Thank You For Making The Digital Accelerator Programme 2019 A Success

Stay tuned for updates on our next event, and check out 2019 winners below!

Thank You For Making The Digital Accelerator Programme 2019 A Success

Stay tuned for updates on our next event, and check out 2019 winners below!


Why DAP?

Together, we can drive transformative change within the investment management industry

The Investment Management industry is undergoing momentous change, especially due to digital disruption. New challenges arise quickly while existing problems increasingly require innovative solutions for the industry to stay ahead.

The DAP gives Fintechs an opportunity to rapidly commercialise your business ventures by working with leading corporate and institutions, and gain great exposure across the industry.



Develop in-roads and expand your business within the region’s investment management industry – bring your solution to market quickly and present to numerous potential investors

Get Rewarded

Up to 3 teams will be awarded prizes including funding and access to various other critical resources for commercialising their new products and solutions.


Opportunity to collaborate with Singapore’s top institutions to accelerate solutions that addresses real business problems affecting the investment management industry regionally.


Receive guidance from professional mentors who will partner with you to contextualise & enhance your solution to the local market needs and industry.


Upon completing the showcase you will have the opportunity to collaborate on your solution with a leading corporate mentor from Singapore.


Gain rapid exposure to best in class investment managers and receive brand awareness regionally.

What will you be solving?

IMAS has worked closely with industry partners to identify real business problems faced by the industry. These problem statements, which span across seven key areas, will form the premise of what your team will work towards solving.

Where will the DAP be showcased?

Up to 10 shortlisted teams will have the opportunity to showcase their solutions at the IMAS-Bloomberg Investment Conference 2019 on 9th May 2019 in Singapore, one of the leading buyside conferences attracting attendees from leading VC firms, hedge funds, traditional asset management firms, and family offices.

Who should participate?


The programme will be open to Fintechs who want to build real solutions for the asset management industry. We are open to Fintechs who have a solution that can be adapted for the industry or have a solution that is already ready for the industry. 

Fintechs that are shortlisted will be paired up with a corporate mentor largely from IMAS member firms and tertiary institutions, who will be knowledge partners providing support and guidance about the industry and context of Singapore. IMAS member firms consist of leading institutions in the region.


Fintechs should ideally have:

Product(s) Ready to go to Market or in the Market

Fintechs with a mature proof of concept or recently launched product are strongly encouraged to apply.

Product(s) Ready to be Adapted for Investment Management

Solutions that can largely address the problem and be readily adapted would be viewed favourably

Product(s) Uniqueness

Fintechs with a competitive product advantage would be well-regarded.

Capacity to Scale

Fintechs who can demonstrate evidence to suggest capacity to scale across the region are favourable.

Revenue & Growth Strategy

Evidence of a sound profit model and market presence would place Fintechs in better standing

Team Experience

Fintechs with an interest in the industry or previous experience are encouraged to apply.

How to participate?


Applications are to be made through Matchi is a global Fintech matchmaking platform with global reach to more than 6,000 Fintech connections around the world.

Applications are processed through the Matchi platform but screening and shortlisting decisions will be made without prejudice by the Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) Working Group.

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