Next Money launches into Korean market


Global fintech network Next Money has held an inauguration event in Seoul to connect potential fintech entrepreneurs with industry experts and insiders. 

Global fintech collaboration platform Next Money, which currently runs across 43 countries with hubs in Hong Kong, Singapore, New York, London and Silicon Valley, has launched a new program in South Korea to encourage potential fintech entrepreneurs into action.

Held on August 31, Korea’s start-ups, academics and tech experts gathered at the Next Money event, which will be followed by a global conference and start-up demo day in 2018.

Next Money Korea currently has a nine-person steering committee, which includes Korean Fintech Support Centre President, Yoo Sang-soo and Korea Fintech Industry Association President, Lee Guen-joo. In a bid to boost the global competitiveness of South Korea’s domestic fintech businesses, it will host meet-up and connect events and fintech education programs in collaboration with domestic and international Universities.

The Next Money Korea events will aim to launch training programs for financial institutions and start-up workers.