Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

Top 16 Fintech Investors in Hong Kong and Mainland China

China’s Internet finance industry has boomed in recent years. The country leads the world when it comes to total users and market size, and fintech startups are mushrooming. China contributes to some of the world’s largest investments in the fintech

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority Unveils Blockchain Trade Finance Platform

Trade finance, where financial institutions provide credit facilities in order to guarantee exchange of goods, is a centuries old industry that is hampered by challenges such poor customer experience, increasing cost pressure and substantial regulatory burden. With its manual, cumbersome

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Fintech in Hong Kong: 2018 Mid-Year Review

Hong Kong, an international finance hub, has set out to become a leader in fintech with the Hong Kong government and regulators actively supporting the growth of the industry. Today, the city hosts over 130 fintech startups, offers three fintech

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Global Fintech Hub Index 2018: China is The World’s Leading Fintech Hub

Unsurprisingly, with fintech giants like Alibaba and Tencent Holdings, Chinese cities nabbed top spots in a new Global Fintech Hub Index 2018 (GFHI). Meanwhile Hong Kong ranked 13th in a list compiled to portray global fintech landscapes based on insights

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TransferWise Launches in Hong Kong, Targets Businesses and Consumers

Following the completion of its three-month pilot scheme in Hong Kong, UK-based international fintech remittance firm, TransferWise will now fully launch their service for both business and personal use here. TransferWise’ Thrust into Hong Kong TransferWise’s scalable business model has

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MYbank Will Share Its Risk Management & AI Data With 1K Financial Institutions In China

Alibaba-backed MYbank, a Chinese online bank with a focus on lending, announced that it will be opening up its artificial intelligence, computing and risk management capabilities to financial institutions in China, in what is called their Star Plan. Through these

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Neat Receives 2 Million USD in Fresh Funding, Launches Digital Banking for Corporates

Neat, a Hong Kong-based digital alternative to a traditional bank, announced a USD 2 Million funding round from Singapore-based investor Dymon Asia Ventures, and Portag3 Ventures based in Montreal – the latter making its first investment in Asia. Neat’s Thrust

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Top 7 Funded Fintechs in Hong Kong

Investment in Hong Kong fintech firms more than doubled in 2017 compared to the previous year, jumping to US$545.7 million, according to an Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights. Since 2010, Hong Kong fintechs have raised a whooping US$940

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Blockchain Courses in Hong Kong and China

With more and more investment pouring into blockchain startups, the demand for talents in blockchain technology has also risen. Blockchain courses are becoming popular in Hong Kong and China. What are the trends in blockchain courses? Blockchain Courses in China: Blockchain

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The 10 Largest Hong Kong IPOs / IPO Market to Boost in HK

The technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector is set to boost the Hong Kong IPO market, as several mega-sized deals are expected to raise over HKD100 billion in the second half of 2018, increasing the full year fundraising to HKD250

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