Supercharging the next Fintech movement in Vietnam

Supercharging the next Fintech movement in Vietnam


October 10, 2016

On Wednesday October 10th, SuperCharger – a renowned Hong Kong-based Fintech Accelerator embarked on their first move towards Vietnam to conduct private meetings and networking with Fintech Startups in Vietnam in their regional Roadshow.

Pitching pool

The breadth of applications ranged from payment, remittance, digital wallet to loyalty points management program. Recognized as one among the two only blockchain-related Fintech pitching projects, the IBL team with its flagship product of Alta Apps – the Universal Blockchain-based platform received special attention and encouragement from the judgement panel, specifically from the program partner Standard Chartered Bank who claims engagement in Ripple, in-house Blockchain Labs and sandbox offer for applicants who can make it to final round.  Specifically, the bank’s platform will partly help transform invoices into digital assets with identities on a distributed, decentralized ledger. This will likely reduce the paperwork due to the numerous documentation of distributors, suppliers, exporters and importers etc.
Also SuperCharger team has acknowledged support from Infinity Blockchain Labs (IBL) for introducing potential startup applicants in Vietnam from various businesses of peer-to-peer lending, loyalty points management program and other startup enthusiasts.
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Supercharging the next Fintech movement in Vietnam

Dipen Mehta– Global Head, Data, Architecture and Innovation, Standard Chartered Bank delivering speech at networking night

Networking night

After the roadshow, Fintech Vietnam Meetup and SuperCharger co-hosted a networking night which drew a number of diverse participants including startups, corporate sponsors, law firms, venture capitalists, FinTech enthusiasts and investors.
The networking night embarked with the introduction by Veronika Kuznetsova– Managing Director at SuperCharger on  SuperCharger and their FinTech accelerator program. The program dedicated to both start-ups and scale-up global FinTech companies aiming to capture the Asian growth market. SuperCharger is based in Hong Kong where it leverages the inherent traditional strength as Asia’s finance and technology gateway.
Christian Kronig from Fintech Vietnam Meetup subsequently shared an overall picture of Fintech in Vietnam. Last but not least, Dipen Mehta– Global Head, Data, Architecture and Innovation, Standard Chartered Bank praised all pitching teams and wished them success for the next application round  The pitching teams and other Fintech enthusiasts then had time for open networking and discussion.
Similar programs to SuperCharger is applauded to close the gap between Fintech Vietnam and Fintech in the region, engage the local Fintech startups in the bigger picture and bridge key Fintech players in Vietnam with interested partners and stakeholders for sustainable development in the future.
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