Industry Panel Discussion: “Green FinTech in Asia”

Enterprise blockchain is five years old. What have we learned? Achieved? And what can we expect in the next five years and beyond?

In celebration of the upcoming sixth anniversary of enterprise blockchain, STACS hosted a global industry panel with The ValueExchange on 7 July, with esteemed speakers from the Singapore FinTech Association (‘SFA’), and the Union Bank of the Philippines (‘Union Bank’).

Diving into real-world deployments and collaborations by global financial institutions, this industry panel is not to be missed for anyone interested in building their own business case for DLT-based transformation or who wants to find out how…


Industry Panel Discussion — “Green FinTech in Asia”

In June, we were thrilled to be part of an industry panel on “Green FinTech in Asia” organised by the Asian Institute of Digital Finance.

STACS Co-founder & Managing Director, Benjamin Soh (‘Ben’), was joined by industry leaders for an in-depth discussion on the latest trends and applications in digital technologies in green and sustainable finance.


At STACS, we believe in grooming talents — fresh graduates, interns, professionals, and even veterans. For every individual here at STACS, any experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned outside of a professional setting, is a valuable one. As we are nearing towards the end of June, it marks the end of a 6-month internship for Tan Yi Xian (‘Yi Xian’), our Software Engineer intern.

STACS Software Engineering Intern, Tan Yi Xian

Currently a student in National University of Singapore, Yi Xian specializes in Computer Science and Business. Beside his curriculum, he has also attended a course on React Native, a Mobile Application Development.

STACS had…


SINGAPORE, 30 June 2021 — Sustainability Data Analytics software provider Turnkey Group (‘Turnkey’) and leading Singapore-headquartered FinTech firm Hashstacs Pte Ltd (‘STACS’), focused on capital markets and Environmental, Social, and Governance (‘ESG’) financing, announced a new partnership which will see both organisations scaling up their industry-wide ESG-enabling solutions. The partnership largely focuses on leveraging technologies to produce accurate insightful impact reports that are accessible and immutably stored on a common Distributed Ledger Technology (‘DLT’) data infrastructure for a single source of truth, for greater ESG impacts across industries.

Recognised as one of the leading Data Analytics software providers in sustainability…


STACS is featured in the May 2021 The World Economic Forum report, as one of the few live DLT platforms for effective Trade Lifecycle Management for the financial industry.

Download the full insight report here.

This report highlights the results of a series of virtual global workshops and expert interviews held with financial services and technology experts in 2020. It looks at the urgent need for digital transformation in capital markets, with a view to providing strategic insights that will improve client service delivery, achieve greater efficiency and enable new services.

As well as exploring the use of distributed ledger…


Deutsche Bank and STACS announced the completion of their Project Benja earlier (18 May 2021)

SINGAPORE, 2 June 2021 — UBS, Bursa Malaysia, and Union Bank of the Philippines (‘UnionBank’) join Hashstacs Pte Ltd (‘STACS’) and Deutsche Bank as industry collaborators in their proof-of-concept (‘POC’) known as “Project Benja”. The three industry participants contributed their various domain expertise towards the final Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-enabling and interoperable end-to-end Distributed Ledger Technology (‘DLT’)-enabled bonds lifecycle management solution for the financial industry.

Sharing its perspective as a bond arranger and investor, UBS provided insight into primary market workflows, ESG and green bond formats including sustainability-linked bonds, and ESG-focused investor preferences. …


Digital assets and sustainability-linked bonds are a key component of the future of financial services, as the world transitions to green mandates in every industry including banking.

At STACS, with our mission to make capital markets simpler and sustainable, this shift to green fintech has been at the forefront of our agenda for some time, evidenced by the launch of our GreenSTACS platform.

While only a proof-of-concept (PoC), most recently we marked an important milestone by completing our ‘bond in a box’ solution with Deutsche Bank in Singapore and put out a corresponding public report co-written with Deutsche Bank that delved into detail on ‘Project Benja’. …


Industry participants include UBS, Malaysia National Stock Exchange Bursa Malaysia and Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank)

SINGAPORE, 18 May 2021 — Deutsche Bank Securities Services in Singapore and Hashstacs Pte Ltd (‘STACS’) today announced the completion of their proof-of-concept (‘POC’) referred to as “Project Benja”. Set in the context of tokenized securities in the securities market, the teams worked on digital assets interoperability across platforms and related custody, digital securities and cash delivery-versus-payment practice, distributed ledger technology (‘DLT’) to traditional systems connectivity, operating model evolution and smart contract templates including those involving sustainability-linked digital bonds.

STACS, in collaboration with…


How is DLT really making an impact in the capital markets space today? Listen to the episode here.

Our inaugural joint podcast with The ValueExchange: DLT In the Real World — the facts & figures behind digitisation, as Barnaby Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at The ValueExchange and Nigel Lam, Product and Strategic Partnership Senior Manager at STACS break through the noise of the day and unravel the blockchain transformation of Trade Processing. In this episode, we discussed how our Real-Time Synchronised DLT Trade Processing platform, Mercury, can solve a USD800 billion industry problem, and eliminate trade breaks by 96%, minimising costly risks and unlocking balance sheets and opportunities.

This podcast is part of The ValueExchange’s newest mini-series of…


GREEN FINTECH: BRIDGING SUSTAINABILITY AND PROFITABILITY

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, STACS co-hosted a Green FinTech panel at Bridge+ 79 Robinson Road in partnership with Tribe Accelerator, Alibaba Cloud, and enabled by flexible workspace Bridge+ by CapitaLand. Headline issues discussed in the nearly hour-long panel on 21 April 2021 include macro trends in green finance and fintech, as well as key stakeholders in the emerging category and the need to balance sustainability goals alongside corporate profitability.

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