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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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Globe, Alipay, and the Chinese Tourist Trap

One weeks ago, Globe Telecommunications announced a new capital infusion from Jack Ma’s Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation into its Globe Fintech Innovations subsidiary (officially, Mynt). Mynt launched in late 2015 as a sort of revamped and consolidated version of GCash

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Peach Aviation Launch Integrated e-Payment Solution for Travelers in China and Asia

AsiaPay, a leading payment gateway service provider in Asia since 2000, has announced a collaboration with Peach Aviation, a well-known low cost carrier (LCC) in Japan, to offer UnionPay and AliPay Online Payment acceptance service for its travelers from China

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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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A New Record-Breaking Year for WeChat Red Packets

Tencent said they wouldn’t participate in the “Red packets” (红包 / Hongbao) war this year. …well, they won it anyway! Key highlights: 14.2 billion red packets sent in 24 hours, 76% year over year growth! 760,000 were sent in 1

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EquiChain Announces it’s New Blockchain Platform for Global Capital Markets

  EquiChain, a London-based Fintech company with an Asia regional office in Hong Kong, announces its working prototype for capital markets.  The company plans to implement a full end-to-end ‘execution to custody’ (E2C) pilot in 2017, positioning EquiChain to deliver

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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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