ABA supports BarCamp ASEAN to promote tech startups and connect talents
In effort to promote tech startups and build a dynamic tech community for Cambodia, ABA Bank became a proud Gold Sponsor of BarCamp ASEAN 2019 conference and exhibition, which took place at the Phnom Penh’s Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) on October 12–13.
The two-day international tech event was organized by BarCamp Cambodia team with the support from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, and ITC. Under the theme “Together Towards A Digital Future”, it brought together 97 high-profile speakers to discuss and share on 75 topics surrounding the current situation of tech companies and startups, digital innovation and skill sets needed in the sector.
In addition to the financial support, ABA’s Chief Digital Officer Zokhir Rasulov became one of the keynote speakers of the event, sharing the journey of ABA Bank in transforming the lifestyle of Cambodian people through digital finance, while the digital team members ran a session to present ABA’s digital innovations and working environment to the participants who showed a great interest in building their career with the Bank.
This year, BarCamp ASEAN gathered more than 5,000 people who are national and international tech company owners and representatives, startup founders, entrepreneurs, employers and employees, and students. The event was initiated in 2016 by BarCamp Cambodia team which consisted of 20 individuals and other 100 volunteers. Their mission is to create a space for members of the tech startup community to share stories that matter and to strengthen the community where people can learn from each other for their betterment.