February 2, 2019
Tencent, China’s erstwhile “startup killer,” is opening its doors to Hong Kong’s burgeoning startup scene, writes Entrepreneur:
In a bid to promote the growth of financial technology in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) has signed a Memorandum...
January 31, 2019
Here’s something that’ll perk up the Hong Kong fintech community. International Investment, citing a recent survey, says that most Hong Kongers find fintech companies just as trustworthy as banks:
Seven in every ten (70%) Hong Kongers said to have the same level of trus...
January 24, 2019
Always wanted to own AirBnb or Uber shares? Well, a Southeast Asian crypto exchange plans to help you out with that.
According to Coindesk, crypto startups Zilliqa and MaiCoin have teamed up to build a token exchange that applies blockchain technology to traditional equ...
January 10, 2019
2018 was a blockbuster year for Asia-Pacific healthtech, according to a new report by Galen Growth Asia.
“Asia HealthTech closed the year at a record breaking US$6.3B, confirming it as the 2nd largest digital health ecosystem in the world,” writes Julien de Salaberry, C...
January 8, 2019
With the PBOC, the HKMA, and other policy-setters rolling out blockchain trade finance platforms, it looks like regulators are looking to get in on the fun, too.
According to Coindesk, the China Banking Association (CBA) has officially announced its blockchain-fueled in...
December 21, 2018
Hong Kong has reportedly developed a new weapon to combat insurance fraud, Insurance Business Asia reports:
Hong Kong-based start-up CryptoBLK and the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers (HKFI) have launched a motor insurance platform that harnesses blockchain to ensure au...
December 18, 2018
Crypto investors may have had their legs kick out from under them, but fintech investors are as bullish as ever – especially on Southeast Asian fintech projects. Here’s Fintech News Singapore:
Nearly 75% of limited partners (LPs), or organizations and individuals invest...