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Global Fintech Hub Index 2018: China is The World’s Leading Fintech Hub

Unsurprisingly, with fintech giants like Alibaba and Tencent Holdings, Chinese cities nabbed top spots in a new Global Fintech Hub Index 2018 (GFHI). Meanwhile Hong Kong ranked 13th in a list compiled to portray global fintech landscapes based on insights

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Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong Advance Fintech Cooperation

Abu Dhabi Global Market, the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority signed a co-operation agreement to jointly promote and enable financial services innovation, and accelerate cross-border FinTech business opportunities in Hong Kong and the

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Coin Company Sponsoring an English Football Team in the Premier League

There is hot news about the first cooperation of it’s kind – the crypto-based CoinDeal exchange, founded by Adam Bicz, Kajetan Maćkowiak and Filip Dzierżak from Wroclaw, became the official sponsor of the Wolverhampton Wanderers team, which this year, after

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Campfire Shared Spaces Close USD18 Million in Series-A Funding

Campfire, a global network of shared spaces founded in Hong Kong, announced Series-A investment reached USD18million, led by Kwai Hung Group, Sa Sa Int’l Holdings Ltd and Fast Global Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Rykadan Capital Ltd. Exceeding expectations, the

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DBS Accelerator Hong Kong Demo Day: 11 Fintech Startup Showcases

Potential investors and members of the local startup community at DBS Accelerator Demo Day got a sneak peek at the future of banking, as the founders of 11 startups from Hong Kong and around the world showcased  FinTech solutions to enhance the

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EmTech Hong Kong Showcased a Wide Array of Emerging Technologies

The third edition of EmTech Hong Kong, co-organised by MIT Technology Review and Koelnmesse, ended on a high note after two days of stimulating and insightful discussions on the latest breakthroughs in science and technology. Held from 26 to 27

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority Appoints Colin Pou to Build the Fintech Ecosystem

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced today recently that the Financial Secretary, on the advice of the Governance Sub-Committee of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee, has approved the appointment of Mr Colin Pou as Executive Director (Financial Infrastructure) with

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Top 7 Funded Fintechs in Hong Kong

Investment in Hong Kong fintech firms more than doubled in 2017 compared to the previous year, jumping to US$545.7 million, according to an Accenture analysis of data from CB Insights. Since 2010, Hong Kong fintechs have raised a whooping US$940

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Know Your Customer Receives Enterprise Ireland Investment

Smart technology client verification solution provider Know Your Customer (KYC) has received investment of €250,000 from Enterprise Ireland.  The investment will be directed towards growth in key Asian markets, particularly mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore. Know Your Customer provides digital solutions

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APrivacy Bot on WhatsApp for the Financial Service Industry

APrivacy, a provider of digital security solutions for Financial Services, announced its new solution, APrivacy Bot on WhatsApp, which is poised to transform how banks and insurance companies engage with their customers. APrivacy offers a fully programmable chatbot, or connection

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