Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

AI And Cognitive Marketing: The New And Exciting Frontier

As Maurice Conti, who is a designer, futurist, and innovator, recently said in one of his Ted Talks: ‘We’re already in an era where our natural human capabilities will be ‘augmented’ by computational systems that help us think; robotics systems that help

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TNG​ ​Raises​ ​US$115​ ​Million​ ​in​ ​Series​ ​A​ ​Funding A​ ​New​ ​Record​ ​for​ ​Hong​ ​Kong​ ​Fintech Startups​ ​

TNG FinTech Group,  the operator of TNG Wallet, announced today the completion of its Series A round of funding, raising US$115 million at a post-transaction valuation of US$565 million. The transaction sets the record for the biggest-ever funding in a

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Velotrade to Deploy VASCO’s e-Signature Solution for its Online Receivables Marketplace

Following top U.S. banks and financial services firms, Velotrade has deployed eSignLive™, VASCO’s e-signature solution to securely sign and process documents for digital client onboarding and account opening. eSignLive is the electronic signature solution behind some of the world’s most trusted

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Visa Drives Payment Innovation in Hong Kong

Visa is committed to enhancing contactless payment experience and security, and to the advancement of mobile payment ecosystem in Hong Kong. Backed by a tech-savvy society with a high percentage of electronic payment in term of the total personal consumption

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Hong Kong FinTech Week the Perfect Stage for global FinTech Business

Invest Hong Kong announced that Hong Kong’s regulators, along with a host of private sector partners, entrepreneurs and industry leaders, will participate in the second annual Hong Kong FinTech Week, to be held from October 23 to 27 at the

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5 Upcoming Fintech and Blockchain Events in Shanghai

China is the global fintech leader with the largest fintech market in the world as measured by total investment, total addressable market, and digital usage, and Shanghai is one of its three fintech powerhouses. Shanghai, a global financial center, has

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What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies?

So, this happened: China bans initial coin offerings calling them ‘illegal fundraising’ – BBC “The People’s Bank of China has declared initial coin offerings (ICOs) illegal and wants them to “cease immediately”.” Updated: Central bank says all ICOs illegal, Technode

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ICOs are subject to Securities Law in Hong Kong: License needed!

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today issued a statement on existing regulations which could be applicable to initial coin offerings (ICOs). Today’s statement explains that depending on the facts and circumstances of an ICO, digital tokens that are offered or sold

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Working Capital Marketplace Paycelerate: First Dynamic Invoice Discounting Platform for APAC

Hong Kong-based Paycelerate is providing a working capital marketplace that directly matches supply and demand, helping businesses in the Asia-Pacific region optimize short-term funding and payment terms. Paycelerate operates discrete marketplaces between corporates (who have excess cash), and suppliers (who have

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UBS: Asia Has The Potential To Become A Leader In AI

By 2030, artificial intelligence will be “as commonplace in society as Internet-ready devices are today,” according to UBS. In the field, Asia has the potential to become a global leader, the Swiss banking giant claims. In the region, AI could

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