Digital Finance And Fintech Events In Hong Kong To Attend

Digital Finance And Fintech Events In Hong Kong To Attend

by February 13, 2018

Hong Kong, a leading international financial center, is quickly emerging as a global fintech hub and a favored location to host regional fintech events.

2017 saw a number of large fintech gatherings taking place in Hong Kong, which brought together some of the world’s top thought leaders, fintech entrepreneurs and financial institutions to discuss the future of finance and banking.

This year promises to be even more exciting with already a number of must-attend conferences being scheduled. Here are some of the top fintech events and conferences taking place this year in Hong Kong:


Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme 2.0 – Information Day

February 10, 2018

Auditorium of the HKMA

Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (FCAS) is a gap-year internship scheme initiated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and ASTRI in 2016 to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of fintech in Hong Kong.

Due to the success and growing demands on talent development, FCAS is upgraded to FCAS 2.0 for 2018/19. The HKMA will team up with other strategic partners Cyberport and HKSTP to offer, in addition to the gap-year internship, entrepreneur boot camp, Shenzhen summer internship and graduate jobs.

Information Day of FCAS 2.0 will be held on February 10, 2018, from 10am to noon at the Auditorium of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Level 55, Two International Finance Centre.


Smarter Hong Kong 2018 Series: Understanding the Myths, Facts, Security and Cryptography for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

February 23, 2018


This February workshop by Invotech will explore how Hong Kong could potentially be the blockchain and cryptocurrency hub for China and Asia.

The main speaker will be Mr. Poon, who started his career with Intel in Silicon Valley before returning to Asia. He is a serial entrepreneur and has started several startups which were affiliated with Techstars, Accenture Fintech Innovation Lab, and Hong Kong Science Park.

Topics covered will include initial coin offerings, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, and more.



March 20-21, 2018

Kerry Hotel

Token2049 promises to be the largest digital asset event in Asia where experts explore in-depth the growing crypto ecosystem. The event will shine a light on the global developments of this new asset class, while taking a unique and widening perspective on the token industry and its opportunities in Asia.

The event will feature the pioneers, the early believers, highly influential and established opinion leaders, who will share their knowledge and stories, providing exceptional insights into the ever-larger growing crypto ecosystem.

They will be joined by global media, thought-leaders, regulators and hundreds of participants for two productive and insightful networking days.


Startup Weekend Fintech

March 23, 2018

Cyberport Smart-Space Fintech MultiFunction Room

Startup Weekend Fintech welcomes startups tackling areas ranging from Internet banking, mobile payments to blockchain and the blooming of cryptocurrency, helping them build scalable companies that solve real-world problems.

These will have the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships and possibly even walk away with an investor.

Participants will be able to get one-on-one time with the experienced startup community leaders and mentors, as well as meet and get valuable feedback from a panel of judges and startup coaches.


MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking APAC 2018

March 27-28, 2018

Cordis Hotel

MoneyLIVE: Digital Banking APAC 2018 will address the key challenges facing the banking industry today, from digital transformation, to fintech partnerships, to customer engagement and the implementation of new technologies.

The event promises to bring together 150+ leading innovators from across the Asia Pacific banking industry to share insights and network at the region’s premier content-driven event.

Leaders of the region’s banking industry will examine how they are staying on top of the digital revolution in today’s customer-centric age.

Register now and get 15% off with code “fintechnews”.


2018 3rd China Financial Trading Technology Congress

April 12-13, 2018


The financial industry has become one of the biggest beneficiaries of the development of information technology and network technology in recent years. Especially the advent of the mobile Internet era has forced the traditional financial institutions to continue carrying out scientific and technological innovation.

The 3rd China Financial Trading Technology Congress will focus on the innovative development and application of fintech. Speakers will mainly discuss three key themes: financial cloud computing, inclusive finance and blockchain technology.

Register by clicking here to get 20% off for a booking before January 31, 2018.

More info, please visit the website:


Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit

April 18-19, 2018

The Mira Hong Kong

The Big Data & Analytics Innovation Summit, hosted by Innovation Enterprise, is returning to Hong Kong for its 6th year! The guaranteed seniority and insights from across different industries, makes the summit a unique opportunity to learn the latest big data trends, set directions and create new collaborations on an all new level. Discussion topics include: data analytics for finance, machine learning, data science, data security, data monetisation and many more. Seats are booked up fast, use this private link to register and get an exclusive 20% off on the two-day tickets. Or you can use our discount code: FS20

RISE 2018

July 09-12, 2018

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit. In 6 years, Web Summit has become one of the largest tech conferences in the world which last year attracted 53,000 attendees from 136 countries around the world.

In July 2018, RISE promises to bring together people from the world’s biggest companies and most exciting startups. These will gather in Hong Kong to share their stories and experiences and will be joined by major global media, hundreds of investors and thousands of attendees for three days of legendary networking.


Hong Kong Fintech Week 2018

October 29 – November 02, 2018

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

The last Hong Kong Fintech Week which ended on October 2017 has set the city to be a fintech leader in Asia, and one that welcomes companies and entrepreneurs looking to expand and scale their business in the region.

The 2017 Hong Kong Fintech Week drew more than 4 000 attendees from over 50 countries and more than 300 speakers. Alongside the packed events in multi-tracks, more than 150 one-on-one meetings took place involving entrepreneurs, regulators, incubators, venture capitalists and service providers.

This year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week promises to be even bigger and more exciting.