Tag "fintech"

Shanghai: China’s Second Fintech Powerhouse

China is the undisputed global fintech leader with the largest fintech market in the world as measured by total investment, total addressable market, and digital usage, and Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are its top three fintech powerhouses. Shanghai, a global

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Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme Induction Day

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) jointly held the Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) Induction Day on (27 July 2017), welcoming the interns and marking the official commencement of

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10 Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Ten fintech companies have been selected for Accenture’s  12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Launches to Power the Local FinTech Community

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong was officially launched last night to champion an open, inclusive and diverse FinTech community in Hong Kong. The Association is an independent, not-for-profit, member-driven association that draws its members from across the FinTech and

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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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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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12 Upcoming Fintech Events in Hong Kong and China

Tired of crawling the Internet to find the hottest fintech events in your region? Need not worry. Today we’ve compiled a list of the 12 most important upcoming fintech events and conferences in Hong Kong and China, so you don’t need to

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New Report Addresses The Challenges And Opportunities In Taiwan’s Fintech Industry

Although the fintech market in Taiwan is relatively small and still at a very early stage of development, there is huge potential for growth considering Taiwan’s large pool of highly educated and tech-orientated workforce, vigorous entrepreneurship spirit and sophisticated ICT

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Fintech: New Report Urges Hong Kong To Take Proactive Steps

Fintech is set to transform the financial services landscape and presents both opportunities and challenges. But for Hong Kong to capitalize on the trend and become a leading fintech center within the region and one of the leading centers in

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How other countries can learn from China’s digital payment platforms

A case study by Better than Cash Alliance has presented ways in which the developing world can learn from China when it comes to digital payment modes. The study, titled Social Networks, e-Commerce Platforms, and the Growth of Digital Payment

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