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MAR 9, 2024

The Seoul AI Innovation Tour 2024 comes to an end, sharing insights on digital finance

by CoinNess Global

The Seoul AI Innovation Tour 2024 – scheduled from March 5 to 7 – came to an end yesterday, Korean media outlet ETNews reported. Under the theme of “Navigating the Future: Unveiling Seoul’s Prowess in AI Innovation,” the event highlighted Seoul’s potential as an AI technology hub and facilitated discussions on global cooperation to foster the Asian fintech and digital asset industry. 
The event was jointly hosted by the Korea Fintech Industry Association (KFIA) and The Asian Banker, a Singapore-based consultancy in finance and banking services. Several major Asian banks and fintech industry insiders attended the event, including officials from Permata Bank in Malaysia and Bank SinoPac in Taiwan. 
Lee Keun-ju, President of the KFIA, stated in his opening speech that cutting-edge technologies such as AI will further accelerate innovation in financial services. He also emphasized how the Korean financial and fintech industry developed at a breakneck speed over the past decade, introducing the landscape of the Korean fintech industry to bank officials. 

Sharing insights on fintech and digital asset industry

In the initial session, KFIA officials delivered speeches on the current financial environment of Korea and the association’s contributions to the local fintech industry. The following discussions revolved around development strategies for the fintech industry and collaborative efforts between the association and government institutions.
In the later part of the event, leading local fintech insiders discussed the outlook of the security token offering (STO) and digital asset industry, sharing strategies to broaden their businesses to overseas markets. 
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