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Ping An Technology and Intel Sets up Innovation Lab

Ping An’s announced a collaboration between its technology arm Ping An Technology and Intel to establish a joint laboratory where they will collaborate on developing new products and technologies. The two companies will form a joint project team in areas

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A Review of Hong Kong’s Fintech Developments in 2019

Hong Kong, one of the world’s leading international financial centers, has a burgeoning fintech ecosystem with more than 600 companies, a large pool of investors and acceleration programs, and a supportive government that has committed to establishing a favorable environment

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Top 50 Most Influential Projects of the Last 50 Years

Alibaba’s Singles Day, M-Pesa, Alexa, the Belt and Road Initiative, Bitcoin and E-Estonia are amongst the most impactful projects of the last 50 years, according to a new ranking from the Project Management Institute (PMI). The list, called Most Influential

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Hang Seng Bank To Enable Cardless Withdrawals at 600 ATMs in Hong Kong

Soon you’ll only need your mobile phone to withdraw from one of Hang Seng Bank’s 600 ATM machines in Hong Kong. Hang Seng will be launching its mobile cash withdrawal service powered by NFC and QR codes some time this

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Q3 Fintech Funding Tops US$8.9B Driven by Mega-Rounds

Fintech funding topped US$8.9 billion in Q3’2019, driven by 19 mega-rounds of US$100 million+. This brings the total amount raised by fintech companies to US$24.6 billion this year, as of Q3’19, according to CB Insights’ Global Fintech Report Q3 2019.

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Deloitte Names Hong Kong’s Fastest-Growing and Most Promising Tech Companies

Deloitte has announced its selection of this year’s winners of the Hong Kong Technology Fast and Rising Star Program, which recognizes the fastest-growing and most promising technology companies in Hong Kong, as well as the two winners of the Hong

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Switzerland Showcases Excellence in Fintech with 10 Top Fintech Startups’ Roadshow in Hong Kong and Shenzhen

Venture Leaders Fintech 2019, a 6-day pitching and fundraising roadshow co-organized by Venturelab and swissnex China took place from November 3rd to 9th in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The 10 leading Swiss Fintech startup were selected by an expert jury

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News Roundup: Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019, Product Launches and More

Last week, the Hong Kong Fintech Week returned for its annual week-long fintech gathering. The event, which brought together more than 8,000 attendees for one of the region’s biggest fintech events, was the opportunity for industry stakeholders to make some

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The Winners of HKSTP’s EPiC Competition: Check Out Who Received HK$1 Million in Cash Prizes

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) concluded its annual Elevator Pitch Competition 2019 (EPiC), which saw 126  start-ups from 33 markets making the business pitch of their lives, vying for cash prizes of over HK$1 million. T his

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Hong Kong Fintech Week 2019 – Highlights Day 2

Virtual banks and insurtech in the spotlight, with a nod to sloths, elephants and mosquitoes Newly licensed virtual banks and insurtech companies laid out their visions and strategies for growth, while more seasoned fintech players from across the globe offered

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