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Bank & FinTech Collaboration Models – How Big Banks Plan Fight the Big Tech Challenge

Sometime around the tail-end of 2010 the banks started realising that something called a FinTech could be a threat to their business. This is a time when some senior executives in the bigger banks were asking the digital leaders if

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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 parties involved, these solutions will be developed to address the challenges and needs that corporations are facing in China today.

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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 this year, tripling its 2017 commitment. The new AXA Design & Experience Centre in One Island East in Quarry Bay, developed in

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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, which is well ahead of its more developed market counterparts in Europe and North America in terms of adoption of

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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 in Hong Kong. The 2018 program received a record number of applications, from more than 160 companies, and comes at

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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 to promote the benefits of API usage and cross-industry collaboration with the aim of bringing banking and credit card services

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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 searches, the exponential growth of Token sales was attracting billions of dollars. What has happened to the company since its

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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 of content on what it can do for your business, how it will revolutionise the way we work. However, sometimes

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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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