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3 Insights To China’s Impressive Rise on the Tech Startup Scene

Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent (BAT) are the three most prominent technology companies from China. The Co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, had famously remarked that Beijing had a startup culture that is second only to Silicon Valley. The rise of the

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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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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

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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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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

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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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