Hong Kong

Top 10 Investors Supporting Hong Kong’s Fintech Scene in 2022

With a strong capital pool and supportive government-led policies, Hong Kong has offered a solid foundation for companies to innovate, scale and transform the future of fintech. Today, Hong Kong has one of the highest consumer fintech adoption rates (67%) in the

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Talent and Funding Identified as Most Pressing Issues for HK Fintech Companies

In Hong Kong, skills shortages and challenges in securing investment have been identified as the top two most pressing issues by local fintech companies, hampering their ability to grow and scale, a new study by Google Hong Kong and financial

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Talent Availability Identified as Top Challenge Among Hong Kong’s Big Data, AI Startups

Hong Kong’s big data and artificial intelligence (AI) startups are looking to ramp up hiring significantly, a trend that showcases the sector’s growth and dynamism, a new report by the Fintech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK)’s AI and Big Data

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Hong Kong Households Continue to Bear the Brunt of COVID-19 Economic Consequences

In Hong Kong, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on people’s financial health as family members from low-income households are put out of work and forced to turn to part-time work and credit to make ends meet. This

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Who Are Hong Kong’s Most Active Fintech & Blockchain Investors?

Hong Kong, a global financial hub, is home to a burgeoning fintech industry, a sector that’s risen on the back of a favorable regulatory landscape, supportive initiatives from the government, and an active community of investors supporting the growth of

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Top 5 Most Well-Funded Fintech Companies in Hong Kong

Home to over 600 fintech companies, Hong Kong is an international fintech hub characterized by a diverse, resilient, and dynamic landscape that’s supported by a strong network of incubators and accelerators, a pool of experienced angels and venture capitalists (VCs), a host

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Hong Kong Seeks to Regulate Stablecoins by 2024

Though crypto-assets do not pose a risk to financial stability just yet, they very well might in the near future as this new asset class continues to develop at a rapid pace. The fast-growing cryptocurrency ecosystem, the rising prevalence of

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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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Hong Kong’s Virtual Banks Set to Amass Over 44,000 SME Customers by 2025

By 2025, Hong Kong’s virtual banks are expected to amass 44,182 small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers, a client base that’s set to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 163.6% between 2020 and 2025, estimates Quinlan and

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6 Reasons Why Hong Kong Is The Ideal Place for Fintech Startups

Hong Kong’s business-friendly environment, financial and operational support, strategic position in Asia-Pacific (APAC) and advanced technical infrastructure provide ideal conditions for fintech startups looking to scale, grow and crack the Asian market. Home to more than 460 fintech companies, including

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