Posts From 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, including Alibaba’s Ant Financial worth a whopping US$150 billion and Lufax, China’s largest online wealth management platform worth an estimated

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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 the organization works towards developing the local digital technology industry and turn Hong Kong into a “smart city.” Claiming a

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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 surprise investors flock to Hong Kong for ICOs and cryptocurrency trading. However, blockchain startups in Hong Kong do not just

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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 companies in China raised funding in merely 9 days, between March 1 and March 9. There was a spate of

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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, Clipper Advisor. He has since moved into the crypto space, having recently launched Clipper Coin Capital, which he hopes to

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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 of these as “dubious, if not downright frauds.” In a speech at the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association on April

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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 to shape the future of finance with innovative solutions in enhancing the customer’s digital journey, data analytics, as well as

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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 business, threatening incumbent banks that are not responding fast enough to the digitalization of the industry, according to a new

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Fintech In South Korea: Regulators Step In To Boost Innovation

South Korea’s financial regulator is planning to launch a regulatory sandbox to allow fintech startups to introduce new products and services without the need to comply with existing regulations. The move is intended to boost fintech development and came in

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Fintech And Blockchain See Strong Rise In Hangzhou

When talking about fintech in China, it is common to hear mentions of hubs such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, but the lesser known city of Hangzhou is quickly catching up with its counterparts.   Hangzhou, a startup

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