共建初創融資平台 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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香港初創融資問題嚴峻,中文大學的調查顯示,近九成初創只能依靠自己籌措起動資金。回想20年前我創業也是用盡積蓄,左支右絀的窘境如在眼前。 繼續閱讀

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數碼貨幣有助金融穩定 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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金融管理局近日宣布就「中央銀行發行的數碼貨幣」(Central Bank Digital Currency,以下簡稱為CBDC)展開首期研究,以了解當中的利弊。CBDC是什麼?「移動支付」如支付寶或微信支付在內地早已遍地開花,在香港也逐漸流行,兩者有什麼分別?比起近年出名的虛擬貨幣和各類遊戲中增值的貨幣又有何不同? 繼續閱讀

Exert the power of crowdfunding – Harbour Times

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When I heard that Mr John Tsang Chun-wah, former Financial Secretary, had announced a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for his Chief Executive election, I applauded his high-profile action. Whether you support this candidate or not, his action will certainly raise awareness of the emerging fund-raising activities in Hong Kong. 繼續閱讀

Nurture a smart future for Hong Kong – Harbour Times

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The 2017 Policy Address and the 2017-18 Budget will soon be released in January and February respectively.

For a long time, Hong Kong has been troubled by problems such as lack of upward mobility for young people, a shortage of usable land, a widening gap between the rich and the poor, a lack of diversity in business sector and slow economic growth. During the past year, I have been exchanging views with members of Smart City Consortium, experts and organisations in the field. The realisation of Smart City could provide answers for many of the challenges Hong Kong faces. The measures to be proposed in the Policy Address and the Budget could benefit from these recommendations: 繼續閱讀

給香港一個智慧未來 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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踏入2017年,新一年度的《施政報告》和《財政預算案》即將公布。香港已被年輕人向上流動力不足、土地短缺、貧富差距惡化、產業單一、經濟缺乏增長動力等問題困擾多時。過去一年來,筆者跟智慧城市聯盟的團隊、專家和機構保持互動交流,深刻體會到智慧城市可以成為政府草擬解決方案的指南針,因此對《施政報告》和《財政預算案》有以下期望: 繼續閱讀

Making mobile payments pay – South China Morning Post

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With Octopus entering the battlefield, smartphone payment in Hong Kong is flourishing, with numerous operators, from telecoms providers and credit card companies to mobile manufacturers and mainland payment giants. In addition, Jetco has just launched a peer-to-peer interbank platform. With the payment systems ordinance introduced last year, people have high expectations for mobile payments in Hong Kong; the service has been thriving on the mainland for a number of years. 繼續閱讀

香港化身移動支付少林寺 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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隨着八達通也加入戰場,今年在香港以智能電話作支付工具真的百花齊放,營運機構計有電訊商、信用卡組織、手機廠商、內地及國際支付巨頭,還有即將參戰的銀通等,配合《支付系統及儲值支付工具條例》於去年底推出,令人對這種內地早已欣欣向榮的「移動支付」(Mobile Payment或Mobile Wallet)在港茁壯成長充滿期盼。 繼續閱讀

施政應以科技為本 –信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat

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新一年度《施政報告》和《財政預算案》即將公布,正如政府的宣傳片,人人都有不同的訴求。不過,身為科技界中人,筆者認為香港要保持競爭力,便應該以資訊科技為核心,帶動以下多方面發展及促進經濟: 繼續閱讀