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18 Fintechs Make APAC’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Tech Startups Ranking

A ranking of Asia Pacific (APAC)’s top 100 fastest growing technology startups has named 18 fintech companies among the region’s most promising tech startups and up-and-coming tech leaders. These companies were selected by KPMG and HSBC among 6,472 tech startups

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ZA Bank Rolls Out Investment Fund Service

Hong Kong’s virtual bank ZA has officially launched its investment fund service where customers can build their fund portfolios based on personal financial goals. Users can immediately subscribe to the funds after opening an investment account via the ZA Bank app

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InvestHK and HKMA Launches a CBDC-Focused Vertical at the Global Fast Track 2022

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) jointly announced the addition of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) track to the Global Fast Track 2022 programme. Global Fast Track, organised by InvestHK and co-organised by Finnovasia,

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Rise of Super-Apps Puts Pressure on Incumbents

In Asia, bigtechs and new digital banking challengers are rapidly gaining ground, forcing incumbent banks to rethink their business strategy and become a part of the super-app ecosystem, a new report by Finextra, in association with Infosys Finacle and OneSpan,

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Temasek-Backed ShopBack Gears up for Hong Kong Launch

ShopBack, a Temasek-backed shopping and rewards platform, announced that it will be expanding its footprint to Hong Kong with a soft launch on 8 August. According to ShopBack, it has already onboarded over 250 merchants in Hong Kong ranging from local

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