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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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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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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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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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Exploring The Evolving Fintech/Insurtech Regulatory Landscapes For China, Hong Kong & Singapore

A lot of link has been spilled about the potential of fintech and insurtech for the Asia Pacific region. However, we don’t have as much reports which looks at these two industries from the point of regulatory risks and trends.

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Cyberport Launches Largest FinTech Co-working Space in Hong Kong

To broaden Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited’s (Cyberport) one-stop entrepreneurial support to FinTech start-ups and companies, Cyberport today celebrated the opening of Smart-Space FinTech, a 35,000 square feet, all-encompassing co-working space tailor-made for FinTech start-ups and companies. First announced

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Hong Kong’s Fintech & Blockchain Marketing Guru: A New Sensation in the Industry

World Marketing Congress has awarded this year’s Top 100 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders Award to Jack Cheng today. The award is set to be presented to Mr. Cheng on 24th of November in India at the third edition of

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Societe Generale offers Innovative Investment Research Solution with Smartkarma

Societe Generale announces a new agreement with Smartkarma, a curated online platform for investment insight focused on the Asian markets. Under this global agreement, Societe Generale will provide its institutional clients access to a new form of equity research based on

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Top Fintech Incubation And Acceleration Programs In Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s leading international financial hub and proximity to China have driven the development of the city’s fintech sector, propelling Hong Kong to the rank of the world’s top fifth fintech hubs in the world, according to Deloitte. The government

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