Fintech News Hong Kong

InvestHK 2018 Hong Kong Fintech Map

Hong Kong, one of the world’s leading fintech hubs, have been experiencing incredible growth in recent years, thanks to a

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AlipayHK Will Be Offering QR-Based MTR Payments By 2020

After a fierce battle, AlipayHK wins the ability to provide QR code payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR, with the

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Tap & Go’s Partnership with Western Union to Enable Global Remittance

Western Union a household name for cross-border remittance along with HKT Payment Limited a Stored Value Facilities (SVF) license holder

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Top 10 Fintech Innovations Labs in Hong Kong

Innovation labs are traditionally associated with tech companies but there are now being embraced by companies across all industries, which

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Ping An’s $US 15 Billion R&D Budget Could Help Them Stay Ahead in Healthtech

Ping An Group expects to invest $US 15 billion in technology R&D in the next decade in an attempt to

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14 Inspiring Female Founders in Hong Kong and South East Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon, especially in Asia where high Internet and smartphone penetration is creating fertile ground for

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Sun Life Launches Same Day Insurance Claims Settlement Through its Mobile App

Sun Life announced today, a newly launched feature on the My Sun Life HK app which enable claims submissions from

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 5 Shenzhen Day Highlights

Hong Kong Fintech Week, arranged by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), wrapped up on Friday with Shenzhen Day, a first-ever cross-border

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What Hong Kong’s Regulator Has to Say About Their New Cryptocurrency Regulation

When you bring up blockchain with enthusiasts nowadays, the tone of conversations usually involves them making excuses for cryptocurrency, and

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 4 Highlights

The fourth day of Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong  at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, continued

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Hangzhou Pushes Blockchain, Fintech Innovation

Hangzhou, one of China’s top fintech hubs, is pushing for blockchain innovation. Xu Liyi, mayor of Hangzhou city, has listed

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 3 Highlights

Day 3 at Hong Kong Fintech Week at Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre was buzzed with energy as the three

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Gain an Insider’s Perspective on the Latest Big Data Technologies in Hong Kong

In an effort to inform, inspire and connect Big Data & Analytics practitioners across industries, Forward Leading is hosting the

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Ping An’s New Project With HKMA is a Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Platform

Ping An Insurance delivered Hong Kong’s first blockchain-based international trade finance platform, eTradeConnect. The platform was initiated by seven founding

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Top 6 Upcoming Fintech and Blockchain Events in Taiwan

Over the years, Taiwan has remained rather open to blockchain and cryptocurrency, at least compared to its fellow Northeast Asia

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 2 Highlights

Day two of the FinovateAsia leg of Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), focused on the need

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Updates Guidance for Token Sales

Reflecting the rapid evolution of the digital asset industry and the growing regulatory scrutiny of the sector, the FinTech Association

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 1 Highlights

Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), kicked off Monday with FinovateAsia 2018, a two-day conference comprising industry

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HKSTP Wants to Cultivate Startups at Every Point of Their Life Cycle in Hong Kong with HK$10 Billion Funding

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announced new initiatives, enhanced programmes and support services aimed at strengthening and

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Top 5 Upcoming Fintech Blockchain Conferences in Korea

From Singapore to Korea, the Republic of Korea continues to make moves at becoming a hub in the digital finance

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Citi Launches Live Chat to Service Hong Kong’s 1 Million Millionaires

Citi Hong Kong has launched Citi Live Chat, which enables the bank’s relationship managers to interact with their Citigold Private

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Is UnionPay Breaking the Visa and Mastercard Duopoly?

It’s a well known fact that the cards network sector is dominated by the Visa and Mastercard duopoly. If you

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Local Virtual Bank Neat, Scores US$3 M Funding Led by Linear Capital

Hong Kong-based challenger bank Neat, announced a US$3 million funding round led by China-based VC Linear Capital, an early stage

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20 Fintech Experts You Should Meet at Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018

From October 29 to November 02, 2018, Hong Kong will be hosting its third annual Hong Kong Fintech Week. This

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IFC and Alipay Announce 10×1000 Tech for Emerging Market Inclusion Programme

International Financial Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ant Financial,  the operator of Alipay, jointly announced the

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Is Chinese Alibaba Group Going To Acquire Alibabacoin?

Alibabacoin Foundation and China’s Alibaba Holding Group is having a dispute over trademark licenses in the Manhattan court of the

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Blockchain Startup Enters China’s Developing Chengdu Region

Blockchain-based startup SophiaTX establishes a presence in Chengdu, which is said to be one of the fastest growing cities in

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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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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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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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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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