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Money20/20 ASIA Brings Together Over 200 Influential Speakers in Fintech

Financial inclusion and fostering financial empowerment in Southeast Asia are hot topics on the agenda at this month’s Money20/20 ASIA event in Bangkok.

Money20/20 ASIA, held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre (QSNCC) in Bangkok on 22 to 23 April, will host more than 200 speakers and industry experts with discussions centred around key themes of integration, virtualisation and eastward expansion.

Speakers from 15 APAC countries will explore the future of finance, celebrating innovation in Southeast Asia across four stages. There will be a diverse lineup from global and regional banks like JP Morgan, HSBC and Standard Chartered, as well as local institutions such as Kasikorn Bank and RCBC Philippines.

Experts from key players in the global and Asian payment sector, such as Visa, Stripe, Nium, TenPay, PhonePe, Dana Indonesia, and tech giants like IBM, Google and AWS, will also share their insights. While fintech unicorns GCash, Bolttech, Fireblocks, and regulatory experts from Bank of Thailand and HKMA of Hong Kong SAR will add to the lively conversations.

“Money20/20 ASIA is a central hub for the APAC fintech community, functioning as a nexus for major announcements and significant investment opportunities,” said Ian Fong, Money20/20’s Asia content director. “From Japan to New Zealand, our diverse speakers bring valuable insights and unveil the industry’s latest trends. Whether you’re looking to network, strike deals, or gain inspiration, Money20/20 Asia connects you with the brightest minds in Asian fintech.”

Speakers on the agenda

Some of the keynote speakers include Aamir Ibrahim, CEO of Jazz, Jazz Telco and Jazz Cash; Charles Li, founder and chairman of Micro Connect, Yat Siu, co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands, a global leader in blockchain and gaming; and Chetna Sinha, founder and chairperson of Mann Deshi Mahila Bank.

“I am honored to stand on the vibrant stage of Money20/20 ASIA, where innovation and financial inclusivity converge,” says Sinha. “I will be sharing the extraordinary journey of Mann Deshi Bank, a pioneer in redefining banking and uplifting lives in rural India. Join me as I explore the dynamic intersection of innovation and inclusivity, unlocking the boundless potential of rural women. Money20/20 Asia isn’t just a platform for everything fintech; it’s also a catalyst for lifting and transforming communities,”

Masakazu Osawa, managing executive officer and chief executive for Asia Pacific for MUFG Bank, Ltd, Japan’s largest bank and one of the largest banks in the world, will also share insights in Bangkok.

“Asia, home to 4.7 billion people, represents 60 per cent of the world’s population, sustaining a steady GDP around five per cent, outpacing other regions, says Osawa. “With over 300 unicorns in APAC showing rapid growth, Money20/20 provides a unique platform for networking with Asia’s most prominent business influencers.

“As one of Asia’s largest financial institutions, MUFG recognises the need for evolving business models. We’ve invested over $15billion in the last decade, focusing on commercial banking and consumer finance. At Money20/20 ASIA, I’ll discuss how MUFG identifies and collaborates with promising startups to enhance our products and services, ensuring better service to our clients and society.”

An overview of some of the Money20/20 ASIA speakers can be found here

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