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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Eyeing Blockchain Firm Acquisitions

Insider sources have suggested that the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is eyeing takeovers in the blockchain and other tech sectors, according to a Bloomberg article published September 21. Bloomberg cites “people with knowledge of the matter” as saying that the exchange is considering a change in strategy due to stalling trading links with exchanges in China, citing worsening U.S.–China ...

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Hong Kong–Based Blockchain Fund Makes Its Case for Yen-Backed Stablecoin

Grandshores Technology Group, a Hong Kong–listed investment holding company, is seeking to raise around $12.7 million through a digital token fund, according to reports from the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Grandshores Technology plans to use the funding to launch a yen-backed stablecoin. Chinese investor Yongjie Yao, who currently chairs Grandshores Technology, is also a founding partner at Hangzhou Grandshores ...

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Hong Kong Jeweler Introduces Blockchain App for Diamond Authentication

Hong Kong jewelry company Chow Tai Fook has partnered with Gemological Institute of America (GIA) to create a blockchain-based app that will enable customers to ascertain the origin and authenticity of stones purchased. This development brings closer the blockchain implementation processes to regular individuals through a more conversant user interface, the app. Provenance Using Blockchain Transparency and the ability for ...

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Hong Kong Jewelry Retailer to Use Blockchain Platform for Tracking Diamonds

Hong Kong-based jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group will start to use a blockchain platform to track diamonds, the South China Morning Post reported September 12. Chow Tai Fook has reportedly put some of its diamonds on a blockchain platform developed by blockchain startup Everledger and secured by the IBM Blockchain Platform. This will reportedly enable the retailer’s customers ...

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Leading Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Australia Scholars Join Forces to Tackle Regulatory Issues around Cryptocurrencies

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Biser Community Meet up at Hong Kong Disney

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Hong Kong Startup Plans to Issue 100,000 Crypto-to-Fiat Visa Cards

Industry startup Crypto.com, formerly ‘Monaco’ before a rebrand, has revealed its plan to issue 100,000 Visa-powered cryptocurrency debit cards in Hong Kong and Singapore. The Hong Kong startup confirmed that it would pit its debit cards against the insecure revolving credit practiced by mainstream credit card issuers, as reported by the South China Morning Post. Kris Marszalek, Crypto.com’s founder and ...

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Crypto.com to Offer Crypto-to-Fiat Visa Debit Cards in Singapore and Hong Kong

Crypto.com, formerly known as Monaco, has applied to issue cryptocurrency Visa debit cards in Hong Kong, the blockchain startup said yesterday. Crypto.com to Ship Over 100,000 Cryptocurrency Visa Debit Cards to Customers Globally The Hong Kong-based firm is scheduled to ship more than 100,000 cards to customers worldwide over the next two months, reports the South China Morning Post. Starting with ...

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Sparkdex Launches Hong Kong’s First Decentralised Crypto Exchange

Security is paramount in the blockchain world, equally for startups, decentralised exchanges and cryptocurrency traders. Without solid and dependable security systems in place, the whole operation collapses. Unsurprisingly, therefore, new companies and exchanges are keen to highlight their security credentials to instill trust in potential customers, the existing userbase, and the global audience in general. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored ...

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Hong Kong Extends Migrant Policy to Facilitate DLT and FinTech Professionals

A new Hong Kong government initiative seeks to attract professionals in Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) by simplifying the immigration policy, according to a press release published August 28. On Thursday, the government of Hong Kong published its first Talent List aimed at attracting “highly skilled” experts in 11 different fields, including fintech, DLT, and cyber security, from around the world. ...

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