FinTech

Nov
11

Bahrain’s fast track plan to become a FinTech hub

FinTech is one of the key focal points of governments in the GCC, as it is at the core of facilitating the economy. Easing payment methods and making them faster not only helps businesses receive payments and clear dues quickly, but also facilitates business projects faster. Not to forget that the international nature of economy […]

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Nov
11

FinTech company OKLink wins Deloitte “Hong Kong Rising Star”

Leap Holdings Group Limited announce that OKLink Fintech Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Holdings Group, was awarded the “Hong Kong Rising Star” by Deloitte in 2019 HK Tech Fast 20 and Rising Star Program on 8 November 2019. The award recognizes OKLink’s leading position in the industry segment and ample room for growth. OKLink […]

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Nov
11

Fintech-as-a-Service provider Rapyd brings together Singapore’s key payment methods into the first all-in-one “Singapore Platform”

Rapyd, a global Fintech-as-a-Service company, announced today its partnership with key players of Singapore’s payments ecosystem to provide a single “Singapore Platform” to enable businesses to go “cashless”, in line with the country’s vision of becoming a smart digital nation and a center for Fintech innovation. Rapyd’s “Singapore Platform” will bring greater convenience to local […]

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Nov
11

Tencent to build virtual bank after Hong Kong regulator approves license

Chinese internet giant Tencent is set to open a blockchain-based virtual bank after the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) approved a new license. Speaking at the World Blockchain Summit in Wuzhen, China on Friday, Tencent blockchain chief Yige Cai said the company’s virtual bank received the SFC’s green-light. Moving forward, the company will […]

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Nov
06

European Fintech investment surpassed Asia

Fintech is Europe’s largest venture capital (VC) investment category, receiving 20% of all VC investment in the region between 2017 and 2019 year-to-date (YTD), surpassing enterprise software (17%), health (13%) and transportation (8%), according to the State of European Fintech 2019 report by Dealroom, in partnership with Finch Capital. In Europe, fintech investment is gaining […]

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Nov
06

Fintech leads the way as Irish VC deals hit $185m in Q3

A global survey of venture capital financing has found that the Irish fintech (financial technology) sector led the way, as Irish companies secured more than $185 million (€166 million) in VC funding in the third quarter of the year. KPMG’s Venture Pulse survey tracked more than 4,100 VC funding deals globally between July and September, […]

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Nov
06

Fintech focus for Wales at TheCityUK National Conference in Cardiff in November

TheCityUK brings a major event to the Principality Stadium, Cardiff on November 21 as Wales focuses on FinTech with a growing reputation as a global leader in the financial technology sector. TheCityUK National Conference 2019, in partnership with PwC, is an opportunity for delegates to join senior policymakers, practitioners and academics to discuss critical issues […]

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Nov
06

Alipay sets sights on digital payments outside Asia as it teams up with Russia’s Mail.ru

Alipay, one of China’s dominant digital payments providers, has teamed up with Russian internet firm Mail.ru in an e-wallet joint venture to develop digital payments in the country. The joint venture is Alipay’s first outside Asia, where it already partners with local e-wallet providers such as Hong Kong’s AlipayHK, Indonesia’s Dana and Malaysia’s Touch ‘n […]

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