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Singapore – Tech

Regtech, blockchain, fintech, insurtech

Program timing

October 2021 to February 2022

Why this market

Singapore is the leading Asia Pacific hub for fintech, and ranked in the top three markets for NSW companies to expand into.

Participation requirements and success factors


  • FTE minimum five employees

The ideal candidate

  • Revenue generating
  • Some customers in ASEAN already
  • Unique and innovative product
  • Compelling proposition for market
  • Aware of the competitors

Some profiles do not fit in this program

  • Companies without customers and/or not earning money yet
  • 2020/21 NSW Going Global Export Program “Singapore” participants

Curriculum includes

Market intelligence briefings and cultural training

  • Doing business in Asia
  • Negotiating a deal in Asia
  • Market briefing and sector/market specific opportunities
  • Introduction to market specific business culture and etiquette 

Industry opportunities, potential partner introductions and business matching

  • Support for virtual attendance at in-market trade show - Singapore Fintech Festival, 8-12 November 2021
  • Potential partner introductions
  • Targeted 1:1 business matching, eg Introductions to  scale up partners, consumers and investors

Mentor Program

  • Based on your needs for the market, we will assign you with one or more mentors to help you navigate the ASEAN and Singapore market

In-market assistance and logistical support

  • Specialised NSW Government support led by Investment NSW onshore and in-market Trade and International teams  

Program debrief, ongoing advice and follow up

  • Ongoing support provided by dedicated NSW Government Export Adviser.

*curriculum subject to change / may be updated.


Applications open:  Monday 6 September 2021

Deadline: Thursday 30 September 2021

Please have your information at-hand; this application form has a 20-minute limit and must be completed in one session.