UOB and WORQ aspire to build and deepen a cohesive ecosystem across ASEAN through collaboration with various community partners that covers accelerator, capital raising, tech partners and more to come. Come along to this Fireside Chat to obtain the insides from UOB, WORQ, MDEC, 1337 & Kakitangan on how you can grow to scale across the region. The session will be moderated by Fintech Association Malaysia (FAOM).
Chua Chek Ping
United Overseas Bank’s Executive Director and Head for Strategic Alliances and Fintech. In his role, Chek Ping leads his team to work with Business and Functional teams to forge and expand strategic collaboration and partnerships with external parties operating in the Fintech and Digital ecosystems in line with Business objectives and strategies.
Founding partner 1337 Ventures, Malaysia's first Accelerator programme. He has mentored, developed and invested in over 50 technology start-ups under the 1337 Ventures portfolio in the verticals of gaming, social networking, education, big data, proximity marketing, wearable technology, fintech and recently non tech and social enterprises.
He lead and manage the Sales, Marketing as well as Customer Support teams in delivering set business objectives. A major part of his role involves conceiving and implementing strategies in offering new modules tailored to assist business owners to management as well as connect with employees. This includes revamping and repositioning the range of product offerings as well as services while rebranding the company as one of the major Defector Cloud HR provider within the SME community.
Co-Founder of PolicyStreet, an Insurtech startup which aims to advance inclusive insurance to help the urban poor, emerging middle-class and young professionals to get protected. PolicyStreet recently won the world's largest seed-stage competition, Seedstars Global KL and closed a USD500,000 seed fundraising round from a Japanese VC. He is also a Director of Finnext Capital, a boutique consulting firm specialising in innovation and Treasurer for Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM).