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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 150 university students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, business analysts and startups from Hong Kong and other Asian countries registered to participate

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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, partnered for the ‘ASTRI Technovation Day’ — aiming to introduce ASTRI to the Cyberport tenant companies, particularly the technology start-ups in

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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 Company will have a strategic partnership with the United Nations Office for Project Services (“UNOPS”) to support low-carbon economy development.

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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 Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects blockchain spending to grow at a robust pace

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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 deal marks Hmlet’s expansion into the Hong Kong market and is their first acquisition of a direct competitor. we r

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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 in Hong Kong a Series C funding round of US$55 million. The investment is being led by ITOCHU Corporation, with

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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 round. Co-led by ClearVue Partners and Eight Roads (the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited), this continuation of funding

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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 on the GoBear platform in Hong Kong. It is not easy to afford a property in Hong Kong, yet becoming

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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 Mike Alexander has joined as CEO of its US$1 billion EOS VC venture capital arm. Based in Hong Kong, Alexander

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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 from the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Covering twelve industries, this hundred-page report summarizes China’s dynamic internetindustry for international readers.

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