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Government has Implemented Initiatives to Promote Fintech Application

Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury Prof KC Chan says the Government has implemented initiatives to promote fintech application, investment and development in Hong Kong. Prof Chan told legislators today the number of fintech-related startups increased from 86 in

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The Most Anticipated Chinese Fintech IPOs of 2017

Greater China’s IPO market is set to continue to lead the way in 2017 fueled by listings of fintech giants including Ant Financial and Lufax, according to a report by CNBC. In 2016, Greater China exchanges hosted four of the ten largest IPOs

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7 Fintechs in Asia to Watch in 2017

Over the past year, Asia has dominated the fintech investment scene, with nearly as much investment in the first 3 quarters of 2016 as in all of 2015, according to CB Insights and KPMG’s The Pulse of Fintech, Q3 2016 report. Among

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InvestHK Announces Upcoming Startmeup Hong Kong Festival Highlights

InvestHK revealed some of the key highlights to watch out for during the upcoming 2017 StartmeupHK Festival, which covers retail technology, fashion technology, smart city, fintech and digital health, with more than 80 speakers who will be involved in panel sessions,

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Hong Kong Launch Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) jointly launched the Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) on December 16 to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of fintech in Hong Kong. FCAS is supported

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24 Finalists For Fintech Finals 2017 in Hong Kong

The following 24 Fintech startups will be competing for their chance at the coveted Best in Show prize of US$10,000 at the Fintech Finals 2017 (FF17) pitch competition at PMQ in Hong Kong on January 19, 2017. Each startup will have just

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Cooperation Between Hong Kong and UK Fintech Authorities

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) entered into a Co-operation Agreement (Agreement) on 7 December 2016 to foster collaboration between the two regulatory authorities in promoting financial innovation. According to the Agreement, the

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Exploring The Evolving Fintech/Insurtech Regulatory Landscapes For China, Hong Kong & Singapore

A lot of link has been spilled about the potential of fintech and insurtech for the Asia Pacific region. However, we don’t have as much reports which looks at these two industries from the point of regulatory risks and trends.

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Cyberport Launches Largest FinTech Co-working Space in Hong Kong

To broaden Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited’s (Cyberport) one-stop entrepreneurial support to FinTech start-ups and companies, Cyberport today celebrated the opening of Smart-Space FinTech, a 35,000 square feet, all-encompassing co-working space tailor-made for FinTech start-ups and companies. First announced

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Hong Kong’s Fintech & Blockchain Marketing Guru: A New Sensation in the Industry

World Marketing Congress has awarded this year’s Top 100 Most Influential Global Marketing Leaders Award to Jack Cheng today. The award is set to be presented to Mr. Cheng on 24th of November in India at the third edition of

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