181: Ant Financial with Zennon Kapron - Analyse Asia with Bernard Leong
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Zennon Kapron from China Fintech & Kapron Asia joined us in a conversation to discuss the Ant Financial, one of China’s largest finance companies. We discussed their vision, mission, leadership & financial services after their spinoff from Alibaba Group. We dissect their global expansion strategy particularly with their recent attempt to acquire Moneygram and investments into local payment networks. Last but not least, we discuss their competition and how they will move forward in 2017. Here are the interesting show notes and links to the discussion (with time-stamps included): Zennon Kapron (@chinafintech, LinkedIn, Wechat:zennon ), Founder and Director of Kapron Asia & China Fintech [0:37] Since our last conversation, what have you been up to? [0:58] What are the most interesting trends you have seen in fintech in the first quarter? [1:45] Ant Financial [3:25] Introduction to Ant-Financial – The company officially founded in October 2014 and originated from Alipay which is the world’s leading third-party…