Fintech News Hong Kong

Prudential Introduces Digital Claims Submission System And AI Platform

Prudential Hong Kong Limited (“Prudential”) today announced two new additions to its digital transformation line-up that harness automation, artificial intelligence

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Hong Kong-Based FinTech Firm Lion Rock Raises HK$50 Million Investment

Lion Rock FinTech Limited (“Lion Rock”), a Hong Kong-based FinTech company announces that it has raised HK$50 million (6.4Mio USD) 

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Deloitte Announces 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500™ Rankings

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) today released the 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the fastest growing Asia

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10 must Read Books about Innovation in Finance

Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital is presenting his reading list of must read books for Innovation in Finance. If you think

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2018 Forecasts and 2017 Highlights for Electronic Payments

The imminent arrival of PSD2 (championing open banking), has seen a mind-shift within banking in 2017. And payments are no

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WeLab raises US$220 million in new strategic financing

WeLab, one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Greater China, announced last month that it has raised US$220 million of

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Blue Pool Wins Next Money Asia FF18 Hong Kong Semi-Final

Hong Kong fintech startup Blue Pool has won this year’s Next Money Asia semi-final in Hong Kong. Alongside the winners

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Thomson Reuters Partners to support Hong Kong FinTech Innovation Hub

Thomson Reuters is partnering with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to help accelerate the development

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Adyen Launches Wechat Pay on Point-Of-Sale Terminals to Process Payments for 400m Chinese Consumers

Adyen rolled out WeChat Pay, one of the most popular mobile payment apps in China, allowing Adyen merchants to offer WeChat

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Irish Financial Risk Solutions Comes to Asia

Financial Risk Solutions (FRS), a Dublin-based provider of unit-linked investment administration and compliance oversight software, is pleased to announce the

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The First P2P Binary Options Platform Powered by Smart Contracts Launches a Private Pre-Sale

Betex Lab Limited announced a crowd sale campaign for its project Betex, the first ever transparent binary options platform. With

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Launches Best Practice Paper on ICOs

In response to growing interest in digital token sales, often referred to as Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”), the FinTech Association

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A Fintech Supervisory Chatroom for Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) launched a Fintech Supervisory Chatroom . The Chatroom is a new feature of the

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Citi Explores 10 Disruptive Innovations in New Report

Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions (Citi GPS) has released the fifth edition of its Disruptive Innovations series, detailing ten exciting

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Meet the new Startups in the DBS Hong Kong Accelerator

The new DBS Hong Kong based Startups which will try to shape he future of banking are:   Avoka is

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Robo Advisors in Hong Kong

Robo advisors are taking off in Asia, attracting younger generations with digital, low-cost wealth management solutions. In Asia Pacific (APAC),

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Major breakthrough in Digital Asset Management. Covesting goes Live with ICO

Covesting’s ICO is opening to the public on November 24th, following up a very impressive Pre-ICO where they raised over

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Wesurance launches Hong Kong’s First Insurance App Featuring AI and eKYC

Wesurance, a Hong Kong-based InsurTech startup, takes the city’s insurance sector into a new era with the launch of the

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PAG Acquires Control of ZHENAI.COM, China’s Largest Online Matchmaking Business

Zhenai Inc.  China’s largest online matchmaking and dating service provider, announces that PAG, one of the largest investment firms in

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Foreign​ Currencies ​Marketplace App YBPay Launches Web Version! ​

YBEX is a Hong Kong based financial technology company, delivering an online marketplace for foreign exchange services. they strive to

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Infographic: The 11.11 Global Shopping Festival , Mobile Payments

The 11.11 Global Shopping Festival generates bigger numbers every year than any other online sale in the world. This year’s

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Announcing the Launch of HK’s First Mobile Platform for Insurance Purchasing and Claiming

Wesurance, a Hong Kong-based InsurTech provider will launch of Hong Kong’s first mobile platform for insurance purchasing and claiming. Developed

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SK Telecom, Hyundai Motor Company, Hanwha & Element AI Create US$45M Global AI Fund

Element AI, an artificial intelligence company that delivers groundbreaking AI solutions, today announced it has established a joint $45M fund

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Insurance’s Digital Future – 3 Crucial Questions

Insurance is an industry at a turning point. Few could have predicted that ‘innovation’ would become one of its watchwords,

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Cyberport University Demo Day Awarded 12 Fintech Teams Each $100,000 Seed Funding

Cyberport is dedicated in nurturing the new generation of digital technology talents and entrepreneurs. Its FinTech-focused Cyberport University Partnership Programme

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Recent Regulatory Responses To ICOs In Asia Pacific

Regulatory authorities around the world are grappling with the rapidly spreading phenomenon of issuers raising funds by selling cryptocurrency ‘coins’

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Launch Of Cyberport Investors Network To Drive Deal Flow

The Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2017 (CVCF) successfully concluded s. The two-day (1-2 November) forum has gathered the world’s influential

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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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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 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 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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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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