Upcoming SCxSC Fintech Event Focuses on Innovative Finance in Agriculture

Upcoming SCxSC Fintech Event Focuses on Innovative Finance in Agriculture

by May 29, 2023

This year’s SCxSC Fintech Conference on 31 May 2023 aims to explore and harness the role of alternative financing avenues for the agriculture sector.

This free conference is organised by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (KPKM), Agrobank and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

Themed “GROW – Fostering Innovative Finance in Agriculture”, the event aims to connect investors, agri-preneurs, agri-tech startups, agri-fintech, and relevant agencies agribusinesses, and ecosystem builders, to network, collaborate and foster innovative financing solutions to boost agriculture development.

The SC X SC GROW’s lineup of local and international speakers will share their insights on the trends, challenges and opportunities in agriculture financing.

The afternoon session consists of three breakout sessions. The first session will showcase high-growth agribusinesses from the Equity Crowdfunding (ECF) and Peer-to-Peer financing deal pipeline and Sunway iLab’s Net Zero Lab.

The second session will provide local agribusinesses with insights into various financing options beyond grants and bank loans. This includes a FinTank Forum which is specially curated to shape a multi-stakeholder conversation around revolutionising agri-finance.

This breakout session will showcase fintech that cater to the needs of agribusinesses, in areas such as financing, insurance and budgeting. There will be a total of six demos, including three foreign fintech players from Indonesia and Kenya.

Register here for any of the talks, workshops or discussions.