Smile API Podcast: Jove Tapiador of GoodTech

Fintech Challenges and Opportunities in the Philippines

Smile API recently released the third episode of their podcast series, #TheSmileAPIPodcast. In this episode, Jerome Eger, CEO of Smile API, talks to Jove Tapiador, the President of Rural Bank of Silay City and Co-founder of GoodTech, about the challenges and opportunities facing the Fintech industry in the Philippines.

The podcast explores the latest trends and innovations in Fintech that can benefit Filipinos, from alternative data to open finance. Jove Tapiador shares his insights on the challenges facing the Fintech industry in the Philippines, including the issues of financial inclusion and access to credit for underserved communities.

He also discusses how GoodTech is addressing these challenges by providing a mobile-first, cloud-native, neo-banking platform powered by financial scoring and education systems through its product GoodBank. During the podcast, Jove Tapiador also talks about the challenges and opportunities in rural banking in the Philippines.

With his extensive experience in general consulting, electronic payments, rural banking, microfinance, and community development, Jove Tapiador provides valuable insights into the financial landscape in the Philippines and the potential for Fintech to make a positive impact on the lives of Filipinos.