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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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FinTech Association of Hong Kong Appoints its First Board of Directors

The FinTech Association of Hong Kong has appointed its first board of directors with Mr. Henri Arslanian appointed as its Chairman.  This comes as the Association expands its activities in representing the Hong Kong FinTech community at home and overseas.

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BlackBerry and Microsoft Partner to Empower the Mobile Workforce

BlackBerry and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership to offer enterprises a solution that integrates BlackBerry’s expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft’s unmatched cloud and productivity products. Through this partnership, the companies have collaborated on a first-of-its-kind solution: BlackBerry Enterprise BRIDGE.

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The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission signs Co-Operation Agreement with the Hong Kong IA

The GFSC has signed its first Fintech agreement of cooperation with the Hong Kong IA, which provides a framework for sharing information between the innovation teams of the two bodies, and in which the two can offer the fullest mutual

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Hong Kong’s Small Businesses are becoming more Tech Savvy

Hong Kong small businesses that are investing in technology are enjoying quick returns on their investment, which is leading to the sector topping small businesses from other advanced economies in the adoption of technology. The findings, from CPA Australia’s ninth annual

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Xero Announces Hong Kong Expansion

Xero, a global online accounting software provider, announced the presence of a permanent Hong Kong team, bolstering its presence in Asia in addition to its Singapore office and continuing the company’s strong focus on growth. Following two monumental partnerships with

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Fintech And Blockchain See Strong Rise In Hangzhou

When talking about fintech in China, it is common to hear mentions of hubs such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, but the lesser known city of Hangzhou is quickly catching up with its counterparts.   Hangzhou, a startup

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Top Fintech and Blockchain Books

FintechNews has put together a list of top Fintech books you must read. This Top Fintech Books list tailors for both beginners and experts who want to get a deeper look into Digital Finance. From financial services, mobile banking, blockchain,

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