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Fintech hub opens at 80 Robinson Road

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Hong Leong Group announced on Nov 14 the establishment of a fintech hub at 80 Robinson Road, involving a partnership between the group, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Fintech Association.

The 100,000 sq ft fintech hub will be dedicated to housing local and international fintech start-ups and companies of varying sizes and growth stages, says Hong Leong. It occupies Levels 8 and 9 of the 28-storey 80 Robinson Road and offers three categories of rental office space — hot-desking, designated desks as well as designated offices.

At the Singapore FinTech Festival, held from Nov 13 to 17, SFA will lead tours around the show suites.

 

80 Robinson Road fintech hub

Credit: Hong Leong Group

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