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InvestHK 2018 Hong Kong Fintech Map

Hong Kong, one of the world’s leading fintech hubs, have been experiencing incredible growth in recent years, thanks to a supportive government, its large pool of investors, and lots of startup programs aimed at supporting promising ventures. As of 2017,

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AlipayHK Will Be Offering QR-Based MTR Payments By 2020

After a fierce battle, AlipayHK wins the ability to provide QR code payment solutions for Hong Kong’s MTR, with the new payment system to be rolled out to 91 MTR stations by mid-2020. AlipayHK will serve as an extra option

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Tap & Go’s Partnership with Western Union to Enable Global Remittance

Western Union a household name for cross-border remittance along with HKT Payment Limited a Stored Value Facilities (SVF) license holder have signed an agreement to enable Tap & Go customers to user their mobile wallet to send money around the

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Top 10 Fintech Innovations Labs in Hong Kong

Innovation labs are traditionally associated with tech companies but there are now being embraced by companies across all industries, which are choosing hubs such as San Francisco, Singapore and Hong Kong to base themselves in a bid to pick up

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Ping An’s $US 15 Billion R&D Budget Could Help Them Stay Ahead in Healthtech

Ping An Group expects to invest $US 15 billion in technology R&D in the next decade in an attempt to stake out a lead in the financial services industry for next 10 years Each year the Group invests one percent

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14 Inspiring Female Founders in Hong Kong and South East Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon, especially in Asia where high Internet and smartphone penetration is creating fertile ground for fintech adoption. With Singapore and Hong Kong, two internationally renowned financial hubs, emerging as regional fintech leaders, it comes with

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Sun Life Launches Same Day Insurance Claims Settlement Through its Mobile App

Sun Life announced today, a newly launched feature on the My Sun Life HK app which enable claims submissions from individual insurance clients to be approved and paid within 24 hours. The 24 hours approval will for now, be available

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 5 Shenzhen Day Highlights

Hong Kong Fintech Week, arranged by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), wrapped up on Friday with Shenzhen Day, a first-ever cross-border fintech event, attended by several hundred delegates for discussions and speeches before departing to visit the offices of Tencent, WeBank

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What Hong Kong’s Regulator Has to Say About Their New Cryptocurrency Regulation

When you bring up blockchain with enthusiasts nowadays, the tone of conversations usually involves them making excuses for cryptocurrency, and a plea to not let that stain your impression of the underlying blockchain technology. This is a marked shift in

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 4 Highlights

The fourth day of Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong  at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, continued at full tilt right to the very end, thanks partly to a regulatory announcement on cryptocurrencies and partly to the

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