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Fugle: The Digital Brokerage That Takes a Lot of the Pain out of Investing
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NexChange’s Andrew Work talks to Li Weh Yeh & Yi Yun Chiu, the founders of Fugle, at Startupbootcamp 2017 in Hong Kong. Fugle is a digital brokerage firm which aims to help investors to get accurate financial information in the shortest amount of time. Fugle is a fast and clarity investment research tools. Comparing to traditional financial data software or
Tixguru: The AI-Based Startup That Makes Brokers Look Good
Andrew Work of NexChange talks to Chris Liu & James Ong, founders of Tixguru, at Startupbootcamp 2017 in Hong Kong. Tixguru is committed to revolutionizing the financial industry with cutting-edge AI technologies. Their team consists of software engineers from world's top companies, machine learning experts and private capital fund managers with 20+ years of trading experience. This unique mixing of
Bitcoin Surges Past $4,000 For the First Time
FinTech
About a week after moving some data off its main network in an effort to speed up transaction times, Bitcoin has surged past $4,000 for the first time, Bloomberg reports. The crypocurrency peaked at $4,298 on Monday, Bloomberg notes, representing a 20 percent gain since Friday. Bitcoin had been plagued by a split between developers and miners on the future of
AIM: The Institutional-Level Hedge Fund Mobile App That VCs Are Checking Out
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Andrew Work from NexChange talks to Jenna Lee & Sean Ham, founders of AIM, at Startupbootcamp in Hong Kong 2017. AIM allows users in Korea to make trades and investments via their smartphone. Transcript: NEXCHANGE: Hi, I'm Andrew Work with NexChange and we are at the Startupbootcamp in Hong Kong. This is part of their four city demo day tour
Mobile Payments in China Surge to $5.5 Trillion
FinTech
The PBOC may not like the idea of a cashless China, but nevertheless, mobile payments in the Middle Kingdom are ripping higher. China Money Network: Chinese consumers spent US$5.5 trillion via mobile payment platforms last year, about 50 times more than their American counterparts. By the end of 2016, Tencent alone saw both its active mobile payment accounts and average
How the US, China and Russia are Moving Toward Weaponizing Artificial Intelligence
FinTech
A group of researchers are warning the world about weaponizing artificial intelligence and robotics, but that machine-learning genie may already be out of the bottle. There are clear signs that the United States is already engaged in an AI arms race with China and Russia to develop weapons systems for the land, sea and air that can talk to each
Chinese Telecom Giant Sina Corp to Launch Fintech Fund
FinTech
Better late than never, I guess? According to China Money Network, Sina Corp, the Chinese telecom giant behind Sina Weibo, is set to launch an Online Finance Fund targeted at fintech firms. Charles Chao, Sina’s chief executive, said in an earnings call that fintech “is one of the most important opportunities in the next three to five years,” adding that
Smallticket: The Korean Insurtech Startup Investors Are Taking a Look At
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NexChange’s Andrew Work talks to Julie Kim, the CEO of Smallticket, at Startupbootcamp 2017 in Hong Kong. Smallticket is a community-based insurance marketing platform which allows users to buy a suitable insurance plan, receive rewards, and enjoy the customized affiliate services. Transcript: NEXCHANGE: Hi, I'm Andrew Work from NexChange and we are at the Startupbootcamp which is the Hong Kong
The Major Services and Retailers That Accept Bitcoin
FinTech
Got bitcoin burning a hole in your pocket? Many companies are beginning to see cryptocurrencies as a valid payment option for the wares they sell. Still, Morgan Stanley recently published a report detailing that only 0.6 percent of the top 500 online retailers accept bitcoin (down from 1 percent in 2016). With this in mind, Benzinga compiled a short list
Another Digital Asset Manager Lands in Singapore
FinTech
After planting its flag in Hong Kong and India, Kristal.ai has landed in Singapore, according to City Wire Asia: Singapore will play host to yet another digital advisory platform catering to the mass affluent and high net worth segment, Citywire Asia can reveal. Launching on August 10, Kristal.AI is an online asset management platform that gives investors access to independent