Tag "Blockchain"

7 Takeaways from Finance Disrupted Asia

“Is it actually gonna be the other way around with FinTech buying Banks ?” Last friday, I attended the Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Conference. As a former JP Morgan equity derivatives trader, founder of the Hong Kong startup community WHub.io

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Most C-suite Executives Are Using Blockchain To Adapt To Financial Shifts

A new IBM study released on 18 May revealed that a third (33 percent) of almost 3,000 C-suite executive surveyed are using or considering blockchain in their business. According to the study, eight in 10 of those exploring blockchain are

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Top 8 Hong Kong & China Fintech News For This Week

Hong Kong and China Fintech scenes have been booming latterly. There are some big news from these two fintech communities this week, such as China Central Bank sets up fintech committee, Alibaba invests in its first fintech company in Hong

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Hong Kong’s Role in Distributed Ledger Technology

A white paper by the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HKFSDC) is examining how Hong Kong can develop its blockchain capabilities to serve the region. According to the paper, Hong Kong, with its large financial sector and its strategic

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Chained Finance’s Supply Chain Blockchain Breakthrough In China

Blockchain is one of the exciting technology for the financial industry. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) had partnered with banks and blockchain technology company, R3 to pilot a proof of concept to use blockchain for payments in November 2016.

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Xhai Studios Adopts Blockchain Technology for Video Games

Xhai Studios (“Xhai”) an innovative mobile game developer and publisher, announced today that it will be using a new and promising blockchain technology to be incorporated into its platform services that it is developing. Blockchain technology is a cost-efficient technology

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Loyyal’s first Hong Kong-based client, Quidam, to leverage blockchain to expand into China

Loyyal, the leading blockchain network for the loyalty and rewards industry, today announced a client and value-added reseller relationship with Quidam Ltd., an Asia-based (Hong Kong) provider of next generation data brokering and analytics solutions based on A.I. and blockchain

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Government has Implemented Initiatives to Promote Fintech Application

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan says the Government has implemented initiatives to promote fintech application, investment and development in Hong Kong. Prof Chan told legislators today the number of fintech-related startups increased from 86 in

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EquiChain Announces it’s New Blockchain Platform for Global Capital Markets

  EquiChain, a London-based Fintech company with an Asia regional office in Hong Kong, announces its working prototype for capital markets.  The company plans to implement a full end-to-end ‘execution to custody’ (E2C) pilot in 2017, positioning EquiChain to deliver

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