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A Helping Paw To The Metaverse

26 September 2022, 6:00-10:00pm. Marina Bay Sands, Cassia Level 3 Ballroom 3202

Wanna find out what's the most effective way to onboard the next generation of non-crypto users? Tip: they're cute, cuddly, and love treats! 🐶

Come visit us to hear how the co-founders of MetaPals leveraged on the Tamagotchi effect to vastly improve the way people perceive and transition into the blockchain space in a way that no one has ever done before. Keep yer tails wagging for the sharing to come!
Our CEO will first share about our MetaPals journey and vision to bridge web2 and web3 through the adoption of virtual pets. COO , along with notable speakers hailing from VC, consultancy, DeFi, and gaming backgrounds, will chat about the current web3 landscape and the challenges they face in driving adoption and educating users on its features, functionalities, and benefits.


Registration/Welcome: 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Introductory Speech: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Panel Discussion: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Break for Light Bites: 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Networking: 8:30pm - 9:30pm

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Speaker Info
Max Giammario is co-founder and CEO of MetaPals, the Singapore-based startup on a journey to create your companion in the metaverse. An entrepreneur and pioneer in novel solutions that tackle major issues in the world today, Max’s mission is to reduce the level of social isolation and mental health issues prevalent in built-up cities through preventative social applications. During his university days, Max co-founded a student investment fund assisting the student community in personal finance and investment education. He was also the global head coach for X-Culture, an international consulting program.
Daryl Lim is co-founder and COO of MetaPals. He is a serial entrepreneur, innovation leader, and startup mentor with years of experience in the Singapore startup scene. With a background in consultancy and digital transformation, he has worked as a management consultant with Unilever, Dell, Grab, Rolls-Royce, OCBC, and others. As innovation leader, he was a core part of upstart projects, including, Gnowbe, and Surge. Daryl has founded startups ranging from insuretech to artificial intelligence, backed by Daimler, Microsoft, IBM, and Plug and Play. He believes in constantly reinventing the way in which we experience the world through new ideas, methods, and products.
Kok Chung is currently the Investment Manager at Kreation Ventures, a family fund owned by Kelly Choo, who is the CEO and GP of True Global Ventures Fund 4. Kreation Ventures' portfolio spans across True Global Ventures, Animoca Brands, Sandbox as well as early stage startups beyond web3.0 in healthcare, mobility and supply chain. Kok Chung oversees the whole process of deal origination to deal diligence as well as post-deal venture growth. Previously, Kok Chung had 4 years of experience in management consulting and private equity.
Hemandra is the CEO & Venture Lead of Mstige Group, currently on a mission to become a future forward self-sustaining ecosystem for innovation & disruption. He also co-founds Chapter3, a high impact consultancy & authority put together to pave way for growth within Web3 while clearing the nonsense that currently clouds the space. When he is not leading corporate fronts, he pursues luxury content as a way to distress on his Instagram, @todayweexplore, one of Singapore’s most followed travel pages.
Dr Jackie Tan is the Head of Tribe Academy, a platform that connects talents to Web2 and Web3 learning opportunities. He is a serial entrepreneur who was awarded Forbes 30-Under-30 and the National Youth Entrepreneurship Award for his startup work, with two exits under his belt. Dr Jackie was an early member of Sentinel Chain, a blockchain-based financial inclusion startup that helped unbanked farmers gain access to financial services. He also led over 30+ data science projects, with some that combined machine learning and blockchain data. Dr Jackie is also currently an adjunct professor in the School of Biological Sciences in Nanyang Technological University, lecturer in the School of InfoComm Technology in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and the CTO-in-residence in the Centre for Experiential Learning in the Singapore University of Social Sciences.
Manoj Vembu
As Director of Global Business Development at Rubix, Manoj Vembu leads the market strategy and expansion of the blockchain’s revolutionary Proof-of-Pledge technology, from the metaverse to the real world. A venerable sales expert, Manoj also serves as Managing Director of VRV Global Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based global trading entity. He’s worked on investments throughout India, the United States and Singapore.

Still need another reason to come? We have merch, beer, and food ;)


IMPORTANT: You'll need to be registered for FIL Summit's main event in order to attend A Helping Paw In The Metaverse. Register below to get 100% discount on the ticket (R.P. $115), and get access to all Mainstage programming, food and networking, closing reception and Side Events at FIL Singapore. Only 50 tickets available, so sign up now before they run out!

About MetaPals

MetaPals is a browser extension that allows users to interact and grow virtual pets directly from their web browser windows. With distinct personalities, a Metapal can be trained, interact with elements of a webpage, and play page-specific minigames with the user. Learn more on our .

FIL-Singapore is taking place from 26-27 September 2022, and many attendees will also be participating in its main event during the morning and early afternoon (until 3:00pm). Apart from A Helping Paw In The Metaverse, there will also be many exciting side events and keynotes taking place on the second day of FIL-Singapore (Tues 27 Sep). You can find the full FIL-Singapore schedule
This event will strictly abide by the and we would like to work with everyone to build a friendly and inclusive community environment.
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