Singapore FinTech Festival'18

12-16. Nov.

Copenhagen FinTech and The Danish Industry Foundation was inviting a Danish delegation of fintech startups and financial organizations to join the World’s largest platform for the global FinTech community; Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 in November.

Below, you have an overview of participants from the Danish delegation.



Morten Nielsen has years of experience in finance (JP Morgan and UBS), fundraising and the cryptocurrency space. Expert on stablecoins and ICO structures.

Mikael Munck is the founder and CEO of 2021.AI and has 25+ years’ experience from the Technology and Financial sectors. In 2012 he was named CIO of the year.

20 year of experience within development of mission critical software for the financial industry. Strong leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

European Business Development Associate who just recently returned to Denmark after a 16 months tech journey in Argentina.

Ashleigh joined MakerDao in 2018 to create partnerships with companies and decentralized applications in finance, supply chain, and various other sectors.

Jocelyn is based in Singapore in charge of community building in mainly APAC region (ex China). She has startup experience as well as enterprise software sales.

Soren Haestrup is a hedge fund manager with has 20+ years of experience in financial markets.

Desirée Ballegaard is the founder and CEO of Financial Confidence, keynote speaker and professional board member. She comes from a background in the financial sector and business consulting.

Lars has 30+ years of experience in Business Development, business law, IT and  Specializing in Fintech.

Founded Spiir in 2010 and has been working in fintech since then. Before that, Rune worked as a Business Analyst and as Head of Development at eBay in Denmark.

Has worked at Spiir and Nordic API Gateway as PR Manager, Community Manager and Head of Customer Service since 2016.


Jon Hasling Kyed is Deputy Director of fintech and payments at the FSA, where he is head of fintech initiatives, including the Danish regulatory sandbox.

Lars Hougaard is Deputy Financial Inspector in the FSA’s dedicated fintech unit. He is, among other things, the primary caseworker of the regulatory sandbox.

Free-of-charge & confidentially supporting foreign tech companies in accessing the Nordics. 15 years’ experience across Europe & Asia, now focused on fintech (AI & blockchain)

Kim Rosenkilde is a seasoned finance industry executive, having operated in major jurisdictions with significant management, revenue, and regulatory oversight.

Benny is responsible for the design and commercialization of the Saxo Bank’s Open API offering. He has been with Saxo since 2004. He holds a B.Sc. in C.S. and an E-MBA.

Pascal Franke is part of the Group Innovation department currently re-thinking and designing the bank’s innovation set-up. As part of it, he is responsible for partnerships within Innovation.

Christopher is leading Tia’s expansion into APAC. Prior to venturing into insurtech, Christopher spent more than 15 years in health insurance across China, Hong Kong and Thailand.

Ole Boisselier-Malmgren is Head of Trade at the Royal Danish Embassy in Singapore. Ole leads a team of five advisors assisting Danish companies and SMEs to explore export opportunities in Singapore and throughout Southeast Asia. Prior to this appointment, Ole was part of the Trade Council of Denmark in Japan and Australia.

Dorte Bech Vizard is the Ambassador of Denmark to Singapore and Brunei since September 2016. Prior to this appointment, she was Director of Investment Promotion and Innovation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. Dorte received the Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog in 2013.

Thomas wants to position Cph as one of the leading FinTech Hubs in the global financial services industry by supporting and catalyzing corporates and startups.

During the last years, Simon has been one of the central architects responsible for the construction of the rapidly growing fintech hub around Copenhagen.

Niklas holds an MSc in EBA Management of Innovation and BD. He has worked within the fintech industry since 2015 and now helps to build a thriving fintech ecosystem.

Jesper is a highly visionary innovator, serial entrepreneur and impact investor. His strength is to help bold leaders and entrepreneurs to challenge the status quo and make things happen in partnerships.

An experience Java developer with passion for technology and how it influences the daily life of people.

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