Fintech News Hong Kong

US$55 Million Series C Funding for Japanese Fintech

Paidy – the instantly issued post-pay credit account linked to mobile phone number company from Japan, has announced at RISE

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Fintech in Hong Kong: 2018 Mid-Year Review

Hong Kong, an international finance hub, has set out to become a leader in fintech with the Hong Kong government

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GoBear Hong Kong Launches its New Mortgage Comparison Feature

GoBear, an insurance and financial product comparison platform for Asia launches a new product comparison. Mortgage comparisons are now available

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Former Jefferies Asia CEO to Lead Block.one’s US$1 Billion EOS VC Venture Capital Division

Block.one, publisher of the EOSIO blockchain software protocol and seller of the EOS Token, announced that former Jefferies Asia CEO

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China’s Internet Landscape Explained: How it’s Reshaping the lives of 772m Internet Users

During the RISE international tech conference , the 2018 China Internet Report was released exclusively on Abacus, a new media platform

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Global Fintech Hub Index 2018: China is The World’s Leading Fintech Hub

Unsurprisingly, with fintech giants like Alibaba and Tencent Holdings, Chinese cities nabbed top spots in a new Global Fintech Hub

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Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong Advance Fintech Cooperation

Abu Dhabi Global Market, the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority signed a co-operation

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Coin Company Sponsoring an English Football Team in the Premier League

There is hot news about the first cooperation of it’s kind – the crypto-based CoinDeal exchange, founded by Adam Bicz,

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TransferWise Launches in Hong Kong, Targets Businesses and Consumers

Following the completion of its three-month pilot scheme in Hong Kong, UK-based international fintech remittance firm, TransferWise will now fully

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Campfire Shared Spaces Close USD18 Million in Series-A Funding

Campfire, a global network of shared spaces founded in Hong Kong, announced Series-A investment reached USD18million, led by Kwai Hung

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MYbank Will Share Its Risk Management & AI Data With 1K Financial Institutions In China

Alibaba-backed MYbank, a Chinese online bank with a focus on lending, announced that it will be opening up its artificial

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Investor Guide to Smart ICO Investments

Over the past 2 years, the crypto space and blockchain projects have gained popularity across the globe.  As a result,

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DBS Accelerator Hong Kong Demo Day: 11 Fintech Startup Showcases

Potential investors and members of the local startup community at DBS Accelerator Demo Day got a sneak peek at the future of

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Sonic Zhang Launches LedgerZ Fund, with a Premiere 25K ETH Investment in Zeex

According to Guy Melamed, ZEEX CEO and Cofounder, the investment will go a long way in helping the company achieve

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AlipayHK and GCash Launch Cross-Border Remittance Service on Blockchain

AlipayHK and GCash  announced the launch of a cross-border remittance service through their e-wallet platforms, powered by  blockchain technology developed

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Alipay Introduces Two New Money Market Funds

Alipay, the world’s largest online, mobile payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group,  announced  last month the

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Neat Receives 2 Million USD in Fresh Funding, Launches Digital Banking for Corporates

Neat, a Hong Kong-based digital alternative to a traditional bank, announced a USD 2 Million funding round from Singapore-based investor

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EmTech Hong Kong Showcased a Wide Array of Emerging Technologies

The third edition of EmTech Hong Kong, co-organised by MIT Technology Review and Koelnmesse, ended on a high note after

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority Appoints Colin Pou to Build the Fintech Ecosystem

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced today recently that the Financial Secretary, on the advice of the Governance Sub-Committee

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Top 7 Funded Fintechs in Hong Kong

Investment in Hong Kong fintech firms more than doubled in 2017 compared to the previous year, jumping to US$545.7 million,

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Know Your Customer Receives Enterprise Ireland Investment

Smart technology client verification solution provider Know Your Customer (KYC) has received investment of €250,000 from Enterprise Ireland.  The investment will be

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Blockchain Courses in Hong Kong and China

With more and more investment pouring into blockchain startups, the demand for talents in blockchain technology has also risen. Blockchain

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Token Fest Announces Second Highly-Anticipated Event in Boston

Token Fest has announced its second event in North America, taking place at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center in Boston,

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Prudential Launches InsurTech Innovations to Streamline Hospital Claims Process

Prudential Hong Kong has taken a stride forward in its digital capabilities with the launch of two innovations, “Hospital to

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APrivacy Bot on WhatsApp for the Financial Service Industry

APrivacy, a provider of digital security solutions for Financial Services, announced its new solution, APrivacy Bot on WhatsApp, which is

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Highlights of The Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Event

More than 180 leaders from financial institutions, fintech entrepreneurs and regulators gathered last week in Hong Kong to discuss the

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Ant Financial to Share Full Suite of AI Capabilities with Asset Management Companies

At Financial announced that the Company will share a full suite of AI capabilities with asset management companies in China

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Fintech Top Articles

Top 12 Fintech Startups in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s long-established financial center, burgeoning startup scene and developed business center connecting Mainland China with global markets, have made

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Fintech in Hong Kong 2017 Startup and Ecosystem Report and Infographic

With over a hundred fintech ventures and more than 35 investors and accelerator programs, Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem is growing

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Fintech Map Japan

Japan has the world’s third-largest economy and has always been associated with the high technological developments. As the country looks

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24 Finalists For Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong

The following 24 Fintech startups will be competing for their chance at the coveted Best in Show prize of US$10,000

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Top 50 Digital Only Banks Ranking 2017

The Financial IT magazine unveiled the Digital Only Bank Ranking in their latest special magazine for Sibos & Money 20/20. They

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The Case for Robo-Advisory and Digital Wealth

An April 2017 Burnmark report rexplored the tie-up between digital wealth and robo-advisory within the FinTech industry. With retail investors

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