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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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8 Hong Kong Fintechs to Keep an Eye on

A renowned innovation hub and a global financial center, Hong Kong is uniquely positioned to become a launch pad for fintech startups that are looking to tap into the world’s biggest consumer market. According to a survey conducted by EY,

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Infographic: Ecommerce in Hong Kong

Ecommerce in Hong Kong is rapidly improving, with the latest market size showing consistent growth and average spend per user is also up. A whole 80% of all consumers now transact or research online. A lot of consumers in Hong

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More Banks Shut as Digital Banking Takes Over

The way in which we bank is changing. Bricks and mortar branches are expensive to run with high rents, salaries, and dedicated tech installations. Some of the challenger banks have no physical presence and there is an abundance of customers

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Fintech: How Law Firms Can Surf the Crest of the Wave

As the financial technology (fintech) industry begins to boom, many people from within and from outside the industry are calling for regulations to be examined and brought up to date. China and particularly Hong Kong is a world leader in

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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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