Event Details

FWA Exchange - Blockchain verticals explained: emerging trends of Metaverse, DeFi and Web3.0, Thursday, 26 May 2022, 11:45 – 1:30 pm
26 May 2022
Fintech Hub,
80 Robinson Road #08-01,
Singapore 068898
  • Members Only Event
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  • ✪ Member's Fee: $0.00

FWA is pleased to partner with Blockchain Association Singapore (BAS) Women in Blockchain Committee to present a session on blockchain concepts and its verticals. 


The intention of blockchain was meant to be a technology where data is immutable, confidential and located on de-centralized network. Its initial application was widely known to be in cryptocurrency applications. With its exponential growth, more and more vertical industries that have also started implementing blockchain. Join us for the lunchtime panel discussion to have a deeper understanding the blockchain ecosystem and its emerging verticals, particularly: 

  1. Breaking down the different parts of the blockchain verticals, particularly digital assets, Defi, NFT, the meta verse and Web 3.0. 
  1. Understanding the risks and what to look out for when dealing with digital assets/NFTs/Defi products – from beginners to more advanced audiences and the tools that can enable you to get started.  
  2. Debunking myths about blockchain. 
  3. How to navigate a career switch or build a successful career in this space. 


We are excited and privileged to have an esteemed panel to share their expert and pragmatic views on this highly relevant and important topic.


Due to limited slots, seat allocation is on a first-come-first-served basis. We will send you a confirmation email to confirm your registration.


Event Agenda:


11:45pm           Registration

12:15pm           Welcome Address by FWA & BAS

12:20pm           Panel discussion & Q & A

1:30pm:             Event Ends 



• Paul Schulte, Founder, Schulte Research 

• Belinda Lim, Co-founder and Chief Product Manager, Avarta.io

• Janice Park, CEO, OneSixtyTwo Digital Capital 



• Pamela Lee, Head of Sales APAC, Talos


Panellists and Moderator Bios:




Paul Schulte, Founder, Schulte Research

Paul Schulte is the founder of Schulte Research, set up in 2012 researching financial institutions and financial technology. He has spent 3 decades in research on financials. He has worked for all 3 branches of the US government, including the NSC at the White House. He currently teaches in 3 universities, has written 5 books and authored hundreds of articles. He has worked for the Number 1 investment bank from US, UK, Japan, China & Switzerland starting in 1990.  He has taught on 5 continents. His focus is technological change in banks & insurance. 


He has been a source for the WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg, Nikkei, FT, Economist, Barron’s and Forbes. His clients include some of the largest sovereign, pension, mutual and hedge funds globally. His latest book is “AI & Quantum Computing For Finance & Insurance: Fortunes And Challenges For China And America (2019)”. He is also the author of “The Next Revolution in our Credit Driven Economy: The Advent of Financial Technology (2015)”. 



Belinda Lim, Co-founder and Chief Product Manager, Avarta.io

Belinda is the Co-founder and Chief Product Manager of Avarta.io which aims to reimagine Trust for DeFi and Web3.0 applications through a decentralized identity management system and Trust Scoring. She is also a highly acclaimed speaker and author of "Blocklass". A five-year blockchain veteran, she had advised several blockchain startups which have since raised millions of dollars.


Janice Park, CEO, OneSixtyTwo Digital Capital

Janice is an experienced banking professional who has spent over 15 years of her career in various areas within Asset Management and Wealth Management industry. She started her career in Toronto, Canada with Royal Bank of Canada and was the Head of Managed Products for the bank’s Wealth Management business in Asia. She started OneSixtyTwo Digital Capital as the CEO in 2019. OneSixtyTwo Digital Capital is a focused on digital asset investments and solutions.





Pamela Lee, Head of Sales APAC, Talos

Pamela is Head of Sales, APAC at Talos and responsible for driving institutional adoption of digital assets trading.


Prior to joining Talos, Pamela was Head of Partnerships, APAC at LMAX Group where her focus was to lead business growth with institutional clients in the FX and digital assets space. 


Outside of work, she is passionate about women empowerment and has served on the committees of YWLC (Singapore) and WIFA ASIFMA (Hong Kong). Currently, she is volunteering with the women in blockchain committee under Blockchain Association of Singapore. 


She started her career with Credit Suisse as an analyst in the equities sales trading division. 


Pamela received a Bachelors in Business Administration from Singapore Management University.



Please note places are on a first-come-first-served basis so do register early! Deadline for registration is 23 May 2022. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. We apologise that requests for places after the deadline will not be entertained. As places are limited and if you have RSVP but cannot make it, we appreciate that you cancel your registration so that we can make the place available to someone else. Cancellation details are provided below under NO SHOW POLICY. Thank you.



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