NFT Platform UCOLLEX Closes US$10 Million Series A Led by Animoca Brands

UCOLLEX, a Hong Kong-based NFT platform, announced that it has completed a US$10 million Series A funding round led by Animoca Brands and MCP IPX One Fund (IPX Fund), which was established by MCP Asset Management (Japan). The company runs a

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Crypto Grabbed the Spotlight at the 15th Asian Financial Forum

The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) witnessed more than 66,700 viewers from 80 countries and regions on its online platform, featuring 60 speeches and panel discussions, as well as a virtual exhibition showcasing cutting edge fintech innovations and solutions with the

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PayNet Appoints Farhan Ahmad as Its Group Chief Executive Officer

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the national payments network and shared central infrastructure for Malaysia’s financial markets, has named Farhan Ahmad as its new Group Chief Executive Officer effective 12 April 2022, succeeding Peter Schiesser. Farhan was the Founder and Chief

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Airwallex Deploys Its Virtual Multi-Currency Visa Cards for U.S. Businesses

Cross border payments firm Airwallex has introduced the U.S. Airwallex Borderless Card, a virtual Visa card issued by Community Federal Savings Bank (CFSB). Airwallex’s customers domiciled in the United States can now instantly generate and issue multi-currency virtual payment cards

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How Do You Approach Your Data in a New Way by Making It Smarter

In the era of rising customer expectations and savvier consumers, financial organisations are under increased pressure to provide customers with hyper-personalised experiences. In fact, more than half of customers expect to always have personalised offers and 66 percent expect companies

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Fintech Firm StockViva Bags US$3 Million in Series A Funding Round

StockViva, a fintech company that provide real time investment analysis and education from key opinion leaders (KOLs), announced that it has raised more than US$3 million in a Series A funding round. The company received the funds from Farquhar VC

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Top Three Digital Fraud Prevention Trends for 2022

2021 was another memorable year. Organisations that built remote processes in response to the pandemic have spent the past year optimising and strengthening their systems to ensure a positive and secure customer experience. However, with identity theft, payment fraud, phishing,

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Livi Bank Secures License to Expand Business With Insurance Offerings

livi bank, one of Hong Kong’s eight virtual banks, has been granted an insurance agency license from the Hong Kong Insurance Authority. This paves the way for the bank to introduce a range of insurance products within the livi app.

Read More Announced as Official Title Partner of the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix

South Florida Motorsports (SFM) announced the HK based as the official title partner of the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. This prestigious new deal will see become an integral part of the newest Formula 1 event on the

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HSBC Hong Kong Appoints Veteran Banker Luanne Lim as Its Chief Executive

HSBC Hong Kong has announced the appointment veteran banker Luanne Lim as its Chief Executive effective today onwards. Luanne was appointed Interim Chief Executive in September 2021. Prior to that, she was Chief Operating Officer at HSBC Hong Kong, a

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