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IFTA Fintech Achievement Awardee Seminar

Co-organised by COMP and the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA), the “IFTA Fintech Achievement Awardee Seminar” was held at PolyU on 29 October.

Dr Henry Chan, Associate Professor and Associate Head of COMP, gave a warm welcome by introducing our new BSc in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence programme to the audience. Mr Wilson Kwok, Co-founder and Vice Chairman of IFTA, announced that the seminar at PolyU was the kick-off session of IFTA Fintech Achievement Awardee Campus Tour in Hong Kong. Three awardees including Mr Raymond Leung, Managing Director of 9F Jinke Holding Group; Mr Issac Li, VP of CASH Algo Finance Group and Mr Curtis Chan, CEO of PolyDigi, were invited to share their awarded business models and technologies.

At the end of the seminar, Dr Walter Fung, Teaching Fellow of COMP hosted an interactive open discussion on AI adoption in fintech business in Asia, growth of cryptocurrency, and cybersecurity and blockchain based applications in the fintech industry.

The presentation slides of the following speakers can be downloaded:

- Mr Issac Li, VP of CASH Algo Finance Group
- Mr Curtis Chan, CEO of PolyDigi