Tag "Hong Kong"

Hong Kong Needs More Than Lip Service to Grow Blockchain, Says Local Founder

After his blockchain panel at the Internet Economy Summit last week, we had a chance to sit down with trustMe, a local player in the blockchain scene with a focus on bringing the technology to SMEs in Hong Kong. Steven

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How Does Hong Kong’s Digital Lending Scene Compare to The Disaster in China

P2P lending and digital lending has been on the rise lately, with many countries moving to regulate the space. Conventional digital lending has been met with far less controversy than its counterpart P2P lending. While P2P lending has been created

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Blockchain Hong Kong Ecosystem Map 2019

The Fintech Association of Hong Kong’s Blockchain Committee has launched its mapping of the city’s companies engaged in blockchain. The map was built by contribution of many of the organization’s members and lead by a working group of the committee.

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Top Wealthtech Startups in East Asia

Fintech companies focused on wealth management continue to gain popularity over traditional advisors. Also referred to as wealthtechs, these companies are tapping into untapped markets within the wealth management industry and focus on customer’s demands for higher returns and transparent

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Apple Pay Emerges as Preferred Mobile Wallet in Hong Kong: Study

Apple Pay have emerged as the most popular mobile wallet in Hong Kong with about 29% of residents saying it was their main mobile wallet, according to the 2018 Hong Kong Retail Banking Satisfaction Study by JD Power, a global

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11 Upcoming Fintech Events in Hong Kong and Shenzhen in 2019

Fintech continues its momentum in Asia. In the first half of 2018, fintech companies in the region raised US$16.8 billion in funding with China and India dominating the top 10 deals, and blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) remaining key priority

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How China’s Fintech Giants are Tapping into a US$ 600 Billion Market

China’s tech giants Alibaba and Tencent are going after global remittances, a market that sees more than US$600 billion being moved around the world annually, according to the World Bank. The two firms recently launched cross-border money transfer services to

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4 Infographics Outlining Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry

Hong Kong, an international finance hub and technologically advanced center for logistics and communications, has been hard at work to develop a favorable environment for fintech innovation and startups. As a result, the ecosystem has grown significantly in the past

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7 Fintech Startups to Watch 2019 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is investing heavily to become Asia’s top fintech hub. Among the key policies put in place this year to help it achieve its ambitions is a HK$500 million fund to develop financial services over the next half-decade, including

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InvestHK 2018 Hong Kong Fintech Map

Hong Kong, one of the world’s leading fintech hubs, have been experiencing incredible growth in recent years, thanks to a supportive government, its large pool of investors, and lots of startup programs aimed at supporting promising ventures. As of 2017,

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