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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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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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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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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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WeLab raises US$220 million in new strategic financing

WeLab, one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Greater China, announced last month that it has raised US$220 million of combined Series B+ equity and debt strategic financing and has won the backing of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund,

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Blue Pool Wins Next Money Asia FF18 Hong Kong Semi-Final

Hong Kong fintech startup Blue Pool has won this year’s Next Money Asia semi-final in Hong Kong. Alongside the winners of the other regional semi-finals in Melbourne, Sao Paulo, Singapore, Shanghai, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur, Blue Pool will head to

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Thomson Reuters Partners to support Hong Kong FinTech Innovation Hub

Thomson Reuters is partnering with the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) to help accelerate the development of FinTech innovation by bringing technology, tools and content to the Innovation Hub launched jointly by ASTRI and the Hong

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Adyen Launches Wechat Pay on Point-Of-Sale Terminals to Process Payments for 400m Chinese Consumers

Adyen rolled out WeChat Pay, one of the most popular mobile payment apps in China, allowing Adyen merchants to offer WeChat Pay on their point-of-sale terminals worldwide. This is a key addition to Adyen’s unified commerce solution. Since 2016, consumers have

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Irish Financial Risk Solutions Comes to Asia

Financial Risk Solutions (FRS), a Dublin-based provider of unit-linked investment administration and compliance oversight software, is pleased to announce the opening of two offices in Asia;  Hong Kong and Malaysia. These are the first offices outside of Europe for the business. The decision

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