726. Focus: Can APAC’s travel sector spur on its financial services?

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726. Focus: Can APAC’s travel sector spur on its financial services?

David M. Brear is joined by some great guests, from Visa, YouTrip, and Revolut, to focus the connected nature of travel and financial services in APAC.

Our expert host, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests for this latest edition of Fintech insider Focus!

In the latest strand of Fintech Insider, in association with Visa, we’re taking a burning question from financial services across the globe and really putting it under the microscope with explainers, expert panels, and in-depth interviews – all to bring the global community into focus.

In this episode, we're looking at how lockdowns impacted the Asia Pacific's travel sector, how fintechs pivoted during that time, and how things look as the region is opening up again.

This week's guests include:

  • Matthew Wood, Head of Digital and Fintech Partnerships, Asia Pacific, Visa
  • Caecilia Chu, Co-Founder and CEO, YouTrip
  • Matt Baxby, Australia and APAC Lead, Revolut

This episode is sponsored by Visa

Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program is streamlining the onboarding process for fintechs – enabling them to gain access to Visa’s powerful capabilities and network. Visa and their enablement partners help fintechs launch and scale cards, virtual credentials, and disbursement programs. To learn more visit, partner.visa.com.

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Caecilia Chu, Matt Baxby, and Matthew Wood.