It is absolutely critical to have leading manufacturers, financial services institutes & startups to collaborate together to co-create innovative solutions to solve customers’ pain points & come up with new business models to seize the market opportunities in the Digital Economy. Here is a great example in Hong Kong. FHKI Federation of Hong Kong Industries Startup Council partnered with HSBC has organized a STARS programme to select the best of the best startups to add values to the Toys & Electronics manufacturing industries. https://lnkd.in/fV79SXT Today, we have done the vetting exercise. It was my honour being the Chairman of today’s judging panel & Principal Mentor of the programme. Experienced manufacturers, serial entrepreneurs, financial services leaders & investors were in our panel today. 10+ teams were selected & will proceed to next round for business & investors matching. It is encouraging to see all key stakeholders of the start-up ecosystem working together. It combines the strength of HK to create synergy & miracles. Look forward to seeing more joint effort there. Special thanks to FHKI & HSBC to make it happen & the great effort from participating startups. Bryant Chan, Jason Chiu , Gordon Lo , Idy Cheung Jaff Lau, Ada LAM, Daniel Chan & more.
The 3rd Episode of HK FinTech Series at Metro Finance Radio Channel Features TNG’s Founder and CEO, Mr. Alex Kong (江庆恩) Alex Kong (江庆恩) founded TNG https://lnkd.in/fUTF-yJ – a leader in the eWallet market. TNG is a Cyberport’s incubatee and now has business all over Asia. TNG’s current valuation is over 500M USD. They just raised 115M USD in their Round A exercise. If you would like to learn more from Alex as well as understand the payment market and entrepreneurship experience in Asia, you don’t want to miss this air time of Alex.
Part 1 (Nov 5, 2017) https://lnkd.in/fMqde2x
Part 2 (Nov 5, 2017) https://lnkd.in/f2ccKMM
This series will be featured with FinTech leaders and will be broadcasted every Sunday from 1pm to 2pm at the Hong Kong Metro Finance Radio Station. Previous 2 episodes can be found here. https://lnkd.in/fNCkeSn
To thrive in the faster forward world, top banking, insurance, asset management, brokerage, payments and financial exchanges need to meet performance and security challenges and capture new opportunities in cloud computing and mobile delivery. Dr. Toa Charm is invited to share his view by summarizing what the ingredients necessary to be a global centre of FinTech innovation and growth are; what the key technology focuses for the year of 2015 and ahead in FSI and how to improve security strategy to thwart cyber threats…etc.
To thrive in the faster forward world, financial institutions need to exceed customer expectations for instant, secure and reliable online access to all content and services. Top banking, insurance, asset management, brokerage, payments and financial exchanges need to meet performance and security challenges and capture new opportunities in cloud computing and mobile delivery. As financial services institutions migrate to hybrid and private cloud infrastructures, they need cloud-based performance and security services that work across their combined data center and hosting environments.
Carrying the theme of “Competing in the Digital Age: Tips for Today’s Financial Institutions” and targeting around 60+ FSI Professionals , the luncheon will gather some industry experts who will share with us some winning approaches in a new generation of financial services by summarizing what the ingredients necessary to be a global centre of FinTech innovation and growth are; what the key technology focuses for the year of 2015 and ahead in FSI and how to improve security strategy to thwart cyber threats…etc.
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