Cyberport and HKMA lead Hong Kong’s largest FinTech Delegation to London
Hong Kong Cyberport and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) bring the largest FinTech delegation to London from 19 to 21 September to expand partnership network for FinTech industry players between the two cities. This is part of the annual ICT delegation co-organised by Cyberport and the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council.
The delegation comprises over 70 participants, including representatives from the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau and The Information and Technology Bureau of the Hong Kong SAR Government, the HKMA, banks, investors, professional bodies, and FinTech start-ups from Cyberport.
The mission aims at forging connections amongst stakeholders in the global FinTech landscape, with a view to fostering collaboration and developing business and investment opportunities, as well as promoting Hong Kong’s role as the leading FinTech hub of Asia.
During the welcome dinner co-hosted with the City of London on 19 September (UK time), officials and leaders from FinTech and investment communities gathered to witness the signing ceremony of Cyberport’s start-up, TNG FinTech Group and a UK company Tranglo to launch a local e-wallet in the UK, whereby expanding its “Global E-Wallet Alliance” to 14 countries, and establishing TNG as a cross-continent e- payment platform. The party also witnessed the announcement of another Cyberport start-up, Institute of Financial Technologists for the launch of its FinTech certification programme aiming to nurture more talents for the growth of the FinTech industry.