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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Launch AMTD Fintech Centre

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), AMTD Group Company and AMTD Foundation jointly launch Hong Kong’s first university-industry collaborated Fintech centre. The AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business (the FinTech Centre) aims for enhancing Hong Kong’s capabilities to be an

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Standard Chartered Opens Innovation Lab eXellerator in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered announced the opening of its Hong Kong innovation lab, the eXellerator, to promote innovation within the Bank and to tap emerging fintech and data science in the region, to bring better products and services to its customers in Hong

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iP2PGlobal is Re-Shaping The Global Personal Financing Landscape

Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending is gaining momentum worldwide especially in Asia Pacific, Americas and Europe. However, looking at the current limitations in the P2P lending landscape, one may conclude that there is no single platform that will be able to bring

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InsurTech M&As in Asia Surge in 2017

The total transaction volume of InsurTech M&As in Asia hit US$460 million in 2017, more than three times that of 2016, as industry incumbents and new entrants to the market pushed towards greater digitalisation, according to the fourth Quarterly InsurTech

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Eligma: Disruption by Bring Cryptocurrencies into Daily Shopping

Based on blockchain technology and artificial intelligence, the Slovenian project Eligma is set to develop ways to save time and make the purchase decision process easier for contemporary shoppers surrounded by an endless offer supply. This week, Eligma successfully concluded

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6 new Fintech Startups in the DBS Hong Kong Accelerator

Six FinTech startups from across Asia and around the world kicked off DBS Accelerator in Hong Kong this year, seeking to shape the future of finance with innovative solutions in enhancing the customer’s digital journey, data analytics, as well as

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Internet Giants Are Threatening Incumbent Banks

“Bigtechs,” or Internet-based platform companies such as Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook and Tencent, are making inroads into the finance and banking business, threatening incumbent banks that are not responding fast enough to the digitalization of the industry, according to a new

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Asian Robo Advisor 8 Securities to Receive Strategic Investment of USD25m from Nomura

8 Securities, a Hong Kong based robo-advisory and mobile trading services, announced that it has agreed to receive a strategic investment of USD25 million (Series C investment) from Nomura Asset Management. As part of the strategic partnership, 8 Securities and Nomura

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