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8 Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Eight fintech companies have been selected for the fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture in Hong Kong. The 2018 program received a record number of applications, from more than 160 companies, and comes at

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Citi Adds Three New API Partners in Hong Kong

Citi Hong Kong announced the addition of three new API (Application Programming Interface) partners as the bank continues its effort to promote the benefits of API usage and cross-industry collaboration with the aim of bringing banking and credit card services

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6 Month Recap: What Comes Next After Bankex Successful Token Sale

Undoubtedly, the year 2017 was the “Year of Crypto.” While the word “bitcoin” became one of the most popular Google searches, the exponential growth of Token sales was attracting billions of dollars. What has happened to the company since its

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People, Process, Technology: The Winning Robotic Process Automation Formula

The business world is excited about automation. It’s creeping into every day life, slowly yet surely. There are vast amounts of content on what it can do for your business, how it will revolutionise the way we work. However, sometimes

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Taiwan

As the development of cryptocurrency evolves, cryptocurrency exchanges have become the core of the blockchain economy globally. Exchanges open the access to cryptocurrencies to the public, allowing investors to trade with fiat currencies or cryptocurrencies. Because of the use of

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“Augmented Reality” Wins FinHack Hackathon in Hong Kong

Societe Generale and WHub successfully concluded their second FinTech hackathon ‘FinHACK 2018’ in Hong Kong on 8 July 2018. Over 150 university students, entrepreneurs, developers, designers, business analysts and startups from Hong Kong and other Asian countries registered to participate

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ASTRI and Cyberport Partnership: Great Potential for AI and Blockchain Start-Ups

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) and Cyberport, the digital tech community comprising over 1,000 technology companies, partnered for the ‘ASTRI Technovation Day’ — aiming to introduce ASTRI to the Cyberport tenant companies, particularly the technology start-ups in

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Xarbon Launches Asia’s First Digital Blockchain Carbon Credit

Xarbon a Hong Kong based sustainability technology company using blockchain to improve carbon credit trading market transparency,  announces that the Company will have a strategic partnership with the United Nations Office for Project Services (“UNOPS”) to support low-carbon economy development.

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Worldwide Spending on Blockchain Forecast to Reach $11.7 Billion in 2022

Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects blockchain spending to grow at a robust pace

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HKMA Launches Open API in Hong Kong, Leads by Opening Their Data

After a long deliberation and hearing from 41 different respondents, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has just published the Open Application Programming Interface (API) Framework for Hong Kong’s banks. The API is one out of the seven initiatives announced

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