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E-Wallet Hong Kong Player Stepping Up Its Game Amid Competition

Mobile payment is a major source of financial innovation which is gaining traction rapidly around the world. China is the number 1 market with US$67.7 billion transaction followed by the United States at US$24.9 billion and the United Kingdom at

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Apply To The IoT Accelerator in Shenzhen, Hong Kong, or San Francisco

ReadWrite Labs (formerly Wearable IoT World Labs) built a six-week boot camp accelerator program specifically designed to give you the information, skills, and connections you and your team need to get to market faster, smarter, and prepared to achieve global

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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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Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay Now Available in some Hotels in Hong Kong

Guests are now welcomed to use Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay at Hotel Panorama by Rhombus and Hotel Pennington by Rhombus, while Apple Pay and Android Pay are also available at Hotel LKF by Rhombus. Following the success of

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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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Tapping a $US 600 Billion Global Market, 8 Securities Launches Robo‐advisor App “Chloe” in Hong Kong

8 Securities, Asia’s first robo-advisor launched Chloe on Google Play and the Apple App Store. The service is free for accounts under HK$8,888. How does Chloe work? Customers start by answering a short survey to set goals and a target

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Exploring The Evolving Fintech/Insurtech Regulatory Landscapes For China, Hong Kong & Singapore

A lot of link has been spilled about the potential of fintech and insurtech for the Asia Pacific region. However, we don’t have as much reports which looks at these two industries from the point of regulatory risks and trends.

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The Peer To Peer Lending Industry In Hong Kong – High In Potential & Competition

Hong Kong is a well known financial centre in Asia which serves as a gateway to China. According to one of the subsidiary Hong Kong Exchange, there are 157 licensed banks and 1280 licensed money lenders in Hong Kong. So

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BitSE Launches Blockchain-Based Product Management Platform VeChain

VeChain, a product management platform built on top of the blockchain, officially launched at an event in Shanghai. “This is the day we have been working towards for more than three years. Our whole team is devoted to transforming this

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