Hong Kong Startup Scene

Hong Kong’s Emerging Startup Scene

The city-sized country of Hong Kong occupies a unique financial position. With roughly 7.2 million inhabitants of varying nationalities, it is a “Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China,” yet retains a certain autonomy and a quasi-freedom to self-govern. Due to its uncommon status, this emerging market offers enticing opportunities for foreign investment […]

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Citi Connects with Asia Fintech Community to Upgrade Banking

Seeking to drive digital and mobile transformation in banking, Citi launched Citi Mobile Challenge Asia-Pacific. The Challenge is a call to Honk Kong and other Asia-Pacific fintech startups and developers to come up with innovative solutions that could improve banking operations, running globally on Citi’s digital platform. Citi Mobile Challenge Asia-Pacific Citi Mobile Challenge Asia-Pacific […]

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Singapore Startup Culture

Singapore Creates A Startup Culture

In the first quarter of 2015, Indonesia and Malaysia are experiencing a larger number of venture capital deals according to the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.  The government in Singapore has used innovative ideas and initiatives like MDA i.Jam and National Research Fund (NRF) Technology Incubation Scheme.  The latter can co-invest up to […]

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Lenddo - FinTech

Lenddo’s Credit Risk Management and Verification App

Lenddo is a creditworthiness scoring platform that enables members to manage their financial reputation and gain access to financial services through their social networks. Targeting the emerging middle class, Lenddo aims to provide high quality credit risk and financial services to its customers by combining community-oriented financing tools with social network data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, […]

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