Alibaba’s Ant Financial Offers Opportunity for Widespread Fintech Industry Growth

At a financial forum in Shanghai, Jack Ma of Alibaba expressed his support for fintech innovation in digital banking that could further help China’s inclusive finance efforts; the holding company founder’s comments were centered around the capabilities of its affiliate Ant Financial, which offers a range of digital banking services; Jack Ma said capabilities from the platform could help other fintech firms to increase their financial inclusion business efforts; “We would like to entirely share with partners our capability of data collection and data processing to jointly develop the inclusive financial system,” said Jack Ma; as a proponent for financial inclusion and fintech industry growth Jack Ma also said Ant Financial was a leading fintech market platform capable of partnering with other fintech companies for overall industry expansion.  Source