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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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Highlights of The Economist Finance Disrupted Asia Event

More than 180 leaders from financial institutions, fintech entrepreneurs and regulators gathered last week in Hong Kong to discuss the latest disruption to the financial sector and to see how it has changed since the global financial crisis of 2008,

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The 10 Largest Hong Kong IPOs / IPO Market to Boost in HK

The technology, media and telecom (TMT) sector is set to boost the Hong Kong IPO market, as several mega-sized deals are expected to raise over HKD100 billion in the second half of 2018, increasing the full year fundraising to HKD250

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10 Most Well-Funded Fintech Companies in China

China is undeniably the world’s fintech leader, hosting some of the largest and most popular ventures in the field. More than US$20 billion has been invested in Chinese fintech companies since 2014 with funding topping US$1 billion in Q1 2018

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Block.one Launches EOS Global Hackathon Series With Hong Kong Event

The Hong Kong event is the first in a series of four hackathons taking place around the world this year under the theme decentralize everything, with a total of US$1.5 million in prizes to be awarded by EOS VC. Each hackathon event features a unique challenge

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Fostering Innovation In The Heart Of China’s Greater Bay Area

Competition to innovate is set to peak with the development of China’s Greater Bay Area. The region is estimated to represent about 12% of the country’s current economy and attract some of the biggest players in innovation. The competition lies

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Shenzhen-Hong Kong Fintech Award Winners

Mr Norman Chan, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), together with Mr Ai Xuefeng, Deputy Mayor of the People’s Government of Shenzhen Municipality, and Mr He Xiaojun, Director-General of the Office of Financial Development Service (OFDS), met

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27 Chinese Banks Work With SWIFT gpi to Accelerate Their Global Reach

SWIFT released today the names of the ten Chinese banks that have gone live on its global payments innovation initiative (gpi) since its launch in May 2017. The banks are: Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank

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BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank Integrates Their Chatbots

BNY Mellon and Deutsche Bank today announced the integration of their chatbots built on the Symphony platform which will result in a more seamless flow of information for clients trading securities on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The chatbots will

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