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Highlights from Money20/20 Asia - The New Destination for Global FinTech Ecosystem

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Startup Pitch: blockchain, cryptos & credit - Pitchers: iComplyICO, NIRA, Confideal, Anquan Capital, MOIN.

Pitchers: iComplyICO, NIRA, Confideal, Anquan Capital, MOIN.

Judges: Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander Innoventures; Dave Ng, Principal, B Capital Group; Prabhakar Reddy, Investor, Accel Partners;JinA Bae, Head of Corporate Venture Capital, Hanwha. Presented by BBVA

The pain points of scaling a startup across Asia - Cruxy, PayMaya Group, C88 Financial, MoneyTree, CardUp, Modalku

Moderator: Carrie Osman, CEO & Founder, Cruxy


- Paolo Azzola, MD & COO , PayMaya Group
- J.P. Ellis, Co-Founder & Group CEO , C88 Financial Technologies Pte Ltd
- Mark Makdad, Co-Founder , Moneytree
- Nicki Ramsay, Founder & CEO , CardUp
- Kelvin Teo, CEO & Co-Founder , Funding Societies - Modalku

Women in FinTech community meetup

This meetup will be led by The New Savvy founder, Anna Haotanto, who will kick off by sharing her experiences and learnings.


- Pauline Sim, Women in FinTech, Singapore FinTech Association & Programme Manager, The FinLab

- Ginnie Chin, MD, Culum Capital Pte Ltd

Insurtech meetup

Valenzia Yap, the first graduant of the MAS sandbox, to debate the latest developments in InsureTech and explore learnings relevant to both ecosystems.

Valenzia Yap, Founder & CEO , PolicyPal

"One Belt, One Road", the impact of this $2.5 Trillion project on global FinTech

Catherine Zhang, President, Global Business Management, Rockcheck Group & Managing Partner, Sitka Capital

Michael Sung, Founder, One World Blockchain Alliance; Chairman , Carbon Blue Innovation

Zhang Yi , Head of Operation Department , ICBC Singapore

Startup Pitch: mobile payments, data & AI - Scalend Pte Ltd, SEVEN,, Nod, Brankas

Pitchers : Scalend Pte Ltd, SEVEN,, Nod, Brankas.

Judges: Hans de Back, Partner, Finch Capital; Vikram Chachra, Founding Partner, Eight Capital; Aldi Adrian Hartanto, Head of Investments, Mandiri Capital; Jeffrey Paine, Managing Partner, Golden Gate Ventures. Presented by BBVA.

Leveraging eCommerce Platforms for Growth

Matthew Wong, Lead Analyst, Financial Services, CB Insights

Inanc Balci, Co-Founder & CEO , Lazada Philippines

What does the future of remittances look like in the next 1-3 years?

Moderator: Dilip Ratha, Head of KNOMAD, Lead Economist, World Bank


Michael Liu, Regional Director APAC , WorldRemit

Lukas May, Head of Banking , TransferWise

Prajit Nanu, Co-Founder & CEO , InstaReM

Jack Zhang, Co-Founder & CEO , Airwallex

Scaling products across the ASEAN region to meet the needs of the emerging middle class

Moderator: Andrew Stevens, Correspondent, CNN


Warren Hayashi, President, Asia Pacific , Adyen

Sreeram Iyer, COO , ANZ Banking Group

Rohan Mahadevan, SVP, APAC CEO , PayPal

How to get my money: Lessons to learn before stepping into a VC's Office

Moderator: JinA Bae, Head of Corporate Venture Capital, Hanwha


William Bao Bean, General Partner, SOSV, MD, MOX, MD , Chinaccelerator

Hans de Back, Partner , Finch Capital

Jeffrey Paine, Managing Partner , Golden Gate Ventures

Product live: Banking the new ecosystem


René Michau, Executive Director, Banks and Broker Dealers, Standard Chartered

Heidi Toribio, MD Global Head Banks & Broker Dealers, Standard Chartered

Lilian Fong, Banking Segment Lead / Entrepreneur in Residence, Standard Chartered

Simon Banks, SVP, Asia Pacific, Hyperwallet

Oriana Tessari, VP, Product and Operations, Airwallex

Mitch Davis, Chief Commercial Officer, Emergent Technology

How are banks responding to the threat of FinTech and other third party players?

Moderator: Prateek Roongta, Partner & MD, Boston Consulting Group


Dr. Leda Glyptis, CIO , Qatar National Bank

Dr. Dennis Khoo, MD, Head, Regional Digital Banking and Strategic Initiatives Office , United Overseas Bank Limited

Sanjeev Mehra, MD & Head of Global Product Development , Citi

Exploring the dark side of entrepreneurship

Moderator: Pranay Gupta,Co-Founder, 91springboard


- Satyen Kothari, Founder , Cube
- Seung Gun Lee , CEO & Founder , Viva Repubica, Toss
- Junhaeng Lee, Co-Founder & CEO , Streami Inc.
- Justin Lie, CEO & Founder , CashShield

The FinTech strategy of social messaging platforms

Moderator: Chris Skinner, CEO, The Finanser


Bharathi Ramavarjula, APAC Head of Partnerships , WhatsApp

Ho Young Yun, CEO , KakaoBank of Korea Corp

From Big Tech to FinTech or TechFin

Moderator: Melissa Guzy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures


Sriraman Jagannathan, VP – Financial Services , Amazon

Victor Kim, Vice President – Global Service Business Operation , Samsung Electronics

Sujith Narayanan, Country Business Head , Tez by Google

Rising stars: buliding scale & customer intimacy

Moderator: Dave Ng, Principal,B Capital


Alex Kong, Founder and Chairman , TNG FinTech Group

Seung Gun Lee , CEO & Founder , Viva Repubica, Toss

Sameer Nigam, Co-founder & CEO , PhonePe Pvt. Ltd

The End Game: Scenarios for the future

Moderator: James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader, EY


Melissa Guzy, Co-Founder & Managing Partner , Arbor Ventures

Teruhide Sato, Founder & Managing Partner , BEENEXT

Financial Inclusion Accelerated: How Real-time Payments is Bringing Millions of People into the Economic Fold

Moderator: Zennon Kapron, Founder & Director, Kapronasia


Matteo Chiampo, Inclusive Markets Team , CGAP/World Bank

Ian Gausden, EVP, International Real-Time Payments , Vocalink, a Mastercard company

Lotte Schou-Zibell, Chief of Finance Sector Group Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department , Asian Development Bank

Lewis Sun, MD, Regional Head of Product Management, Global Liquidity & Cash Management , HSBC Bank

Financial inclusion in the digital age

Moderator: Anju Patwardhan, Managing Director, CreditEase Fintech Fund, CreditEase


George Lucas, CEO , Acorns Grow Australia Limited

Shailesh Naik , CEO , Matchmove

Anju Patwardhan, Managing Director, CreditEase Fintech Fund , CreditEase

Kai Schmitz, FinTech Investment Lead, Latin America , International Finance Corporation

Fighting Fraud in 2018

Moderator: Amos Kater, Director Advisory & Education Services, UL Transaction Security


Daniel Kornitzer, EVP, Chief Product Officer , Paysafe Group plc

Justin Lie, CEO & Founder , CashShield

Giselle Lindley, Principal Fraud Consultant , ACI Worldwide

Javier Mira, Co-Founder & CEO , FacePhi

Exploring the impact of quantum technologies on risk and security

Antoine Blondeau, Co-founder & Managing Partner , Alpha Intelligence Capital Fund

Amos Kater,Director Advisory & Education Services, UL

Michael Brett, CEO , QxBranch

The Total Cost of Merchant Fraud

Moderator: Laura Noonan, Investment Banking Correspondent, Financial Times

Gabriel de Montessus, Head of Global Online , Ingenico Group

Max Laemmle, CEO & Founder , Fraugster

Laura Noonan, Investment Banking Correspondent , Financial Times

Addressing emerging KYC challenges across APAC

Moderator: Tek Yew, Partner and Head of Financial Services Advisory, KPMG

Akim Arhipov, Managing Director , BAASIS ID

Tek Yew Chia, Partner & Head of Financial Services Advisory , KPMG

Connie Leung, Senior Director, Financial Industry Services Lead – Asia , Microsoft

Sangram Singh, CEO, FreeCharge; EVP & Head, Cards & Payments Business , Axis Bank Ltd

Gene Vayngrib, CEO & Co-Founder , Tradle

Q&A with Darktrace & Monaco

Moderator: Andrew Jamieson, Head of Innovations, UL

Sanjay Aurora, Managing Director, Asia Pacific , Darktrace

Ken Baylor, Ph.D., Chief Cybersecurity Officer , Monaco

The winding path towards mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies

Moderator: Prabhakar Reddy, Investor, Accel Partners


Patrick Dai, Co-Founder , Qtum

Mike Kayamori, Co Founder & CEO , QUOINE

Marcus Swanepoel, Co-founder and CEO , Luno

Anson Zeall, Co-founder & CEO , CoinPip

Dispelling Innovation Cliches

Moderator: Neal Cross, MD & CIO, DBS Bank


Drew Graham, Director, ‎Fintech Strategy & Engagement , Standard Chartered Bank

Nicholle Lindner, Director Financial Services Asia Pacific , Unisys Corporation

Harrie Vollaard, Head of Rabo Frontier Ventures , Rabobank

Janet Young Yoke Mun, MD & Head of Group Channels & Digitalisaiton , United Overseas Bank Limited

Go big or go home

Moderator: Chloé James, Group Media & PR Director, RFi Group & Broadcast Presenter, Sky News - Business


Joe Seunghyun Cho, Co-founder and Chairman , Marvelstone Group

Gina Heng, Co-Founder & CEO , Marvelstone Group

Regulator Roundtable - Building a Financial Innovation Network: Interoperability, Governance and Scale

Moderator: Jamie Campbell, Head of Awareness, Bud


Hal Bosher, CEO , Yoma Bank

Rachel Freeman, Manager, Financial Institutions Group, Asia Pacific , IFC

Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer , Monetary Authority of Singapore

Anna Wallace, Head of Innovate , FCA UK

Regulator Roundtable - Intelligent Data about Data Intelligence: Regulatory Perspectives on Open Systems, AI, Big Data

Moderator: Matthew Gardiner, Founder, Catch London, & Visiting Fellow, Cass Business School


Xen Baynham-Herd, Head of Strategy & Lead Economist , Blockchain

Dr. Xinhai Liu, Researcher in the Center of Finance Intelligence Research , Peking University

Arvind Sankaran, Venture Partner , Jungle Ventures

Miranda Tan, CEO & Co-Founder , Robin8

MOX demo day

Having accelerated over 130 early stage startups, including crypto giants like BitMEX, MOX brings its latest batch of FinTech startups from China to the stage.


Alireza Beikverdi, CEO , bitHolla

Raja Adam Malik, CFO , MoneyMatch

Gabriel Miron, CEO & Founder , ClearingPoint

Dr. Bechara Saab, CEO & Chief Scientist , Mobio Interactive

Ryan Shuken, Program Director, Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX) , Chinaccelerator

Christian Teo, Founder , Moneybay

The next evolution of money transfer - community meetup


Prajit Nanu, Co-Founder & CEO , InstaReM

Aik-Boon Tan, EVP, APAC , TransferTo

Regulator Roundtable: Regulatory Building Blocks - ICOs & Blockchains


Nikola Pavesic (Nikkei)
Remington Ong (Fenbushi Capital)
Sagar Sarbhai (Ripple)
Anna Wallace (UK FCA)
Sopnendu Mohanty (Monetary Authority of Singapore)