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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

Completed: Chinese P2P Lender Lufax Raises $1.2B; Valued at $18.5 Billion

Backed by Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd., Lufax, a Chinese peer-to-peer lender, has raised $1.2 billion from a group of investors, making it one of the world’s most valuable financial technology startups.  The capital raising values Lufax at $18.5 billion. The Shanghai-based Shanghai Lujiazui International Financial Asset Exchange Co… Read More

Suspended: Registration Of Internet Finances In Several Chinese Cities

In Shanghai and Shenzhen, administrations for industry and commerce have suspended the registration of Internet finance platforms, according to the Beijing Business Today in ECNS.cn. The publication also notes that in Beijing, the Administration for Industry and Commerce also released a similar statement. However, this has not… Read More

‘It’s A Lot Of Money….Enough For Us To Build What We Wanted To Build”: Dianrong.com CEO On New Valuation of ‘About’ $1 Billion

A major Chinese peer-to-peer lender, Dianrong.com, now claims a valuation of “around” $1 billion, due to its latest round of fundraising, according to the company’s CEO, Soul Htite, in a conversation with CNBC (Reuters also contributed to the story). U.S. investment firm Tiger Global was the source… Read More

Kliptap Seeks to Become Asia’s New Crowdfunding Platform For Social Causes

New Hong Kong and Shanghai-based crowdfunding platform Kliptap is ready to become the ultimate funding tool for social causes in Asia. According to e27, Kliptap recently became a graduate from Chinaccelerator’s batch VI and received $30,000 in funding for 6% in equity. The new platform… Read More

Spicy Horse Taken At Their Word On $1.7 Million Akaneiro Loss

Shanghai-based video game development shop Spicy Horse and leader American McGee are fairly well known in the world of crowdfunding. The outfit has three Kickstarter campaigns under its belt. Two have succeeded while funding for a third was cancelled. The first of these projects to… Read More

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