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QR Codes Are Out, Soon You’ll Only Need to Show Your Face to Pay in China

While Sweden is trialling inserting microchips into its citizens as a new way to pay, China is opting for a less invasive method — your face. In Shenzhen, a local subway operator is testing several advanced technologies powered by the

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TNG Wallet Partners Visa For Prepaid Solutions in Southeast Asia

TNG Fintech Group has just teamed up with Visa to launch TNG Wallet-integrated solutions into six markets across Asia. The goal of this move is to capitalise on areas with growing digital wallet traction. They officially revealed their partnership during

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The First Startup in Taiwan’s Fintech Sandbox is Now in Bed With Visa

Just in January, EMQ was named the first fintech startup to be accepted into Taiwan’s Regulatory Sandbox to provide a more convenient and lower cost remittance service for migrant workers sending money home to Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. Now,

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5 Things South Korea’s Regulator is Doing to Advance Fintech

2019 promises to be an exciting year for fintech in South Korea as the country’s financial regulator pushes for fintech innovation by taking on a series of ambitious initiatives. It is already home to some promising fintech startups and vibrant

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Neat Reveals One Key Problem With HKMA’s Virtual Banking License and Why They Won’t Bother

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)’s decision to set up the virtual license is often seen as a strategic move, if a tad overdue. Reportedly, the regulator saw over 29 applications, which rumour has it, includes companies like Ant Financial,

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7 Upcoming Fintech, Digital Finance, Blockchain Events in China- 2019

China continues to lead the fintech revolution, and unsurprisingly, be a preferred location for fintech and blockchain-focused events in the region. The following events are some of the top upcoming fintech, digital finance and blockchain conferences to take place in

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Chinese Fintech Unicorn Tiger Broker Seeks US$ 91 Million in IPO

Tiger Broker who recently joined the illustrious list of chinese fintech unicorns late 2018 has announced its plans to raise up to US$ 91 Million an IPO on NASDAQ ,according to prospectus filed with US Securities and Exchange Commission. Founded

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A Snapshot of Fintech Unicorns in Asia

In 2018, Asia made a run at the US as the top market for fintech deals with a surge in early-stage and mega-round investments. The region recorded the biggest boost in fintech deals, raising US$22.65 billion across 516 deals, including

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How China is Quietly Shaping Asia’s Fintech

When one considers China’s influence on the rest of Asia, it is often seen as a benchmark; how China’s dramatic move into a cashless society has financially emboldened more of its populace, created more financial inclusivity for the underserved thus

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DocDoc Secures Investment from Cyberport Macro Fund

DocDoc, a patient empowerment platform recently announced that it secured strategic investment from Cyberport Macro Fund . Following this investment round DocDoc will be opening a new office in Hong Kong’s Cyberport This recent investment from Cyberport brings the total

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