“The process of learning was very enriching and engaging…taught me many things from handling risk and reward and dealing with changing economic conditions”
– Ng Wee Jun, Singapore Polytechnic
In conjunction with the 2017 Singapore FinTech Festival and in partnership with the Singapore FinTech Association, PortfolioQuest organized the first-ever National Singapore FinTalent Competition. In the span of 5 weeks, close to 400 students from local Universities and Polytechnics participated in the nation-wide competition. Sponsored by First Data, the grand prize winner will get the opportunity to visit First Data’s Clover offices in Silicon Valley while the runners-up can walk away with $500 cash.
The reference guides and training manuals provided a good introduction to the finance landscape
– Yap Han Chiang, National University of Singapore
The winners were announced during the FinTalent Awards Ceremony held during the Singapore FinTech Festival. The grand prize winner was Aaron Loke from Nanyang Polytechnic and the top 10 runners-up came from a mix of schools – National University of Singapore (NUS), Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU). A wide range of students from different faculties participated in the competition, with the highest number coming from IT, Business and Accounting.
“The process of learning… was very enriching and engaging”, notes Ng Wee Jun from SP who was one of the runners-up. Yap Han Chiang from NUS remarked that the “reference guides and training manuals provide a good introduction to the finance landscape”. Evidently, there is no doubt that the students gained exposure and experience in the up and coming Fintech space!
Congratulations to all winners!
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