Seoul, renowned for its technological advancements and home to conglomerates like Samsung, is rapidly becoming the nexus of fintech breakthroughs. With a unique blend of cutting-edge AI technologies and dynamic regulatory reforms, the city has fostered a conducive environment for fintech startups and global tech giants alike. Moreover, its strategic alignment with traditional banks to champion the digital transformation is setting benchmarks for global financial hubs.
Embark on an enriching journey with The Banking Academy's Seoul Fintech Evolution Tour 2024. This five-day expedition welcomes esteemed financial executives globally to demystify the technologies and strategies influencing the finance sector. By intertwining engaging site visits with cerebral discussions involving Seoul's tech luminaries, the tour promises invaluable insights to reshape your financial strategy for the evolving digital era.
The expedition encapsulates visits to prominent fintech firms, groundbreaking startups, accelerators, and financial innovation centres. Participants will also engage in enlightening conversations with fintech moguls, thinkers, innovators, and investors.
Revolutionary integration of AI and machine learning in finance.
Digital banking transformation: best practices and case studies.
Interactions with leading fintech disruptors, trailblazing startups, and accelerators.
Deep dive into blockchain, digital currencies, and the future of secure transactions.
Briefings from pivotal venture capitalists and innovators in Seoul's fintech realm.
Evolving consumer behaviours and their influence on digital banking solutions.
Our hosts will provide an introduction to the program, site visits, and key innovation trends to be covered during the tour.
As South Korea's first internet-only bank, Kakao Bank offers a new paradigm in banking with a customer-centric approach, integrating seamlessly with the digital lifestyles of its users.
T.um is a futuristic technology museum run by SK Telecom. It delves into the future of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and its potential impact.
Samsung Electronics, a global leader in technology, stands as a beacon of innovation and research in the tech industry. Renowned for its advanced electronics products, Samsung also pioneers in nurturing a vibrant innovation ecosystem. We’ll look into how their technological advancements, particularly in mobile and digital security realms, can be leveraged in the banking and financial services sector.
Haechi Labs, positioned at the forefront of blockchain technology, specialises in secure and efficient blockchain development. Based in Seoul, their expertise lies in creating and auditing smart contracts, contributing significantly to the blockchain ecosystem's security and reliability.
Toss started as a simple P2P money transfer service but rapidly expanded its offerings, becoming a formidable player in Korea's fintech scene. It's now a financial super app, addressing a variety of consumer needs.
Qraft Technologies leverages artificial intelligence to reshape asset management and challenge the traditional investment landscape. Through its data-driven approach, the company promises more efficient, reliable, and adaptive financial decisions.
KBank, with its digital-first ethos, is redefining the traditional banking structure, focusing on agility, customer-centricity, and tech-driven products.
SoftBank Ventures Asia, integral to the SoftBank Group, excels in identifying and nurturing groundbreaking tech startups in early to growth stage, with a keen focus on AI and fintech. Based in Seoul, it’s renowned for shaping the tech landscape with strategic, future-focused investments.
We will recap the site visits and discussions with experts and exchange personal conclusions, ideas and inspirational thoughts. Delegates will be asked to present their feedback and takeaways from the tour.
A programme of this nature can only be presented by highly experienced professionals who have been entrenched in the industry over many years.
Chairmen, CEOs, and board members of banks in emerging economies seeking to integrate innovation into their organisational business models.
Senior executives in retail, corporate, transaction banking, and trade finance.
C-level executives, including Chief Innovation Officers, Chief Data Officers, and Chief Marketing Officers.
Decision-makers responsible for mobile banking, online payments, consumer experience, technology, and operations.
Leaders in charge of channels, product innovation, and retail operations.
Senior executives specialising in business analytics and data management.