TiEcon 2017: FOMO Pay exhibits in Silicon Valley
TiE Silicon Valley held its annual flagship conference, TiEcon, on 5th and 6th May 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in USA. Ranked alongside Demo, TED and World Economic Forum among the top 10 conferences worldwide for ideas and entrepreneurship by Worth Magazine, TiEcon attracted over 4,700 attendees across 22 countries last year.
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The 2-day conference brought together key leaders, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and technology firms from all over the world. This year, the conference focused on hot topics of innovation, with specialized key tracks addressing Internet of Things, FinTech & blockchain, security, augmented and virtual reality, and many more.
TiE Singapore, the Singapore delegation led by Puneet Pushkarna, sent 11 startups to TiEcon 2017, including FOMO Pay. They received pitch training and business mentoring in Singapore prior to exhibiting at the conference.
At TiEcon 2017, the startups were offered additional opportunities for networking and gaining insights. They attended a startup bootcamp with Silicon Valley mentors, seasoned entrepreneurs and local business leaders in a small group setting. The bootcamp was held a day before TiEcon and had mentoring sessions and interactive lectures held back-to-back in order for participants to get the most out of the one-day workshop.
Key players of Singapore’s FinTech ecosystem were also present at the conference, and were part of TiEcon 2017’s speakers. They include Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Roy Teo, Director, Fintech & Innovation Group of MAS, Steve Leonard, Founding CEO of SGInnovate, and Ong-Ang Ai Boon, Director of The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS).
FOMO Pay is the first authorized WeChat Pay & Baidu Wallet partner in Southeast Asia, and was selected as one of the TOP 100 Asian Companies by E27, TOP 100 Startups by Red Herring Asia, and Top 8 by DBS’ FinTech Accelerator Program. FOMO Pay provides a one-stop solution for local merchants by facilitating payment collection from the China market, including Chinese tourists. This comprises of online/offline Chinese payment modes, such as WeChat Pay, Alipay and Union Pay. FOMO Pay’s business solution serves clients from a wide range of industries, including the telecom, publishing, tourism and hospitality, F&B, education and retail industries.