The Race to Cashless: FinTech in Asia

Asia Summit 2019

The Race to Cashless: FinTech in Asia




E-commerce and internet connectivity have pushed the growth of the digital economy in Asia. Underpinning these transactions are new and innovative technologies that have expanded financial services and market access to people and SMEs. But the ecosystem is growing increasingly crowded and competitive. Regulators are facing complex issues that are falling across multiple traditional legal frameworks. What are the biggest challenges to deeper adoption of FinTech and digital payments? How can businesses and governments better collaborate to foster innovation and entrepreneurship while safeguarding customer data?

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Melissa Guzy

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures



Chun Chang

Executive Dean, Professor of Finance, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Michael Correa

General Manager, Asia Pacific, Westpac Banking Corporation


Henry Ma

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, WeBank


Rahul Shinghal

Head of APAC, Revenue and Growth, Stripe

Published September 28, 2019