This year SFF x Switch, the world’s first week-long hybrid digital and physical event for financial technology, brought together entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, innovators and industry professionals across FinTech and key innovation sectors.

Since its inception, Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) has been championing challenging topics that the financial services industry faces, while the Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH) has been bringing together conversations on innovation and its impact on society.

The Northern Ireland Technology Pavilion at SFF x Switch showcased a selection of leading technology companies from Northern Ireland who offer a range of innovative services and solutions for areas including FinTech, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, AI and IoT, servicing banks, corporations, governments and utilities worldwide.

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Northern Ireland Technology

Northern Ireland has emerged as a world-leading cyber security, data analytics and FinTech hub, with specialist university research centres and an impressive cluster of international companies and indigenous innovative start-ups, delivering solutions globally.

The region attracts global companies due to its exceptionally skilled and resilient workforce, competitive operating costs and its unique position within the UK and Europe.

Global recognition

Northern Ireland is recognised as a top global location for investment.

  • Northern Ireland is the #1 investment location for US cyber security firms. (fDi Markets FT 2020)
  • Belfast is Europe’s leading FDI destination for new software development. (fDi Markets FT 2020)
  • Northern Ireland is the world’s top region for Financial Services technology inward investment projects (fDi Markets FT 2020)
  • Belfast is ranked a top three fintech location of the future after London and Singapore. (FT FDI Markets, 2019)

Read more about Technology in Northern Ireland.

Read more about Financial Services in Northern Ireland.

Who participated

  • Ampliphae Ltd

    Ampliphae will empower your business to get Serious about adopting SaaS to accelerate innovation.
    With Cloud-delivered SaaS businesses no longer have total control over your software, data and the risks involved. 
    Ampliphae automation empowers you to understand the benefit-risk balance of the huge volume of SaaS that is penetrating your organisation.

  • ANGOKA Ltd

    ANGOKA is an IoT security company focused on protecting M2M communications for Smart Cities and Mobility. Headquartered in Belfast, with offices in London and The Hague, ANGOKA’s solutions safeguard critical machine-to-machine communication integrity and data provenance, creating trusted connections, even in untrustworthy networks.

  • AquaQ Analytics Ltd

    AquaQ Analytics is a provider of specialist data management, data analytics and data mining products and services to clients operating within the capital markets and other sectors. Our knowledge of Timeseries data, combined with advanced analytical techniques and expertise in best-of-breed technologies, helps our clients get the most out of their data.

  • Datactics Ltd

    Datactics provides an award-winning self-service data quality and matching software platform designed for non-technical business users in financial services firms to measure and fix data issues. Solutions ensure compliance with financial regulations; deliver a true “single customer view”; and increase the accuracy, and reduce the cost, of AML & KYC.

  • Fern Software

    FaaSBank is Fern Software's solution for CRM, loan processing and impact reporting. Designed in collaboration with end-users, the software's full CRM and loan integration enables SME lending organizations to accurately track a loan's life cycle, from the initial client inquiry to the recording of jobs and leverages when the investment results in a tangible impact to their community.

  • LoweConnex

    LoweConex is the most advanced remote monitoring platform available today. A patented IoT core data visualisation sphere which can collect over 100million data points every minute. LoweConex uses big data to power it’s inbuilt AI and drive automated improvements in energy usage, device performance, device lifespan and maintenance schedules.

  • Options

    Options is a global leader in financial technology managed services and IT infrastructure, enabling
    clients to operate world-class financial technology infrastructure today, while supporting scalability
    and technology for tomorrow across Colocation, Applications and Platform products.
    Clients include global investment banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms, private equity houses
    and exchanges.

  • Push Technology

    Push Technology delivers real-time, event-data streaming and messaging solutions to power mission-critical business applications worldwide for leading brands. Push’s Diffusion Intelligent Event-Data Platform consumes event data in any size, format or velocity, enriches the data in-flight, and delivers it securely at a massive scale - on-premise or in the cloud. 

  • Skurio

    The Skurio Digital Risk Protection platform combines automated, 24x7 monitoring of the surface, deep and Dark Web with powerful cyber threat intelligence. Skurio look outside the network to identify cyber threats specific to an organisation and data breaches. Skurio’s highly skilled team of intelligence analysts extend customers’ in-house expertise. 

  • The Robot Exchange

    Robot Exchange technology delivers cost-effective RPA while aligning this technology with SaaS innovations. Working from our Lisburn Development Centre we are able to compete with any re-seller into the American Market and have a huge range of blue-chip clients to prove it. An ROI within 8 months is our average proposition

  • Vertical Structure

    Vertical Structure is an independent cyber security advisory company specialising in providing human-focused security and penetration testing services for web applications, cloud infrastructure and mobile applications. 
    Services include security consulting, security & penetration testing & training to clients including small start-ups and large multinational organisations. 
    Vertical Structure work with companies to drive growth and improve processes & procedures through the principles of Prepare, Protect, Persist®

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