Asia Pacific Series with Chia Jeng Yang 谢征阳: Open banking in South East Asia - Brankas Example

In this episode of Voice of FinTech: Asia Pacific Series, Chia Jeng Yang, Principal of Saison Capital based in Singapore, speaks to Todd Schweitzer, CEO of Brankas, building Open Banking for Southeast Asia. Todd Schweitzer is co-founder and CEO at Brankas, the leading Open Finance technology provider in Southeast Asia. Todd founded Brankas in 2016 to address the technology gaps that hindered fintech-bank partnerships. Today Brankas provides Open Finance technology to banks, insurers, mobile wallets, e-commerce platforms, alternative lenders, and other suppliers and users of financial services APIs. The company has since expanded to the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, and Bangladesh, and its technology has enabled new fintech products and partnerships that serve millions of users around the region. Todd holds degrees in Economics and International Studies from the University of California, Irvine, and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Todd currently resides in Manila, Philippines. Chia and Todd talk about:

  • Brankas, the Open Banking platform for Southeast Asia - its journey so far and future roadmap

  • Common myths and opportunities for Open Banking

  • The state of Open Banking in the context of Southeast Asia as well as in the global fintech ecosystem

  • Exciting developments and potentials for Southeast Asia Open Banking


Brankas is one of our portfolio startups in Plug and Play APAC.

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