Fintech News Hong Kong

Crushed By China’s P2P Crackdowns, Lufax’s Global Strategy Is Now Robo-Advisors

Just in March, Lufax had big aspirations towards launching an IPO that they hoped would raise its valuation to USD60

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QTUM Celebrates First Year with New Update

After the first full year of operation, blockchain protocol QTUM has plenty to celebrate, both for its future and its already

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Hong Kong is Wild Card for Tech Startups, Meanwhile Shenzhen and Beijing Tops the List

Colliers released its latest research report Top Locations in Asia’s Technology sector. The report, based on a comprehensive study of 16 cities

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11 Accelerators and Incubators in Hong Kong, Fintech Startups Should Know

Hong Kong, a global financial hub, has seen strong growth of its fintech industry. The city now hosts 48 of

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UnionPay Expands its Mobile Payments App into Hong Kong and Macau

UnionPay announced that it has started to offer its mobile services to customers in Hong Kong and Macau, in a

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6 Blockchain Projects That Gives a Snapshot of Shanghai’s Booming Blockchain Scene

Despite the crackdown on cryptocurrency by the Chinese Government the blockchain scene is thriving in China. Over the past 3

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North Korea is Exploring Fintech and Blockchain

North Korea is exploring the possibility of introducing fintech services to its population with an initial focus on improved payments

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NEXT Future Transportation Unveils Its Autonomous Parcel Delivery Solution: China Market Entry

NEXT Future Transportation, the world’s only modular electric vehicle solutions provider, announced a groundbreaking automated logistics solution for Smart and

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Is Hong Kong Ready to Go Cashless?

Seeing the popularity of WeChat Pay and Alipay in China, it is easy for some to assume that these mobile

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Former Credit Suisse Managing Director Joins Block.one as Global Chief Communicator

Block.one, publisher of the EOSIO blockchain software protocol and seller of the EOS Token, a top-five cryptocurrency with a market capitalization

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Hong Kong Insurtech Startups Raised HK$200 million in Series A Funding

OneDegree(also known as Bola) a Hong Kong-based insurance technology start-up under Cyberport Incubation Programme, announced the full subscription and execution of

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Robo-Advisor AQUMON, a HKUST Incubatee Receives yet Another Round of Funding

Designed by Magnum Research, Aqumon is a robo advisory service aimed at making wealth management more accessible to the Hong

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China’s P2P Lending: The House of Cards Crumbles

Over the past decade, millions of Chinese investors sunk their cash into thousands of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms. These were

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Hong Kong Want to Attract Experienced Professionals in Fintech

The HK Government promulgated the first Talent List of Hong Kong. Aiming to attract quality people from around the world

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First Australian Bank To Integrate With Alipay

Tyro, Australia’s business-only bank announced it had entered an agreement with the world’s largest mobile and online payment platform, Alipay,

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Survey: Exploring Mobile Payment in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited (“HKIRC”) announced the results of the “Mobile Payment: Digital Transformation from Customers to Merchants” survey,

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FinovateAsia Returns to Hong Kong

FinovateAsia is returning to Hong Kong as the opening act of Fintech Week on October 29 and 30. The 2018

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2018: Fintech and Blockchain Courses Around the World

The financial services and banking industry has witnessed major transformations in recent years, fueled by advances in digital platforms and

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Hotels You Can Stay At During These Must-Attend Fintech Events in China & HK This Year

China and Hong Kong await you. From now till the end of this year, we have some exciting fintech events

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10 ICO Stats Show How The Current Market is Doing

Increasing popularity of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a means of funding startups brought particular attention to this thriving market

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AI for Impact: Delivering Value in the Near Term

AI is not new, and most agree it will shape the insurance industry well into the future – but how

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Alipay Launches World’s First Paperless Tax Refund Service in South Korea

Alipay operated by Ant Financial Services Group, announced that it has partnered with Global Tax Free (“GTF”), a tax refund

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ZhongAn International To Receive Strategic Investment From SoftBank Vision Fund

ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance  the first internet-based insurer in China, announced that its subsidiary ZhongAn International and SoftBank Vision Fund

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Taiwan Startups Win Singularity University’s First APAC Global Impact Challenge

Singularity University just concluded their very first APAC Global Impact Challenge (GIC), and two Taiwanese startups have emerged as winners.

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AGDelta Pulls In JPMorgan Chase Exec To Work On Their Digital Wealth Platform

AGDelta is an online ecosystem that aims to facilitate the flow of information between financial products to buyers through big data

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Bank & FinTech Collaboration Models – How Big Banks Plan Fight the Big Tech Challenge

Sometime around the tail-end of 2010 the banks started realising that something called a FinTech could be a threat to

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Diginex To Partner Agora For Blockchain-Based Voting in Asia

Blockchain solutions provider Diginex will join forces with blockchain-based voting platform Agora to provide blockchain-based voting in Asia. Agora uses

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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 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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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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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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The Peer To Peer Lending Industry In Hong Kong – High In Potential & Competition

Hong Kong is a well known financial centre in Asia which serves as a gateway to China. According to one

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6 Hong Kong Crypto and Blockchain Platforms You Should Know

Over the past few years, the fintech industries of south and northeast Asian countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, and China

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10 Blockchain Books and Studies You Should Read

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the business world with firms from diverse and varied industries all looking to harness

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Who-Is-Who Of Hong Kong InsurTech

Thrilled to share with you our latest Asia Insurance-Tech (InsurTech) Directory, covering Hong Kong ecosystem. With this directory we aim

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