Fintech News Hong Kong

Government Efforts Push Fintech Innovation In Guangzhou

China is undeniably the world leader in fintech, hosting some of the most innovative and successful companies in the sector,

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Video Sharing Platform Verasity Prepares for Crowdsale with Record Growth Momentum

Verasity, the video-sharing platform enhanced with blockchain technology that rewards viewers for watching and sharing videos, has benefitted from pre-sale

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Cyberport At The Forefront Of Hong Kong’s Fintech Revolution

Cyberport, which houses the largest fintech community in Hong Kong, has been at the forefront of the fintech revolution as

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10 Interesting Blockchain Projects in Hong Kong

Blockchain has been an important topic for fintech development in Hong Kong. As a global financial hub, it is no

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Gartner Survey Reveals the Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments

Only 1 percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organizations, and only eight percent of CIOs were in

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HSBC Launches Facial-Recognition Banking for Corporate Customers

HSBC Holdings has become one of the first banks in the world to let corporate customers access mobile banking using

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Monaco Launches Wallet App to Bring Cryptocurrency to Every Wallet

Monaco, a HK based cryptocurrency platform, announced that it has added the Monaco Wallet App to the existing app that

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Alibabacoin Will Soon Launch The Highly Secure Multi Cryptocurrency HD Wallet

ABBC Foundation’s Alibabacoin is soon going to become one of the few coins to offer a highly secure multi cryptocurrency

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Guidelines for Fintech in Personal Lending in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) issued guidelines to banks on Credit Risk Management for Personal Lending Business. The guidelines

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Cathay Pacific Asia Miles Go Blockchain

The Cathay Pacific Group and its rewards programme, Asia Miles, are launching their first application of smart blockchain technology in

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The 10th Hong Kong Entrepreneur Day 2018 Opens Next Thursday

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 10th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day) will take place at the Hong Kong

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6 Citi Open API Partnerships in Hong Kong

Citi announced about 6 strategic partnerships with leading corporations in Hong Kong to accelerate the development of open Application Programming

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Funding for Blockchain and Bitcoin Media in China Skyrocketing Despite Little Track Record

Online blockchain media are on the rise in China. According to the statistics by Daily Economic News, 7 blockchain media

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PWC Invests in Blockchain IOT Startup

PwC Hong Kong and PwC Singapore announce that they are in a joint business relationship with VeChain Global Technology Holding

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1-Billion USD Global Blockchain Industry Fund Initiative in Hainan

Huobi Labs and Tianya Community jointly signed a strategic cooperation agreement to open a Blockchain Lab and Fund in China.

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Former Wall Street Hedge Fund Manager Launches Crypto Investment Bank Clipper Coin

In 2010, Zhen Liu started what became China’s first hedge fund and four years later he founded the country’s first robo-advisory firm,

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Eligma Locks the Ethereum Exchange Rate at $800 and Promises to Burn Unsold Tokens

Eligma is on its way to become a universal trading platform that will use AI and blockchain technologies to gather

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Hong Kong Remains ICO Crypto Hub Despite Regulator Skepticism

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken a critical tone on initial coin offerings (ICOs), qualifying many

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Gemalto Enables Digitization of Hong Kong’s Octopus Card into Samsung Pay

Gemalto, a digital security provider , announced that its Service Hub is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into

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Eight Roads Launches US$275 Million Technology Fund for China

Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, announced the launch of its dedicated technology fund for China.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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