DBS’ Digital Business Leaders Series 2021 featured the most influential technology developments currently reshaping the way we live, work, and bank. We examined the implications of the growing use of blockchain for digital payments, increased interest in cryptocurrencies and STOs as investment assets, and the digitalisation and democratisation of access to healthcare services and pharmaceuticals.
Themed “Back to the Future”; in sharing sessions by DBS’ specialists and expert panel discussions, we highlighted the biggest trends in money, payments, investments, and tokenisation right now.
Blockchain-based solutions have become increasingly popular for clearing and settlement of payments and securities. These solutions have the ability to address common pain points in traditional finance, such as the lack of real-time transactions, over-reliance of paper-heavy processes, and lack of global transparency. Security Token Offerings (STOs) are growing in popularity amongst individual and institutional investors and asset managers due to their ability to monetise illiquid assets with high transparency and low transaction costs.
Our series endeavours to shed light on how business leaders can capitalise on these emerging trends and create value for their organisations.
For this year’s edition, we were joined by expert speakers from the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Temasek, Mastercard, Ripple, Allen & Gledhill, Gemini Asia Pacific, and Société Générale.
Here are some of the day’s highlights.
In her welcome address, Tan Su Shan, Group Head of Institutional Banking at DBS, considers the future of financial services.
Here are the full expert panel sessions exploring blockchain technology and the rising interest in STOs.
In these sharing sessions, DBS experts explore the benefits of leveraging blockchain technology and the importance of security and trust in the future of payments.