Fintech News Hong Kong

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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ZhongAn Technology Launches AI-Powered Data Platform for China’s Insurance Industry

ZhongAn Online is a digital insurer in China that was formed through the collaborative efforts of Ping An, Tencent and Alibaba.

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CurrencyFair Announces Asian Expansion and Buys Hong Kong Payment Company

CurrencyFair, an International Money Transfer service to consumers and businesses has announced a major expansion into Asia through the acquisition

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China’s Academia to Form New Blockchain Research Center with the Industry

A new blockchain research center will be formed to develop a series of entreprise level blockchain applications. According to the

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AXA Hong Kong will Invest $200M into Fintech and Launched Design Centre

In response to customer needs across insurance products, AXA Hong Kong has announced that it will invest approximately HK$200M in FinTech development

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12 Fintech Startups in Shanghai You Should Know

Shanghai, a global financial center and transport hub, has emerged as one of China’s fintech powerhouses in recent years, and

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Asia Pacific Ahead of Europe in Customer Experience Tech Adoption

A deep focus on enhancing the customer experience has taken root in many emerging markets – most notably Asia Pacific,

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Virtual Banks to Shake up Hong Kong Banking Landscape

Hong Kong is gearing up for the arrival of virtual banks, or financial institutions without physical branches. The Hong Kong

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8 Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Eight fintech companies have been selected for the fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture

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Citi Adds Three New API Partners in Hong Kong

Citi Hong Kong announced the addition of three new API (Application Programming Interface) partners as the bank continues its effort

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6 Month Recap: What Comes Next After Bankex Successful Token Sale

Undoubtedly, the year 2017 was the “Year of Crypto.” While the word “bitcoin” became one of the most popular Google

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People, Process, Technology: The Winning Robotic Process Automation Formula

The business world is excited about automation. It’s creeping into every day life, slowly yet surely. There are vast amounts

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Taiwan

As the development of cryptocurrency evolves, cryptocurrency exchanges have become the core of the blockchain economy globally. Exchanges open the

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“Augmented Reality” Wins FinHack Hackathon in Hong Kong

Societe Generale and WHub successfully concluded their second FinTech hackathon ‘FinHACK 2018’ in Hong Kong on 8 July 2018. Over

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ASTRI and Cyberport Partnership: Great Potential for AI and Blockchain Start-Ups

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and Cyberport, the digital tech community comprising over 1,000 technology companies,

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Xarbon Launches Asia’s First Digital Blockchain Carbon Credit

Xarbon a Hong Kong based sustainability technology company using blockchain to improve carbon credit trading market transparency,  announces that the

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Worldwide Spending on Blockchain Forecast to Reach $11.7 Billion in 2022

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the

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HKMA Launches Open API in Hong Kong, Leads by Opening Their Data

After a long deliberation and hearing from 41 different respondents, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has just published the

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Singapore’s Largest Co-Living Company Expands Into Hong Kong

Singapore based co-living company, Hmlet announced it signed an agreement to acquire Hong Kong co-living startup, we r urban. The

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Top 16 Fintech Investors in Hong Kong and Mainland China

China’s Internet finance industry has boomed in recent years. The country leads the world when it comes to total users

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority Unveils Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry

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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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Chinese Autonomous Car Startup Raises $214M in Series A Funding!

Just six months after its unprecedented Series A announcement of $112M, autonomous vehicle company Pony.ai has raised a follow-on funding

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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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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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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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