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Janos Barberis

Founder, FinTech HK and SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator

Hong Kong

Janos Barberis is a Millennial in FinTech, recognized as a top-35 global FinTech leader. His expertise, developed within his PhD at HKU, is focused on the new regulatory considerations raised by the development of FinTech. He sits on the FinTech advisory boards of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) and the Securities & Futures Commission (SFC). He founded 3 ventures to date: SuperCharger (Accelerator), FinTech Book (Publication) and FinTech HK (Research).

Previously, Janos was the first hire at a prospective UK challenger bank, Lintel, helping it to secure a banking license from the PRA & FCA. This role followed a specialist interest developed over 7 years, in financial systems and their stability. Notably, in 2012 Janos proposed to reform the Chinese shadow banking sector by developing P2P lending channels. He also introduced the framework of developing real-time and dynamic regulatory supervision models for financial networks, paving the way towards what is now regarded as RegTech.

Janos holds an LLM in Corporate and Financial Law (HKU) as well as a BSc in Economics & Finance and LLB in Law (UK). He has been awarded a Research Postgraduate Scholarship from Hong Kong University Law School where he is a PhD Candidate. He co-authored the academic paper, "The Evolution of FinTech" which is acamedia most downloaded paper on FinTech and ranked within the Top 10 of SSRN globally.

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The Future of Money and Technology: How to Make the Most out of Fintech

The Future of Money and Technology: How to Make the Most out of Fintech

Fintech is a force that is changing our lives by making financial tools and services accessible to everyone. But how to make the most of it? And what does the future hold?

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