SGFinDex Wins Most Innovative Use of Data for Digital Transformation at the INSPIRE Tech Awards 2021
The Singapore Financial Data Exchange (SGFinDex) has won the Most Innovative Use of Data for Digital Transformation award at the INSPIRE Tech Awards 2021. By winning this award, Singapore illustrates the importance, possibilities and impact of public-private sector collaborations, consent-based data-driven innovations and trusted online systems.
“SGFinDex exemplifies the close collaboration between public and private sectors through the use of digital technology to enhance the financial well-being of Singaporeans. Through SGFinDex, individuals can have greater clarity of their financial health and plan their finances holistically.”
Damien Pang, Deputy Chief FinTech Officer and Executive Director for Data & Technology Architecture, Monetary Authority of Singapore
SGFinDex is a joint initiative by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Smart Nation and Digital Government Group (SNDGG) in collaboration with The Association of Banks in Singapore and seven participating banks. It is the world’s first public digital infrastructure to utilise a National Digital Identity (Singpass) and a centrally managed online consent system to enable individuals to access their financial data held across different government agencies and financial institutions. Find out more about SGFinDex here.
”SGFinDex has helped equip Singaporeans with a more robust digital solution for their financial needs, with over 150,000 unique user sign-ups, 290,000 bank accounts linked, and 620,000 data retrievals made in the last year.
We are delighted to receive this recognition. We will continue to partner with our industry partners to drive and improve consent-based data-driven innovations, and build trusted online ecosystems for better lives in Smart Nation Singapore!”
Kendrick Lee, Director, Trusted Data Division, National Digital Identity, GovTech
We welcome international collaborators to work with us on similar projects by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org://www.tech.gov.sg/media/awards/2022-04-01-sgfindex-wins-most-innovative-use-of-data-for-digital-transformation-at-the-inspire-tech-awards-2021