Hong Kong’s 4 Fintech Unicorns: Download the Newest Whitepaper on Hong Kong’s FinTech Ecosystem Now!

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WHub’s FinTech Whitepaper presents the key findings and facts as well as a comprehensive analysis of the contributing factors in the ecosystem that have solidified Hong Kong’s position as a leading global Financial Hub and its evolution into a competitive FinTech Hub.

Such contributing factors include the strength of its financial sectors, a strong talent pool, Hong Kong’s position as a gateway to regional and Mainland China markets, the regulatory framework, as well as many other variables. Hong Kong has seen extensive activity in its startup ecosystem with an estimated 3,000+ startups.

Specifically, the city now boasts the evolution of 4 homegrown FinTech Unicorns:

  1. AirWallex (raised US$202 million)
  2. BITmex (trading history of over US$34 billion worth of Bitcoin since its launch)
  3. The TNG FinTech Group (raised US$115 million in Series A, the largest series A investment for a FinTech company)
  4. WeLab (raised US$425 million).

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3 Hong Kong Startup Podcasts to Add to Your Playlist

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Podcasts are making a big resurgence these days with massive amounts of listeners tuning in while traveling or at the gym. Multitasking at its best!

While we love podcasts like Recode Decode, The Tim Ferris Show, The Gary Vee Show, The James Altucher Show, How I Built This and so many more (leave a comment on your favorite podcast below) we are spotlighting 3 new podcasts bring broadcast out of Hong Kong:

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StartupBootCamp FinTech Pitch Day Comes to Hong Kong on 27 January

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The Financial Technology or FinTech scene keeps getting hotter and hotter in the city that was built for it in Asia. So its no surprise that more events revolving around this industry are happening in Hong Kong.

We sat down with Markus Gnirck the co-founder and COO of StartupBootCamp to throw some light on the upcoming pitch day on 27 January 2015 at PaperclipHK.

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