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Launch Of Cyberport Investors Network To Drive Deal Flow

The Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2017 (CVCF) successfully concluded s. The two-day (1-2 November) forum has gathered the world’s influential venture capitalists, investors, key industry players and stakeholders as well as digital tech start-ups at Cyberport to share insights on

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Data Shows The Rapid Growth And Boom Of The Asian Fintech Market

According to a report by Forbes, data from CB Insights shows that Fintech financing in Asia-Pacific doubled to $11.2 billion in 2016, from $5.2 billion in 2015. Global investment in fintech were $23.2 billion. The growth in total value of fintech investments were in large part due to

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HKSTP’s Elevator Pitch Competition Showcasing Hong Kong’s Rising Profile as a Start-up Hub

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) held the Elevator Pitch Competition 2017 (EPiC), a leading annual event for the increasingly important Hong Kong start-up industry, at the iconic International Commerce Centre (ICC). After seven months of intense competition, Cathay Photonics

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Asia’s 1st FinTech Online Course- by the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong is announcse a new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Financial Technology: Introduction to FinTech. Set up to launched in March 2018. The 6-week certified online course on Financial Technology will provide a foundational understanding of the

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Souche Raises $335 Million In Series E Round Led By Alibaba To Build A New Retail Ecosystem In Automotive Industry

SouChe (literally meaning Search Car in Chinese) announced that it has closed its Series E funding round led by Alibaba with participation from Warburg Pincus, Primavera Capital and CMB International. This round is less than 12 months from the $100 million Series

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 4000 attendees from over 50 countries

Following the speeches, presentations and panel sessions involving financial technology experts from around the world, the main story emerging from the second annual Hong Kong Fintech Week, which ended on October 27, is that Hong Kong is very much a Fintech leader

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 Highlights

This year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week was all about cutting-edge technologies, enabling greater collaboration, and strengthening Hong Kong’s position on the global fintech scene. One of this year’s key topics was blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Participants and experts were unanimous on

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 – Day 5 Highlights

Artificial intelligence (AI) remained top of a compelling agenda on Day 5, the final day of Hong Kong Fintech Week organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), one with keynotes from Zhong An, Swiss Re, Pintec and Ping An Technology amongst others on subjects including insurance, loan

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 – Day 4 Highlights

The umbrella technology artificial intelligence (AI) was the overarching theme on Thursday, Day 4 of Hong Kong Fintech Week organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), which combined keynotes from Ant Financial, Dianrong, Sentient Technologies and PwC with panel discussions and even an AI masterclass. It

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Fintech Association Of Hong Kong Partners With Fintech Associations In Singapore, Switzerland And Taiwan

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK) has signed three separate Memoranda of Understanding with the Singapore FinTech Association, the Swiss Finance + Technology Association and the Taiwan FinTech Industry Development Association. These were completed during the HongKong FinTech week that is

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