|CFTE had the pleasure to take part in the ‘Asian Digital Finance Forum and Awards, recently hosted by the Asian FinTech Academy (AFTA). At the event, CFTE’s Co-founder, Huy Nguyen Trieu was recognised for his work in the fintech space and won the award for “Outstanding Financial Innovation Visionary”|
The ‘Asian Digital Finance Forum and Awards’ was recently hosted by the Asian FinTech Academy (AFTA) in a hybrid format virtually and in-person in Colombo, Sri Lanka. At the session, CFTE’s Co-founders also shared their insights on the developments in Fintech. Huy Nguyen Trieu shared his views on ‘the Importance of Digital Assets” and how it it shaping the future of financial services.
Douglas W. Arner, University of Hong Kong Kerry Holdings Professor in Law, Jin-Chuan Duan, National University of Singapore Jardine Cycle & Carriage Professor of Finance, Dr. Emir Hrnjic, National University of Singapore Department of Finance Senior Lecturer, also delivered speeches virtually alongside CFTE’s Co-founder, Huy Nguyen Trieu.
On the same day, Huy Nguyen Trieu was recognised for his exemplary work in the Fintech space by being awarded the title of ‘Outstanding Financial Innovation Visionary’. Huy’s work is driven by the belief that in a world led by technology, we shouldn’t forget the importance of people, which is why he co-founded CFTE to help people improve their skills and find opportunities in the rapidly evolving Fintech world.
“I am honored to receive this award and would like to share it with my team and our community which are an inspiration to keep doing more for the future of financial services. A very big thank you to Asian FinTech Academy and the Sri Lanka ecosystem for their recognition.”, Huy Nguyen Trieu, CFTE’s Co-Founder.
There were a number of dignitaries participating at the event including Central Bank of Sri Lanka Assistant Governor – Dharmasri Kumaratunge, People’s Bank Chairman – Sujeewa Rajapakse, Fintech Association of Japan Vice-Chair – Takeshi Kito, FreeBalance Vice President – Matthew Olivier, Fintech Association of Sri Lanka (FASL) Senior Adviser – Tissa Jayaweera, and FASL President – Rajkumar Kanagasingam.
During the event, major banks in Sri Lanka were recognized including Bank of Ceylon with the “Best People’s Banking Service Initiative”, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC with the “Best Frictionless Credit Evaluation Initiative”, Hatton National Bank PLC with the “Best IOT Initiative” and People’s Bank Sri Lanka with the “Best Mobile Electronic Payment Initiative”.
CFTE congratulates the Asian FinTech Academy (AFTA) for organising such an amazing event and to all the awardees for their amazing work.
AFTA conducts Executive Programs on FinTech, Blockchain, Digital Assets and Artificial Intelligence in Finance, based on the FinTech course of The University of Hong Kong(HKU), at Hilton Colombo. AFTA also facilitates Certifications on FinTech, Blockchain, Digital Finance, AI in Finance from the US based International Board of Standards (IBS).
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