“Banking is necessary — banks are not” Bill Gates once said this. With the experience of a new wave of innovation in financial services, DBS Bank (Hong Kong) and CityU Apps Lab held DBSxCAL talk on January 21th, 2016 (Thursday) about the rise of Fintech industry and the inroad made by excellent start-ups. It is a series of whole new forum for the young talents and dynamic industry innovators to get connected and share their inventive project ideas.
Participants including students, professionals and the public joined to obtain insights on the applications of exciting technologies that drive the new market of digital finance in Hong Kong. The vision and mission of the special guests’ start-ups and how they cope with difficulties and challenges had truly proven that IT could inspire innovation across business!
Mr. Riccardo Capelvenere, the Co-founder and CEO of Currenxia, and Mr. James Lloyd, the Head of strategy and Corporate Development of AMP Credit Technologies, had provided helpful advices to the potential entrepreneurs by encouraging them to dedicate themselves to identify the latent problems in the industry before embarking on a start-up. They believed that dynamic thinkers are able to adapt to the rapidly changing world and make remarkable changes. Meanwhile, Mr Mukesh Bubna, the Founder and CEO of Monexo Innovations, motivated the youthful talents to be ambitious to work on their ideas as he was confident in their ability to identify the needs and wants of the new generations.
Mr. Riccardo Capelvenere (Co-founder and CEO of Currenxia)
Mr. James Lloyd (Head of strategy and Corporate Development of AMP Credit Technologies)
Mr Mukesh Bubna (Founder and CEO of Monexo Innovations)