Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

The Most Anticipated Chinese Fintech IPOs of 2017

Greater China’s IPO market is set to continue to lead the way in 2017 fueled by listings of fintech giants including Ant Financial and Lufax, according to a report by CNBC. In 2016, Greater China exchanges hosted four of the ten

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Investors and VCs in Bitcoin and Blockchain in Asia

Financial institutions are lining up behind blockchain, a technology that promises to make business processes more efficient and cut costs. In the first nine months of 2016, some US$1.4 billion had been invested globally in blockchain startups, according to PwC,

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7 Fintechs in Asia to Watch in 2017

Over the past year, Asia has dominated the fintech investment scene, with nearly as much investment in the first 3 quarters of 2016 as in all of 2015, according to CB Insights and KPMG’s The Pulse of Fintech, Q3 2016

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Social Trading Poised to Take Off in Asia

Social trading, an online trend quickly picking up traction across financial markets, has become a lucrative way for traders to earn money. Social trading refers to a new and innovative process through which online financial investors rely on user generated

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InvestHK Announces Upcoming Startmeup Hong Kong Festival Highlights

InvestHK revealed some of the key highlights to watch out for during the upcoming 2017 StartmeupHK Festival, which covers retail technology, fashion technology, smart city, fintech and digital health, with more than 80 speakers who will be involved in panel

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Apply To The IoT Accelerator in Shenzhen, Hong Kong, or San Francisco

ReadWrite Labs (formerly Wearable IoT World Labs) built a six-week boot camp accelerator program specifically designed to give you the information, skills, and connections you and your team need to get to market faster, smarter, and prepared to achieve global

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Hong Kong Launch Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) jointly launched the Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) on December 16 to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of fintech in Hong Kong. FCAS

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24 Finalists For Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong

The following 24 Fintech startups will be competing for their chance at the coveted Best in Show prize of US$10,000 at the Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) pitch competition at PMQ in Hong Kong on January 19, 2017. Each startup will

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Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay Now Available in some Hotels in Hong Kong

Guests are now welcomed to use Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay at Hotel Panorama by Rhombus and Hotel Pennington by Rhombus, while Apple Pay and Android Pay are also available at Hotel LKF by Rhombus. Following the success of

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Cooperation Between Hong Kong and UK Fintech Authorities

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) entered into a Co-operation Agreement (Agreement) on 7 December 2016 to foster collaboration between the two regulatory authorities in promoting financial innovation. According to the Agreement, the

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