Fintech News Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Launch AMTD Fintech Centre

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), AMTD Group Company and AMTD Foundation jointly launch Hong Kong’s first university-industry collaborated Fintech centre. The

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Standard Chartered Opens Innovation Lab eXellerator in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered announced the opening of its Hong Kong innovation lab, the eXellerator, to promote innovation within the Bank and

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iP2PGlobal is Re-Shaping The Global Personal Financing Landscape

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is gaining momentum worldwide especially in Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe. However, looking at the current limitations

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InsurTech M&As in Asia Surge in 2017

The total transaction volume of InsurTech M&As in Asia hit US$460 million in 2017, more than three times that of

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Eligma: Disruption by Bring Cryptocurrencies into Daily Shopping

Based on blockchain technology and artificial intelligence, the Slovenian project Eligma is set to develop ways to save time and

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6 new Fintech Startups in the DBS Hong Kong Accelerator

Six FinTech startups from across Asia and around the world kicked off DBS Accelerator in Hong Kong this year, seeking

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Internet Giants Are Threatening Incumbent Banks

“Bigtechs,” or Internet-based platform companies such as Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook and Tencent, are making inroads into the finance and banking

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Asian Robo Advisor 8 Securities to Receive Strategic Investment of USD25m from Nomura

8 Securities, a Hong Kong based robo-advisory and mobile trading services, announced that it has agreed to receive a strategic investment

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Appoints its First Board of Directors

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong has appointed its first board of directors with Mr. Henri Arslanian appointed as its

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Fintech In South Korea: Regulators Step In To Boost Innovation

South Korea’s financial regulator is planning to launch a regulatory sandbox to allow fintech startups to introduce new products and

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ICO and Cyber Security

The era of cryptocurrencies has brought new threats from hackers. Rapid development of the cryptocurrency market and the ICO market is accompanied

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BlackBerry and Microsoft Partner to Empower the Mobile Workforce

BlackBerry and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership to offer enterprises a solution that integrates BlackBerry’s expertise in mobility and security with

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Alibabacoin Foundation just made an official announcement

As of today, Alibabacoin is currently holding an ICO online and we are successfully recruiting a large amount of blockchain

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The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission signs Co-Operation Agreement with the Hong Kong IA

The GFSC has signed its first Fintech agreement of cooperation with the Hong Kong IA, which provides a framework for

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Roger Ver, Founder of Bitcoin.Com, and COO, Mate Tokay, Join MoneyToken Advisory Board

MoneyToken Financial Services welcomes the CEO and COO of Bitcoin.com onto the advisory board. MoneyToken.Com is a blockchain-based financial services

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Hong Kong’s Small Businesses are becoming more Tech Savvy

Hong Kong small businesses that are investing in technology are enjoying quick returns on their investment, which is leading to the

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Xero Announces Hong Kong Expansion

Xero, a global online accounting software provider, announced the presence of a permanent Hong Kong team, bolstering its presence in

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London Data Analytics Company Mosaic Smart Data Wins Inaugural InvestHK UK Fintech Awards 2018

London-based fixed income, currency and commodities (FICC) data analytics company Mosaic Smart Data is the winner of the inaugural InvestHK UK Fintech

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Alibabacoin’s Public ICO Brings an Explosive Response

Alibabacoin Foundation, the developer of a leading fourth-generation Alternative coin (altcoin),  has successfully ended their 1st stage ICO and officially began

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Fintech And Blockchain See Strong Rise In Hangzhou

When talking about fintech in China, it is common to hear mentions of hubs such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai

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Top Fintech and Blockchain Books

FintechNews has put together a list of top Fintech books you must read. This Top Fintech Books list tailors for

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Cyberport Appoints Peter Yan as the Chief Executive Officer

Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited  announced the appointment of Mr Peter Yan as Chief Executive Officer following a global

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Eligma, An AI-Based E-Commerce Platform, Launches Its Token Presale

Eligma, an AI-driven and blockchain-based cognitive commerce platform that is about to revolutionize the shopping experience by introducing the use

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13 Must-Attend Blockchain Conferences In 2018

With the surge in popularity of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, hundreds of events and conferences are being organized around the world

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CEDEX Token Pre-Sale – Transforming Diamonds into a Tradeable Asset

After successfully raising $20 million in their private-sale stage, CEDEX is making CEDEX Coin available to the general public with

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 to go Cross-Border; Shenzhen

The 2018 Hong Kong Fintech Week, hosted by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), is set to offer an entirely new dimension

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Ant Financial CTO: New technologies will bring more Equal Opportunities to All

Ant Financial participated in Money20/20 Asia industry event, where chief technology officer and chief operations officer of global business group, Cheng

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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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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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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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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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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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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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