Here Are 11 Promising Hong Kong Startups Featured at the Asian Financial Forum

Here Are 11 Promising Hong Kong Startups Featured at the Asian Financial Forum

by March 24, 2022

The 15th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) gathered around 100 startups from various tech and fintech sectors spanning from blockchain, wealthtech, regtech, AI, and more to showcase game changing solutions to address business pain points and to help corporates with their digital transformation.

These startups showcased how technology can improve business processes with automation and accelerate sustainable development in industries of finance, logistics, insurance, healthcare, lifestyle, and more.

This rapid pace of innovation reflects the accelerating momentum in Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem.

The number of startups in the country reached a record high in 2021 despite the pandemic.

According to the 2021 Startup Survey conducted by Invest Hong Kong, there are now over 3700 startups in the city in 2021, showing an increase of 12% compared to that of 2020.

The AFF was keen to showcase this booming ecosystem at its forum, presenting a plethora of finance innovations and next-gen business ideas to global leaders.

Here are 11 up-and-coming startups that were featured at the AFF

AQUMON

Aqumon

The wealthtech platform applies intelligent algorithm technology to analyse and select the best portfolio for clients. The robo-advisor allows everyone to grow and accumulate wealth with smarter, simpler and more affordable investment choices.

Butler

butler

This digital solution platform for personalised home management services is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. Butler provides professional home services powered by human-centric tech solutions and creates a better home experience for city dwellers.

Carbon Exchange (Hong Kong) Ltd

Carbon Exchange

To facilitate a zero-carbon economy, this green and fintech company develops innovative technologies for green financing and cross-border carbon trading. The firm provides smart selection of green investment opportunities, matches funds and green projects, as well as manages green project returns and risks.

CoverGo

CoverGo

This insurtech start-up is a leading no-code enterprise-grade insurance platform powered by over 500 insurance APIs. It aims to facilitate cost and time-saving digital insurance transformation and support omni-channel distribution strategy and streamline business processes.

DeepTranslate

DeepTranslate

This AI translation engine applies advanced deep learning technology to help revolutionise professional communication in the financial sector. The firm aims to improve productivity and save costs with AI translation memory.

FANO Labs

FANO Labs

A leading AI company analyses enterprise voice data through AI and speech technologies and improves team efficiency by executing tedious tasks automatically and precisely. It provides enterprise-level technical solutions for customer service.

Gense

Gense

This is a biotech start-up with award-winning, portable and affordable medical imaging device. The equipment, supported by cloud-based machine learning algorithms, allows in-depth health monitoring and diagnostic screening in households, elderly homes and clinics. The solution targets early detection of diseases and chronic disease management.

Know Your Customer

Know Your Customer

This award-winning regtech startup provides automated account opening solutions for global financial institutions and enterprises. It provides a simple platform to centralise the onboarding processes and help compliance team effectively perform all necessary KYC and AML checks.

PONS.ai

PONS.ai

The first cross-media art tech platform in the world connects global artists, entertainment companies and art patrons. Its integrated advanced technologies include AI, virtual reality, blockchain and NFT. The start-up promotes sustainability in art and creative industries, optimizing artwork liquidity and enables self-realisation and increase asset value

Wizpresso

Wizpresso

This comprehensive data searching and analysis platform utilises AI and cutting-edge technology to improve business processes in the capital markets. Wizpresso assists professionals to improve efficiency, performance forecast and risk management as well as eliminates communication barriers among stakeholders, improve sales capacity and market transparency.

Zeek

zeek

This is a smart logistics platform providing one-stop O2O delivery solutions in Southeast Asia. It provides on-demand delivery for quick commerce focusing on F&B, lifestyle and FMCG products. The firm also provides tailor SaaS and fulfilment solutions to corporate needs.