Tag "Asia"

Agreement opens door for flow of ideas between Australia and Hong Kong

Austrade and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have signed a new collaboration agreement to help Australian businesses access the Hong Kong and greater China market, as well as to support Hong Kong businesses coming to Australia. “Australia has a vibrant

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Millennial Entrepreneurs Target Positive Community Impact

“Entrepreneurs in their 20s prioritise impact on community more than the older generation.” “Millennial entrepreneurs in HK prioritise financial considerations and work longer hours than those in the U.S. and Europe.” “Self-starters in HK are more ambitious compared with those

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Founder of Pebble Eric Migicovsky Shares Lessons with Hong Kong Entrepreneurs

Organised by Brinc, KPMG and Invest HK, the founder of Pebble, Eric Migicovsky shared what he learned during his 8-year entrepreneurial journey at Pebble last Thursday evening. From the name “Pebble”, to Kickstarter hero and the whole process of launching

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21% of Hong Kong Banks Eyeing Fintech

Banks and asset managers that are first movers in fintech reap big rewards, says a Simmons & Simmons Study. Fintech start-ups has attracted growing investment over the past few years, according to a study titled “Hyperfinance” by Simmons & Simmons

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Regtech in Asia: an Overview

Regtech, or regulatory technology, is perceived as one of the hottest trends in the financial services industry for its potential benefits in helping financial institutions meet know-your-customer (KYC), anti-money laundering (AML) and countering terrorist financing (CTF) data and reporting requirements,

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Asia to Become a Key Pillar in the Insurtech Revolution

Healthy growth and climbing income levels will continue to fuel demand for insurance products and greater innovation in Asia-Pacific (APAC), according to EY. The rise of millennials and advances in digital technology are raising customer expectations for innovative insurance products

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