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BankTech Asia Fin5ive Challenge Winners Announcement

Fin5ive will give lightning demos at BankTech Asia in Kuala Lumpur on 8 November 2016

BankTech Asia 2016 Global Fintech Challenge

The BankTech Asia Fin5ive Challenge was launched with the intention to source five groundbreaking FinTech solutions to showcase at the annual BankTech Asia exhibition and conference in Kuala Lumpur from 8-9 November 2016.

Key focus areas across from financial institutions across Asia Pacific were collated into five fintech themes which formed the entry categories for the challenge. All entries were individually scored against set criteria, including: Novelty/ Innovativeness, Ease of Implementation, Potential Impact (revenue, cost or efficiency) and Overall Impression.

“We’d like to thank Matchi for their support throughout the entire process. We’re also very thankful to our panel of judges for their insights namely: Amran Head of Innovation and CIO for International at Maybank, Paul Ark, Managing Director, Digital Ventures, Markus Gnirk, tryb, Paolo Baltao SVP, Union Bank” – Vincent General Manager Knowledge Group

The BankTech Asia Fin5ive Challenge winners are:

Category 1 Theme: Wealth Tech
Winner: Capital Preferences, New York


Category 2 Theme: Financial Inclusion
Winner: Easy Equities, South Africa


Category 3 Theme:  Mobility/Mobile VAS


Category 4 Theme:  Blockchain
Winner: Kyckr, London


Category 5 Theme:  Payments Solutions
Winner: Build, South Africa

In addition to a 10-minute lightning demo in front of 200+ participants, the BankTech Asia Fin5ive winners will each be showcased in a special startup pavilion during both days of the event.  This is the 8th annual event arranged by BankTech Asia to promote fintech innovation within Asian Pacific banks.

With confirmed conference participants including Maybank (Malaysia), Siam Commercial Bank (Thailand), Baiduri Bank (Brunei), Vietcombank (Vietnam), Janata Bank Ltd (Bangladesh) and Bank of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), BankTech Asia 2016 is set to be a premium regional event to showcase and discuss the very best in fintech. 

“Our purpose as Matchi is to bring together the best FinTech solutions with the right financial institutions to help bring real innovation to the financial market. We are proud of the quality of our 5 winning solutions and are excited to have them presented in person to the participating banks at the BankTech Asia event” Comments David Milligan CEO, Matchi


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