Tagged: shanghai

JD Digits, the Fintech Division of Chinese Online Marketplace JD.com, to Conduct IPO at China’s STAR Market

JD Digits, the Fintech-focused division of Chinese online marketplace JD.com, is reportedly planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) at China’s STAR Market, which is based in Shanghai. This, according to a filing submitted by several securities companies. As first reported by TechNode, the… Read More

People’s Bank of China Announces Second Batch of 11 Fintech Projects to Participate in Regulatory Sandbox Program

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the nation’s reserve bank with around $3.2 trillion in assets, recently announced the second batch of Fintech initiatives that will take part in a pilot program involving new regulations. The pilots will take place in China’s capital, Beijing, and… Read More

Fintech: Bank of China to Expand its Financial Tech Regulatory Pilot to Shanghai, Shenzhen, Several Other Chinese Cities

The Bank of China, one of the four largest state-managed commercial banking institutions in the country with over $3 trillion in assets, introduced its very first Fintech-focused regulatory pilot initiative in Beijing in 2019. The bank now says it will further expand its regulatory pilot… Read More

AI and Blockchain Firm Points Technology Acquires Millions of Dollars in Funding via Round with Contributions from K2 Ventures Partners

Points Technology, an artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain-focused firm, has reportedly acquired millions of dollars in funding through a Series A round. K2 Venture Partners, a Chinese venture capital firm, made the investment. Points Technology’s management said that the funds raised will be used to… Read More

Ant Financial Announces Inaugural INCLUSION Fintech Conference to Take Place in Shanghai

Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), a China-based tech company and the operator of Alipay, is set to host its upcoming fintech conference in Shanghai. Ant Financial reported that the INCLUSION Fintech Conference is an event that aims to bring together the global financial and… Read More

Srustijeet Mishra, CLPS Singapore CEO, Says His Company Aims to Fill Southeast Asia’s Fintech Talent Gap

CLPS Incorporation (Nasdaq: CLPS) noted on December 27 that Srustijeet Mishra, CLPS Singapore CEO, represented the firm as a guest speaker at the SYNC SEA 2019 Summit, which took place on December 6, 2019, in Singapore. During the event, Mishra reportedly discussed the firm’s current… Read More

Greg Gibb: CEO of Wealth Management Firm Lufax Says Chinese Fintech Sector Is “Restructuring Dramatically”

Greg Gibb, CEO at Lufax, an online wealth management platform and tech solution provider for local governments and financial institutions, recently shared his views and insights on the future of Fintech, during the Committee of 100 Greater China Conference and Gala 2019, which were held… Read More

Authorities in China Reportedly Shut Down Local Cryptocurrency Exchange BISS, 10 Individuals Arrested

Authorities in China continue to crack down on crypto-related businesses. Recently, the nation’s police officials closed down local digital asset exchange BISS and took 10 people into custody, as they were suspected of being involved in the trading platform’s business operations. On November 22, 2019,… Read More

Shanghai Branch of the People’s Bank of China Introduces 40 New Measures for Fintech Development

The Shanghai branch of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the nation’s central bank, has released 40 new measures that have been created mainly to support Fintech development in the city, which is one of the four municipalities in the country. PBoC’s latest measures will… Read More

MAS: Shanghai and Singapore Continue to Strengthen Financial Ties

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Shanghai Municipal Financial Regulatory Bureau (SFRB) continue to strengthen financial ties including in the hot Fintech sector. Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of MAS, and Dr. Zheng Yang, Director General of the SFRB, highlighted the cooperation at the 4th… Read More

SPD Bank Teams Up With Temenos to Launch Innovation Lab in Shanghai

Fintech software provider Temenos (SIX: TEMN) announced on Monday it has teamed up with Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPD Bank) to establish an Innovation Lab in Shanghai. Temenos reported that through the partnership, it and SPD Bank will jointly identify market requirements and co-develop a digital ecosystem,… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Toutiao Marches into the Fintech Market with Cash Loan Products China’s leading digital media platform Toutiao has long denied the potential of entering the financial markets. However, it is reported this week that a series of cash loan products have launched on Toutiao’s app without… Read More

UK Prime Minsiter Theresa May Announces R5-SHCH Connect: New Service Links Chinese Banks With London’s FX Market

On Friday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the launch of R5-SHCH Connect, which is described as a new service that links banks in China with London’s foreign exchange (FX) market. The government official announced the launch while in Shanghai as part of her first… Read More

Suning Financial Services Secures ¥5.34 Billion to Further Advance Fintech Products

Suning Financial Services Shanghai Co. announced on Tuesday it has issued new shares to raise ¥5.34 billion ($813 million) as it looks to invest further into its fintech products. The company reported around14 investors took part in the investment round and it issued 16.5% of… Read More

Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai Hosts First Batch Graduation & Demo Day

Microsoft Accelerator Shanghai (MASH), which was launched in January 2017, hosted its first batch’s graduation and demo day on Thursday. The event showcased a total of 14 startups that participated in the program. According to the program,10 out of the 14 startups have received new… Read More

The New Financial World Order: Singapore & China Strengthen Financial Relationship at Singapore – Shanghai Financial Forum

Global economic powerhouse Singapore is tightening its relationship with China as indicated by the 3rd Singapore-Shanghai Financial Forum (SSFF) in Singapore today.  The SSFF is an annual forum that seeks to bring together financial industry participants from Singapore and Shanghai to discuss pertinent market developments and… Read More

Shanghai Office Vacancies Rise as P2P Lending Declines

Apparently, the slowdown and consolidation of the Chinese peer to peer lending industry is having an impact on the real estate market. Colliers International is reporting that Shanghai Grade A office space experienced a rise in average vacancy due to the widespread withdrawal from peer to peer… Read More

Singapore Reaffirms Fintech Collaboration with Shanghai

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

Wealth Migrate Set to Open New Shanghai Office

On Friday, real estate crowdfunding platform, Wealth Migrate, announced that it was officially opening its new Shanghai office, which will be located in the Pudong Pilot Free Trade Zone district.  Wealth Migrate China CEO, Aling Gong, declared that the Shanghai opening is considered a milestone for the crowdfunding movement… Read More

LendIt Announces: China Event to Be Held in Shanghai This Summer

On Monday, organizers of the online lending conference, LendIt, announced the launch of LendIt China 2016, its inaugural Chinese conference, which will take place in Shanghai on July 17-18, 2016. According to LendIt, the event will bring together the marketplace lending platforms from all over the world… Read More

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