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Top 8 Hong Kong & China Fintech News For This Week

Hong Kong and China Fintech scenes have been booming latterly. There are some big news from these two fintech communities this week, such as China Central Bank sets up fintech committee, Alibaba invests in its first fintech company in Hong

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12 Upcoming Fintech Events in Hong Kong and China

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 12 most important upcoming fintech events and conferences in Hong Kong and China, so you don’t need to

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New Report Addresses The Challenges And Opportunities In Taiwan’s Fintech Industry

Although the fintech market in Taiwan is relatively small and still at a very early stage of development, there is huge potential for growth considering Taiwan’s large pool of highly educated and tech-orientated workforce, vigorous entrepreneurship spirit and sophisticated ICT

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Fintech: New Report Urges Hong Kong To Take Proactive Steps

Fintech is set to transform the financial services landscape and presents both opportunities and challenges. But for Hong Kong to capitalize on the trend and become a leading fintech center within the region and one of the leading centers in

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Shapr: A Matchmaking App, A Tinder for Entrepreneurs

Networking is a pillar of entrepreneurship and there is no simpler and more convenient way to do it than online. With new connections, new ideas, projects and collaborations may just materialise. Shapr, a tool that helps entrepeneurs network by matching

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The Case for Robo-Advisory and Digital Wealth

An April 2017 Burnmark report rexplored the tie-up between digital wealth and robo-advisory within the FinTech industry. With retail investors demanding for more complex asset classes and investments and increased transparency and control over investments, traditional wealth management firms, more

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Banks should look at Design Thinking as a way to compete with the emerging fintech sector

A report by Oliver Wyman and IESE Business School suggests that banks should leverage “Design Thinking” to evolve their business models, in an era where traditional ways of doing business are threatened by the prolifetation of fintech. In the financial

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21% of Hong Kong Banks Eyeing Fintech

Banks and asset managers that are first movers in fintech reap big rewards, says a Simmons & Simmons Study. Fintech start-ups has attracted growing investment over the past few years, according to a study titled “Hyperfinance” by Simmons & Simmons

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Hong Kong Institutions Fall Behind on Fintech Innovation

Only 51% of Hong Kong institutions have adopted a ‘disruptive’ strategy, compared to 56% globally and 59% in China, according to the PwC Global Fintech Survey 2017. However, 82% of financial institutions in Hong Kong intend to form partnerships with

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Fintech in Taiwan: an Overview

Fintech has become a hotly debated topic in Taiwan. To boost the development of financial innovation, regulators and government agencies have committed significant resources to establish dedicated organizations and funding schemes, as well as foster collaboration between market participants. Government

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