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Launch of the SFC Regulatory Hong Kong Fintech Sandbox

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today issued a circular announcing the launch of the SFC Regulatory Sandbox to provide a confined regulatory environment for qualified firms to conduct regulated activities utilising financial technologies (Fintech). The sandbox aims to enable qualified firms,

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A New Era of Smart Banking in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) unveiled a number of initiatives that prepare Hong Kong to move into a New Era of Smart Banking. In a keynote speech delivered during the Annual Banking Conference of the Hong Kong Institute of

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Mingo Reports Token Pre-Sale Exceeded Expectations – 650,000 Euros Came-In The First Hour

Ireland’s first ICO is off to a very strong start. Many ICO pre-sales fall flat, but Mingo shows the ICO world that it can be done, and quickly. It is not often that an ICO Pre-Sale brings in as much

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Deloitte Announces Winners For Its Inaugural Technology Fast 20 Hong Kong Program

Deloitte announced the winners of this year’s Rechnology Fast 20 Hong Kong Program (TF20) , including the top three companies — WeLab Holdings Limited, SenseTime Group Inc., and GoGo Tech Holdings Limited. For the Rising Star Program, 10 companies including Klook, TNG were

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10 Blockchain Books and Studies You Should Read

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the business world with firms from diverse and varied industries all looking to harness the technology to increase efficiency and cut costs. Interest in blockchain originally came from the banking and financial services industry

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DataProm Has Joined Innovative World of Blockchain Technology

DataProm company provides a number of services for e-commerce, such as analysis of goods and product groups, analysis of online customer activity and forecasting of their interests, automatic content optimization, etc. Almost all our services and products are based on

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2 Bio Matching Fund Launched

The HK$2 billion co-investment scheme (VC Matching Scheme), which was announced by the previous Chief Executive in his 2016’s Policy Address has launched. The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has launched the “Innovation and Technology Venture Fund” on 15 September

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“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong” Inspires London Audience

“Think Asia, Think Hong Kong,” a large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised in London by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and supported by more than 60 UK organisations, attracted over 2,100 participants from the United Kingdom, Hong Kong

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Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report: Payment Card Security Standard Compliance And The Ability To Defend Against Cyberattacks

With cybercrime on the increase, payment card security is increasingly a focus for companies and consumers alike. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is there to help businesses that take card payments protect their payment systems from

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Business Diversification And Digitalisation Key For Chinese Securities Companies’growth,

Chinese securities companies are expanding beyond the traditional brokerage business into wealth management and an overseas footprint, with digitalisation one of the key competitive differentiators, finds KPMG’s latest survey. KPMG China’s 11th annual survey of 129 securities companies in mainland

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