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Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Pilot Program 2019

Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Pilot Program 2019

Date & Time
Date & Time

Fri, 15 Feb 2019
Till 15 Feb 2019

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Description

The Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge Pilot Program is open to growth-stage FinTech companies from the UK wishing to expand their business across the Bridge into Hong Kong

The program will run from March – November 2019 with support from DIT, Invest Hong Kong and key partners.

What will participation provide?

A tailored program will be developed for each cohort member including:

  • Introductions to key organisations and contacts in Hong Kong
  • Connectivity with regulators
  • Support to develop business relationships and opportunities in Hong Kong
  • Specialist professional services assistance (Lawyers, Tax experts, Accountants, Consultants etc.)
  • Dedicated sessions with industry experts
  • Curated events and mentorship

Who can apply?

Applications are welcomed from companies meeting the following criteria:

  • FinTech company with HQ in the UK
  • Minimum 1 year track record in domestic market
  • Target landing date in Hong Kong within the next 6 months
  • Business opportunity in Hong Kong already established
  • Open to regulatory discussions and information sharing

What is a FinTech Bridge?

The Hong Kong-UK FinTech Bridge, signed in September 2017 outlines a shared vision for:

  • Collaboration between Governments
  • Cooperation between Regulators
  • Enhanced support for FinTechs looking to expand their business either from the UK into Hong Kong or from Hong Kong into the UK