Tag "fintech"

North Korea is Exploring Fintech and Blockchain

North Korea is exploring the possibility of introducing fintech services to its population with an initial focus on improved payments and mobile technology. Fintech has been growing rapidly around the world and yet there’s still no appreciable fintech services available

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Bank & FinTech Collaboration Models – How Big Banks Plan Fight the Big Tech Challenge

Sometime around the tail-end of 2010 the banks started realising that something called a FinTech could be a threat to their business. This is a time when some senior executives in the bigger banks were asking the digital leaders if

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Fintech in Hong Kong: 2018 Mid-Year Review

Hong Kong, an international finance hub, has set out to become a leader in fintech with the Hong Kong government and regulators actively supporting the growth of the industry. Today, the city hosts over 130 fintech startups, offers three fintech

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7 Hottest Fintech Startups in Taiwan

Starting from this month, fintech startups in Taiwan can officially apply to join the fintech regulatory sandbox (also known as “Finance Science and Technology Development and Innovation Experiments Bill”) established by the Financial Supervisory Commission. The fifth country to have

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Government Efforts Push Fintech Innovation In Guangzhou

China is undeniably the world leader in fintech, hosting some of the most innovative and successful companies in the sector, including Alibaba’s Ant Financial worth a whopping US$150 billion and Lufax, China’s largest online wealth management platform worth an estimated

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Internet Giants Are Threatening Incumbent Banks

“Bigtechs,” or Internet-based platform companies such as Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook and Tencent, are making inroads into the finance and banking business, threatening incumbent banks that are not responding fast enough to the digitalization of the industry, according to a new

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Fintech And Blockchain See Strong Rise In Hangzhou

When talking about fintech in China, it is common to hear mentions of hubs such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, but the lesser known city of Hangzhou is quickly catching up with its counterparts.   Hangzhou, a startup

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Hong Kong Pushes Fintech Innovation

The Hong Kong government will be allocating HK$500 million over the next five years to support its financial services industry, including the development of fintech, Hong Kong’s financial secretary Paul Chan said on February 28. In his annual budget speech,

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Fintech In China: What To Expect In 2018

Traditional financial centers such as London and New York are witnessing increasing pressure from Chinese cities such as Beijing and Shenzhen which are quickly becoming front runners in the fintech race. By many measures, China can already be considered the world leader

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Top Global Female Fintech Influencer 2017

Onalytica analysed over 631K posts from 1st January – 20th November 2017 looking at social influence as well as authority by analysing how much influencers are referenced in online media, forums, blogs and YouTube content. These influencers were then added

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