Introducing Inside Fintech Conference & Expo

Inside Fintech Conference & Expo explores Fintech 3.0, including Blockchain technology and other decentralized solutions for financial processes, and its impact on the global financial ecosystem. Hear from the finance industry’s most forward thinking individuals as they seek to leverage advances in technology to improve payments, investment strategies, mobile banking, navigate the world of regulation, and more. We’ll explore a unique chemistry between Fintech entrepreneurs, investors, bankers, and governments across Asia and the rest of the world.


Inside Fintech Startup Package

We have launched the startup package for those who want to expand their territory into the Asian market. A startup rate of USD 900 is available to a limited number of fintech startups founded in less than 3 years. The startup package includes startup booth, company exposure in KOR/US websites, showguide and newsletter, 2 day conference pass (per booth), welcome reception tickets (2 per booth).

The Welcome Reception is sponsored by Industrial Bank of Korea and takes place at 6:30 pm on December 8(thu) at Hall 6, KINTEX 2 with global investors, bankers, speakers, media reporters, and government officials. For more information about our startup package, please click here or contact our sales team.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountants
  • Banks and Financial institutions
  • Bitcoin Entrepreneurs
  • Brick-and-mortar merchants
  • Consultants
  • Credit and loyalty solution providers
  • Crowdfunding platform operators
  • Daily deal and group buying networks
  • Data and payment processors
  • Developers
  • Economists
  • Entrepreneurs and startups
  • Finance pioneers
  • Fintech innovators
  • Founders of early stage and emerging growth companies
  • Fund managers
  • Industry analysts
  • Legal professionals
  • Mobile wallet and mobile commerce providers
  • Online and non bank lenders
  • Online retailers
  • Public policy makers
  • Private equity, corporate, and venture capital investors
  • Regulatory compliance experts
  • Remittance specialists
  • Security solution and risk management providers

Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Media Partners

Diamond Sponsor

LC COMPANY is established to deliver great value to customers and nurture FinTech industry in Korea. With young, talented colleagues, LC COMPANY is ready to enter into not only remittance market but other fintech services including bitcoin wallet and payment making use of blockchain technology. LC COMPANY provides customized fintech solutions in order to meet diverse needs of clients. LC COMPANY will enhance the current status of fintech industry in Korea and become the most professional fintech group in Asian region.

Gold Sponsors

Industrial Bank of Korea is an industrial bank company headquartered in Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea. The bank was established in 1961. Its bank slogan in the financial network is “Global Leading Bank.” This bank is owned by the Government of the Repulic of Korea. Especially in 1997, during IMF and Sub-prime mortgage crisis, this bank increased business loan for SMEs which had difficulties. In 2013 Kwon Seon-joo became its CEO, and thus became South Korea’s first female bank leader. This bank convey financial/non-financial care and dedication to the public while serving as a stepping stone for the growth of SMEs. So this bank became true to the name of the best supporting bank for SMEs in South Korea.

NEM is an open source blockchain project that first started in February, 2014. A project that was developed from the ground up using Java, it is undergoing a second iteration in order to enhance its performance. The NEM blockchain solution is a peer-to-peer platform technology that comes in 2 flavours, i.e., the private chain (Mijin) and the public chain. NEM platform technology is designed to work with mainstream industry requirements, and as a highly versatile solution, it is well suited for the financial industry as well as for general use. NEM’s enhanced features give rise to a holistic solution not found in most blockchains. These include a multi-ledger solution for management of multiple assets and multi-signatory of transactions. One of the more creative applications of the NEM blockchain technology is the Apostille solution where documents can be notarised and subsequently updated and transacted from one owner to another. As a financial blockchain solution, NEM finds its use in payment, clearing, and settlement in a totally controlled private environment that meets with the requirements of most regulatory frameworks.

Silver Sponsors

Bluepan was launched in 2015. Its goal is to disrupt the entire global remittance market with digital currency technology, commonly known as Bitcoin.We believe that our remittance technology can help migrant workers and small business owners save remittance transaction fees significantly.As a result, Bluepan helps migrant workers, their families, and their countries prosper. Our migrant workers remitted $40M through our service and they saved $1.5M in remittance fees.(Nov. 2016)

Genesis Mining offers hosted cryptocurrency mining services and a variety of mining related solutions to small and large scale investors. The combination of their algorithmic trading framework, mining infrastructure, and proprietary mining farm-management software, Genesis Hive, quickly made them an industry leader. Genesis Mining is also the founding partner of Logos Fund, the first ever Bitcoin Mining Fund, which targets professional investors looking to gain access to Bitcoin’s potential.

Exhibitors

CoinPay is a leading technology company aiming to build a seamless digital currency payment platform together with a loyalty reward program powered by blockchain technology. It introduces the world first Smart Payment Solution which enables merchant to accept multiple digital currencies from their customer and get paid in a simple secure and low cost way. The up-coming CoinPay Reward Program will be the world most innovative loyalty program that breaks the barriers of different brands, currencies and countries. Customer will receive real shopping benefits in digital currency which they can use within the CoinPay merchant network and sell on the open market.

Coinplug is a digital currency startup focused on blockchain-based financial platforms and services. We use the Blockchain technology to create new financial innovations or upgrade existing financial systems to utilize the Blockchain technology. Our team is comprised of the best Blockchain engineers and researchers from around the world and currently hold the most Blockchain related patents in South Korea. We have been funded by companies in Silicon Valley and by various financial institutes in South korea. With the funds we have created a worldwide micro-transaction platform, a Document Authentication / Notarization solution and a Blockchain backed Identity Authentication service.

ezidox™ is an award-winning document collection and management platform for businesses that need to collect, verify and securely store multiple documents from their clients or other third parties as part of a complex transaction. Mortgage applications, procurement, compliance, employee on-boarding and management, professional services, government departments, etc. ezidox™ makes document collection faster and simpler for both Collectors and Senders. ezidox™ tracks the complete process so that both parties know exactly what stage they are up to, and receive regular reminders until the process is complete. The entire transaction is then auditable if required. ezidox™ is customisable so that Collectors can specify the names of documents needed and group them any way that suits so that documents are grouped and indexed according to the establsihed workflow.

Kookmin University's MBA in FinTech Management educates leaders of financial industry by providing a converged curriculum in financial business, information technology, and strategic innovation. At Kookmin University's MBA in FinTech Management that was established on September 2016, students from leading companies in banking, securities, credit card, insurance, and public enterprises are seeking to gain academic experience at the very forefront of FinTech. The rigorous coursework program on FinTech, Big Data Analysis, and Digital Marketing will make Kookmin University's MBA in FinTech Management be where the next generation of scholars are in training today.

SkyAsset launched the first online investment platform about over-the counter stock in Korea in 1997 and has researched its contents for 19 years. We provided various information about IPO, stocks for public subscription and consulting services for both domestic and overseas investors. SkyAsset launched ‘Korea Funding’ in order to enhance P2P financial services in Korea providing a secured loan in association with professional investment advisory committee.

Australian Embassy (Austrade) is a governmental organisation which promotes Australian trade, education, tourism and foreign direct investment

PayGate is a global leading cross-border online payment platform provider with extensive cross-border online payment process handling experience. PayGate has been operating for over 17 years (founded in 1998) and currently supports over 3,000 merchants. PayGate guarantee a secure online payment processing for all available international credit cards through advanced, secure, reliable, and cost-effective payment platform. The business uses unique and individual online payment processing technologies for minimising fraud and chargeback risk with cost efficiency. Find out more about PayGate by visiting www.paygate.net and following PayGate on Twitter: @PayGate_kr and Facebook: @paygateKorea

Startups

AIZEN is an AI technology company, consisted of members who assumed various roles in leading financial institutions and technology companies. AIZEN aims to automate decision-making process using industry specific deep learning algorithm and machine reasoning process to produce data-driven solutions to businesses in various sectors. AIZEN analyzed $20B loans of last 10 years and has partnered with global leading players. AIZEN is working with 1) Woori Bank, a major bank in Korea, to implement AI function in global banking system as a first FinTech partner and 2) KDDI, a Japanese telecom company, to implement AI prediction model in telecom and financial business division.

FuzeX, in partnership with BrilliantTS which brought to market the Fuze Card (smart all-in-one card for up to 30 credit, debit, and reward payments), is developing a Multi-Crypto Payment Solution to enable cryptocurrency spending in addition to the existing credit, debit, and reward payments. By leveraging the technical know-how of BrilliantTS and integrating blockchain technology and payment networks, FuzeX is bringing the future of payments today.

Kemoim by Coinluck is like a wallet in your mobile, with social credit cards in. Host a credit union, issue virtual credit cards for the members and choose the terms including rate, maturity, and penalty on default, of course, if you allow, the others can top-up these credit lines. Or activate those credit lines opened to you ONLY when you want it, and when you like the terms given to you. The stronger your social network is, the better your interest rates will be. We are looking for partners to help us link our credit networks to payments in the world.

FINFUNDING is a real estate mortgage P2P investment / loan company that provides a reasonable income for investors and a platform with a steady interest rate for borrowers. Our mortgage lending is based on our investment in credit, trade receivables, securities, etc. to society as a whole.

Holla is a blockchain remittance service that allows people to instantly transfer money globally with a very low cost. We are experts in the new financial innovation and by utilizing the best of new blockchain technology we provide a smooth p2p money transfer no matter where you are. Users can send money to anywhere in the world at anytime through our simple and intuitive mobile app and get the money in their bank accounts. We have a scalable solution with partners all around the world who handle local exchanges, support and services.

IVYSOLUTIONS provides new payment solution based on Bluetooth, O2O platform service named ‘Shop Manager’ and membership reward service named ‘BTARGO’ targeting small and medium merchants. We also provide on/offline mobile payment service, customized contents and membership reward program for each merchant. IVYSOLUTIONS tries to provide quality mobile services and stay ahead in FinTech industry in Korea and beyond.

Korbit started as the world’s first Bitcoin-KRW exchange. In 2016, Korbit also introduced a cross-border money transfer settlement platform. At the core of our operations is the blockchain, a distributed ledger technology that’s transforming the foundations of global finance.

KoSAC is leading the mobile biometrics authentication market with competitive solution partnering with Daon, the no 1 global biometrics authentication platform. We provide diverse bio-authentication means ranging from face, voice, fingerprint, eye vain, iris, and more, serviced through KTNET, a National Certification Authority. Moreover, KoSAC is conducting research and development project with Seoul National University in applying homomorphic encryption on bio-elements for enhanced personal information protection. Currently, we are expanding our domain in to AI, through which we developed deep learning based computer vision solutions. Further research is carried out for various application areas. With active investments in technology R&D, we hold multiple patents for authentication and encryption fields. 

Tortoise is a Mobile Savings App that links Savings and Health Care Targeting mobile - friendly Millennials, Tortoise is a savings platform that allows users to seamlessly save pocket money through health related activities such as walking, eating healthy, and leading an overall healthier lifestyle.

Midrate

  • Fintech is composed of Society, Technology and Data and is more associated with Finance than technology.
  • P2P Finance is also one kind of Fintech based on crowd-funding. - Connecting Lenders and Borrowers by offering MID-RATE and thus receives some usage fees of platform from users
  • Provide the MID-RATE Loan (Personal, Corporate and Small business) with Simple process and the Social Matching System.
  • Investors invest in the bond by using the Optional Automatic Invest System in accordance with their risk taking conditions which provides more benefits than a bank.
  • Block Chain Technology - Linkages of domestic and abroad secondary bond market

P2P (Peer-to-Peer) lending is a new form of financial service that matches borrowers directly with lenders through an online platform. Mouda provides borrowers, who are mostly medical doctors, with lower rates and convenient loan application process and investors with safe investment alternatives and solid returns.

MoneyQ is the world’s safest financial P2P platform MoneyQ is the only platform which provides investment products with safe collateral unlike other P2P platforms. MoneyQ deals with products which have been verified by financial professionals with more than 100 years of experience and real estate professionals. MoneyQ is the world’s safest crowd funding platform. In the event of overdue, MoneyQ will take over receivables or reassign it to companies and individuals to minimize investment losses.

OKLink is a global blockchain money transfer network that gives every remittance and payment company the same cost advantage, global reach, and speed that took Western Union many decades to build. The company builds on the trust of the blockchain to connect and enable transactions between transfer and delivery companies worldwide using blockchain anchored digital assets and multi-signature technology. Launched in August 2016, OKLink is growing rapidly with its services currently available in twenty countries across Asia, Europe, the Americas and Africa. OKLink’s sister company operates OKCoin, the largest digital asset exchange in China.

The company behind Tendermint is All in Bits, Inc, a Delaware C-Corp. We are a globally distributed and growing engineering team with members around the world. Our mission is to enable fast and secure distributed ledger infrastructure for all use-cases.

Co-Producer

Bitcoin.com is your premier source for everything Bitcoin related. We can help you buy bitcoins, choose a bitcoin wallet. You can also read the latest news, or engage with the community on our Bitcoin Forum. Please keep in mind that this is a commercial website that lists wallets, exchanges and other bitcoin related companies.

Official News Distribution Partner

PR Newswire (www.prnasia.com), a Cision company, is the premier global provider of news release distribution and multimedia platforms that enable marketers, corporate communicators, public relations practitioners and investor relations professionals to leverage content to engage with all their key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry in 1954, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, distribute, target and measure text and multimedia content across traditional, digital, mobile and social channels. Combining the world's largest multi-channel content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Media Partners

The BayPay Forum, a Silicon Valley-based international network composed of over 12,000 payment and commerce executives, entrepreneurs and investors from thousands of different companies, serves as a forum to connect members in identifying and understanding the emerging trends and innovations in the industry.

More details here: https://www.baypayforum.com/


Bitcoin Center Korea is a co-working space and an incubating center to all things about Bitcoins and beyond. We provide educational classes, collaborative workshops, networking and other exciting events related to Bitcoin, Fintech and open source projects.

Brave New Coin (BNC) is a Data & Research vendor, offering Asset-Class wide market-data & index solutions. The Bloomberg of Blockchain, BNC collects live data from over 100 trading platforms, various blockchains and industry statistics to produce Market & Blockchain API's, Analysis, News and Charts for traders and enterprise alike.

BusinessKorea is the oldest and most well-known monthly about business on the Korean peninsula. It was first published in June 1983, and is now in its 31st year of publication. Since 1997, BusinessKorea has been offering its content to Reuters, Dow Jones Information Services (publishers of the Wall Street Journal), Financial Times Information, and Factiva under licensing agreements. This year BusinessKorea has entered into a distribution agreement with the Wall Street Journal, to be distributed throughout their network in Asia. Where you can see the WSJ, you can also see BK. The international network of BusinessKorea is composed of 18 Overseas Media Representatives, including Marston Webb International in the US and Globe Media International in Canada. BusinessKorea’s readers include managers and executives with companies both large and small, as well as Korea’s top decision-makers and top-ranking ministry officials. Our subscribers and readers also include members of the expatriate business and diplomatic community in Korea. Internationally, we are Korea's most read business and financial publication, with a rapidly growing list of sophisticated readers in more than 100 countries. Now more than ever, readers and advertisers are discovering the power and reach of BusinessKorea. Our reading audience represents a broad-based and distinguished group of multinationals offering the finest in products and services - positive proof of the continued confidence that BusinessKorea maintains. With global interest in the Korean economy growing rapidly, now is the perfect time to become a part of Korea’s first and foremost English-language business publication.

Cangoto provides information of five hundreds of exhibitions held in Korea all in one place to customers and also provides free tickets and easy register/entrée services. With Cangoto, visitors can save time by fast entree without filling out the questionnaire form and waiting long line stand. By using 1.4million user traffic, exhibition promotion and easy collection of visitors’ information are possible.

The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association representing the digital asset and blockchain industry. Our mission is to promote the acceptance and use of digital assets and blockchain-based technologies. Through education, advocacy, and working closely with policymakers, regulatory agencies and industry, our goal is to develop a pro-growth legal environment that fosters innovation, jobs and investment.

CoinGecko is a website that provides data on cryptocurrencies such as price, trading volume and market capitalization. CoinGecko also ranks cryptocurrencies by developer and community metrics to give a 360 degree overview of the cryptocurrency market.

Coin News Asia is your premier pioneer in news, information, and prices on bitcoin and other digital currencies with focus on the Asian cryptocurrency ecosystem. It provides independent and expert reviews about various cryptocurrency services, aiming to offer the most accurate coverage in the world of neo-technologies, finance, and igaming integration.

Finmaps is the world’s largest financial network, which consists of a directory of financial services, financial media network and financial social network

Among our visitors and followers are respected businessmen, government employees,
owners and CEOs of financial companies, forex and stock traders, employees of
financial firms and corporations, introducing brokers and ordinary people. All
these visitors are prospecting for more information about services and financial
products having a great interest in learning more about finances.

Fintechnews Singapore covers stories about the Fintech Ecosystem – i.e. Mobile Payment, Personal Finance, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Robo Advisor and Lending - and Startups in Singapore and Southeast Asia. Fintechnews.sg also provides a bi-weekly newsletter with the most important information about the Fintech industry in Southeast Asia.

FinTech Weekly is a free newsletter that helps you stay up to date with your fintech knowledge, featuring the latest articles on developments, solutions and innovations in the business. Additionally, FinTech Weekly provides dates for conferences, hackathons and deadlines - everything worth knowing in the business once a week for free.

Korea's Largest Independent News Agency - NEWSIS. The compound word "NEWSIS' is formed from the words "NEWS" and "is". Newsis does its utmost to report professional contents easily, fast and accurately by building strong relationship with world's leading news agencies.

ONOFFMIX is the largest event business platform in Korea. We are the platform for live experiences that allows people to find and create events for sharing interests, tastes, knowledge, and experiences among people. ONOFFMIX allows event organizers to plan, promote, and sell tickets to events and also enables attendees to find and purchase tickets to these useful contents and cultural activities. We have been carrying our business successfully as a meeting and social gathering platform since 2010.

 yBitcoin has been a trusted and educational introductory primer into the world of Bitcoin and the blockchain since 2013. https://ybitcoin.com/