Hong Kong FinTech Week 2023 “Fintech Redefined”

Hong Kong, Hong Kong, October twenty fifth, 2023, FinanceWire

Make investments Hong Kong (InvestHK) at the moment (October 18) unveiled particulars of Hong Kong FinTech Week 2023 (HKFW). The eighth version of HKFW, themed “Fintech Redefined.” will happen from October 30 to November 5. This flagship occasion lies on the core of world fintech improvements and goals to form the way forward for fintech throughout numerous dimensions of economic providers and past.

Gathering world leaders on the forefront of innovation, know-how, and finance

Organised by the Monetary Providers and the Treasury Bureau (FSTB) and InvestHK, and co-organised by the Hong Kong Financial Authority (HKMA), the Securities and Futures Fee (SFC) and the Insurance coverage Authority (IA), HKFW is about to draw greater than 30 000 attendees and garner over 5 million on-line views from greater than 90 economies.

Over 300 distinguished audio system and 540 exhibitors are anticipated to hitch the principle bodily convention going down between November 2 and three on the Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre.

This 12 months’s convention will carry collectively world leaders and world-leading fintech improvements to discover the longer term improvement of fintech via six key themes – world laws and focuses reminiscent of sustainable and inexperienced finance; funding and enterprise capital in addition to household workplace investments; exploring the realms of synthetic intelligence (AI), Web3 and rising frontiers; unveiling the most recent alternatives inside the dynamic Larger Bay Space; Hong Kong’s innovation journey; and enterprise showcases.

The Appearing Secretary for Monetary Providers and the Treasury, Mr Joseph Chan, mentioned, “Hong Kong’s fintech trade is coming into a brand new period, the place it’s now not solely about know-how but in addition its real-life utility. We’re excited to witness this transformation and its influence on the monetary ecosystem. The upcoming HKFW 2023, with its theme ‘Fintech Redefined.’, will function a exceptional platform to showcase pioneering developments and alternatives within the trade, demonstrating how the real-life functions of fintech can enhance monetary inclusion, improve buyer expertise and drive sustainable development.”

New fashions, guidelines and worth creation

Numerous fascinating metaverse experiences can even characteristic at this 12 months’s convention, presenting cutting-edge applied sciences below immersive and academic engagements. The experiences can even show the probabilities of the metaverse in connecting enterprise and selling Hong Kong tradition via digital video games and augmented and digital actuality units.

As well as, the cross-boundary Larger Bay Space Day will probably be resumed on October 31, presenting ample alternatives and synergies between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. A full day discussion board will probably be organised in Shenzhen, adopted by a collection of concurrent firm excursions to Mainland tech giants.

There will probably be devoted areas such because the Investor Lounge, Enterprise Stage, workshops and occasions particularly designed for traders. Moreover, InvestHK is worked up to introduce the Girls in Tech Lounge, a novel house with particular workshops, panels, and networking occasions tailor-made to empower and join ladies within the tech trade.

The Appearing Director-Normal of Funding Promotion of InvestHK, Dr Jimmy Chiang, mentioned, “Hong Kong FinTech Week is the final word gathering for anybody wanting to discover the frontiers of finance and know-how, and witness the deepening collaborations inside our thriving ecosystem in addition to thrilling convergence throughout various industries. Constantly pushing the boundaries of excellence, we’re thrilled to have HKFW as an anchor occasion of VIVA HONG KONG, a exceptional lineup of economic, tech, Web3 and cultural occasions from the tip of October to November, bringing collectively trade leaders, innovators, and startups from all over the world to be a part of the dynamic momentum reinforcing Hong Kong’s standing as Asia’s World Metropolis, monetary centre and fintech hub.”

InvestHK can even host the a lot anticipated grand finale of the World Scaleup Competitors. The occasion will characteristic 13 finalists fastidiously chosen by a panel of fifty worldwide judges, together with traders who collectively handle over US$54 billion in property. This occasion is a part of the broader World Quick Monitor 2023 programme, which goals to foster connections between fintech corporations, company purchasers, traders, and trade companions. This 12 months, this system acquired an awesome response, with over 500 functions from 63 economies worldwide, setting a brand new document.

Listing of esteemed audio system on the important convention:

Hong Kong Particular Administrative Area Authorities and regulators:

  • The Chief Govt, Mr John Lee;
  • The Monetary Secretary, Mr Paul Chan;
  • The Secretary for Monetary Providers and the Treasury, Mr Christopher Hui;
  • The Secretary for Innovation, Expertise and Trade, Professor Solar Dong;
  • The Appearing Secretary for Commerce and Financial Improvement, Dr Bernard Chan;
  • The Chief Govt of the HKMA, Mr Eddie Yue;
  • The Chief Govt Officer of the SFC, Ms Julia Leung;
  • The Chief Govt Officer of the IA, Mr Clement Cheung;
  • The Beneath Secretary for Monetary Providers and the Treasury, Mr Joseph Chan;
  • The Director-Normal of Workplace for Attracting Strategic Enterprises, Mr Philip Yung; and
  • The Appearing Director-Normal of Funding Promotion of InvestHK, Dr Jimmy Chiang.

Mainland Authorities and regulators:

  • The Director of the Guangzhou Municipal Native Monetary Supervision and Administration, Mr Qiu Yitong;
  • The Director of the Shenzhen Municipal Monetary Regulatory Bureau, Mr He Jie;
  • The senior consultant of the Shanghai Inventory Trade; and
  • The senior consultant of the Shenzhen Inventory Trade.

Trade leaders:

  • The Chief Govt Officer of Citi Hong Kong & Macau, Ms Aveline San;
  • The Group Chief Govt of Customary Chartered PLC, Mr Invoice Winters;
  • The Co-Founder and Chief Govt Officer of Coinbase, Mr Brian Armstrong;
  • The Chairman of Longling Capital, Mr Cai Wensheng;
  • The Chief Govt Officer of Yuga Labs, Mr Daniel Alegre;
  • The World Head of Christie’s Ventures, Mr Devang Thakkar;
  • The Chairman of Wanxiang Blockchain and HashKey Group, Dr Xiao Feng;
  • Company Vice President of Tencent, Head of Tencent Monetary Expertise, Mr Forest Lin;
  • The Chief Economist of Circle Worldwide Monetary, Mr Gordon Liao;
  • The Chief Govt Officer of J P Morgan Hong Kong and Head of Technique Asia Pacific, Ms Harshika Patel;
  • The Vice President and Chief Data Officer of WeBank, Mr Henry Ma;
  • The Chief Govt Officer and Co-Founding father of Crypto.com, Mr Kris Marszalek;
  • The Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of Sinovation Ventures and the President of Sinovation Ventures Synthetic Intelligence Institute, Dr Lee Kai-fu;
  • The Chief Govt Officer and Managing Director of Normal Catalyst, Mr Hemant Taneja;
  • Companion of Qiming Enterprise Companions, Mr Kuantai Yeh;
  • The Chairman of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd, Mrs Laura Cha;
  • Founding Companion of Hillhouse Capital, Mr Luke Li;
  • The Managing Member of The Division of XYZ and the Board Director of Gemini, Mr Matthew Homer;
  • The World Companion of Fosun, the Co-Chairman of the board and the Chief Govt Officer of Fosun Capital, Mr Mike Xu;
  • The Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of Ledger, Mr Pascal Gauthier;
  • The Co-Founder and Chief Working Officer of The Sandbox, Mr Sebastien Borget;
  • The Co-founder and Govt Chairman of Animoca Manufacturers, Mr Siu Yat;
  • The Chief Govt of Financial institution of China (Hong Kong), Mr Solar Yu;
  • The World Head of Product of Clever, Mr Surendra Chaplot;
  • The Group Govt of the HSBC Group and Co-Chief Govt of HSBC Asia- Pacific, Mr Surendra Rosha;
  • The Co-founder of Chainlink, Mr Sergey Nazarov;
  • The Chief Govt Officer of Onyx by J P Morgan and the World Head of Monetary Establishment Funds, Mr Umar Farooq; and
  • The Co-Founder and Chief Govt Officer of Digital Asset, Mr Yuval Rooz.

HKFW can even embrace a collection of unbelievable occasions below VIVA HONG KONG that includes a various vary of economic, tech, Web3 and cultural occasions all through the town reminiscent of ApeFest Hong Kong, the World Monetary Leaders’ Funding Summit and the StartmeupHK Competition. Extra data of VIVA HONG KONG could be discovered at www.fintechweek.hk/viva-hk.

Chosen keynote classes will probably be live-streamed by way of the official HKFW app and YouTube channel, in addition to a number of metaverses together with in Mainland China.

Additional data could be discovered at Fintech Week’s official web site, or on official social media accounts: LinkedIn | YouTube

About Hong Kong FinTech Week

Hong Kong FinTech Week 2023, organised by the FSTB and InvestHK, and co-organised by the HKMA, the SFC and the IA, is Asia’s world monetary know-how occasion for scaling new heights. It’s anticipated to host over 300 audio system, 540 sponsors and exhibitors, welcoming over 30,000 attendees and attracting over 5 million views from over 90 economies to the occasion. The week-long occasion will characteristic multitrack conferences with distinguished audio system, exhibitions, a deal flooring, workshops, networking and satellite tv for pc occasions, demo classes and metaverse experiences.

About InvestHK

Please go to www.hongkong-fintech.hk.

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