Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Gini launches Innovative Customer Loyalty App with eWise

Gini has chosen data-aggregation specialist eWise to deliver Hong Kong’s first ever customer relationship management platform to create customer loyalty programs through the secure aggregation of end-user’s credit cards and bank accounts. Gini is an online-to-offline digital commerce technology that

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Loyyal’s first Hong Kong-based client, Quidam, to leverage blockchain to expand into China

Loyyal, the leading blockchain network for the loyalty and rewards industry, today announced a client and value-added reseller relationship with Quidam Ltd., an Asia-based (Hong Kong) provider of next generation data brokering and analytics solutions based on A.I. and blockchain

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The State of the Chinese Fintech Market

Lendit USA Review: State of the Chinese Fintech Market with Ning Tang of CreditEase. LendIt USA is the world’s biggest show in lending and fintech, and in 2017 the event returns to New York City, taking over the Javits Center on March 6-7. More than

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Peach Aviation Launch Integrated e-Payment Solution for Travelers in China and Asia

AsiaPay, a leading payment gateway service provider in Asia since 2000, has announced a collaboration with Peach Aviation, a well-known low cost carrier (LCC) in Japan, to offer UnionPay and AliPay Online Payment acceptance service for its travelers from China andAsia. Growing volume of passengers prefers to choose low fare air

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Government has Implemented Initiatives to Promote Fintech Application

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan says the Government has implemented initiatives to promote fintech application, investment and development in Hong Kong. Prof Chan told legislators today the number of fintech-related startups increased from 86 in

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A New Record-Breaking Year for WeChat Red Packets

Tencent said they wouldn’t participate in the “Red packets” (红包 / Hongbao) war this year. …well, they won it anyway! Key highlights: 14.2 billion red packets sent in 24 hours, 76% year over year growth! 760,000 were sent in 1 second Guangdong is the province which

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EquiChain Announces it’s New Blockchain Platform for Global Capital Markets

EquiChain, a London-based Fintech company with an Asia regional office in Hong Kong, announces its working prototype for capital markets.  The company plans to implement a full end-to-end ‘execution to custody’ (E2C) pilot in 2017, positioning EquiChain to deliver the

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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 largest IPOs

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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 report. Among

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