Announcing Asia’s 100 FinTech Leaders of the year

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The FinTech Asia 100 list of this year’s top 100 FinTech movers and shakers was revealed at a live event in Singapore on Monday night.


It was also the opening event of the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival which Visa provided support and mentorship to developers interested in Visa Developer APIs. 


The 100 Asia’s Fintech Talent, Leaders and Community Builders included:

  • 38 Entrepreneurs
  • 41 CEOs
  • 26 Inspiring Women (we’re glad to note this trend towards gender diversity)


Fifteen countries were represented, and India was the most represented, with 18 individuals.  Singapore, Hong Kong and Mainland China each had 15 nominees.


Among those that made it to the list include:  

  • Renu Bhatia, Founding Parnter, SuperCharger, HONG KONG
  • Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder & CEO, Paytm, INDIA
  • Yosuke Tsuji, CEO, Money Forward, JAPAN
  • Neal Cross, Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank Ltd, SINGAPORE
  • Marj Demmer, Apple Pay, Apple, AUSTRALIA
  • Matt Dill, Head of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa, SINGAPORE
  • Chanda Kochhar, CEO, ICICI Bank, INDIA
  • Lucy Peng, CEO, Ant Financial, MAINLAND CHINA 


To see the FinTech Asia 100 list in its entirety, go to


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