FinTech in Belt and Road - the UK FinTech Bridge
In the second round of our interviews at the Belt and Road Summit 2019 in Hong Kong, Blockchain.News gained further insights from European representatives Germany, as well as soon to be European exiters—the UK to learn more about their countries’ latest developments related to the Belt and Road Initiative.

Belt and Road Initiative – Hong Kong the Gateway for RMB Internationalization
Many analysts have come to view BRI as a diplomatic offensive with geopolitical motives. However, the initiative is primarily driven by the Middle Kingdom’s pressing need to transform its national economy through further integration with the world.

Fintech in Belt and Road - the Bavarian Benefits
Belt and Road Initiative—Germany

Belt and Road Summit 2019—Iranian Investment, Malaysian FinTech and the Kazakh Belt Buckle
Rounding off our exclusive interviews for the 2019 Belt and Road Summit, jointly organized by the HKTDC and the HKSAR Government, we share insights from delegates from Iran, Malaysia, and Kazakhstan

The Fourth Belt and Road Summit 2019 – FinTech Cultural Revolution for Inclusive and Green Finance
The fourth Belt and Road Summit jointly organized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council was held on 11 to 12 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With around 5000 government officials, professionals and entrepreneurs from 69 countries attended the summit, opportunities and innovations were shared and explored.

Belt and Road in Hong Kong: the Emergence of Digital Gold in IoT
A US dollar global economy has led to the underwhelming volume of growth of Chinese goods being traded among the Belt and Road countries and corridors since the initiative began in 2013. GoldZip is the exciting new digital tool allowing countries to barter goods based on their digital gold values.

FinTech in Belt and Road - Transforming French Freight Logistics with Blockchain
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) seeks to improve trade connectivity by upgrading transport infrastructure across much of Eurasia. The undertaking spans a massive geographic area covering as many as 63 countries, accounting for sixty percent of the world’s population and thirty percent of global GDP.

一带一路金融科技-借助区块链转变法国货运物流
第四届“一带一路”峰会于9月在香港会议展览中心(HKCEC)举行,为期两天。峰会是在香港政府,香港贸易发展局(贸发局)的共同努力下举办的。来自香港,中国大陆和“一带一路”沿线国家的高级政府官员和企业领导人参加了此次活动。一带一路倡议(BRI)试图通过升级欧亚大陆大部分地区的运输基础设施来改善贸易连通性。这项事业跨越了广阔的地理区域,涵盖了多达63个国家,占世界人口的60%,占全球GDP的30%。 Blockchain.News借此机会与来自欧洲,亚洲和中东的与会代表讲话,以了解他们的国家与“一带一路”倡议相关的最新动态。

Cyberport: Integrating New Technology and Blueprint for a Smarter Hong Kong
Other than the incubation programme provided, Cyberport also has a programme dedicated to encouraging education in the FinTech and blockchain sector. The Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP) is a program created for university students.

SAP and GS1 to Establish Blockchain Prototype to Enhance Road Safety
SAP and GS1 have created a blockchain prototype intended at the digitization of tire retread activities for better road safety. Notably, the blockchain network deployed will be instrumental in tracking tires’ life-cycle.

Ethereum’s Joe Lubin: ‘I Would Love to Help China Get Expert in Ethereum Technology’
Ethereum co-founder and ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin was interviewed by Forbes on Saturday, and among other things, he said that he’d love to help China get up to speed with Ethereum technology.

Exclusive: Deloitte Blockchain Lab on the 3 Collaborations with HKMA
We were delighted to interview Dr. Paul Sin, leader of the Deloitte Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab, who shared with us its development goals and the collaborations with HKMA across the Greater Bay Area and Europe.

Zuckerberg's Hearings with Congress and What the US Regulators Really Think
It has been more than three months since Facebook announced plans to launch its digital currency, Libra in June 2020; however, the social media giant has met with regulatory and political skepticism globally.

Blockchain Daily Digest – November 4th, 2019
1. SAP and GS1 to Establish Blockchain Prototype to Enhance Road Safety SAP, a multinational software corporation, and GS1, a non-profit organization that maintains and develops global standards, have created a blockchain prototype intended at the digitization of tire retread activities for better road safety.

A Deeper Look into The Greater Bay Area, China's Answer to Silicon Valley
The Fintech Association of Hong Kong has released a new report exploring the Greater Bay Area (GBA)’s cities, policies, and fintech landscape. The report, gives an overview of the GBA’s demographics, fintech companies, projects and goals, including policy and regulatory initiatives, ambitions for capital markets and funding, and the region’s supporting ecosystem for fintech.

Blockchain Daily Digest – October 10th, 2019
Blockchain Daily Digest – October 10th, 2019

Blockchain Daily Digest – October 9th, 2019
Blockchain Daily Digest – October 9th, 2019

Empowering Enterprise Blockchain Integration with Hyperledger and R3
Cyberport, being the digital flagship of Hong Kong has gained collaborations with other government-linked organizations, such as InvestHK. InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong government responsible for foreign direct investment and for promoting Hong Kong’s status as the leading international business hub in Hong Kong.

Sky, O2, And Unilever Enter Blockchain Project for Digital Advertising Transparency
Advertisers across the industry are looking for ways to increase transparency in their digital campaigns. Blockchain appears to be a potential solution in this respect. Recently, Sky, O2, and Unilever have joined a blockchain pilot designed to boost digital advertising transparency.

What are the 2 Key Takeaways in HKU FinTech Africa Conference?
The Fintech in Africa Conference 2019 – Hong Kong is held on 7 May 2019 at the University of Hong Kong. It started from 8:30 to 13:30 in an academic conference room in Cheng Yu Tung Tower at HKU. The conference is not placing emphasis on the blockchain adoption in Africa, rather it’s about the Fintech development, including banking, payments, investments etc.