Hong Kong

Cyberport & R3 Identify Potential Blockchain Projects in Block adVenture

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport has partnered with R3, a distributed ledger and blockchain software development company, for its accelerator programme Block adVenture where so far 10 teams have been selected. The three-month startup programme focusing on blockchain technology

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6 Developments That Shaped Hong Kong’s Fintech Industry in 2020

Hong Kong’s fintech industry continued to grow in 2020, on the back of rising adoption by incumbents and a rapidly expanding startup community. 86% of banks have adopted or plan to adopt fintech solutions across all types of financial services,

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Top 8 Most Well-Funded Fintech Startups in Hong Kong 2020

Hong Kong is amongst the world’s top ten fintech hubs, and home to at least eight unicorns including cross-border payment services provider Airwallex, digital wallet operator TNG Fintech, and online lending platform and virtual bank operator WeLab. Over the past

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Digital Payment Startup Statrys Raises US$5 Million in Closed-Door Funding Round

Statrys, a Hong Kong-based digital payment services platform, has raised US$5 million in a closed-door funding round with an angel investor in the region. Statrys is a payments solution alternative geared towards SMEs, startups, and entrepreneurs who require flexible banking

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020: 27 Sessions Not to be Missed

Next week, Hong Kong’s annual flagship fintech event, Hong Kong Fintech Week, will take place virtually, featuring 350 global speakers, including fintech entrepreneurs, investors, regulators, and academics, as well as 500 fintech exhibitors and 30 delegations. Themed “Humanising Fintech,” this

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Hong Kongers’ Want Personalised Wealth Management Says Quantifeed Report

Hong Kong investors show a growing preference for trusted and personalised wealth management solutions amid the pandemic, according to a new report released by Quantifeed, a provider of digital wealth management solutions. The report, “State of Wealthcare – Disconnects Between

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Cyberport’s Incubatees PortfoPlus and 10Life Aim to Simplify Insurance

Hong Kong’s insurance industry worth US$66 billion (HK$552 billion) in the past years has provided a fertile ground for the digitalisation push by innovative insurtech startups in the region.  The current pandemic has created a positive shift to accelerate digital

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HK Fintech Market Sentiment Remains Stable Despite COVID-19 and Social Unrest

Despite the protests and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong society has maintained a positive sentiment on the growth prospect of the city’s fintech industry, according to the Hong Kong Fintech Buzz Index (FBI). The Hong Kong FBI, a quarterly

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Hong Kong Fintech Hub Cyberport Becomes Hotbed for Insurtech Innovation

Widely known for its massive fintech community of close to 400 companies, digital tech park Cyberport is now rapidly emerging as a powerhouse for insurance innovation. More than 30 insurtech companies have chosen Cyberport as their home, including Hong Kong’s

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Tricor Launches Eletronic General Meetings Solution

Tricor formed a strategic partnership 3 Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong and Microsoft to unveil SPOT, a platform that enables electronic general meetings. The solution is said to be highly scalable, offering significant cost savings, reduce administrative time and

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