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Government Efforts Push Fintech Innovation In Guangzhou

China is undeniably the world leader in fintech, hosting some of the most innovative and successful companies in the sector, including Alibaba’s Ant Financial worth a whopping US$150 billion and Lufax, China’s largest online wealth management platform worth an estimated

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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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HSBC Launches Facial-Recognition Banking for Corporate Customers

HSBC Holdings has become one of the first banks in the world to let corporate customers access mobile banking using facial-recognition technology, speeding up the log-in process and increasing account security. Clients can now use Face ID in 24 countries

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The 10th Hong Kong Entrepreneur Day 2018 Opens Next Thursday

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 10th HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day) will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 17-18 May. Featuring more than 270 exhibitors, the event showcases a wide range of

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6 Citi Open API Partnerships in Hong Kong

Citi announced about 6 strategic partnerships with leading corporations in Hong Kong to accelerate the development of open Application Programming Interface (API) in the city and to make available easy and speedy banking services in response to consumers’ increasingly digital lifestyle.

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Eight Roads Launches US$275 Million Technology Fund for China

Eight Roads Ventures, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, announced the launch of its dedicated technology fund for China. With a fund size of US$275 million it promises to back China’s next generation of tech entrepreneurs and support the

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Launch AMTD Fintech Centre

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), AMTD Group Company and AMTD Foundation jointly launch Hong Kong’s first university-industry collaborated Fintech centre. The AMTD FinTech Centre of PolyU Faculty of Business (the FinTech Centre) aims for enhancing Hong Kong’s capabilities to be an

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Standard Chartered Opens Innovation Lab eXellerator in Hong Kong

Standard Chartered announced the opening of its Hong Kong innovation lab, the eXellerator, to promote innovation within the Bank and to tap emerging fintech and data science in the region, to bring better products and services to its customers in Hong

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6 new Fintech Startups in the DBS Hong Kong Accelerator

Six FinTech startups from across Asia and around the world kicked off DBS Accelerator in Hong Kong this year, seeking to shape the future of finance with innovative solutions in enhancing the customer’s digital journey, data analytics, as well as

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Internet Giants Are Threatening Incumbent Banks

“Bigtechs,” or Internet-based platform companies such as Amazon, Alibaba, Facebook and Tencent, are making inroads into the finance and banking business, threatening incumbent banks that are not responding fast enough to the digitalization of the industry, according to a new

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