Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

SK Telecom, Hyundai Motor Company, Hanwha & Element AI Create US$45M Global AI Fund

Element AI, an artificial intelligence company that delivers groundbreaking AI solutions, today announced it has established a joint $45M fund with Korean conglomerates SK Telecom, Hyundai Motor Company, Hanwha. The new fund leverages each partner’s unique value and targets the

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Insurance’s Digital Future – 3 Crucial Questions

Insurance is an industry at a turning point. Few could have predicted that ‘innovation’ would become one of its watchwords, but as the digital revolution spurred on by InsurTech gathers pace fundamental changes are beginning to take hold. As we

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Cyberport University Demo Day Awarded 12 Fintech Teams Each $100,000 Seed Funding

Cyberport is dedicated in nurturing the new generation of digital technology talents and entrepreneurs. Its FinTech-focused Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP), running in its third year and supported by a number of industry partners, provides students with FinTech aspiration a

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Bambu wins Best of Show at Finovate Asia 2017

Bambu, the leading digital wealth company in Asia, won the Best of Show Award at Finovate Asia 2017 in Hong Kong, yesterday. Finovate is a series of conferences focused exclusively on showcasing the best and most innovative new financial and

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Data Shows The Rapid Growth And Boom Of The Asian Fintech Market

According to a report by Forbes, data from CB Insights shows that Fintech financing in Asia-Pacific doubled to $11.2 billion in 2016, from $5.2 billion in 2015. Global investment in fintech were $23.2 billion. The growth in total value of fintech investments were in large part due to

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HKSTP’s Elevator Pitch Competition Showcasing Hong Kong’s Rising Profile as a Start-up Hub

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) held the Elevator Pitch Competition 2017 (EPiC), a leading annual event for the increasingly important Hong Kong start-up industry, at the iconic International Commerce Centre (ICC). After seven months of intense competition, Cathay Photonics

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Asia’s 1st FinTech Online Course- by the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong is announcse a new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Financial Technology: Introduction to FinTech. Set up to launched in March 2018. The 6-week certified online course on Financial Technology will provide a foundational understanding of the

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 Highlights

This year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week was all about cutting-edge technologies, enabling greater collaboration, and strengthening Hong Kong’s position on the global fintech scene. One of this year’s key topics was blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Participants and experts were unanimous on

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 – Day 5 Highlights

Artificial intelligence (AI) remained top of a compelling agenda on Day 5, the final day of Hong Kong Fintech Week organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), one with keynotes from Zhong An, Swiss Re, Pintec and Ping An Technology amongst others on subjects including insurance, loan

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 – Day 4 Highlights

The umbrella technology artificial intelligence (AI) was the overarching theme on Thursday, Day 4 of Hong Kong Fintech Week organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), which combined keynotes from Ant Financial, Dianrong, Sentient Technologies and PwC with panel discussions and even an AI masterclass. It

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