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Learning Session with Industry Players: Finance


Learning Session with Industry Players: Finance

16 August 2017 9:00am
MaGIC (Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre) View map
Admission FREE
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The massive shift in global economy has generated revolutionary insights to create sustainable solutions for the ever-changing urban lifestyles. The demands of a competitive environment created more opportunities for entrepreneurs to adopt new technologies in the areas such as transportation, housing, and energy for efficiencies – uncovering greater potential to reshape the finance industry by rewriting the rules of money.

This event will feature a line-up of key industry players who will discuss emerging trends and challenges that are facing startups within the industry, as well as equip the startups with strategies to capture opportunities in the field.

Register today to book your seats!

Key Takeaways

  • Understand current trends within the industry
  • Diagnose the issues and challenges within each industry
  • How startups can leverage on industries to scale

Who Should Attend?

  • Startups / Corporates / Investors / Anyone who is keen to understand the trends and opportunities in the industry.


Date: 16th August 2017, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Venue: MaGIC Auditorium


9:00AM – 10:00AM Registration
10:00AM – 11:30AM Trends in the Malaysia / ASEAN Financial Industry

Speaker:  Wilson Beh,  Treasurer of FinTech Association of Malaysia

11:30AM – 1:00PM Future trends in the Financial industry / How could FinTech startups improve or disrupt the industry?

Speaker:  TBC 

1:00PM – 2:00PM Lunch Break
2:00PM – 3:30PM Challenges within the Financial industry / Challenges faced by the Financial industry

Speaker: Carmen Loh, Associate Director, Direct Investments – CIMB Group

3:30PM – 5:00PM Challenges faced by FinTech startups and strategies that they use to overcome the problemsSpeakers:

  • Mehedi Hasan Sumon, Founder and CEO of MyCashOnline
  • Hui Yong Sia, Co-Founder and Director of Tranglo
  • Tee Kean Kang, Group Head – Internet Payments of eGHL

Moderator: Ravjit Singh, MaGIC

Program Fee

FREE (Lunch is not provided)

Cancellation and Refund

For a full refund, participants are allowed to cancel their registrations no later than 48 hours prior to the program.
No refunds will be given for any cancellations received in less than 48 hours before the event date.

Our Speakers

Wilson Beh
Treasurer, FinTech Association of Malaysia

Currently based at the heart of South East Asia, Wilson is committed to bringing inclusive finance and insurance to the region by marrying his background in global banking and his current venture in innovation and tech.

Wilson is the Chapter Lead of Next Money KL, the leading Fintech community in Malaysia. His thoughts on Fintech have been featured on leading print media such as The Edge, Focus Malaysia, Smart Investor and a number of digital media publications. He is also the Treasurer of Fintech Association of Malaysia, the national Fintech platform which supports Malaysia to be a leading regional Fintech innovation and investment hub.

Nadiah Tajuddin
Manager, Financial Sector Development, Bank Negara Malaysia

Nadiah manages the Financial Sector Development Department of Bank Negara Malaysia. She leads the Bank’s role in the development of a progressive and inclusive financial sector which entails preserving the core foundations of financial stability at all times, ensuring effective and efficient financial intermediation, and contributing towards economic growth and development.

Tee Kean Kang
Group Head, Internet Payments, eGHL

Kean Kang is the Group Head of Internet Payments at eGHL, where he drives the company’s internet payments portfolio expansion across Asia. eGHL or eGHL E-payments is a regional Internet payment service provider, helping ASEAN merchants on the web to accept payment conveniently and securely with its Internet payment system.

Kean Kang’s strengths are in E-commerce payment processing solutions and financial management. He is also experienced and well-versed in E-Commerce and M-Commerce payments processing platforms, sourcing of alternate payment channels, cross-border transactions advisory and B2C/B2B matters.

Carmen Loh
Associate Director (Direct Investments), Group Asset Management and Investments, CIMB Group

Carmen is the Associate Director of Direct Investments, Group Asset Management and Investments at CIMB Group. The Group Asset Management team provides investment management expertise in equities, fixed income, exchange-traded funds, money markets, property funds and customized portfolio mandates.

Hui Yong Sia
Director and Co-Founder, Tranglo

Hui Yong is the director and co-founder at Tranglo, where he oversees corporate strategy and product development for the global market within the company. Tranglo strives to produce fast, easy-to-use and secure cross-border financial services platform to better connect people worldwide.

Hui Yong is well-versed in the telecommunication and mobile business of Asia and the Middle East region. He is also a serial entrepreneur with diverse interests in the mobile value chain – such as mobile devices, mobile financial services, mobile content and applications.

Mehedi Hasan Sumon
Founder and CEO, MyCash Online

Mehedi Hasan is the Founder & CEO of MyCash Online, a multi-award-winning FinTech startup that empowers unbanked migrants across Asia. In the last 10 months, MyCash Online has served over 65,000 migrant workers in Malaysia through 600 mobilized sales persons nationwide. He is passionate about and believes in democratizing technology to enhance and impact the lives of millions of underserved people across Asia. He is also the Managing Partner of LYL Technology, a Malaysian-based technology & digital entertainment startup.

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