‘Payloop team’ from Sasin wins ‘IBM Watson’ Business Case Competition Digital Ventures to sponsor trip to broaden business views at ‘Launch Festival,’ world’s largest startup event in San Francisco

 ‘Payloop team’ from Sasin wins ‘IBM Watson’ Business Case Competition

Digital Ventures to sponsor trip to broaden business views at ‘Launch Festival,’ world’s largest startup event in San Francisco

October 11, 2016 – Bangkok, Thailand: ‘Payloop team’ from Sasin wins ‘IBM Watson’ Business Case Competition focusing on ‘fintech.’ Payloop team will get a trip, sponsored by Digital Ventures, to broaden their views on business and technology while exploring more business opportunity at LAUNCH Festival, the world’s largest startup conference held every year at San Francisco, USA. The winning team will also receive an investment of up to THB1 million venture capital from Digital Ventures.

 IBM Watson Business Case Competition is the collaboration between IBM Thailand, Digital Ventures, Sasin Entrepreneurship Center (SEC), Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA), and MFEC. This competition will serve as a stage for Thai students and startups to learn and showcase their potential, with well-rounded perspectives covering cognitive technology, fintech, IT, and business viability from experts from all partners during one month of competition. The focus of this competition is fintech because it is the foundation of every business in any industry and it is one of the new S-Curve industries to drive Thailand towards the digital economy at full scale.

ibmwatsonbusinesscasecompet1 Photo 1: Payloop team from Sasin, the winner of IBM Watson Business Case Competition, together with Kittipong Asawapichayon, Country Manager, Software Group, IBM Thailand Co., Ltd. and Suvicha Sudchai, Managing Director, Digital Products, Digital Ventures Co., Ltd.

ibmwatsonbusinesscasecompet2Photo 2: Panel of judges from Software Industry Promotion Agency (Public Organization), National Innovation Agency (NIA), Information Technology Press Club (ITPC), Thai FinTech Club, FireOneOne, Digital Ventures and IBM, congratulate Payloop team from Sasin, the winner of IBM Watson Business Case Competition

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