ZURICH and SINGAPORE, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swiss Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) and Elevandi successfully concluded the three-day, in-person-only Point Zero Forum in Zurich on 23 June 2022. The inaugural Forum attracted over 1,000 senior-level attendees, including numerous founders, investors, and policymakers, as well as featured more than 200 esteemed speakers from Europe, Asia-Pacific, the USA, and MENA.
Point Zero Forum aims to provide an annual platform for global leaders across the public and private sectors to drive the meaningful exchange of ideas and knowledge to advance FinTech and Web3 in the digital economy. There were impactful discussions amongst senior leaders from governments and businesses across 31 plenary sessions, 9 Regulatory Roundtables, and 13 Workshops and ThinkTanks. 9 Innovation Tours were held across Zug and Zurich to showcase the latest developments in Web3 and sustainable finance. In addition, the Forum facilitated more than 300 meetings between the high-profile audience.
The following are the key takeaways of Point Zero Forum 2022.
The following announcements around technology and innovation were made at the Forum:
Sopnendu Mohanty, Chairman of Elevandi Board and Chief FinTech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, shares, "The inaugural Point Zero Forum coincided with the current crypto meltdown and the climate imperative. Industry leaders representing all parts of the ecosystem, from entrepreneurs, policymakers, and investors, reflected on the urgent need to rethink the path forward and openly discuss opportunities and challenges. This ranged from compliance to regulation and a greater focus on real-economy issues and sustainable innovation. We look forward to bringing back the Forum with an even more significant impact next year."
Daniela Stoffel, State Secretary, Switzerland's State Secretariat for International Finance, says, "The conference allowed for an enriching personal exchange with entrepreneurs and authorities in a very short time and in an uncomplicated manner. I am impressed by the innovative power and the vibrancy of the fintech industry and its drivers."
To continue the progress made at the Forum, Elevandi will shortly publish statistics that frame market opportunities across Web3 and sustainable finance and the key outcomes to be achieved by the Forum's attendees. These insights will be supplemented by independent expert opinions from senior thought leaders who attended the Forum.
State Secretariat for International Finance
The State Secretariat for International Finance represents Switzerland's interests in financial, monetary and tax matters not only vis-à-vis partner countries but also in the competent international bodies. It is committed to good framework conditions to ensure that Switzerland can have an innovative, interconnected and sustainable financial centre and business location that is among the world leaders. The State Secretariat is responsible for implementing the financial market policy of the Swiss Government.
Elevandi is set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to foster an open dialogue between the public and private sectors to advance FinTech in the digital economy. We work closely with governments, founders, investors, and corporate leaders to drive collaboration, education, and new sources of value at the industry and national levels. Our initiatives have convened over 300,000 people since 2016 to drive the growth of FinTech through events, closed-door roundtables, investor programmes, educational initiatives, and research. Our flagship product is the Singapore FinTech Festival alongside fast-rising platforms, including the World FinTech Festival and Point Zero Forum.
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