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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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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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Hong Kong X Technology Fund Invests in 6 Rising Hong Kong Technology Companies

Hong Kong X Technology Fund has announced its first investment into six rising Hong Kong-based technology companies as part of an accelerator program, along with the launch of its second X-LAB, a co-working space for technology companies, in Jordan.  Several

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Shanghai: China’s Second Fintech Powerhouse

China is the undisputed global fintech leader with the largest fintech market in the world as measured by total investment, total addressable market, and digital usage, and Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are its top three fintech powerhouses. Shanghai, a global

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China’s Fintech Sector to Enter New Era

While China’s fintech industry had been mostly driven by the “fin” component, the importance of the “tech” component will come to the fore in the future, according to management consulting firm Oliver Wyman. With the ongoing integration of fintech into

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Agreement opens door for flow of ideas between Australia and Hong Kong

Austrade and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have signed a new collaboration agreement to help Australian businesses access the Hong Kong and greater China market, as well as to support Hong Kong businesses coming to Australia. “Australia has a vibrant

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Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme Induction Day

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) jointly held the Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) Induction Day on (27 July 2017), welcoming the interns and marking the official commencement of

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10 Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Ten fintech companies have been selected for Accenture’s  12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help

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9 Fintech (Startups) in Shenzhen You Have to Know

Located in a special economic zone, Shenzhen is known as the “Silicon Valley of China.” The city ranks first in China in terms of the volume of patent fillings and is also the heart of the Internet of Things manufacturing,

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11 Hot Fintechs in Hong Kong to Follow

Hong Kong offers a fertile ground for fintech startups, thanks to the city’s world-class business environment, unmatched financial and operational support, and excellent technical infrastructures to support innovation and business on a global scale. Notably, Hong Kong’s proximity to Mainland

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