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ASEAN FinTech Developments and Trends to lookout for in 2019

March 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


With the Fintech industry in ASEAN being expected to grow at a CAGR of 72.5% from 2015 to 2020 and the arrival of new Fintech Technologies, this ecosystem has and is developing so quickly. Join us as we analyse the developments in the Fintech ecosystem and discuss the trends to look out for in 2019.

About the Panel Speakers:

1) Mr. Salman Jaffer, Technology Lead, TMS – Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)
Salman currently is building and leading the Text Metadata Services (TMS) team in Refinitiv Singapore. He has high levels of expertise in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence with a demonstrated track record over 15 years of delivering successful portfolios of programs in the financial services industry.

2) Mr. Kai Loffler, Digital + Innovation – KPMG Digital Village
Kai currently works within the KPMG Digital Village team in Singapore. He has gained experience working with both start-ups, corporates and investors in the FinTech, InsurTech and Blockchain space in the Netherlands, South Africa and Singapore. His key areas of focus include delivering corporate and government projects using design thinking related to FinTech, InsurTech, RegTech and Blockchain as well as Emerging Technologies across a range of business challenges and industries.

3) Mr. David Yin, Corporate Development, Wecash
David Yin is experienced in fintech strategy and operations, having worked on it across several industries (startup, consulting, journalism, banking) and geographies (SE Asia, China, USA, Europe). He is currently focused on expanding Wecash in Southeast Asia while contributing to Forbes Magazine. David graduated with honors from Yale University.

4) Mr. Liu Xi, CEO, FOMO Pay
Liu Xi is a payment specialist in Chinese payment and new alternative payment modes in Asia. With prior working experience in VISA, he saw the opportunity of new mobile payment and started up one of the largest payment aggregator company – FOMO Pay in Singapore.

5) Mr. Samir Chaibi, Investment Manager, GREE Ventures
Samir is an early-stage VC investing in Southeast Asian markets for GREE Ventures, specifically Indonesia and Singapore. Prior to GREE Ventures, he worked in the corporate advisory (IB) and strategic investments (PE) divisions at Al Rayan Investment, a Qatar-based affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).


4.30pm: Registration
5.00pm: Panel discussion + Q&A
5.45pm: Networking

Due to space constraints, we will close the registration once the maximum capacity is hit. Do RSVP at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment!

This session is brought to you by TechNode, Kaishi Partners and UCommune.


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