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HKSTP and HSBC Team Up to Drive Open Banking Innovation in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has teamed up with HSBC today to drive open banking innovation for start-ups and technology ventures. HSBC will be the lead partner in the API EcoBooster (Programme) to mentor and co-create API

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AWS and HSBC Reach Long-Term Strategic Cloud Agreement

HSBC has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a long-term strategic cloud agreement to drive their digital transformation for new and personalised banking services. As part of a multi-year global agreement, HSBC will make AWS technology available across the

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SWIFT and HSBC to Define Industry Standard for APIs in Hong Kong

SWIFT and HSBC announced today they are joining forces to define a common industry-standard JSON for APIs, re-using ISO 20022 components, the initiative will see the Hong Kong banking community working together to review and agree on this standard. In

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HSBC Unveils PayMe for Business App in Initial Beta Test

HSBC’s PayMe announced the launch of a beta test programme for PayMe for Business, a new person-to-merchant (P2M) payments app in Hong Kong. The beta test will involve 15 businesses from a diverse range of sectors from food and beverage,

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Open Banking Hong Kong — How Open is Open?

Following the rollout of Open Banking regulations in the UK and the launch this year of the EU’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2), countries across the Asia-Pacific region are following suit to establish their own frameworks to enable banks to

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Bank & FinTech Collaboration Models – How Big Banks Plan Fight the Big Tech Challenge

Sometime around the tail-end of 2010 the banks started realising that something called a FinTech could be a threat to their business. This is a time when some senior executives in the bigger banks were asking the digital leaders if

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8 Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2018 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

Eight fintech companies have been selected for the fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture in Hong Kong. The 2018 program received a record number of applications, from more than 160 companies, and comes at

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HSBC Launches Facial-Recognition Banking for Corporate Customers

HSBC Holdings has become one of the first banks in the world to let corporate customers access mobile banking using facial-recognition technology, speeding up the log-in process and increasing account security. Clients can now use Face ID in 24 countries

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StartmeupHK Festival Offers a Glimpse of the Future of Hong Kong’s Vibrant Startup Sector

The third annual StartmeupHK Festival 2018, organised by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), ended Friday, 2 February following a week of events covering multiple facets of the start-up sector across a sweep of different industries, giving glimpses of the future while demonstrating

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Winners Of HSBC Safeguard App Competition Announced

HSBC held mid of December the HSBC Safeguard App Competition ‘Demo Day’ at the Bank’s Hong Kong headquarters and announced the results of the competition. Part of the HSBC Safeguard programme, a global initiative spearheading the Bank’s efforts to fight financial

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