Press Release -Post Event

Press Release -Post Event

World’s Biggest Virtual Global Fintech Fest saw participation from over 12000 attendees from over 110 countries

  • Global Fintech Fest has revitalised the Global fintech community

July 27, 2020: Global Fintech Fest which (GFF) organised by Fintech Convergence Council (FCC), Payments Council of India (PCI) and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on 22nd & 23rd July’2020 had witnessed participation from more than 10k delegates out of which around 30% were from international community, representation from over 110+ countries and participation from 160+ speakers out of which 30 were women speakers and 45 international speakers. In addition to this, there were 75 Indian & International Exhibitors showcasing their products and services in the two-day fest with 27000+ unique booth visits by attendees.

Global Fintech Festival has brought together representatives of banking, financial technology and investment industries from across the globe to host impactful dialogues, public discussions and a curated exhibition of the latest disruptive technologies.

NPCI also launched UPI AutoPay feature for recurring payments & RuPay commercial card for entrepreneurs and business owners at GFF. The event also released report titled “Empowering payments: Digital India on the path of revolution” in association with PWC & “India FinTech Report (2nd edition)” in association with MEDICI.

The event had seen participation from stalwarts of the Fintech Industry namely Amitabh Kant, Chief Executive Officer, NITI Aayog, Nandan Nilekani, Co-founder and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Infosys, Uday Kotak, Managing Director & CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, State Bank of India, V Vaidyanathan, Managing Director & CEO, IDFC First Bank, K Rajaraman, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Justice BN Srikrishna, Retired Judge, Supreme Court of India, P Vasudevan, CGM – Department of Payment and Settlement Systems (DPSS), Reserve Bank of India, Dilip Asbe, Managing Director & CEO, National Payments Corporation of India, Sachin Bansal, Co-Founder & CEO, Navi,  Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, Paytm, Rajan Anandan, Managing Director, Sequoia Capital, Anna Maj, FinTech Leader & Advisor, The World Business Angels Investment Forum & European Innovation Council, Mahesh Uttamchandani, Global Practice Manager, FCI GP, World Bank Group, Nnenna Nnoli, Chief Financial Officer, Aspiration US, Vibha Padalkar , Managing Director & CEO, HDFC Life, T S Anil, Chief Executive Officer, Monzo Bank, Tilman Ehrbeck, Managing Partner, Flourish Ventures, Surina Shukri, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation, G Mahalingam, Whole – Time Member, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Yashish Dahiya, Co-Founder & Group CEO, PolicyBazaar, Charles Delingpole, Founder & CEO, Comply Advantage, Herve Tourpe, Head of Digital Advisory, International Monetary Fund, Dr. Christopher Sier, UK Treasury Fintech Envoy and Chairman, Fintech North, Myles Bertrand, Managing Director, Mambu, Nobutake Suzuki, Chief Executive Officer, MUFG Innovation Partners and many more.

About Fintech Convergence Council (FCC)

FCC is formed under Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and represents the FinTech industry and traditional companies in the BFSI space. The purpose of the council is to encourage collaboration, seek complementarities and build synergy between leading BFSI companies and the emerging FinTech start-ups. The council has worked towards interpreting the regulatory and legal framework, aggregating the concerns and feedback of the various players within the larger FinTech community, communicating it to regulators and lawmakers, and organizing events and gatherings for the industry participants to meet, share ideas and work together in the interest of creating a safer, more open and more collaborative operating environment through a transparent forum.

About NPCI

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) was incorporated in 2008 as an umbrella organization for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India. NPCI has created a robust payment and settlement infrastructure in the country. It has changed the way payments are made in India through a bouquet of retail payment products such as RuPay card, Immediate Payment Service (IMPS), Unified Payments Interface (UPI), Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), BHIM Aadhaar, National Electronic Toll Collection (NETC Fastag) and Bharat BillPay. NPCI also launched UPI 2.0 to offer a more secure and comprehensive services to consumers and merchants.

NPCI is focused on bringing innovations in the retail payment systems through use of technology and is relentlessly working to transform India into a digital economy. It is facilitating secure payments solutions with nationwide accessibility at minimal cost in furtherance of India’s aspiration to be a fully digital society. For more information, visit: https://www.npci.org.in/