SATELLITE EVENTS

Explore our weeklong satellite and community events with local and global partners. For Hong Kong FinTech Week Main Conference, please register your pass here.

2
November
09:30 - 17:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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2020 CUHK Conference on Financial Technology

Conference Topic: How FinTech Transforms Organizations – Theory & Practice

The organiser would like to take advantage of the opportunity to bring together the academia and industry participants, providing a platform to carry out fruitful and productive discussions, encourage the exchange of ideas and promote future collaboration opportunities.

2020 marks a very special year in the academia as well as the industry.  COVID-19 has disrupted different people’s lives in many different ways.  With social distancing, virtual classes have been put in place in universities.  Business meetings have been held online due to travel restrictions.  It is beneficial for the students to widen their exposure and have more interactions with the industry.  Faculties can share their research results and seek partnership with fintech corporations.  Industry practitioners can leverage on the forefront research to take their fintech business some steps further.

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2
November
Nomination opens throughout the week
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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2
November
14:00 - 17:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Nurturing Hong Kong FinTech talents through Education and Training

The event aims to introduce to the audience PolyU’s holistic approach in nurturing Hong Kong FinTech talents through the joint effort of university’s academic departments, research centres, and knowledge-transfer divisions to systematically provide a series of FinTech education and training programmes ranging from certificate courses to degree programmes at different levels all the way up to the Doctor of FinTech. Accompanied with the introduction, a webinar with PolyU professors providing lectures on selected subjects of each FinTech programmes for the audience to gain some direct experience on how PolyU FinTech programmes are conducted in class will be arranged.

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2
November
09:00 – 18:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) will go virtual on 3 - 4 November to present the latest trends and new prospects in tech venturing.

This year’s theme “Navigating New Normal of Tech Venturing” will address the phenomenal impact brought by the pandemic and socio-economic shakeup, upending global businesses and challenging the tech venture funding ecosystem, investors, enterprises, and technopreneurs alike, who strive to map the way forward in a new but nebulous normal.

To help these industry stakeholders navigate through the unprecedented times, CVCF 2020 will gather insights and foresights from over 40 international and local experts from investor, entrepreneurial and enterprise communities on topics ranging from the macro and mega venture trends to the geopolitical impact on funding strategies, cross-border capital flow, China-US trade war reflections, new funding voyages and what drives the next smart deal opportunities.

The integrated CVCF online event platform will host conference sessions, start-up workshops, innovator showcase, the founder stage (power pitch), investor matching and timeless networking extended over the almost month-long engagement period to generate more opportunities for deal flows, networking, exposure and collaboration.

Connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth – the region’s signature venture conference you cannot miss! More information and registration: https://cvcf.cyberport.hk/

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3
November
12:00 - 13:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Webinar
Opening the door to the Fintech industry

Learn from the Fintech veterans the upcoming challenges in the Fintech industry and how to get prepared for it.  Why blockchain, machine learning, cybersecurity, data analytics matter and how are they applied to the Fintech industry?  Get prepared for the new normal post COVID19.  The panelists Mr Raymond Chan (Managing Director of 9F International Holdings), Mr Jason Lau (Chief Information Officer of Cyptro.com) and Mr Daniel Chan (Founder of Datafarm Services Limited) will share with you how they transform to be who they are today.

From Fin to Fintech, from tech to Techfin.  Your path to the Fintech industry is not alone.

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3
November
15:00 - 16:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Blockchain - The Next Generation of Fintech

Blockchain becomes one of the most important technology in Fintech. In this session, we will explore what blockchain and Hyperledger are, the latest and most impactful developments in Hyperledger projects and open source blockchain globally.
You will learn:
1. What is Blockchain & Hyperledger
2. What is the impact of Blockchain / Hyperledger for Banking and Finance Industries?
3. Is Blockchain real?  What are the real world Fintech cases studies?
4. What areas we should jump into if we want to invest in Blockchain business?
5. How to prepare on getting in this Blockchain world?

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3
November
19:00 - 20:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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FinTech for SDG and ESG Excellence

With the current pandemic situation, the importance of ESG and sustainability has really come to the forefront of discussion. As part of the upcoming Hong Kong FinTech Week this November, we are excited to have arranged a Fireside Chat session with speakers from around the world. In this event, we would like to highlight the crossover between FinTech and sustainability at our ESG Event. As ESG and the SDGs are such broad subjects, we have decided to select 3 specific SDGs as areas of focus for this event. The first section will center around Climate Action and feature speakers from green blockchain platforms, sustainable investment platforms, and more. The second section will concentrate on Healthcare and Education, with speakers from insurtech, training and education, and more.

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3
November
Nomination opens throughout the week
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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4
November
09:00 – 18:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Webinar
Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2020

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) will go virtual on 3 - 4 November to present the latest trends and new prospects in tech venturing.

This year’s theme “Navigating New Normal of Tech Venturing” will address the phenomenal impact brought by the pandemic and socio-economic shakeup, upending global businesses and challenging the tech venture funding ecosystem, investors, enterprises, and technopreneurs alike, who strive to map the way forward in a new but nebulous normal.

To help these industry stakeholders navigate through the unprecedented times, CVCF 2020 will gather insights and foresights from over 40 international and local experts from investor, entrepreneurial and enterprise communities on topics ranging from the macro and mega venture trends to the geopolitical impact on funding strategies, cross-border capital flow, China-US trade war reflections, new funding voyages and what drives the next smart deal opportunities.

The integrated CVCF online event platform will host conference sessions, start-up workshops, innovator showcase, the founder stage (power pitch), investor matching and timeless networking extended over the almost month-long engagement period to generate more opportunities for deal flows, networking, exposure and collaboration.

Connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth – the region’s signature venture conference you cannot miss! More information and registration: https://cvcf.cyberport.hk/

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4
November
Nomination opens throughout the week
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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11:00 - 12:00
Singapore Time UTC+8
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Building Digital Banks Leveraging the Ecosystem and API Technologies

It would take a small army to build a bank in-house including all the components required to fulfil the minimum requirements to be operational, compliant and effective. We now operate in a competitive ecosystem of best of breed vendors and service providers that can integrate through secure and standardised interfaces. In this session, the panelists will discuss how banks and challengers can leverage the fintech ecosystem to build successful and profitable digital banks.

Speakers:

Ravi Patel is a Business Development Executive with over 15 years experience working for banks in various strategy roles, as an entrepreneur launching 4 fintechs (1 exit) and most recently launching the Partnerships function for Thought Machine in Asia Pacific.

Andreas Neidhart is an Austrian IT Professional with over 15 years of experience in consulting, IT management, solution- and integration design, development & supporting (L1, L2) of complex systems, using high graded multi-tier as well as cloud native architecture. He has led technical integration and implementation of Trading and Risk Management for Corporates and Financial Services Institutions in 3 continents and over 20 countries. In Thought Machine he is leading all Pre-Sales Solution, Architecture and Integration Discussions for its cloud native and agnostic real-time core banking product in the Asia Pacific Region.

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5
November
Nomination opens throughout the week
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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5
November
15:00 - 16:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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CEO Sharing & Recruitment Talk by LU.com

Industry sharing

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5
November
14:00 - 15:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Big Data and Data-Driven Insurance

A virtual meeting that will discuss the Big Data and its latest applications in the insurance industry; how Big Data will transform the insurance industry through disrupting and reshaping the value chains of the insurance industry. This talk will be given by Professor Tao Sun at the Department of Finance and Insurance, Lingnan University. The targeted audiences will be under- and post-graduate students. Audience from academia and the local insurance industry are welcome.

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5
November
09:00 – 10:00
Sweden Time UTC+2 (16:00 - 17:00 Hong Kong Time)
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What's ahead in Hong Kong as the financial centre and impact for Swedish fintech

In collaboration with Nordic Innovation House - Hong Kong, we are hosting a panel discussion on "What's ahead in Hong Kong as the financial centre and impact for Swedish fintech". This is a side event of Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 - Asia's global financial technology conference with 25000+ attendees from over 70 countries.

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5
November
15:30 - 17:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Sino-French Online Fintech Forum 2020 Fintech Development Trends in France and China-Hong Kong In times of Covid-19

France has an abundance of renowned specialists in finance and mathematical engineering.  
As one of the world’s leading innovation hubs, the French FinTech today are increasingly making their mark nationally and internationally.  

In Asia, ever since the last decade, China becomes a major breeding ground for financial technology innovation. Mainland cities like Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Shanghai have become regional and international fintech leaders.
Hong Kong, being one of the world’s largest financial centres and the fastest-growing region for FinTech investments, the city offers many specific market opportunities in FinTech.  

To better leverage and facilitate closer collaboration between financial and technology companies in France, Mainland China, and Hong Kong, the French Trade Commissions - Business France in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are proud to launch the first edition of Sino-French Online Forum, which would be held during the Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 on 5-6 November.

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15:00 - 16:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Webinar
AI in Quantitative Finance

1. Introduction of WorldQuant and what they do
2. Main applications of AI in quantitative finance
3. Main mathematical knowledge and technologies
4. Challenges
5. Conclusion + QA

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15:30 - 17:30
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Webinar
Sino-French Online Fintech Forum 2020 Fintech Development Trends in France and China-Hong Kong In times of Covid-19

France has an abundance of renowned specialists in finance and mathematical engineering.  
As one of the world’s leading innovation hubs, the French FinTech today are increasingly making their mark nationally and internationally.  

In Asia, ever since the last decade, China becomes a major breeding ground for financial technology innovation. Mainland cities like Shenzhen, Hangzhou, and Shanghai have become regional and international fintech leaders.
Hong Kong, being one of the world’s largest financial centres and the fastest-growing region for FinTech investments, the city offers many specific market opportunities in FinTech.  

To better leverage and facilitate closer collaboration between financial and technology companies in France, Mainland China, and Hong Kong, the French Trade Commissions - Business France in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are proud to launch the first edition of Sino-French Online Forum, which would be held during the Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020 on 5-6 November.

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6
November
14:00 - 15:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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InvestHK - FintechHK Webinar New Fintech Trends in Hong Kong – Virtual Banks’ Latest Development & How to raise fund for your Fintech Business in Hong Kong

In 2019, 8 Virtual Banks have been granted license by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. Stakeholders from all over the world have been looking forward to the changes the Virtual Banks are going bring to the banking sector, or even the whole society. Join this Webinar to learn more on the latest development of Virtual Banks in Hong Kong and the new innovative ideas they are going to bring to the world.

After knowing more about the Virtual Banks’ successful stories, you may become keener to establish or expand your Fintech Business to Hong Kong. This Webinar will also give you an overview of the new fundraising methods available in Hong Kong, as well as the tips on approaching investors to pitch your innovative solutions.

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6
November
Nomination opens throughout the week
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
Online
Public Event
TADS Awards The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards

The Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities Awards (“TADS Awards”) is the world’s first annual international awards for Tokenized Assets & Digital Securities sector. It celebrates this industry by recognizing and honoring significant contributions and distinguished achievements worldwide. Hosted annually, the TADS Awards brings together individuals and businesses to share the energy that tokenization brings to the financial sector.

TADS Awards also aims to nurture the growth of these specific industries by jointly establishing “best practices” and setting “measuring standards” for high-quality tokenized assets and digitized securities, together with other industry leaders on the global market.

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6
November
16:00 - 17:00
Hong Kong Time UTC+8
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Industry Sharing and Recruitment Talk by Futu.com

Industry sharing and company introduction

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6
November
All Day event
Online
Public Event
Elevator Pitch Competition 2020

Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC), organised by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash their brain powers. Starting from 2016, this international event has been scaling up significantly attracting overwhelming attention and has become an eagerly anticipated annual occasion in town ever since.

Our signature startup pitch kickstarts the event this year with a bang, where 150+ startup finalists from 50+ economies pitch to win cash prizes worth US$200k! Following that, we will host an exclusive Global Matching session to spark cross-border investment opportunities and a Thought Leadership conference spotlighting I&T heavyweights and global pioneers.

From helping startups go to market and find ground in Hong Kong to scaling game-changing ideas, EPiC provides end-to-end benefits to take innovation to new heights.

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