Tag "Hong Kong"

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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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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20 Fintech Experts You Should Meet at Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018

From October 29 to November 02, 2018, Hong Kong will be hosting its third annual Hong Kong Fintech Week. This year’s event will be the world’s first cross-border fintech event, spotlighting not just Hong Kong, but the whole Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao

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9 Inspiring Hong Kong Fintech Startups Founders to Follow

Hong Kong, an international finance center, has put a lot of effort into becoming a leading fintech hub. Today, the special administrative region is home to 48 of the world’s top 100 fintech companies, over 40 incubator and accelerator programs,

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Open Banking in Hong Kong to Fuel The City’s Fintech Ambitions

Open banking is gaining traction globally fueled by regulations like the EU’s P2D2 and the UK’s CMA Open Banking, a combination of banks’ internal efforts and market initiatives. Open banking refers to the use of open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018: All You Have to Know

Hong Kong will be hosting its third annual Hong Kong Fintech Week from October 29 to November 02, 2018. Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 is set to be the world’s first cross-border fintech event that spotlights the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater

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11 Accelerators and Incubators in Hong Kong, Fintech Startups Should Know

Hong Kong, a global financial hub, has seen strong growth of its fintech industry. The city now hosts 48 of the top-100 fintech companies in the world, according to IDC Financial Insight 2015. Hong Kong has also seen a vast

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