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Fintech & Blockchain Seminar

Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA) organised a seminar on FinTech & Blockchain at PolyU on 2 March by inviting industry leaders to share their insights and experience. With the support from COMP and Institute for Entrepreneurship (IfE) of PolyU, the seminar attracted over a hundred of participants.

At the opening ceremony, Dr Miranda Lou, Executive Vice President of PolyU, Mr Paul Pong, Founder of IFTA and Dr David Chung, JP, Under Secretary of Innovation and Technology Bureau, delivered the welcoming speech respectively. Prof. Qin Lu, Professor and Interim Head of COMP introduced COMP’s Development on FinTech and Blockchain, along with other distinguished speakers from the industry including Mr Sanjay Bhandari, Co-Founder of Certificate of Finance and Technology of UK, Mr Lawrence Ma, President of Hong Kong Blockchain Society and Mr Fred Sheu, National Technology Officer of Microsoft Hong Kong.

IFTA aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of financial technology (FinTech) education and qualifications in Asia. The seminar successfully brought different parties together to exchange knowledge and views, thus enhancing the promotion of Fintech and Blockchain technology and fostering collaboration.