Tag "fintech"

Hong Kong Welcomes New Fintech Regulations And Initiatives

Hong Kong is ramping up its support for fintech and insurtech innovation with new rulings and bold initiatives that are intended to accelerate development and facilitate collaboration. Many of these initiatives are being undertaken by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies?

So, this happened: China bans initial coin offerings calling them ‘illegal fundraising’ – BBC “The People’s Bank of China has declared initial coin offerings (ICOs) illegal and wants them to “cease immediately”.” Updated: Central bank says all ICOs illegal, Technode

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Fintech and Sustainable Investing Poised to Revolutionize Financial Services

Fintech and sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) products are revolutionizing how financial services are delivered. These two sectors in particular have attracted massive investor interest and are poised to transform the way people invest and transact, according to a new

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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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