Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

Wallyt Partners Asia United Bank to Accept Mastercard’s QR Code in the Philippines

Wallyt, a Hong Kong-based digital payment and open banking solutions provider, has partnered with the Philippines’ Asia United Bank (AUB) to launch a card payment acceptance solution for merchants via a card QR code or link. Through the strategic partnership,

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Hong Kong Fintech Report 2022: HK’s Fintech 2025 Strategy Begins to Take Shape

Hong Kong continues to pursue its fintech ambitions, accelerating efforts related to regtech and central bank digital currency (CBDC). Meanwhile, the city’s eight virtual banks are seeing strong consumer uptake as they continue expanding their product offerings. Fintech News Hong

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Over 300 Fintech Firms Worldwide Scaled in Hong Kong Thanks to Global Fast Track 2021

Over 300 fintech companies from 49 global economies have received support from Global Fast Track 2021, a business-driven programme at Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021. 89 top fintech firms were subsequently selected to further benefit from the programme. Designed to

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Fintech in Hong Kong: 2021 in Review

Home to more than 470 fintech companies, Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic fintech hubs in the world. Despite the ongoing economic challenges of the global pandemic, the past year has seen Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem returning optimistic

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To Build or to Buy, the Defining Payments Decision Merchants Must Confront

Asia-Pacific is propelling the retail industry, generating about three-quarters of global growth. By 2025, Asia Pacific’s e-commerce sales are expected to nearly double and reach US$ 2 trillion. This unprecedented and accelerated growth is great news for merchants across Asia,

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South Korean Payments Firm CHAI Pockets US$45 Million in Series B+ Fundraise

South Korean payments startup CHAI raised US$45 million during a Series B+ funding round that was co-led by SoftBank Ventures Asia (SBVA) and Nyca Partners. SBVA’s participation in this funding round marks their second Series B investment into CHAI. The

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Asian Financial Forum Poised to Return This January With Sustainability Theme

The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) is an annual signature event held in Hong Kong every January to promote collaboration in the Asia’s financial industry and will be returning on 10-11 Jan 2022. Marking its 15th edition, this year’s Asian Financial

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Venture Accelerator Firm Brinc Closes US$30 Million Series B Led by Animoca Brands

Hong Kong-based venture accelerator firm Brinc announced the closing of its US$30 million Series B fundraise led by Hong Kong unicorn Animoca Brands, a prolific investor in NFT-centric and Web 3.0 companies. Additionally, Brinc also received a further US$100 million

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A Conversation With Victoria Huang, Marketing Campaign Manager at OPSWAT

OPSWAT is a global leader in IT, OT and ICS critical infrastructure cybersecurity solutions and Deep Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR), protecting the world’s mission-critical organizations from malware and zero-day attacks. More than 1,500 organizations worldwide trust OPSWAT to secure

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15 Startups From Cyberport’s Community Bag Awards From Deloitte Hong Kong

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport announced that fifteen of its members have received awards as part of the biennial Deloitte Hong Kong Technology Fast and Rising Star Programme. Local unicorn company and longtime Cyberport community member Animoca Brands was

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