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18 Fintechs Make APAC’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Tech Startups Ranking

A ranking of Asia Pacific (APAC)’s top 100 fastest growing technology startups has named 18 fintech companies among the region’s most promising tech startups and up-and-coming tech leaders. These companies were selected by KPMG and HSBC among 6,472 tech startups

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Temasek-Backed ShopBack Gears up for Hong Kong Launch

ShopBack, a Temasek-backed shopping and rewards platform, announced that it will be expanding its footprint to Hong Kong with a soft launch on 8 August. According to ShopBack, it has already onboarded over 250 merchants in Hong Kong ranging from local

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HKMA, Bloomberg Launch Greater Bay Fintech Talent Initiative Supported by Major Banks

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), Bloomberg and the Hong Kong United Youth Association (HKUY) have partnered to launch the Greater Bay Fintech Talent Initiative aimed at bridging a potential technology skills gap in the region. With the Greater Bay

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Cyberport’s Talent Development Programme FAST Is Now Open for Applications Again

Hong Kong digital tech park Cyberport announced that the Fintech Anti-epidemic Scheme for Talent Development programme (FAST) is now open for further applications from eligible fintech companies with a physical presence in Hong Kong. The programme aims to benefit more

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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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