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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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HKMA Further Extends Its Banking Talent Programme by Another 6 Months

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced that the Banking Talent Programme that it has jointly organised with the banking industry will be further extended for 6 months until the end of August this year. Since the introduction of the

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Over 300 Fintech Firms Worldwide Scaled in Hong Kong Thanks to Global Fast Track 2021

Over 300 fintech companies from 49 global economies have received support from Global Fast Track 2021, a business-driven programme at Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021. 89 top fintech firms were subsequently selected to further benefit from the programme. Designed to

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Fintech in Hong Kong: 2021 in Review

Home to more than 470 fintech companies, Hong Kong is one of the most dynamic fintech hubs in the world. Despite the ongoing economic challenges of the global pandemic, the past year has seen Hong Kong’s fintech ecosystem returning optimistic

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15 Startups From Cyberport’s Community Bag Awards From Deloitte Hong Kong

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport announced that fifteen of its members have received awards as part of the biennial Deloitte Hong Kong Technology Fast and Rising Star Programme. Local unicorn company and longtime Cyberport community member Animoca Brands was

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10 Key Highlights from Day 2 of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2021’s 2nd day continues to be abuzz with activities, announcements, and sessions with industry leaders. From insurance to crypto-assets, CDBCs here are some of the key highlights from day 2 of Hong Kong Fintech Week. Insurance

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10 Key Highlights from Day 1 of Hong Kong Fintech Week

Hong Kong’s most anticipated fintech event returns for its sixth year as a hybrid event, allowing participants to join the event in person or from the comforts of their own homes. As usual, the Hong Kong Fintech Week is jam-packed

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Fintech Emerges as Dominant Vertical in Hong Kong’s Vibrant Startup Ecosystem

Fintech has emerged as the dominant vertical in the country’s vibrant startup ecosystem, according to the 2021 Startup Survey conducted by Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK). This year’s results revealed that the overall number of startups in the city reached a

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Hong Kong and China Link Up Their Sandboxes to Pilot Cross-Border Fintech Initiatives

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for their cooperation on fintech innovation and supervisory exchanges in the region. The two regulators have agreed to link up the

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Hong Kong 2025 Fintech Strategy Outlines Plans for a Fintech-Savvy Workforce

Hong Kong boasts of a thriving fintech scene with a dynamic environment that can help fintech start-ups to scale up and expand. Hong Kong has also been recognised by KPMG as one of the leading technology hubs outside Silicon Valley.

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