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24 Fintech Finalists for the Fintech Finals in Hong Kong in January 2018

24 startups from around the world will be competing for the chance to win a cash prize of US$10,000 at Fintech Finals 2018 in Hong Kong on 30-31 January, 2018. Fintech Finals 2018 is run by Next Money and brought to

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10 must Read Books about Innovation in Finance

Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital is presenting his reading list of must read books for Innovation in Finance. If you think in Singapore and Hong Kong about Design Thinking and Innovation, then you definitely have to think about Dan and his

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Deloitte Announces 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500™ Rankings

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) today released the 2017 Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500, an annual ranking of the fastest growing Asia Pacific companies in the software and hardware tech sectors, clean technology, media, communications and life sciences. Wuhan Douyu Network Technology

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Winners Of HSBC Safeguard App Competition Announced

HSBC held mid of December the HSBC Safeguard App Competition ‘Demo Day’ at the Bank’s Hong Kong headquarters and announced the results of the competition. Part of the HSBC Safeguard programme, a global initiative spearheading the Bank’s efforts to fight financial

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UBS launches Digital Hub in Hong Kong

The Digital Hub in Hong Kong is the latest addition to UBS’s digital centres around the world. It is a space for clients and prospects to engage, network, and share knowledge with tech start-ups and experts. It is a forum

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Top Fintech China News

Fintech News Hong Kong covers stories about the Fintech Ecosystem – i.e. Mobile Payment, Personal Finance, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Regtech, Robo Advisor and Lending – and Startups in Hong Kong and China. We also produce the Hong Kong Fintech Startup Report and

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Dragon INC. is On Course to Complete World’s Largest ICO

Dragon Inc., a fintech company that underpins the casino gaming sector with blockchain technology, launched its Pre-ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on Friday December 8th, 2017, a subscription round of funding that allows the public to buy the company’s cryptocurrency. The

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Prudential Introduces Digital Claims Submission System And AI Platform

Prudential Hong Kong Limited (“Prudential”) today announced two new additions to its digital transformation line-up that harness automation, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and other technological innovations in order to provide a more personalized and accessible experience to customers. Launched

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Hong Kong-Based FinTech Firm Lion Rock Raises HK$50 Million Investment

Lion Rock FinTech Limited (“Lion Rock”), a Hong Kong-based FinTech company announces that it has raised HK$50 million (6.4Mio USD)  in an equity financing led by Marathon Venture Partners. 9F Inc., the strategic investor who backed Lion Rock’s last round

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2018 Forecasts and 2017 Highlights for Electronic Payments

The imminent arrival of PSD2 (championing open banking), has seen a mind-shift within banking in 2017. And payments are no exception. At Sibos 2017, I noticed that banks now realize there is a real benefit in working with fintechs. Banks

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