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Eligma Locks the Ethereum Exchange Rate at $800 and Promises to Burn Unsold Tokens

Eligma is on its way to become a universal trading platform that will use AI and blockchain technologies to gather a large number of online stores on one platform, enable user to manage their belongings and implement a universal loyalty

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Hong Kong Remains ICO Crypto Hub Despite Regulator Skepticism

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken a critical tone on initial coin offerings (ICOs), qualifying many of these as “dubious, if not downright frauds.” In a speech at the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association on April

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Gemalto Enables Digitization of Hong Kong’s Octopus Card into Samsung Pay

Gemalto, a digital security provider , announced that its Service Hub is enabling the secure digitization of Octopus contactless smart cards into Samsung Pay. Named Smart Octopus in Samsung Pay, this new mobile payment service allows consumers to securely pay and travel by simply

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Eight Roads Launches US$275 Million Technology Fund for China

Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, announced the launch of its dedicated technology fund for China. With a fund size of US$275 million it promises to back China’s next generation of tech entrepreneurs and support the

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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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