Fintech News Hong Kong

Banking Software Provider Finantix Makes a Series of Senior Appointments in APAC

Finantix, a provider of digital enabling software for the banking, wealth management and insurance sectors, has announced a series of

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HKEX to Build New Settlement Acceleration Platform Using Smart Contracts

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is set to introduce HKEX Synapse, a new settlement acceleration platform for its

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Citi’s Accelerator Ropes in Fintech Startups for Digital Economy Solutions

Citi hosted a virtual three-day Mega FinTech Accelerator featuring teams from 12 fintech firms who presented solutions for the digital

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ICBC (Macau) Picks Huawei All-Flash Storage to Support Online Banking Boom

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, contactless payments have soared and digital banking adoption has increased dramatically. In Q1 2020, MasterCard

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China’s 10 Most Valuable Fintech Companies

China’s ten most valuable fintech companies are worth a combined of nearly US$500 billion, according to a new report by

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Hong Kong Fintech Hub Cyberport Doubles Down on Blockchain Commitment

Hong Kong leading digital tech park Cyberport is doubling down on blockchain commitment, multiplying initiatives to support promising startups and

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 Closes on a High Note With 1.2 Million Viewers

The Hong Kong FinTech Week 2020 came to a close last Friday on the 6th November with reportedly 1.2 million

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Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020 Draws to a Close With a Total of 97,000 Views

Cyberport’s annual flagship tech investment two-day event, Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) came to a close and recorded a total

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Insurtech Startup Coherent Secures US$14 Million in Series A Funding Round

Coherent, provider of digital platforms to insurers, raised US$ 14 million in a Series A funding round led by global

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Finastra Expands Its Reach With New Office at Cyberport Hong Kong

Finastra, London-based financial services software provider, has established an office at Cyberport in Hong Kong. Cyberport is a digital community

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How to Unlock Strategy and Technology for Innovation and Growth Under the New Normal?

With the sweeping changes and unprecedented challenges brought by 2020, it’s time to rethink the tools and technologies you use

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Top 8 Most Well-Funded Fintech Startups in Hong Kong 2020

Hong Kong is amongst the world’s top ten fintech hubs, and home to at least eight unicorns including cross-border payment

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AI Robot Sophia Steals the Show in Day 3 of Hong Kong Fintech Week

Day 3 of Hong Kong Fintech Week continues to be jam-packed with some of the industry’s brightest minds and thought-provoking

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Cyberport: Regtech Has Potential to Become Hong Kong’s Rising Industry Star

Regtech was a heavily discussed subject at this year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week, in fact a recent study published by

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Hashkey Wins Prize at HKMA Trade Finance Challenge

HashKey Group, a Hong Kong-based digital asset management and blockchain solutions provider, was announced as one of the winners of

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Here’s the Winner of the Global Fast Track Programme at the Hong Kong Fintech Week

Featurespace, a UK-based provider of enterprise financial crime prevention software, has been named the overall winner of the inaugural Global

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Virtual Assets Take Centre Stage in Day 2 of Hong Kong Fintech Festival

Leading the way on day 2 of Hong Kong FinTech Week, the Securities and Futures Commission unveiled a new licensing

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CSCI Unveils its Bond Credit Rating and Trading Service at Hong Kong Fintech Week

China Securities Credit Investment a national comprehensive credit service organization, together with its subsidiaries that focus on overseas strategy and

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5 Key Highlights from Day One of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020

Kicking-off Hong Kong FinTech Week, Financial Secretary, HKSAR Government, Mr Paul Chan Mo-po, said, “Hong Kong has shown remarkable resourcefulness

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HKMA Unveils New Data Strategy During Hong Kong Fintech Week

During his opening speech at the Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020, the city’s flagship fintech event, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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Regtech in Hong Kong Grew 10 Times in Last 5 Years

Regtech in Hong Kong has expanded around 10 times in the number of Regtech companies in recent 5 years, and

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Cyberport Venture Capital Forum Forum Kicks Off Today

Cyberport’s annual flagship tech investment event, Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF), is slated to take place on 3-4 November. During

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Digital Payment Startup Statrys Raises US$5 Million in Closed-Door Funding Round

Statrys, a Hong Kong-based digital payment services platform, has raised US$5 million in a closed-door funding round with an angel

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ConsenSys Picked as Tech Partner for Bank of Thailand’s Retail Digital Currency Project

Ethereum development firm ConsenSys will be developing a proof-of-concept prototype for Bank of Thailand’s (BOT) retail Central Bank Digital Currency

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Singlife Philippines Launches Life Insurance Products on HK Blockchain Platform Galileo

Galileo Platforms, a Hong Kong-based blockchain technology platform for the insurance industry, collaborated with Singlife Philippines, a mobile-first life insurer

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020: 27 Sessions Not to be Missed

Next week, Hong Kong’s annual flagship fintech event, Hong Kong Fintech Week, will take place virtually, featuring 350 global speakers,

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Rapyd Expands Payment Capabilities to South Korea

Rapyd, a Fintech-as-a-Service company, has expanded its all-in-one payment capabilities in South Korea, its sixth global market. The expansion of

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5 Reasons Why Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 Is a Must-Attend Event of the Year

Working over the last eight months with FinTech leaders and experts, together with global software engineers, computer graphic designers, digital

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Block AdVenture: Cyberport Launches Blockchain Accelerator

Cyberport has launched a blockchain accelerator programme called Block AdVenture in partnership with R3 and fintech incubator FORMS HK. Blockchain

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Robo-Advisor AQUMON Bags US$30 Million in Fundraising Round

Robo-advisor AQUMON, developed by Magnum Research, announced that it has closed its Series Pre-B round of funding with a total

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Fintech Top Articles

Meet Hong Kong’s 8 New Virtual Banks

UPDATE: Four of Hong Kong virtual banks have since launched, check out our latest article to find out the progress

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Crowdfunding Fails To Take Off In Hong Kong

In recent years, crowdfunding has emerged as a popular way for individuals, startups and businesses to raise funding from a

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Citi Launches Live Chat to Service Hong Kong’s 1 Million Millionaires

Citi Hong Kong has launched Citi Live Chat, which enables the bank’s relationship managers to interact with their Citigold Private

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Robo-Advisor AQUMON, a HKUST Incubatee Receives yet Another Round of Funding

Designed by Magnum Research, Aqumon is a robo advisory service aimed at making wealth management more accessible to the Hong

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How Does Hong Kong’s Digital Lending Scene Compare to The Disaster in China

P2P lending and digital lending has been on the rise lately, with many countries moving to regulate the space. Conventional

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Ant Financial to Share Full Suite of AI Capabilities with Asset Management Companies

At Financial announced that the Company will share a full suite of AI capabilities with asset management companies in China

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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

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Fintech Map Japan

Japan has the world’s third-largest economy and has always been associated with the high technological developments. As the country looks

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Local Fintech Startup to Fuel Global Ambition with US$1.6 Million from Vectr Ventures

gini, a Hong Kong-based smart spending-tracker announced that it has completed its seed round with a $1.6 million investment from

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Neat Snubs Virtual Banking License and Picks Up The Money Lender License Instead

The fintech startup Neat, a digital banking alternative, has been granted a Money Lender’s License in Hong Kong, which marks

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Top 50 Digital Only Banks Ranking 2017

The Financial IT magazine unveiled the Digital Only Bank Ranking in their latest special magazine for Sibos & Money 20/20. They

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Top 12 Fintech Startups in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s long-established financial center, burgeoning startup scene and developed business center connecting Mainland China with global markets, have made

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Skype Co-Founder’s Lending Startup Raises US$105 Mil

Oriente, the Hong Kong-based financial services and technology company announced today that it had completed a US$ 105 million initial

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HKMA Explores Suptech, The Overlooked Missing Piece of The Smart Banking Picture

It is often said that fintech is one of the most regulated tech sectors in the world, and for good

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A Look at Line and Nomura’s Zero-Commission Online Brokerage in Japan

Line Securities Corporation, a joint venture between Asian financial services group Nomura Holdings and Line Financial Corporation, the financial services

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