Singapore Gets Fintech Academy

New York based Byte Academy, a leader in industry-oriented technology education, is about to launch its first international campus and ASEAN headquarters in Singapore. it also plans to open in India at the end of 2016.

Financial technology is rapidly evolving with new innovative solutions being created almost every day. This means that jobs and their relevant skill sets are also developing at a faster pace than ever.

To keep up with the fast paced fintech industry Byte Academy is about to open in Singapore. The 12-week full-time courses will provide the fundamentals for students to work on real, industry-specific problems and allow for interaction with industry partners to prepare for direct placement and job matching upon graduation.

The opening of Byte's fintech and data science school is in support of Singapore's Smart Nation initiative and to help to grow Singapore's engineering talent pool.

Byte Academy founder, Rak Chugh, believes that constant feedback and input by the industry leaders in respective verticals, can steer and better prepare candidates for tech jobs in industries such as finance and data science.

Heavyweight Backing

A serious group of global businesses including Standard Chartered Bank, IBM, INSEAD, Thomson Reuters and Microsoft have come together with Byte Academy to form the FinTech Skills Charter.

This pro-bono advisory committee will help steer and set best-in-class standards for FinTech development in Singapore through active engagement with Byte Academy to configure all the policies and procedures for the benefit of the larger FinTech community in Singapore.

Guaranteed job Placement

Students that graduate receive guaranteed job placements at the bank and tech partners. 

Byte Academy stands by a jobs placement guarantee, committing to refund the full course fee, should they fail to place its graduates in a role within 6 months of course completion.

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