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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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Cyberport Granted HK$6.1 Million for Fintech Scheme, Now Open for New Applications

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport has announced that the application stage for the first phase of its Fintech Proof-of-Concept Subsidy Scheme has closed and received over 80 applications. The scheme was commissioned by the Financial Services and the Treasury

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Hong Kong Banking Giant Hang Seng Bank Ramps Up Innovation Push With Cyberport Alliance

Local banking giant Hang Seng Bank is ramping up its innovation push, teaming up with digital tech park Cyberport to empower young and promising startups, gain exposure within the innovation company community, and support those looking to expand across the

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Here Are the 5 Strategies Outlined in HKMA’s Fintech 2025 Plan

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has unveiled “Fintech 2025”, its new strategy for driving fintech development in Hong Kong which includes further testing of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). According to a statement by HKMA, the new fintech strategy

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UP Fintech, Huobi Technology, Sea, Razer Added in MSCI Global Indexes

Fintech firms UP Fintech, Sea, Huobi Technology and Razer were among the companies that were added to MSCI global indexes on May 27, 2021, reflecting their growth achievements. MSCI indexes are a measurement of stock market performance in a particular

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Accenture and Cyberport’s Fintech Innovation Lab Returns With More Opportunities for Startups

The Fintech Innovation Lab Asia Pacific program is returning for its eighth edition this year with more opportunities for young and promising startups. Founding partner Cyberport will be giving the finalists from the 2021 cohort the opportunity to participate in

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