Fintech Alliance: NEDA PDP Target for Fintechs Achieved Five Years in Advance

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Taguig, Metro Manila – During the recent Fintech Alliance PH INDX 3D Summit 2023 held in the Philippines marked a pivotal moment in this ongoing evolution. The event unveiled key insights and strategies that promise to reshape the landscape of financial transactions, inclusion, innovation, and health in the years to come. Dare, drive, defy — the summit’s theme.

Kicking off the summit, Lito Villanueva, founding chairman of FinTech Alliance PH set the stage by announcing a milestone achievement: the release of the long-awaited “Philippines Report 2023.” With excitement, he shared the news that retail financial transactions in the Philippines are slowly embracing digital, reaching an impressive 50% adoption rate. This noteworthy accomplishment was not merely a triumph of technology, but a testament to the collaborative efforts of stakeholders across the financial ecosystem.

However, this achievement is only the beginning. Anita Lina R. Aquino, Monetary Board Member of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) assures that the BSP is working on protecting financial stability. She shares that 65% of the Filipino people now own digital financial accounts. The goal set forth for the 2023-2028 period revolves around a comprehensive plan that is aptly summarized in four key words: Inclusive, Innovative, Healthy, and Financial. The vision is clear – to usher in a new era of financial services that cater to the diverse needs of the population, drive innovation, maintain fiscal wellness, and foster inclusivity.

The heart of the summit was the revelation that the Philippines now boasts a flourishing fintech landscape, with a remarkable 285 fintech companies as of 2023. This growth in the fintech sector signals a resounding validation of the collaborative efforts to embrace digital transformation. The attendees were treated to a deep dive into the multifaceted implications of this proliferation, ranging from enhanced user experiences to streamlined operations and robust cybersecurity measures.

Secretary Benjamin Diokno, emphasized the significance of the INDX 3D Summit. With conviction, he emphasized that the summit wasn’t just a congregation of minds, but a critical catalyst for propelling the digital economy towards unparalleled growth. “The 2023 INDX 3D Summit aims to create a significant impact in realizing this goal by promoting growth, transparency, and innovation,” declared Secretary Diokno, encapsulating his talk. His words are a launchpad for groundbreaking initiatives that promise to elevate the Philippines’ financial sector to unprecedented heights.

The theme of the summit – Dare, Drive, and Defy – permeated every facet of the event. Panel discussions and talks delved into the intricacies of financial inclusion, harnessing the power of Artificial Intelligence, innovative technologies, safeguarding fiscal health, and fortifying the overall digital financial infrastructure. Attendees were exposed to an eclectic mix of forward-thinking ideas, technological breakthroughs, and collaborative initiatives that illuminated the path toward a more digitally integrated financial landscape. Christopher Monterola, Head, Aboitiz School of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship demonstrated and gave attendees a sneak peak of the power of Artificial Intelligence. Using ChatGPT4, he demonstrated live how to make trailers, analyze graphs, and such.

The remarkable strides achieved thus far have set the stage for a transformative period that promises to redefine how financial services are accessed, delivered, and experienced. The collective commitment to driving growth, transparency, and innovation in the financial sector has never been stronger, and the INDX 3D Summit stands as a beacon of hope for a future where digital finance is not just a luxury, but a fundamental right. In conclusion, the Fintech Alliance PH INDX 3D Summit 2023 was a resounding success, charting a course towards a digital financial revolution that promises inclusivity, innovation, and fiscal wellness. The INDX 3D Summit has not only showcased the present achievements but also ignited the spark of possibility for an even more digitally empowered future.

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