Fintech is changing the world!
Recently I was at the GEC Summit 2017 in Kuala Lumpur to share how LATTICE80 is developing a Fintech ecosystem and how Fintech is making the world a better place.
The event was opened by Prime Minister Najib Razak, and just like many other Asian markets, several big plans in tech/fintech for 2018 were announced.
1. Launch of Futurise Centre in Cyberjaya
The Futurise Centre will host Southeast Asia’s first United Nations Technology Innovation Lab.
In alignment with the creation of Innovation SuperClusters, the centre will also aim to drive development of the nation’s regulatory sandbox for key industries.
2. Launch of Social Impact Exchange (SIX)
Malaysia will launch its first pay-for-impact exchange. It is designed to parallel a traditional stock exchange, and is meant to aid social entrepreneurs for their start-up projects.
3. Adapting to the Third Wave
A trend that was noticed in this year’s opener was the heavy mention of Overall, with many changes and developments in recent months, Asian countries are definitely moving in similar directions!
Have a great weekend,