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Fintech Collaboration between Hang Seng Bank and Tencent

Hang Seng Bank and Tencent announced that they have established a strategic fintech partnership. The parties will initially collaborate on various aspects of technology application, account-opening procedures and retail payment services with the aims of providing customers with innovative and

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Velotrade Becomes First Account Receivables Financing Platform to Obtain SFC Licence in Hong Kong

Velotrade, the first Account Receivables Financing Platform in Hong Kong to obtain a Type 1 Regulated Activity licence by the Securities and Futures Commission, is now ready to provide institutions with access to new investment opportunities in this steadily developing

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FWD Group Buys Into Bloomberg’s Risk-Management Software

FWD Group, a Hong Kong-based insurance arm of Pacific Century Group has bought into Bloomberg’s risk management solutions. Some of the systems that FWD have brought on include Bloomberg’s Multi-Asset Risk System (MARS), its Asset and Investment Manager (AIM), its

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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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14 Inspiring Female Founders in Hong Kong and South East Asia

Fintech has become a global phenomenon, especially in Asia where high Internet and smartphone penetration is creating fertile ground for fintech adoption. With Singapore and Hong Kong, two internationally renowned financial hubs, emerging as regional fintech leaders, it comes with

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 5 Shenzhen Day Highlights

Hong Kong Fintech Week, arranged by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), wrapped up on Friday with Shenzhen Day, a first-ever cross-border fintech event, attended by several hundred delegates for discussions and speeches before departing to visit the offices of Tencent, WeBank

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018 – Day 4 Highlights

The fourth day of Hong Kong Fintech Week, organised by Invest Hong Kong  at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, continued at full tilt right to the very end, thanks partly to a regulatory announcement on cryptocurrencies and partly to the

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Hangzhou Pushes Blockchain, Fintech Innovation

Hangzhou, one of China’s top fintech hubs, is pushing for blockchain innovation. Xu Liyi, mayor of Hangzhou city, has listed blockchain development into the official government report and several initiatives have been undertaken by the government to nurture a healthy

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