Tag "Hong Kong"

Cyberport At The Forefront Of Hong Kong’s Fintech Revolution

Cyberport, which houses the largest fintech community in Hong Kong, has been at the forefront of the fintech revolution as the organization works towards developing the local digital technology industry and turn Hong Kong into a “smart city.” Claiming a

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Hong Kong Remains ICO Crypto Hub Despite Regulator Skepticism

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken a critical tone on initial coin offerings (ICOs), qualifying many of these as “dubious, if not downright frauds.” In a speech at the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association on April

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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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Digital Finance And Fintech Events In Hong Kong To Attend

Hong Kong, a leading international financial center, is quickly emerging as a global fintech hub and a favored location to host regional fintech events. 2017 saw a number of large fintech gatherings taking place in Hong Kong, which brought together some

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Crowdfunding Fails To Take Off In Hong Kong

In recent years, crowdfunding has emerged as a popular way for individuals, startups and businesses to raise funding from a global audience of investors. Crowdfunding refers to the practice of funding a project or venture by raising money from a

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ICOs in Hong Kong

While China strictly banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency exchanges platforms and Macau’s monetary regulator barred local firms from providing ICO-related financial services, Hong Kong has emerged as something as an ICO hub. Hong Kong has witnessed several token

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Fintech Hong Kong 2017 in Review

The fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong is rapidly growing with now some 130 startups in the space, according to Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK). Year 2017 saw many developments in the space. In particular, the year was marked by numerous collaborations

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017 Highlights

This year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week was all about cutting-edge technologies, enabling greater collaboration, and strengthening Hong Kong’s position on the global fintech scene. One of this year’s key topics was blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Participants and experts were unanimous on

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Bitcoin And Cryptocurrencies In Hong Kong

Hong Kong, a shipping and banking hub, is embracing blockchain technology as the city looks to become a leader in fintech. An increasing number of Hong Kong entrepreneurs and policy makers are convinced that blockchain will eventually reshape everything from

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5 Upcoming Fintech Events in Hong Kong until 10.November

Hong Kong, a global financial center with a rising fintech industry, has been hosting an increasing number of regional fintech events. Here’s our pick of the top five upcoming ones:   FT Asia Insurance Summit 2017 October 19, 2017 Four

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