About this event
WSBI invites you to the first webinar of a series on digital lending. This online event, co-hosted with Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI), will focus on alternative data and the industry practices surrounding alternative credit scoring. Dr Kam Hong Shum, Director of Applied Cryptosystems, Cybersecurity, Cryptography & Trusted Technology Division, ASTRI will present a white paper titled 'Alternative Credit Scoring of Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)'.
The paper provides a blueprint for banks to embrace the latest FinTech approach - alternative credit scoring - to solve the pain-points of small business lending, i.e. the difficulties facing MSMEs to get bank loans, and the current ineffective approach banks take to assess MSMEs
10:00 Welcome remarks by Chris De Noose, Managing Director, World Savings & Retail Banking Institute (WSBI)
10:05 Setting the scene by Dr Peter Morgan, Senior Consulting Economist and Vice Chair of Research, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
10:10 Presentation by Dr Kam Hong Shum, Director of Applied Cryptosystems, Cybersecurity, Cryptography & Trusted Technology Division, ASTRI
10:55 Remarks and comments by Ghiyazuddin Mohammad, Senior Policy Manager, Digital Financial Services, Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) & Michele Tucci, Chief Product Officer, CredoLab
Brussels-based associations helping their member savings and retail banks thrive, focus on providing service to local communities and boost SMEs.
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