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China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


China Blockchain Development Forum Established in Beijing On October 18th, the China Blockchain Development Forum and first developer conference opened in Beijing. Apart from launching a white paper about blockchain technology and application, the forum is also aimed at standardizing the development process and creating… Read More

CoAssets Partners with Linca Group on EPIC China Series

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CoAssets Limited (ASX: CA8), a Singapore-based crowdfunding platform and even organizer, is partnering with the Linca Group, with the support of the Fuzhou district government, to bring their EPIC series to Fuzhou, China. Entitled “One Belt, One Road – Infinite Possibilities”, the Expo in Property, Investing and… Read More

Chinese Government Publishes White Paper on Blockchain


The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, along with the National Standardization Committee, Chinese Blockchain Technology and others have published a white-paper on Blockchain technology. The document has been in the works since this past August. The Bank of England stated recently that 24… Read More

InvestHK Creates Dedicated Team to Help Fintech Startups Come to Hong Kong


2016 is the Year of Fintech in Hong Kong Hong Kong is on the growing list of countries that see Fintech as strategically important for their regional economy and global competitiveness. This past week, in a speech delivered in New York City, Hong Kong Financial… Read More

Baker & McKenzie Release Asian InsurTech Report: Orienteering a Regulations Labyrinth


Insurance companies in Asia are facing a “labyrinth” of regulations as they increase investment in the insurtech space, particularly in areas such as telematics, biometrics and big data, according to The Insurtech Revolution: Regulatory Updates and Innovative Evolution in the Insurance Sector, a new guide… Read More

Insider: China Tells Regional Governments to Start Investigating Fraud

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This past weekend, Crowdfund Insider reported that China government officials published a list of restrictions for peer to peer lenders. These were largely a rehash of previously revealed regulations directed towards internet finance and more specifically peer to peer lending. But the Chinese government is… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


CreditEase is Confronted with Another Tuition Loan Fraud Earlier this month, Chinese p2p lending platform CreditEase was confronted with another tuition loan fraud. TOEIC English, a TOEFL training institution which launched a collaborative tuition loan product with CreditEase, was found shuttered with no reason. Students… Read More

Chinese Fintech Service Platform UniFi Surpasses $15M in Transactions in First Five Months

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On Monday, China-based fintech service platform UniFi announced it surpassed 100 million yuan (approx. US $15 million) mark since its app went live this past May. The platform is dedicated to foreign students in the U.S. and is an exclusive service of Maizi Jinfu Finacial… Read More

LendIt forms Partnership with AMTD, Opens Joint Global Office in Hong Kong

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LendIt, a global conference and events organizer established by Jason Jones, Peter Renton and Bo Brustkern, has announced a strategic partnership with AMTD Group Limited (AMTD). LendIt released the news during its annual LendIt Europe conference taking place in London today. AMTD and LendIt had previously partnered… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


PowerEgg Drone: Most crowdfunded campaign in the drone industry ever! Up to 30th September, 2016, PowerEgg Drone from PowerVision has raised more than ¥86.3 million (USD $12.87 million), becoming the most funded campaign on JD.com’s crowdfunding platform. The previous record belonged to Niu.com which raised… Read More

China P2P Loans Brief: Record High September

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China’s outstanding P2P loans more than doubled to a record high at the end of September, according to an industry report, underscoring the challenges Chinese authorities face in regulating the exponentially growing sector. P2P loans surged 153.5 percent to 956 billion yuan ($143 billion), according to the official… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

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CIRC strengthens regulation towards internet finance It is reported that many local insurance companies have received notices from regulatory authorities, asking them to do a self-examination towards risk of collaboration with internet finance platform. Yet, some insurance companies in Shanghai believed this notice as a… Read More

Yirendai Named One of the Internet Financial Industry Information Sharing Platform’s Inaugural Members


Yirendai (NYSE:YRD), the publicly traded offshoot of huge P2P lender CreditEase, announced on Tuesday it has been named an inaugural member of the Internet Financial Industry Information Sharing Platform(IFIISP). According to the company, the IFIISP was launched by China Internet Finance Association (CIFA) and aims to… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


  Baidu FSG launches mobile foreign exchange service Baidu FSG recently announced the launch of mobile foreign exchange service. Users of Baidu Wallet in Canada, Italy, Japan and Philippine could use this service to exchange small foreign change into targeted currency category. It is said… Read More

PINTEC Group Spins Off Jimubox, Rebrands P2P Lender JIMU Group


PINTEC Group, a leading Chinese fintech platform, today announced it will spinoff P2P lending platform Jimubox into an independent company, JIMU Group. Jimubox was a wholly-owned subsidiary of PINTEC Group, which holds a diversified group of financial technology businesses operating in the digital consumer lending… Read More

EY Gets Caught Up in Failed P2P Lender Jinxing Investments

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Shanghai Daily is reporting that global consultancy EY has gotten sucked into the collapse of peer to peer lender Jinxing Investments. According to the report, the Shanghai offices of EY has endured several protests becoming surrounded by angry investors who were under the impression that… Read More

China P2P IPO: Lufax Preps for Hong Kong Listing

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Lufax, one of China’s largest peer to peer lending platforms, is preparing for its long-awaited IPO. This is according to a report in Reuters that stated the IPO could raise $5 billion. At the last funding round, Lufax captured a valuation topping $18 billion.  China… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


Fintech related cases would become an important area of civil and commercial trial in the future. On September 10, 2016, the sixth “Southern China Enterprise Law Innovation Forum” was held in Shenzhen. During the seminar of “China’s Law Innovation in Internet Age”, Yang Linping from… Read More