Tag "fintech"

A Deeper Look into The Greater Bay Area, China’s Answer to Silicon Valley

The Fintech Association of Hong Kong has released a new report exploring the Greater Bay Area (GBA)’s cities, policies, and fintech landscape. The report, gives an overview of the GBA’s demographics, fintech companies, projects and goals, including policy and regulatory

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How is China’s Smallest Province Hainan Attracting Fintech Giants Like Tencent

Since president Xi Jinping announced a plan to gradually turn Hainan into a pilot free trade zone by 2020 and transform the location into a free trade port by the year 2025, Internet giants and fintech firms are flocking in.

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Facebook Got Data Privacy Wrong, but Could it Get Blockhain and Fintech Right?

It is becoming more apparent that the financial services industry is being reshaped by bigtechs, or the big technology players such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Alibaba, which are leveraging data and consumer insights to offer a unique, personalized

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Top 5 Fintech Startups to Watch in Korea in 2019

South Korea is well-known as one of the most wired countries in the world with good education and a top global economy. First, a quick look at why Korean fintech startups have blossomed and then five startups to watch in

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Top 10 Fintech Innovations Labs in Hong Kong

Innovation labs are traditionally associated with tech companies but there are now being embraced by companies across all industries, which are choosing hubs such as San Francisco, Singapore and Hong Kong to base themselves in a bid to pick up

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Top 6 Upcoming Fintech and Blockchain Events in Taiwan

Over the years, Taiwan has remained rather open to blockchain and cryptocurrency, at least compared to its fellow Northeast Asia countries such as China and Korea. While they were originally criticized for lacking any regulation in the Fintech markets, and

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Top 5 Upcoming Fintech Blockchain Conferences in Korea

From Singapore to Korea, the Republic of Korea continues to make moves at becoming a hub in the digital finance and fintech blockchain space. Thus, it is no wonder that a plethora of Fintech start-ups emerges month after month. It

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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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