roadmap Building

  • Mentorship

  • Internship suitability and Matchmaking

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Silicon FinTech Bay sources suitable candidates and match-makes with Partners & Companies

Registration

If you would like to be part of this program as a Student, Mentor or a Company, please click the respective button below