Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate IFSCA’s InFinity Forum on 3rd December 2021

What is the news?

The Indian Prime Minister will inaugurate the “InFinity Forum”, a 2-day thought leadership Forum on FinTech on 3rd December 2021. For the forum, a dedicated Website and Agenda for the InFinity Forum was launched recently.

About the InFinity Forum

InFinity Forum is IFSCA’s flagship financial technology and global thought leadership event. The forum will focus on how technology and innovation can be leveraged by the FinTech industry. In this forum pressing problems, progressive ideas, innovative technologies from across the world gets Discovered, Discussed and Developed into Solutions. In this forum the leading minds in policy, business, and technology discuss and come up with actionable insight into how technology and innovation can be leveraged by the FinTech industry for inclusive growth.

Hosted by: International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) under the aegis of Government of India (GoI) in collaboration with GIFT City and Bloomberg.

Indonesia, South Africa and the U.K. are partner countries in the first edition of the Forum.

The Forum will bring together all key stakeholders of the global FinTech Industry to explore the limitless future of the industry in the spirit of mutual cooperation.

What is the agenda of the InFinity Forum?

The Forum will focus on the theme of ‘Beyond’; with various sub-themes such as

-FinTech beyond boundaries: It will focus beyond the geographical boundaries in the development of a global stack to promote financial inclusiveness,

Note: IndiaStack is a set of APIs that allows governments, businesses, startups and developers to utilise an unique digital Infrastructure to solve India’s hard problems towards presence-less, paperless, and cashless service delivery.

The India Stack story and the impact it has had on the lives of a billion can be taken beyond Indian boundaries through a global stack initiative.

-FinTech beyond Finance: Focus on the convergence with emerging areas such as SpaceTech, GreenTech and AgriTech to drive sustainable development,

-FinTech Beyond Next: It will focus on how Quantum Computing could impact the nature of Fintech industry in the future and promote new opportunities.

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Source: This post is based on the article “Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate IFSCA’s InFinity Forum on 3rd December 2021” published in PIB on 19th Nov 2021.

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