As an international financial centre, Hong Kong is an ideal place for Fintech business to grow. The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) strives to promote the development of Fintech, and works closely with relevant Government departments, financial regulators and the industry to advance the development of Fintech sector through a variety of measures. Our work includes:
- Building the Fintech ecosystem
- Nurturing Fintech talent
- Improving Fintech infrastructure
- Promoting Hong Kong’s advantages in Fintech
We will continue with our concerted efforts to promote and support Fintech development on all fronts and take it to the next stage.
InvestHK’s vision is to strengthen Hong Kong’s status as the leading international business location in Asia. Our mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of Hong Kong. It has a dedicated Fintech team in Hong Kong with correspondents located in London, San Francisco and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA). It aims at attracting worldwide innovative Fintech enterprises, start-ups, entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders to expand and scale their business via Hong Kong to the Mainland China, Asia and beyond.
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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) puts great efforts in striking a right balance between retaining appropriate flexibility for innovations and ensuring that customer interests are properly safeguarded during the course of fintech development. The Fintech Facilitation Office, established by the HKMA in 2016, facilitates the healthy development of the Fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong and promotes Hong Kong as a Fintech hub in Asia.
The Insurance Authority (IA) has established the Insurtech Facilitation Team to enhance the communication with business involved in the development and application of Insurtech in Hong Kong, as well as to promote Hong Kong as an Insurtech hub in Asia. The Team aims at facilitating the Insurtech community's understanding of the current regulatory regime, act as a platform for exchanging ideas of innovative Insurtech initiatives among key stakeholders, and provide advice on Insurtech-related topics as appropriate.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has established the Fintech Contact Point to enhance communication with businesses involved in the development and application of Fintech which intend to conduct regulated activities in Hong Kong. Under the Securities and Futures Ordinance, no person shall carry on a business in a regulated activity without a licence granted by the SFC. The purpose of the Fintech Contact Point is to facilitate the Fintech community's understanding of the current regulatory regime, and to enable the SFC to stay abreast of the development of Fintech in Hong Kong.
Finoverse (formerly known as FINNOVASIA), founded in Hong Kong in 2015, is Asia's largest and most active FinTech community of more than 35,000 FinTech and Web3 senior executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers.Since 2015, Finoverse has delivered over 60 large-scale global conferences, exhibitions and business programmes in Hong Kong, China and Kuala Lumpur, attracted 40,000+ senior-level FinTech executives, founders, investors and entrepreneurs from more than 130 countries.Finoverse creates, organizes and runs renowned FinTech conferences, FinTech startup incubation programmes, workshops, hackathons, executive training and networking events globally.
AMTD Group is a leading comprehensive financial services conglomerate, with businesses spanning across corporate finance and advisory, asset management, digital financial solutions, insurance brokerage, and other sectors including hospitality and real estate investments, arts and culture, talent development and education, and digital economy investments.AMTD Group’s subsidiary in the financial services sector — AMTD IDEA Group (NYSE: AMTD; SGX: HKB), a leading independent investment bank in Asia, specialising in corporate finance and advisory and asset management, is the first company ever dually listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Singapore Exchange, and the first company featuring dual-class shares (DCS) listed on SGX.AMTD Digital Inc. (NYSE: HKD), another subsidiary listed on the NYSE, is one of the most comprehensive digital platforms in Asia with businesses spanning multiple verticals, including digital finance services, digital media marketing and data intelligence, digital connectors and ecosystem, digital investments, and global arts and culture.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited is the founding member of the HSBC Group.HSBC serves customers worldwide from offices in 63 countries and territories in its geographical regions:Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, and Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,985bn at 30 June 2022, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations inthe world.
Bank of China (Hong Kong) (“BOCHK”) is one of the largest commercial banking groups and the sole clearing bank for Renminbi business in Hong Kong, with strong market positions in all major businesses. BOCHK is committed to pursuing its strategic goal to “Build a First-class Regional Banking Group” and promoting sustainable and high-quality development. Capitalising on its unique advantages, BOCHK continues to increase local market penetration, captures business opportunities in the Greater Bay Area and expands its business development in Southeast Asia. We strive to provide customers with comprehensive, professional and high-quality services.Entering a new era of smart banking, we endeavor to become a customer-centric bank by providing customers with intelligent products and services and enhancing customer experience with innovative technology.
Citi's mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients. We have 200 years of experience helping our clients meet the world's toughest challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities.
With 120 years of history in Hong Kong, Citi has been enabling growth and economic progress for our clients and the financial industry in the city by providing responsible financial services and innovative banking solutions. By sponsoring this year’s Hong Kong Fintech Week, Citi will continue to collaborate with stakeholders within the ecosystem to help Hong Kong play a pivotal role in the development of the Fintech value chain within the Greater Bay Area.
OKX is the second biggest global crypto exchange and a leading web3 ecosystem. Trusted by more than 20 million customers, OKX is known for being the fastest and most reliable crypto trading app for investors and professional traders everywhere. As a top partner of English Premier League champions Manchester City FC, McLaren Formula 1 and the Tribeca Festival, OKX aims to supercharge the fan experience with new financial and engagement opportunities. Beyond OKX’s exchange, the OKX Wallet is the platform's latest offering for people looking to explore the world of NFTs and the metaverse while trading GameFi and DeFi tokens.
We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 59 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 83. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, here for good. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges. The history of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong dates back to 1859. It is currently one of the Hong Kong SAR’s three note-issuing banks. Standard Chartered incorporated its Hong Kong business on 1 July 2004, and now operates as a licensed bank in Hong Kong under the name of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered PLC.
HashKey Group is an end-to-end digital asset financial services group in Asia. The Group provides a complete ecosystem across the entire digital asset landscape, ranging from venture investment, to custody, to technologies and trading. HashKey’s senior team has extensive experience and expertise in investment, governance and technology gained from tier-one banks, regulators and Fintech ventures. By bringing together the most advanced blockchain research, development and technologies, HashKey identifies potential opportunities and delivers end-to-end solutions that operate within regulatory frameworks with the highest compliance standards. The Group has operations in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan, and extensive partnerships with FinTech and blockchain solutions providers, academic institutions and associations.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 152 countries with nearly 328,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services. Find out more and tell us what matters to you by visiting us at www.pwc.com. PwC refers to the PwC network and/or one or more of its member firms, each of which is a separate legal entity. Please see www.pwc.com/structure for further details.
PwC Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR work together on a collaborative basis, subject to local applicable laws. Collectively, we have over 800 partners and more than 20,000 people in total.
We provide organisations with the professional service they need, wherever they may be located. Our highly qualified, experienced professionals listen to different points of view to help organisations solve their business issues and identify and maximise the opportunities they seek. Our industry specialisation allows us to help co-create solutions with our clients for their sector of interest. We are located in these cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenyang, Tianjin, Dalian, Jinan, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Nanjing, Hefei, Suzhou, Wuxi, Wuhan, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Chongqing, Changsha, Kunming, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macau, Haikou, Zhuhai and Guiyang.
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. We do this by providing a comprehensive picture of each person so they can be reliably and safely represented in the marketplace. As a result, businesses and consumers can transact with confidence and achieve great things. We call this Information for Good®. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people in more than 30 countries. Our customers in Hong Kong include some of the top banks and money lenders, and as Hong Kong’s leading consumer credit information company, we maintain credit records on over 5.5 million consumers.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is a publicly-traded company (HKEX Stock Code:388) and one of the world’s leading global exchange groups, offering a range of equity, derivative, commodity, fixed income and other financial markets, products and services, including the London Metals Exchange. As a super-connector and gateway between East and West, HKEX facilitates the two-way flow of capital, ideas and dialogue between China and the rest of world, through its pioneering Connect schemes, increasingly diversified product ecosystem and its deep, liquid and international markets. HKEX is a purpose-led organisation which, across its business and through the work of HKEX Foundation, seeks to connect, promote and progress its markets and the communities it supports for the prosperity of all.
AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or the “Group”) comprise thelargest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has a presence in18 markets – wholly-owned branches and subsidiaries in Mainland China, Hong KongSAR (1) , Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, NewZealand, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (China), Vietnam, Brunei andMacau SAR (2) , and a 49 per cent joint venture in India.
The business that is now AIA was first established in Shanghai more than a century agoin 1919. It is a market leader in Asia (ex-Japan) based on life insurance premiums andholds leading positions across the majority of its markets. It had total assets of US$340billion as of 31 December 2021.
AIA meets the long-term savings and protection needs of individuals by offering a rangeof products and services including life insurance, accident and health insurance andsavings plans. The Group also provides employee benefits, credit life and pensionservices to corporate clients. Through an extensive network of agents, partners andemployees across Asia, AIA serves the holders of more than 39 million individualpolicies and over 16 million participating members of group insurance schemes.
AIA Group Limited is listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the stock code “1299” with American Depositary Receipts (Level 1)traded on the over-the-counter market (ticker symbol: “AAGIY”).
For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for compute, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 87 Availability Zones within 27 geographic regions, with announced plans for 21 more Availability Zones and seven more AWS Regions in Australia, Canada, India, Israel, New Zealand, Spain, and Switzerland. Millions of customers including Financial Services, from fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, to leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. To learn more about AWS for Financial Services, visit aws.amazon.com/financial-services.
Incorporated in Hong Kong in 1918, The Bank of East Asia, Limited ("BEA") is dedicated to providing comprehensive corporate banking, personal banking, wealth management, and investment services to its customers in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and other major markets around the world.BEA is a leading Hong Kong-based financial services group listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, serving the needs of customers throughout Greater China and beyond, with total consolidated assets of HK$907.47 billion (US$116.39 billion) as of 31st December, 2021. In Mainland China, BEA's operational presence dates back to the opening of the Bank's Shanghai Branch in 1920. Today, the BEA Group operates one of the most extensive networks of any foreign bank on the Mainland, with outlets in about 40 cities nationwide.Over the years, BEA has built its reputation as a pioneer in the provision of innovative, value-added banking services to customers on the Mainland. Among its major achievements, the Bank is recognised as (1) One of the first foreign banks to receive approval from the China Banking Regulatory Commission to establish a locally-incorporated bank in Mainland China (2007). This wholly-owned subsidiary, namely The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited, offers a full range of banking and financial services to a broad customer base that includes local residents and businesses. (2) The first foreign bank to launch Renminbi debit cards and credit cards in Mainland China (2008). (3) The first foreign bank to issue Renminbi retail bonds in Hong Kong (2009).
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (“DTTL”), its global network of member firms, and their related entities (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”). DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) and each of its member firms and related entities are legally separate and independent entities, which cannot obligate or bind each other in respect of third parties. DTTL and each DTTL member firm and related entity is liable only for its own acts and omissions, and not those of each other. DTTL does not provide services to clients. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more.Deloitte provides industry-leading audit and assurance, tax and legal, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to nearly 90% of the Fortune Global 500® and thousands of private companies. Our professionals deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in capital markets, enable clients to transform and thrive, and lead the way toward a stronger economy, a more equitable society and a sustainable world. Building on its 175-plus year history, Deloitte spans more than 150 countries and territories. Learn how Deloitte’s more than 345,000 people worldwide make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited is a company limited by guarantee and a member firm of DTTL. Members of Deloitte Asia Pacific Limited and their related entities, each of which are separate and independent legal entities, provide services from more than 100 cities across the region, including Auckland, Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Melbourne, Osaka, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Tokyo.The Deloitte brand entered the China market in 1917 with the opening of an office in Shanghai. Today, Deloitte China delivers a comprehensive range of audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax services to local, multinational and growth enterprise clients in China. Deloitte China has also made—and continues to make—substantial contributions to the development of China's accounting standards, taxation system and professional expertise. Deloitte China is a locally incorporated professional services organization, owned by its partners in China. To learn more about how Deloitte makes an Impact that Matters in China, please connect with our social media platforms at www2.deloitte.com/cn/en/social-media.
Digital Asset is a software and services provider that helps enterprises build economic value through interconnected networks. The company designs and delivers technology that reshapes legacy systems and workflows into efficient, secure, and interconnected applications. Daml, our technology, works across traditional boundaries, creating interconnected networks where information and value flow freely. Daml is a platform for building multi-party applications. It extracts and simplifies business processes to make data accessible and optimizes workflows using smart contracts. Leading organizations from financial services to insurance and healthcare partner with Digital Asset to create new multi-party solutions that transform disparate silos into synchronized networks. To learn more about Digital Asset, please visit www.digitalasset.com Click here to follow up on Twitter: https://twitter.com/digitalassetcom and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/digitalassetcom/.
First Digital Trust ("FDT") is Asia’s leading technology-driven financial institution powering the digital asset industry and servicing fintech innovators including blockchain start-ups, money service businesses and token issuers. The team is behind Abacus rapid settlement network and provides APIs, settlement and clearing, accounting, compliance, fiat gateways, payments rails and open finance infrastructure for the industry.
Hong Kong Digital Asset Exchange (HKD.com) aims to accelerate the growth of digital asset adoption. HKD.com has harnessed over 100,000 registered users since established in 2019. We offer spot trading and OTC platform with a wide variety of coins . HKD.com provides leading services that such as fiat on-off ramp, staking, NFT marketplace, digital asset ATM and POS machines. HKD holds regular seminars on different blockchain centric topics, and aims to create a vibrant crypto community in Hong Kong, and then go global according to our progressive roadmap.
Huawei Cloud is a Huawei brand for cloud services. It draws on Huawei's over 30 years of expertise in ICT technologies, products, and solutions and provides customers with reliable, secure, and sustainable cloud services. Huawei Cloud is committed to building the cloud foundation for an intelligent world with ubiquitous cloud and pervasive intelligence. We will continuously innovate and work with our customers, partners, and developers with a mindset of "Think cloud native, act cloud native", building an all-digital, all-cloud, AI-driven world with Everything as a Service.Infrastructure as a Service for Global Accessibility: We expand our global data centers and networks, and leverage cloud-network collaboration to connect people, things, and applications; provide seamless experience on one global network, enable efficient distribution and processing of information streams, and deliver cloud services quickly to where they are needed. Technology as a Service for Easy Innovation: We continue to open up the achievements of our 100,000 R&D engineers and more than USD10 billion in annual R&D investment, and provide cloud-native, AI, data intelligence, audio and video, and collaborative office technologies to our customers, partners, and developers in a wide variety of industries in the form of cloud services. Expertise as a Service for Shared Excellence: In September 2021, Huawei Cloud released MacroVerse aPaaS. It distills the best practices of Huawei and partners in digital transformation across various industries into API services that can be easily used by enterprises and developers for scenario-specific innovation so they no longer need to repeat the work.
RD Technologies deploys innovative fintech to build a business world interconnected by trust.
Based in Hong Kong, the global crossroad of capital and goods, RD Technologies was born out of a mission to make things easier and cheaper for businesses in their cross-border payments and access to financial services with our unique RD ezLink and RD Wallet services.
Our Founding Chairman Norman Chan, informed by years of leadership in central banking and supervision, has brought together solid regulatory and fintech expertise to create user-centric solutions that help businesses to navigate the compliance maze and support their growth ambitions.
RD ezLink is an innovative platform featuring fully-digitised corporate identity verification and data analytics capabilities. In partnership with banks, other financial institutions, business associations, etc., RD ezLink aims to promote financial inclusion by elevating the customer experience in accessing financial services and in raising the cost-effectiveness of financial institutions in doing SME businesses while meeting the regulatory KYC requirement.
RD Wallet enables businesses to make fast and efficient payments in multiple currencies securely and 24/7. Our unique unit of account that comprises a mix of major currencies, which helps to manage FX risks more effectively.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange(the Exchange) was established on November 26, 1990, and started formal operations on December 19 of the same year. Under the direct guidance of the CSRC, the Exchange makes it its mission to serve the nation’s reform and development initiatives. In line with the principles of rule by law, regulation, self-discipline and compliance, the Exchange has been committed to creating a transparent, open, reliable and efficient marketplace and fulfilling its frontline role in market organization, oversight and development.
Over 32 years of rapid development, the Exchange has grown into a comprehensive, open and service-oriented exchange. With a complete market structure, the Exchange provides products of stocks, bonds, funds and derivatives; has world class trading systems and communications infrastructure which can support the efficient and stable operation of the Shanghai securities market; and has an effective self-regulatory system which can ensure there gulated and orderly operation of the Shanghai securities market.With these advantages, the Shanghai securities market has grown rapidly both in its size and the number of investors, making the Exchange one of the most representative emerging capital markets.
According to statistics of the World Federation of Exchanges(WFE), as at the end of May 2022, the Exchange ranked 3rd, 4th and 2nd respectively in terms of total market capitalization, total turnover, and capital raised, becoming one of the top exchanges in the world.
Wonder is built for local SMEs looking to modernise their business. In today's ever-changing world, Wonder strives to build an all-in-one business wallet, which bridges Merchant Services and Business Operation, that enables merchants to seamlessly go digital and hence, scale their business. Our cutting-edge technology offers speedy and effortless Payment Acceptance features - with diverse payment options and high priority in data/payment security. We partner with major banks in Hong Kong to provide our customers with the most optimal way to collect and process the payment smoothly. Not only can Wonder turn any mobile device into SoftPOS/ digital invoice link generation, but Wonder also offers a business wallet for payins and payouts directly from Wonder Current Account to any bank account. Our mission is to provide a holistic and convenient business management tool, which allows merchants to track real-time transaction data and receive daily merchant report statements. Statistical analysis can be accessed anywhere, anytime to facilitate data-driven business decisions. Advanced Roles & Permission features in the app allow merchants to manage their business effectively with other associates, and employees.
Baker McKenzie helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. We solve complex legal problems across borders and practice areas. Our unique culture, developed over 70 years, enables our 13,000 people across 77 offices in 46 countries globally to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instil confidence in our clients.
Baker McKenzie is one of the leading firms for cross-border transactions, providing strategic advice on deals involving leading financial institutions and multinational companies.
Ranked as Band 1 Firm by Chambers FinTech Global, we have been at the forefront of advising the entire value chain of the financial technology industry, including financial institutions, global digital leaders, technology incubators and startups — across a broad range of subsectors, including crowdfunding, e-payments, digital assets, digital banking, robo advice, platforms and exchanges, and peer-to-peer lending. We help clients address issues relating to market entry, product innovation and licensing, and assist them in spotting and mitigating regulatory, IP and contracting risks that can dilute the value of a company's innovation.
Recognised by KPMG & HSBC as an emerging giant among 6400+ startups in APAC, Catheon Gaming is the fastest-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company globally. The company has built the largest portfolio of blockchain games in the industry (25 titles including SolChicks, SeoulStars and Angrymals as of September 2022) in the 11 short months since its inception. Catheon Gaming brings technical, gaming, and marketing expertise together with deep roots in the gaming and blockchain industries. As one of the largest upcoming fully integrated blockchain gaming ecosystems, the company aims to become the platform of choice to incubate and launch “best-in-class” blockchain games and bring them to the widest possible audience.
About Checkout.comCheckout.com is a global payments solution provider that helps businesses and their communities thrive in the digital economy. Purpose-built with performance, scalability and speed in mind, our modular payments platform is ideal for enterprise businesses looking to seamlessly integrate better payment solutions. With more than 1900 people across 19 offices worldwide, we offer innovative solutions that flex to your needs, valuable insights that help you get smart about your payments’ performance, and expertise you can count on as you navigate the complexities of an ever-shifting world. It’s why businesses like Crypto.com, Veepee, Getty Images, Grab, SHEIN, Sony, Binance and Wise trust Checkout.com.
China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile.In order to provide better services to meet the growing demand in the international telecommunications market, China Mobile established CMI in December 2010, headquartered in Hong Kong, China. CMI has expanded its footprint in 36 countries and regions. Leveraging the strong support by China Mobile, CMI is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive international telecom services and solutions to international enterprises, carriers and mobile users.
As one of the world’s largest providers of integrated telecommunication services, China Telecom has not only established its presence in 41 countries and regions, but also now offers services around the world to help global customers accelerate their business transformation journeys.Leveraging its vast network resources around the world, China Telecom offers a high-performing global network for international carriers, multinational enterprises and overseas Chinese customers. China Telecom delivers a wide portfolio of high quality, integrated communications solutions, including internet direct access, internet transit, data services, broadband, unified communications, internet data centres, cloud computing, ICT services, fixed-line and mobile services, multi-domestic MVNO and global IoT connectivity service, professional services, industry solutions, telecom operation consultancy and service outsourcing.With an agile and forward-looking spirit, innovative products and business models, and industry-leading technologies, China Telecom is dedicated to creating value for its customers in their business transformation, enabling them to achieve business growth, enhance global footprints and maintain competitive edges by digitalisation.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, China Unicom Global limited has 31 branches and more than 130 overseas Point-of-Presences (PoPs) around the world. Leveraging on rich global network resources, expert-level system integration capabilities and professional advantages of digital technology convergence innovation, China Unicom Global focuses on the five main businesses of " Big Connectivity, Big Computing, Big Data, Big Solution and Big Security " and is committed to providing comprehensive solutions such as global connectivity, cloud computing, data center, ICT, and IOT for operator and enterprise customers, global voice and data roaming services for individual customers. China Unicom Global strives to become customer’s valued and trusted partner in global digital information services.
ComplyAdvantage is the financial industry’s new standard of AI & Machine Learning-driven financial crime risk data and detection technology. ComplyAdvantage's mission is to neutralize the risk of money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, and other financial crime. More than 1000+ enterprises in 75 countries rely on ComplyAdvantage to understand the risk of who they're doing business with through the world's only global, real-time database of people and companies. The company actively identifies tens of thousands of risk events from millions of structured and unstructured data points every single day. ComplyAdvantage is a Technology Pioneer with the World Economic Forum and is backed by Goldman Sachs, Ontario Teachers', Index Ventures, and Balderton Capital.
About Eddid Financial Rooted in Hong Kong with Global VisionAs an all-round financial institution in Hong Kong, Eddid Financial is driven by financial technology and developing diversified businesses, ranging from retail to institutional businesses, including FinTech, Internet Finance, Wealth Management, Asset Management, Investment Banking, and Alternative Investments, etc. Eddid Financial is committed to providing comprehensive and one-stop financial services and solutions to our clients.Members of Eddid Financial hold various types of licences or memberships in major financial markets such as Hong Kong and the United States. Licences in Hong Kong include type 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9 regulated activities (“RA”) licences approved by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), Licensed Insurance Broker Company, Trust or Company Service Provider Licence, Money Lender Licence and Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange membership, etc. At the same time, Eddid Financial also hold Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the National Futures Association (NFA) approved membership qualifications in the United States, etc.
Futu Holdings Limited（Nasdaq: FUTU）is an advanced technology company transforming the investing experience by providing on-the-go investing and wealth management services via its proprietary one-stop digital platforms, Futubull and moomoo. Listed on Nasdaq, Futu and its subsidiaries provide investing services – including stock trading and clearing, margin financing, wealth management, market data and information, and interactive social features to individual investors worldwide. As of September 2022, Futu serves over 19 million users from more than 200 countries and regions. In Hong Kong, Futu's registered users take up over 40% of the local adult population, making Futu the No.1 retail digital broker in the market. Futu also provides corporate and institutional services, such as Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) solutions, IPO distribution, investor relations management, and a tech-driven, integrated institutional trading platform through FUTU I&E. As a go-to platform for listed companies to connect with tens of millions of individual investors, Futu has been chosen by over 600 companies as their trusted partners, including Tencent, Kuaishou, and Xiaopeng. Futu aims to become an influential financial services platform globally by prioritising users and user experience, driving high innovation across its product upgrade, and enriching products and services offering that meet the evolving needs of investors, companies, and the industry.
Haven Technologies Asia is an insurtech platform offering end-to-end solutions for life insurance companies to accelerate revenue profitability growth through tech-enabled commercial excellence.Developed by technologists and experienced insurance operators, the advanced digital insurance solutions help insurers adopt a digital-first model by digitising complex, advisor-driven businesses to launch new products with speed and immediacy. Our SaaS model caters to driving new business, optimisation of workflows and risk selection. We lead insurers to deliver sustainable growth by leveraging data-driven technologies, deep domain expertise, and impactful insights across the industry. We are committed to helping insurers across Asia succeed on their digital transformation journey with the most advanced life insurance technology available by providing them ready-to-go solutions that enable them to focus on their businesses. The solutions are cloud-native with open API, allowing for faster setup, easier integration and are highly configurable. Haven Technologies Asia is backed and wholly-owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company(MassMutual), one of the leading life insurance companies with a proven track record of more than 170years in the United States. Together with the domain expertise in life insurance by MassMutual, HT Asia develops distinctive products that are built for insurers with proven technologies from HavenLife, a digital insurance agency, and LifeScore Labs, that offers data-driven underwriting powered by AI. We are headquartered in Hong Kong with a presence in Singapore.
Huize Holding Limited (NASDAQ: HUIZ) is a leading digital insurance product and service platform for new generation consumers in China. Targeting the younger generation, Huize is dedicated to serving its insurance clients for their life-long insurance needs. Leveraging its online platform, Huize offers a wide variety of insurance products with a focus on long-term life and health insurance products and empowers its insurer partners to reach a large fragmented client base in the insurance retail market efficiently and enhance their insurance sales. Huize provides insurance clients with digitalized insurance experience and services, including suitable product recommendations, consulting service, intelligent underwriting, and assistance in claim application and settlement, which significantly improve transaction experience. Since inception, Huize has cumulatively served over 8 million insurance customers, with over RMB 10 billion total GWP facilitated.
Kyndryl works at the core of businesses that move the world. With more than 90,000 skilled professionals serving customers in over 60 countries, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. We are committed to the health and continuous improvement of the vital systems at the heart of the digital economy. With our partners and thousands of customers, we co-create solutions to help enterprises reach their peak digital performance. Our world has never been more alive with opportunities. Together, we can seize them.
LianLian Global, as a core brand of LianLian Digitech, is a comprehensive and innovative enterprise in cross-border finance and services in China. With strong compliance strength and technological innovation capabilities, LianLian Global has built a global financial network to reach the world and a trade service network to cover the entire life cycle of merchants. Focusing on the core needs of cross-border enterprises, LianLian Global, together with industry eco-partners, has created a one-stop cross-border trade service platform that integrates store opening assistance, global funds collection, global acquiring, global payout, LianLian FX, LianLian financing service platform, tax refund assistance and other services to help Chinese brands expand their overseas markets.
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MioTech uses artificial intelligence to solve the sustainability, climate change, carbon emissions reduction, and social responsibility challenges faced by financial institutions, corporations, governments and individuals. Its comprehensive coverage of ESG data helps financial institutions make the right decisions in green finance and responsible investments. Its software helps corporations manage ESG reporting, improve energy efficiency, track and reduce carbon emissions. Its app builds green-conscious communities and promotes low-carbon lifestyles among individuals.Founded in Hong Kong, MioTech also has offices in Shanghai, Beijing, and Singapore. Its world-renowned investors include ZhenFund, Horizons Ventures, TOM Group, Moody's, HSBC, Guotai Junan International, GIC, and J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Payment Asia established in 1999, Payment Asia has been committed to providing innovative online payment technology, and electronic payment solutions for SME enterprises and even multinational companies in Asia. Payment Asia prepares simple and time-saving online payment systems for customers, covering credit cards, debit cards, UnionPay and e-wallets, and tailor-made omnichannel payment solutions for enterprises. In the past 10 years, we have continuously innovated and added elements such as digital marketing, e-commerce, and e-commerce strategy consultation to our business to meet the needs of merchants, while exploring the latest payment technology and bringing merchants' experience to a new level. Payment Asia has developed rapidly and has served more than 10,000 local and overseas merchants.
Established in 2013, Quantifeed is headquartered in Hong Kong with global presence in Singapore,Australia, Japan, and India. Quantifeed is Asia’s leading digital wealth management solutionsprovider for financial institutions. QEngine, its award-winning technology platform, was developedby a team of financial and quantitative engineers.QEngine powers end-to-end architecture for financial institutions. Behind an app designed toprovide engaging investment journeys, its flexible and configurable components connect to existingbanking systems to provide rich capability for straight-through order and trade processing, customerposition monitoring, fee management, and reporting. The platform enables wealth managementacross a broad set of asset classes including structured products, private equity, and digital assets. Itenables banks, insurers, brokers, and wealth planners to provide personalised and engaging wealthmanagement journeys.Combining software engineering and quantitative finance, Quantifeed helps transform financialinstitutions into providers of wealthcare. This service is focused on helping customers, advisors, andportfolio managers with their investment needs. Quantifeed has deployed QEngine to some of Asia’slargest financial institutions,
TIMES CAPITAL is a blockchain-related investment and asset management institution. We are highly involved in the investments and developments of the Metaverse and NFT projects, including The Sandbox, CryptoPunks and Bored Apes. TIMES CAPITAL is a pioneer in shaping the future FinTech industry. We provide the most comprehensive blockchain development and incubation.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of digital commerce on any device, for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit https://www.visa.com.hk/en_HK.
FIS is a leading provider of technology solutions for merchants, financial institution and business of all sizes and across any industry globally. We enable the movement of commerce by unlocking the financial technology that powers the world’s economy. Our employees are dedicated to advancing the way the world pays, banks and invests through our trusted innovation, proven performance and flexible architecture. We help our clients use technology in innovative ways to solve business-critical challenges and deliver superior experiences for their customers. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, FIS ranks #241 on the 2021 Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. To learn more, visit www.fisglobal.com. Follow FIS on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter (@FISGlobal).
In 2019, FIS acquired Worldpay, a global leader in e-commerce and payments, greatly expanding FIS’ capabilities by enhancing its acquiring and payment offerings and significantly increasing Worldpay’s distribution footprint.
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights and contribute to the establishment of the open metaverse. The company develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. It has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, Darewise Entertainment, Notre Game, TinyTap, and Be Media. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 340 investments, including Colossal, Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others.
Founded in 2017, CryptoBLK (https://cryptoblk.io/) is a Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) solution provider to revolutionize the global markets with Blockchain and Cryptography.CryptoBLK prides itself on building enterprise-grade DLT systems and applications, with a focus on Commercial Trade, Insurance Technology (InsurTech), and Real Estate Development industries, receiving recognition as R3’s International Technology Partner, HSBC’s Blockchain Delivery Partner, IBM Global Entrepreneur Member, and the Technology Partner for the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers.At CryptoBLK, our goal is to empower companies to unleash their Web3 potential through blockchain technology and to create a trusted digital ecosystem.
Cyberport is an innovative digital community with over 1,800 members including over 800 on-siteand 900 off-site start-ups and technology companies. It is managed by Hong Kong CyberportManagement Company Limited, wholly owned by the Hong 5 Kong SAR Government. With a visionto be the hub for digital technology, thereby creating a new economic driver for Hong Kong,Cyberport is committed to nurturing a vibrant tech ecosystem by cultivating talent, promotingentrepreneurship among youth, supporting start-ups, fostering industry development by promotingstrategic collaboration with local and international partners, and integrating new and traditionaleconomic by accelerating digital transformation in the public and private sectors.For more information, please visit www.cyberport.hk
The Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) was established in 2013 by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government as a high-level, cross-sectoral advisory body to engage the industry in formulating proposals to promote the further development of financial services industry of Hong Kong and to map out the strategic direction for the development.
The FSDC has been incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with effect from September 2018 to allow it to better discharge its functions through research, market promotion and human capital development with more flexibility.
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has for 20 years committed to building up Hong Kong as an international innovation and technology hub to propel success for local and global pioneers today and tomorrow. HKSTP has established a thriving I&T ecosystem that is home to three unicorns and Hong Kong’s leading R&D hub with over 11,000 research professionals and over 1,100 technology companies focused on healthtech, AI and robotics, fintech and smart city technologies.
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology.
Micro Connect is a new financial market platform connecting global capital with China’s micro andsmall businesses. The Company has created Daily Revenue Contracts (DRCs) as a new assetclass for direct and diversified exposure to the daily, transparent cash flows from millions of storesin China’s vibrant consumer economy, while making capital more accessible and affordable tobusiness owners. Investment returns are collected securely via the Automated RepaymentMechanism, a network of digital infrastructure Micro Connect operates in partnerships with brandsand franchises, financial institutions, and SaaS companies nationwide. To date, Micro Connect hasinvested in more than 1,000 stores with over 100 brands nationwide. With a fund platform,structured product solutions, and an exchange platform in the planning, Micro Connect offersefficiency and liquidity in small business investing for global professional investors and provides anew alternative to impact investing.
MindWorks invests in and empowers Asia’s brightest entrepreneurs to build transformational companies. The venture capital firm utilizes a Pan-Asia strategy to direct source investments in technology companies across both Greater China and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2013, the firm is headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Jakarta. MindWorks has been recognized by Preqin as a top-performing venture capital firm and is also a signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment.The firm currently manages over US$1 billion in total net asset value across its funds and is a co-investment partner of the Innovation Technology Venture Fund initiated by the Hong Kong government.
SWIFT is a global member owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. We provide our community with a platform for messaging and standards for communicating, and we offer products and services to facilitate access and integration, identification, analysis and regulatory compliance.
Our messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organisations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories. While SWIFT does not hold funds or manage accounts on behalf of customers, we enable our global community of users to communicate securely, exchanging standardised financial messages in a reliable way, thereby supporting global and local financial flows, as well as trade and commerce all around the world.
As their trusted provider, we relentlessly pursue operational excellence; we support our community in addressing cyber threats; and we continually seek ways to lower costs, reduce risks and eliminate operational inefficiencies. Our products and services support our community’s access and integration, business intelligence, reference data and financial crime compliance needs. SWIFT also brings the financial community together – at global, regional and local levels – to shape market practice, define standards and debate issues of mutual interest or concern.
Headquartered in Belgium, SWIFT’s international governance and oversight reinforces the neutral, global character of its cooperative structure. SWIFT’s global office network ensures an active presence in all the major financial centres.
36Kr Global promotes innovation and exchanges between China and the rest of the world. With local and cross-regional operations in China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, 36Kr Global’s robust network spans multinational companies (MNCs), government agencies, institutional investors, and accelerators. 36Kr Global is committed to establishing ties between global stakeholders and providing the most vital information about China’s tech scene and capital markets.