LendIt and AMTD Group, a diversified financial service firm based in Hong Kong, have announced they are joining together to host the “first” Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong later this month.
LendIt stated that over 80 Asian investors and 35+ international fintech companies are expected to attend the summit.
LendIt co-founder Jason Jones said they were “honored” to form the strategic partnership calling Hong Kong a “vital financial hub.”
“This summit enables international fintech companies to gain exposure in Asia,” said Jones.
Calvin Choi, Chairman and President of AMTD Group commented on the partnership;
“As the leading financial services group in Hong Kong offering a wide spectrum of capital markets, asset management, insurance brokerage and risk management solutions, AMTD is excited to work with LendIt to nurture the healthy and dynamic development of the global fintech community. In this summit, we look forward to leveraging our resources to connect leading Asian investors with the most high profile players and showcase the latest developments in the global fintech space.”
LendIt currently hosts events targeting the online lending sector in the US and Europe. Currently, LendIt is gearing up for its forthcoming LendIt China event that has been branded “Lang Di Fintech.” The Hong Kong Summit kicks off the LendIt China Executive Tour that culminates in their Shanghai event later this month. Participating China platforms include most all of the big names in internet finance including CreditEase, Ant Financial (Alibaba), Tencent, Dianrong and more.