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Peer-To-Peer Lending Players In Hong Kong

Despite being a global financial center with a thriving fintech sector, Hong Kong has lagged behind in the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending space. Experts and industry observers have argued that the lack of clear guidance and regulatory framework has hampered

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Checkbox Wins The Fintech Finals 2018

Checkbox, a multi-award winning platform that enables the digital transformation of regulation and compliance processes into business applications in the cloud, was named Best in Show following a live pitch competition at this year’s Next Money Fintech Finals in Hong Kong.

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Insurtech The CareVoice Completes $2 Million Investment Round

The CareVoice, a consumer-centric health insurtech start-up redefining healthcare and the insurance experience for people in China, announced  it has raised over $2 million USD in early growth capital. The investment will be used to fuel its insurance business lines,

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CSI Alliance Formed to Help Accelerate Growth of FinTech Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

A new powerful alliance was launched to help support local start-ups in the Hong Kong Fintech sector. The CSI Alliance – with Cyberport, the Smart City Consortium and IBM China/Hong Kong Ltd as its core members – will connect and foster collaboration

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InvestHK Announces Details of UK Fintech Awards 2018

Invest Hong Kong announced details of its UK Fintech Awards 2018, organized in conjunction with the UK’s Department for International Trade, to tap the rich seam of Fintech talent in the UK and showcase the exciting opportunities Hong Kong presents

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Switzerland And Hong Kong Strengthen Their Cooperation In Financial Markets

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer and Mrs Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR, met in Bern to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the area of financial markets and to exchange views on international financial and tax matters. Authorities and private

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ICOs in Hong Kong

While China strictly banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency exchanges platforms and Macau’s monetary regulator barred local firms from providing ICO-related financial services, Hong Kong has emerged as something as an ICO hub. Hong Kong has witnessed several token

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Betting on Blockchain with Dragon Inc.

Dragon Inc. is now officially ready to launch its Casino & VIP rooms blockchain-based solution after successfully raising more than USD $6 million in Pre-Token Sale funding for their project in December 2017. Together with the USD $265 million already

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JLL leads US$3.8 Million Series A Funding for Proptech Start-Up Foyr

Real estate consultancy JLL is taking its next step in advancing property technology – or proptech – by leading a US$3.8 million Series A funding for Indian start-up Foyr, a technology platform for visualization and customisation of interior space. The

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Irish ‘FinTech Company of the Year’ Officially Launches New Hong Kong Office

The Irish award-winning ‘Deloitte FinTech Company of the Year‘ Global Shares – a global provider of equity compensation software solutions – announced the official opening of its new Hong Kong office by Mr. Michael D’Arcy T.D. – Ireland’s Minister of State at the Department of Finance with

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