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

連結初創與投資者 香港應擔當中介促成生態圈 – 香港01



内地估值達10億美元的初創企業(又稱「獨角獸」)達80多間,佔全球同類初創的43%市值;其中金融科技(FinTech)的獨角獸總值高踞14個行業之首,超過7,000億人民幣。為什麽號稱與紐約、倫敦並列為國際金融中心的香港,卻成就不了揚名國際的金融科技獨角獸? 繼續閱讀

數碼貨幣有助金融穩定 – 信報財經新聞,StartUpBeat



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



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



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