Hong Kong can be the next RegTech hub – ejinsight



JPMorgan Chase, the largest US bank in deposit taking, committed 5,000 extra employees “to fix risk and compliance issues after a slew of investigations by regulatory authorities". HSBC also hired an additional 1,800 employees, making a total of 6,000 staff since the end of 2016 for its compliance operation. Similarly, Citi, another multinational financial institution, has engaged nearly 30,000 staff for internal control functions. 繼續閱讀

建立共享須三大元素 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat



研究顯示,多步行有助延緩慢性疾病如高血壓等,你知道居住地區的「好行度」嗎?計劃子女就學,「孟母三遷」時除了注意校網,你又可留意左鄰右里是什麼人,他們的學歷、年齡、收入如何? 繼續閱讀

大步向前發展智慧城市 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat



一年半前,以推動香港智慧城市發展為己任的「智慧城市聯盟」(SCC)剛剛成立,首次聚會,300位參與者即把中環蘭桂坊的會場擠滿。SCC上周三(2月7日)舉辦午宴,雲集不同界別的會員和來賓更近400人,從教育、基建、金融、通訊、運輸到環保等的政商人士及多國領事,把遠眺維港的偌大會場再次擠得水洩不通,令人感到香港在智慧城市上真的蓄勢待發。 繼續閱讀

New financing platform energizes Hong Kong startup scene – ejinsight



Can you imagine what Hong Kong will look like 10 or 20 years from now? By that time, can we still rely on the four major industries currently accounting for nearly 60 percent of GDP – trading and logistics, tourism, financial services, and professional services – and continue to enjoy prosperity and stability with a per capita GDP still among the world’s top 20, higher than Germany, Canada or the United Kingdom? 繼續閱讀

New business matching platform to nurture economic ecosphere – ComputerWorld Hong Kong



Have you ever wondered why Hong Kong as an international financial center is unable to produce even one financial technology (fintech) “unicorn"? That is: a startup with a valuation of over $1 billion. Meanwhile, mainland China has 17 unicorns with a total valuation exceeding $111 billion, according to Hurun Greater China Unicorn Index released last month. Two international consultants, KPMG and McKinsey, also confirmed China’s leading position in the global fintech arena. 繼續閱讀

New business matching platform to unlock Hong Kong’s startup potential through financing – Harbour Times



The Hurun Greater China Unicorn Index published last month by the Hurun Research Institute listed 120 “unicorn" startups with a valuation of at least US$1 billion (HK$7.8 billion) each, with a combined overall valuation exceeding three trillion yuan. 繼續閱讀