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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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10 Fintech Startups to enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Ten fintech companies have been selected for Accenture’s  12-week mentorship program in the fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations leveraging blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence to help

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9 Fintech (Startups) in Shenzhen You Have to Know

Located in a special economic zone, Shenzhen is known as the “Silicon Valley of China.” The city ranks first in China in terms of the volume of patent fillings and is also the heart of the Internet of Things manufacturing,

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11 Hot Fintechs in Hong Kong to Follow

Hong Kong offers a fertile ground for fintech startups, thanks to the city’s world-class business environment, unmatched financial and operational support, and excellent technical infrastructures to support innovation and business on a global scale. Notably, Hong Kong’s proximity to Mainland

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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Launches to Power the Local FinTech Community

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong was officially launched last night to champion an open, inclusive and diverse FinTech community in Hong Kong. The Association is an independent, not-for-profit, member-driven association that draws its members from across the FinTech and

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Fintech in Hong Kong 2017 Startup and Ecosystem Report and Infographic

With over a hundred fintech ventures and more than 35 investors and accelerator programs, Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem is growing at a fast pace. Hong Kong is looking to capitalize on financial technology to keep its leading position as one

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Shenzhen Will Replace Silicon Valley

After all the excitement from the Shenzhen TechCrunch last week I was reminded of the an article that I wrote earlier this year. Asia is experiencing exciting times. For the past few decades, Silicon Valley has been the global innovation

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Millennial Entrepreneurs Target Positive Community Impact

“Entrepreneurs in their 20s prioritise impact on community more than the older generation.” “Millennial entrepreneurs in HK prioritise financial considerations and work longer hours than those in the U.S. and Europe.” “Self-starters in HK are more ambitious compared with those

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7 Takeaways from Finance Disrupted Asia

“Is it actually gonna be the other way around with FinTech buying Banks ?” Last friday, I attended the Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Conference. As a former JP Morgan equity derivatives trader, founder of the Hong Kong startup community WHub.io

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Shenzhen: One of China’s Top Fintech Hubs

China has become the undeniable center of global fintech innovation and adoption, thanks to developments across multiple hubs such as Shanghai, Hangzhou, Beijing and Shenzhen. With a large pool of highly skilled work force and the presence of educational powerhouses,

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