Tag "Hong Kong"

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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Regulators, Fintech Leaders To Convene At Hong Kong Fintech Week 2017

The second annual Hong Kong Fintech Week, to be held from October 23 to 27, 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai, will bring together Hong Kong’s regulators, along with a host of private sector

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Working Capital Marketplace Paycelerate: First Dynamic Invoice Discounting Platform for APAC

Hong Kong-based Paycelerate is providing a working capital marketplace that directly matches supply and demand, helping businesses in the Asia-Pacific region optimize short-term funding and payment terms. Paycelerate operates discrete marketplaces between corporates (who have excess cash), and suppliers (who have

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TNG​ ​Wallet​ ​Partners​ ​with​ ​7-Eleven​ ​Hong​ ​Kong​ ​to​ ​Launch​ ​24​ ​×​ ​7​ ​FinTech​ ​Services

TNG Wallet, Hong Kong’s e-wallet, announces its partnership with 7-Eleven Hong Kong to launch 24×7 payment and cash withdrawal services in Hong Kong. Consumers are able to pay for purchases using TNG Wallet at all 7-Eleven stores in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong X Technology Fund Invests in 6 Rising Hong Kong Technology Companies

Hong Kong X Technology Fund has announced its first investment into six rising Hong Kong-based technology companies as part of an accelerator program, along with the launch of its second X-LAB, a co-working space for technology companies, in Jordan.  Several

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Agreement opens door for flow of ideas between Australia and Hong Kong

Austrade and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have signed a new collaboration agreement to help Australian businesses access the Hong Kong and greater China market, as well as to support Hong Kong businesses coming to Australia. “Australia has a vibrant

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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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