Hong Kong

Ousted Bitmain Co-Founder Offers to Buy $4 Billion in Shares

The Bitmain power struggle continues as Micree Ketuan Zhan, one of the co-founders of the crypto mining giant and its largest s...

40% of New Fintech Firms in Hong Kong Operate With Blockchain

Blockchain firms are increasingly dominating Hong Kong’s financial technology sector, with 39% of new firms launching in the co...

Hong Kong’s First Approved Crypto Fund Seeks $100M Target

Venture Smart Asia has launched Hong Kong’s first approved cryptocurrency fund with a target of $100 million under management f...

Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed BC Group, the operator of institution-focused digital assets trading platform OSL, reported a 7...

DHS Names Blockchain Managers” Among “Critical Infrastructure” Workers

A memorandum published by the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named “blockchain managers” among the nat...

Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi Change Crypto Regulations to Align With FATF

On Feb. 26, Hong Kong’s financial secretary Paul Chan stated that his administration will strengthen its Anti-Money Laundering ...

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds Hong Kong Dollars to Fiat Gateway

Binance, one of the world’s foremost cryptocurrency exchanges, now allows deposits in Hong Kong dollars. According to a Feb. 21...

Fidelity International Invests in Hong Kong Crypto Company BC Group

Fidelity International has acquired a stake in BC Group, the operator of OSL, one of Asia’s largest digital asset platforms for...
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Asian Crypto Conferences Are Being Delayed For Coronavirus Reasons

A number of cryptocurrency-related conferences across Asia are being delayed in response to the regional coronavirus outbreak. ...

Bitspark Shuts Down Amid Restructuring, Coronavirus and Protests

Hong Kong-based blockchain remittance startup Bitspark has abruptly announced its closure, citing internal restructuring issues...