Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

Shanghai: China’s Second Fintech Powerhouse

China is the undisputed global fintech leader with the largest fintech market in the world as measured by total investment, total addressable market, and digital usage, and Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are its top three fintech powerhouses. Shanghai, a global

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China’s Fintech Sector to Enter New Era

While China’s fintech industry had been mostly driven by the “fin” component, the importance of the “tech” component will come to the fore in the future, according to management consulting firm Oliver Wyman. With the ongoing integration of fintech into

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Agreement opens door for flow of ideas between Australia and Hong Kong

Austrade and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have signed a new collaboration agreement to help Australian businesses access the Hong Kong and greater China market, as well as to support Hong Kong businesses coming to Australia. “Australia has a vibrant

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Research Paper Examines the Impact of China’s New Regulatory Regime for P2P Lenders

China, the undisputed fintech leader, has seen its online lending market grow rapidly since the late 2000s, fueled by the high online penetration rate and the encouragement of the Chinese government, which sees Internet finance as an important vehicle to foster

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Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme Induction Day

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) jointly held the Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) Induction Day on (27 July 2017), welcoming the interns and marking the official commencement of

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10 Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Ten fintech companies have been selected for Accenture’s  12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help

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9 Fintech (Startups) in Shenzhen You Have to Know

Located in a special economic zone, Shenzhen is known as the “Silicon Valley of China.” The city ranks first in China in terms of the volume of patent fillings and is also the heart of the Internet of Things manufacturing,

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11 Hot Fintechs in Hong Kong to Follow

Hong Kong offers a fertile ground for fintech startups, thanks to the city’s world-class business environment, unmatched financial and operational support, and excellent technical infrastructures to support innovation and business on a global scale. Notably, Hong Kong’s proximity to Mainland

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Launches to Power the Local FinTech Community

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong was officially launched last night to champion an open, inclusive and diverse FinTech community in Hong Kong. The Association is an independent, not-for-profit, member-driven association that draws its members from across the FinTech and

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Fintech in Hong Kong 2017 Startup and Ecosystem Report and Infographic

With over a hundred fintech ventures and more than 35 investors and accelerator programs, Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem is growing at a fast pace. Hong Kong is looking to capitalize on financial technology to keep its leading position as one

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