Money20/20 Asia Launch Event held Today with Strategic Support from depa and NIA
Bangkok, Thailand- 27 April 2023, Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech show today officially welcomed Bangkok as the host city for Money20/20 Asia to be held on April 23-25th in 2024 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center. The destination city was chosen due to its growing global reputation as a hotbed of fintech growth in Asia. Bangkok becomes Money20/20’s third host city, joining Amsterdam and Las Vegas which welcome over 20, 000 fintech and financial services professionals globally.
Founded by the industry, for the industry in 2011, Money20/20 features world famous speakers drawn from a wide variety of sectors and thousands of companies from across the entire digital money ecosystem including the world’s largest banks, the largest digital payments companies, wealthtech, insuretech, neobanks, regulators, government agencies, and investment firms.
To give a taste of what’s to come in Bangkok in April 2024, today Money20/20’s Global President Tracey Davies hosted an exclusive event at the Standard Hotel in Bangkok where more than 30 high profile speakers were unveiled for the April 2024 show. Thai speakers who attended the event include Khun Topp Jirayut Srupsrisopa, Founder and Group CEO of Bitkub and Natsuda Bhukkanasu, CEO of Investree. The event was also attended by Chonladeet Khemarattana, CEO of Thai Fintech association.
The Thai NIA (National Innovation Agency) and depa (Digital Economy Promotion Agency) were in attendance demonstrating their support for the show. The two organizations also participated in a fireside chat with Scarlett Sieber, Money20/20’s Chief Strategy Growth Officer.
“We couldn’t be more excited that Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech show is coming to Thailand and Bangkok in April 2024, bringing Asia’s leading fintechs and the global world of money together to do business. We believe Money20/20 Asia will be an essential driver of innovation and growth across the entire Asian financial ecosystem and the Thai business community which goes very much hand-in-hand with depa’s mission to build a world class digital economy in Thailand,” said Dr. Chinawut Cinaprayoon, Executive Vice President at the Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa).
NIA, whose focus is to drive innovation and support startups and new entrepreneurs in Thailand, feels very optimistic about Money20/20 Asia and what it means to the Thai business community.
“Money20/20 coming to Thailand and Bangkok in April ‘24 confirms Thailand’s and Asia’s increasing global importance for fintech, innovation and startup potential. As ‘the place where money does business’ Money20/20 Asia will provide an exciting platform for networking and business opportunities driving innovation across Asia and the wider world. NIA’s mission is to support and develop Thailand’s innovation system where financing, and co-creating innovation projects for new entrepreneurs makes Money20/20 an exciting new partner for our organization,” said Dr. Krithpaka Boonfueng, Deputy Executive Director at NIA.
“Money20/20 was founded to help the world of digital money do business together. So I’m delighted that we are now officially welcoming Bangkok and the whole of Asia into our global community. Our view is that given the economic challenges faced by the rest of the world today, Asia has a real opportunity to drive the global narrative in fintech and financial services over the coming years and we’re humbled by the incredibly warm welcome that Thailand, the Asia fintech community and our many Thai and regional partners have given us already. We can’t wait for next April”, said Tracey Davies, President of Money20/20.
Money20/20 puts a strong emphasis on gender diversity and inclusion and is proud to present a speaker line up from the entire ecosystem of digital money with close to 50% of the speakers being women. The diversity also extends to geography with representation from thirteen countries across APAC including Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Japan, India, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
Founded in 2011, Money20/20 creates destination shows where the most innovative people in payments, fintech, and the broader financial services industry connect. Famed for their high-impact networking, the USA edition, held in Las Vegas (22-25 October 2023), and the Europe edition, held in Amsterdam (6-8 June 2023), are regarded as unmissable by financial services professionals. Money20/20 is the space where the industry's smartest visionaries and innovators come together to create the future of money. Money20/20 is an Ascential show. www.money2020.com.
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