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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 to tap emerging fintech and data science in the region, to bring better products and services to its customers in Hong

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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 in the P2P lending landscape, one may conclude that there is no single platform that will be able to bring

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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 2016, as industry incumbents and new entrants to the market pushed towards greater digitalisation, according to the fourth Quarterly InsurTech

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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 make the purchase decision process easier for contemporary shoppers surrounded by an endless offer supply. This week, Eligma successfully concluded

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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 of USD25 million (Series C investment) from Nomura Asset Management. As part of the strategic partnership, 8 Securities and Nomura

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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 Chairman.  This comes as the Association expands its activities in representing the Hong Kong FinTech community at home and overseas.

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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 by new ways of cyber attacks on user data. But unfortunately, many of the modern cyber security systems offer limited

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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 Microsoft’s unmatched cloud and productivity products. Through this partnership, the companies have collaborated on a first-of-its-kind solution: BlackBerry Enterprise BRIDGE.

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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 sharing information between the innovation teams of the two bodies, and in which the two can offer the fullest mutual

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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 platform founded by US and UK FinTech experts whose background includes years of experience at Goldman Sachs, Prudential Financial, Citibank,

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