Building talent pool, developing proofs-of-concept, bilateral agreements- FinTech initiatives by Hong Kong government

Building talent pool, developing proofs-of-concept, bilateral agreements- FinTech initiatives by Hong Kong government

News Article Starting from the 2017-18 academic year, local universities will launch dedicated publicly funded first-year first-degree and senior year programmes in FinTech. The Secretary for Financial Services & the Treasury in Hong Kong, Prof. KC Chan outlined a number of initiatives the Hong Kong government is taking for developing the FinTech Industry. He was speaking at the opening of the Internet Economy Summit 2017. From August 2015 and August 2016, the number of FinTech startups operating in Hong Kong increased by 60%, from 86 to 138. In addition, between 2014 and 2016, Hong Kong attracted around US$400 million […]