Event Report: DIGITALKS 4.0 – Fintech Action during The COVID-19 Pandemic

During the time of the Covid-19, a lot of events need to adapt and adjust their models and practices. Digitalks is no exception, and DIGITS & HIMA BISNIS DIGITAL UNPAD hosted Digitalks 4.0 webinar with the theme “Fintech Action during The COVID-19 Pandemic” in 15 May 2020, with Irsyad Kamal (Head of Research and Collaboration Digits FEB Unpad) as moderator.

We got to spend about two hours with the Riwin Mirhadi Head of Education & Customer Protection OJK, West Java Regional Branch 2), Adjie Wicaksana (Halofina CEO), Kiki Ahmadi (AMARTHA Assistant Vice President), and Reza Rizky D (POST Head of Business Development), as guest speaker in Digitalks 4.0. As a Webinar, this event attracts more than 150 attendants.

Digitalks 4.0 webinar start on 1:00 PM with Irsyad kamal giving participant a guide and introducing the guest speaker to participant.

The first speaker, Riwin Mirhadi (Head of Education & Customer Protection OJK, West Java Regional Branch 2) open Digitalks 4.0 with the topic of wise investment in 1:13 PM. The discussion primarily touching the subject of how vital investment is and how we can be wise in investing in a pandemic for the next 30 minutes. 

After the first speaker Riwin Mirhadi finished the subject, Adjie Wicaksana (Halofina CEO) begin new discussion about Investing during the Covid-19 

In this part, Adjie discuss and explain to participant of Digitalks 4.0 about the impact of pandemic on investment and how participant continue investing in this pandemic. With careful money management are crucial in this pandemic, it’s important for participant to limit their personal installment to 30% of their monthly salary. 

Around 2:10 PM the next Digitalks 4.0 guest speaker, Kiki Ahmadi (AMARTHA Assistant Vice President) talk to participant in how Micro P2P Lending Business adapting to Pandemic. Kiki explain the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Amartha and how it affects SMEs (Small and Medium-sized enterprises). He also explain how SMEs can survive the pandemic. 

The final speaker, Reza Rizky D (POST head of business ) bringing the subject of Business Threat in Pandemic era. He discuss and explain the threat to a retail business in a pandemic and how it affects fintech companies to participant. There’s interesting thing that corporation are taking advantage of pandemic to increase their userbase by giving them promo and special offers. Reza also talks about what POST is doing to help it’s partners stay afloat during this pandemic 

After final speaker session, Digitalks 4.0 end with QnA Session with Moderation of Irsyad Kamal. The Participant the best question will be given reward by Digitalks 4.0 Staff. 

At the end of webinar, Participant of Digitalks 4.0 can fill Attendance List from QR Code. Ending the Digitalks 4.0 Event. 


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