Photo: Poornima Shenoy, CEO, The Gain and Karena Belin CEO WHub, seal an MOU in Bangalore, September 16 2019
Bangalore, September 17 2019: The Government of Karnataka in association with NASSCOM and ecosystem partners, Startup Karnataka, TIE and startup accelerator THE GAIN has launched the ‘Bangalore Fintech Forum’, a networking platform for stakeholders in the fintech industry to exchange ideas which would result in business potential.
The aim of the platform is to accelerate the growth of the ecosystem by interfacing subject matter experts, think tanks, VCs, regulators and bureaucrats with fintech startups.
angalore Fintech Forum was launched by Dr. E.V. Ramana Reddy, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karanataka in the presence of Prof. S Sadagopan, Director, IIIT Bangalore, J H Chowdary, Former IT Advisor and Special Chief Secretary to CM, Government of Andhra Pradesh, B V Naidu, Chairman and Founder THE GAIN, Managing Partner, StartupXCeed and Ramakanth Desai, Convenor, Bangalore Fintech Forum.
At the launch, a MoU was signed between Bangalore headquartered global accelerator, The GAIN and WHub (the largest startup ecosystem of Hong Kong) to facilitate collaboration with fintech startups across South East Asia. “We are really excited to sign this MoU. Startups are meant to go global and this initiative will enable knowledge exchange and technology interchange at the global level.” said Karena Belin, Co-Founder and CEO, WHub and Founder and CEO, AngelHub.