ARPA to Speak at FinD 2019 FinTech and Blockchain Summit on Dec 5th

Privacy-preserving computation network ARPA has confirmed that it will attend the FinD 2019 Fintech & Blockchain on Dec 5 in Seoul, organized by IT Chosun, a member of Chosun Ilbo, one of the oldest, largest, and most influential newspapers in Korea.

FinD 2019 will be under the theme “Starting a New Challenge for Future Finance” and will feature speakers from the shakers of the finance technology industry, renowned international enterprises, and high-level government officials.

ARPA’s cofounder & CEO Felix Xu will speak and introduce the Chinese enterprise blockchain market, data privacy and ARPA to Korean enterprises and audiences.

“In particular, Chinese companies that are making a sensation in the fintech and blockchain fields will participate. Baidu, the largest Chinese search engine, and Webank, China’s largest internet bank backed by Tencent, and China’s largest state-owned energy company, China China Group (Sinochem), will participate.

ARPA, a startup that provides blockchain solutions to large Chinese companies, and recently established a strategic partnership with Chinese giants such as ,, Sinochem Group, will also participate in the conference.

Full press release can be found here.

In August, ARPA’s cofounder & CEO Felix Xu was interviewed by IT Chosun. Click here for the interview article.

FinD 2019 is one of the highest-standard blockchain-related conferences held in Korea.

This year’s summit has received endorsements, sponsorship and support from the Seoul government, national ministries, and international conglomerates. There include the Financial Services Commission, Korea Financial Telecommunications and Clearings Institute, Ministry of SMEs and Startups(MSS), Ministry of Science and Technology, KBIPA — one of the Korea’s largest Blockchain Associations, Dunamu: parent company of Upbit, one of the largest exchanges in Korea, among many others.

Agenda of the summit:

Speakers include:

  • Tom Menner, Director of Solution Architecture of Asia Pacific at R3
  • John Lilic, Director of Business Technology Development , Strategy & Operations at Consensys
  • Eric Chan, Chief Architect of Open Platform at WEBANK, a Tencent company
  • Yucao Wang, Senior Product Operator of Baidu’s Xuperchain
  • Benjamin Dubois, Blockchain Lead and Digital Transformation at
  • and many others

Click here for more information about FinD 2019 Fintech & Blockchain Summit.

FinD 2019 will bring together blockchain and fintech trailblazers, traditional finance industry and the government authorities. For ARPA, this will be a great opportunity to showcase its advancement in research, technology and business applications to Korean market, government and conglomerates, especially after its announcement on launching in Korea.

About ARPA

ARPA is committed to providing secure data transfer solutions based on cryptographic operations for businesses and individuals.

The ARPA secure multi-party computing network can be used as a protocol layer to implement privacy computing capabilities for public chains, and it enables developers to build efficient, secure, and data-protected business applications on private smart contracts. Enterprise and personal data can, therefore, be analyzed securely on the ARPA computing network without fear of exposing the data to any third party.

ARPA’s multi-party computing technology supports secure data markets, precision marketing, credit score calculations, and even the safe realization of personal data.

ARPA’s core team is international, with PhDs in cryptography from Tsinghua University, experienced systems engineers from Google, Uber, Amazon, Huawei and Mitsubishi, blockchain experts from the University of Tokyo, AIG, and the World Bank. We also have hired data scientists from CircleUp, as well as financial and data professionals from Fosun and Fidelity Investments.

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