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DBS & EY: China Outpaced London, NY & Silicon Valley to Become the World’s Undisputed Global Fintech Leader


According to the new report “The Rise of Fintech in China” by DBS and EY, China has outpaced London, New York and Silicon Valley to become the world’s undisputed global fintech leader. Neal Cross, DBS chief innovation officer, indicated that favorable government policies and regulations contributed… Read More

Five on Trial for Gold Smuggling, Chinese P2P Lending Ponzi Scheme

Ezubao Behind Bars

In a follow-up to the Ezubao (Ezubo) shutdown, five people affiliated with the Chinese P2P lending platform that is accused of a Ponzi scheme are on trial for gold smuggling.  This is the first court case that is a part of a scandal that robbed investors of between… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


China’s Leading Auto Financing Companies Set-up Self-Regulating Organization in Shenzhen. On the 23rd November, auto financing self-regulatory regulatory group “Che Dai Quan” (literally meaning auto financing group) was set up in Shenzhen. A number of leading auto financing companies joined this organization, including; RRJC, touna,… Read More

Singapore Reaffirms Fintech Collaboration with Shanghai

Shanghai China

Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, delivered a wide-ranging speech today at the 2nd Shanghai-Singapore Financial Forum in Shanghai. Lo acknowledged the opportunities that exist between China and Singapore noting that China may become 1/3 of the world’s economy by… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Greg Gibb Lufax

JD Finance Has Been Carved Out of JD.COM On November 15th, JD.COM announced it would transfer/sell all the shares it held in JD Finance. In other words, JD.COM will no longer be the legitimate owner of JD Finance. This corporate reorganization was said to make… Read More

Can the U.S. & Europe Keep Up with Asia in Fintech Investments?

Asia Pacific at Night

Accenture recently highlighted that Fintech investments in the Asia-Pacific region have accelerated over the past six years, growing from $103 million in 2010 to nearly $10.5 billion by the end of September 2016. Fintech investments in Asia are outpacing those in Europe and the U.S…. Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review


AliPay Offers New Functions for Single Users. Earlier this month, some AliPay users discovered a new online dating function on home page of  the AliPay app (Above 9.9 Version). According to some reports, users received invitation for this beta function. The users will have to… Read More

Innovate Finance Reports: Global VC investment in Fintech Up 27% to $15.2 Billion to 2016 Third Quarter While UK VC Investment Drops 26%

Lawrence Wintermeyer

Innovate Finance, an association for the global Fintech industry founded in 2014, announced on Wednesday its latest report through Pitchbook revealed over global investment for fintech has increased by 27 % to $15.2 billion to 2016’s third quarter with 839 deals in total. The organization… Read More

Brief: China Rapid Finance Reaches One Million Borrower Milestone

Zane Wang

Peer-to-peer lender, China Rapid Finance, announced on Wednesday its platform has exceeded one million borrowers and it facilitated 8.8 million loans in total as of October 31st. Sharing details about the new milestone, Dr. Zane Wang, CEO of China Rapid Finance, stated: “Serving more than one million borrowers is… Read More

BondIT & Wind Info Partner on AI, Machine Learning & Wealth Management


BondIT  has received a strategic investment from China based Wind Information. According to BondIT, the two companies have partnered to bring artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to wealth management. Specific terms of the deal were not revealed. The two companies intend to start in mature… Read More

China Online Insurer ZhongAn Announces New Fintech Incubator


Chinese online insurer, ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Ltd. (ZhongAn) announced on Friday the launch of its new fintech incubator, ZhongAn Information and Technology Services Co., Ltd. (ZhongAn Technology). According to the insurer, the new brand will explore technology innovation for ZhongAn along with… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Chairman Shang Fulin

In Response to Lending Cap Regulations, More & More Chinese P2P Platforms Start to Transfer to Financial Asset Exchanges In August, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) issued rules for the online lending industry and set lending caps for both individual and business peer to… Read More

The Development of Internet Finance in China

China Payments iPhone Smartphone Money

Wangdaizhijia (or wdzj.com), an alternative finance news and data platform in China, has published two interesting reports on the state of internet finance in the largest altfi market in the world. The first document focuses on peer to peer lending. The second publication is on… Read More

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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

Getty Goh and Robert Reynolds

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