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Insurance’s Digital Future – 3 Crucial Questions

Insurance is an industry at a turning point. Few could have predicted that ‘innovation’ would become one of its watchwords, but as the digital revolution spurred on by InsurTech gathers pace fundamental changes are beginning to take hold. As we

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Cyberport University Demo Day Awarded 12 Fintech Teams Each $100,000 Seed Funding

Cyberport is dedicated in nurturing the new generation of digital technology talents and entrepreneurs. Its FinTech-focused Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP), running in its third year and supported by a number of industry partners, provides students with FinTech aspiration a

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Recent Regulatory Responses To ICOs In Asia Pacific

Regulatory authorities around the world are grappling with the rapidly spreading phenomenon of issuers raising funds by selling cryptocurrency ‘coins’ or ‘tokens’ (coins) which may give holders certain rights, or may only have purely speculative value. Most regulators now take

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Launch Of Cyberport Investors Network To Drive Deal Flow

The Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2017 (CVCF) successfully concluded s. The two-day (1-2 November) forum has gathered the world’s influential venture capitalists, investors, key industry players and stakeholders as well as digital tech start-ups at Cyberport to share insights on

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Bambu wins Best of Show at Finovate Asia 2017

Bambu, the leading digital wealth company in Asia, won the Best of Show Award at Finovate Asia 2017 in Hong Kong, yesterday. Finovate is a series of conferences focused exclusively on showcasing the best and most innovative new financial and

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Data Shows The Rapid Growth And Boom Of The Asian Fintech Market

According to a report by Forbes, data from CB Insights shows that Fintech financing in Asia-Pacific doubled to $11.2 billion in 2016, from $5.2 billion in 2015. Global investment in fintech were $23.2 billion. The growth in total value of fintech investments were in large part due to

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HKSTP’s Elevator Pitch Competition Showcasing Hong Kong’s Rising Profile as a Start-up Hub

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) held the Elevator Pitch Competition 2017 (EPiC), a leading annual event for the increasingly important Hong Kong start-up industry, at the iconic International Commerce Centre (ICC). After seven months of intense competition, Cathay Photonics

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Asia’s 1st FinTech Online Course- by the University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong is announcse a new MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Financial Technology: Introduction to FinTech. Set up to launched in March 2018. The 6-week certified online course on Financial Technology will provide a foundational understanding of the

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Souche Raises $335 Million In Series E Round Led By Alibaba To Build A New Retail Ecosystem In Automotive Industry

SouChe (literally meaning Search Car in Chinese) announced that it has closed its Series E funding round led by Alibaba with participation from Warburg Pincus, Primavera Capital and CMB International. This round is less than 12 months from the $100 million Series

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