Pleased to be one of the judges again of the 2023 GBA Insurance Awards organized by Metro Finance. We have been witnessing the progress of insurance companies in leveraging technologies to empower their business and more importantly people to perform better and serve our community better in recent years. Congratulations to all the companies and people who have won the awards this year.

I am particularly grateful to collaborate with many great leaders in various programmes #金融科技大本營 #財智雙打 #財雄勢大 #智識做老闆 等等 of MetroFinance in driving the growth of innovation and technology in Hong Kong. Heartfelt thanks to Alaric Chu 朱子昭, Michelle Ngan #魏美珍#胡孟青, Christine LamSteven TsoiRita Tse, 梁耀宗Anthony Leung, certainly宋台長 for their trust and support throughout the years. And appreciate many many good friends and partners in our innovation and technology ecosystem who had been the guests of our programmes in the last few years.

Congratulations again for the marvelous success of the GBA Insurance Awards. Look forward to collaborating even more with you all in the post Covid era. Cheers.

#MetroFinance #新城財經台 #FM104 #MetroRadio
#GBA #GreaterBay
#InsurTech #Insurance
#FinTech #Finance
#Innovation #Technology

Glad that I had another opportunity to collaborate with Michelle #魏美珍#MetroFinance Radio #新城財經台 again after being one of the judges for their 2021 GBA Insurance Award. https://lnkd.in/gVNushbr. The 2022 GBA Insurance Award is coming. Find out more here https://lnkd.in/g9YFT-V9

In the coming episode of the #財智雙打 (or Financial Wisdom Duo) programme hosted by Michelle and the well-known investment expert #青姐#吳孟青 on Sun Mar 13 from 4pm to 5pm, I will share my insights on the #startups in Hong Kong. I have been cultivating quite a few startups in different stages as well as #intrapreneurs within enterprises. There are some interesting findings that I will talk about #entrepreneurs#entrepreneurship and #intrapreneurship in the show.

Stay tuned to #FM104 then.

#Insurance opportunities in the Greater Bay Area are tremendeous. To recognize the contribution of insurance companies to the growth of this emerging market, Hong Kong #MetroFinance #MetroRadio had presented a series of awards to the best insurers and talents yesterday. Find out more here:https://lnkd.in/gNT_uTj

Congratulations to all the winners. I was one of the judges there representing the #Innovation and #Technology industry. I was so pleased to present the following awards to #AIA HK – the winner of the Best InsurTech, Best Online Platform & Best Anti-Covid19 Contribution. Impressive! They set a great example on how to make use #BigData#AI & #Platform to create a personalized seemless experience for their customers. To find out more, please watch this video on their #SuperConnect platform here.

Influential leaders from the insurance industry shared their views on the opportunities and challenges in #GBA. Glad to meet two outstanding leaders of Hong Kong, Dr. Michael Chan 陳裕光博士 & JP Simon Wong 黃家和太平紳士. They were also judges of the awards.

Appreciate #MetroFinance #新城財經台 宋文禧先生, 魏美珍小姐, Alaric Chu 朱子昭 & teammates to organise this great awards. Our #InsurTech #entrepreneurs #startups will surely energize this growth further. Keep it going.

Digital Transformation for SME is very critical for small to medium-sized companies in Hong Kong and many cities in  Asia to operate, compete and survive in the ever-changing digital world. from Metro Radio & I have been doing a series of chats with innovative start-ups and large companies in Hong Kong to tap into their minds and how they help SME to transform digitally. You can listen to the program 智識做老闆 from this link: https://lnkd.in/fvCkxmT

Jul 27 HSBC Daniel Chan Support SME Digitalization

Jul 20  Backers Damien Ng Match  innovators with  retailers

Jul 13  Raspect Harris Sun Use  AI to inspect buildings & roads

Jul 6  Quikec Peter Li Use AI to do QA & QC for  manufacturing

Jun 29  LivelyImpact Ivan Ng Leverage BigData to do smart advertising

Jun 22 theAnswr Edmund Lee Democratize Big Data Analytics to the mass

Jun 15 Posify Make online & offline O2O retailers to do business easier

Jun 8 CryptoBlk Duncan Wong Apply blockchain in the real world

Jun 1 OpenCertHub Dr. CHARM Toa Build startups ecosystem Certify Big Data & AI talents

Let me know if you would like to know more how Digital Innovation can empower your businesses & operations. Thanks Christine Lam & all of guests to share their valuable experiences with us.

DigitalTransformation is not just for large enterprises but for all SME in the DigitalEconomy. However, many SMEs do not know too much about Digital. Management may think that they cannot afford it; digital like AI Blockchain O2O hashtagIOT etc. is too far away from them; they cannot even survive tomorrow and so on. The reality is that the leaders in SME world are making great use of digital to save cost and labour, enhance productivity, optimize profit and make smart decision. DigitalInclusion is very critical for the survival of all SMEs & important to many economies as SMEs are the pillar of them.

After pioneering & co-hosting the MetroFinance FinTech Series 新城财經台 金融科技大本營, I am pleased to co-host another popular radio program “Knowledge makes bosses” on MetroInfo 新城資訊台 智識做老板 together with another popular radio star 林椒敏 . We, together with our guests, aim to bring the latest digital knowledge, tools and experience to empower SMEs to leverage on digital technologies to compete more effectively & operate more efficiently.

I have just started co-hosting it from Jun 1, 2019. It is on MetroInfo 新城資訊台 FM 99.7 every Sat from 10am to 12pm. Stay tuned.

Listen to the last 2 episodes on Jun 8 & Jun 1 here: https://lnkd.in/fvCkxmT 

FinTech MetroRadio Cyberport MetroFinance 金融科技大本營 Season 2. Hong Kong FinTech Season 2 has just started last week on Metro Finance Radio Channel FM104. It is our 2nd series to talk about the latest development of FinTech in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is getting into a new FinTech Era in 2019 with the launch of Faster Payment System, Virtual Bank, Open API, Common QR Code plus the uprising key clusters like Blockchain, InsurTech, RegTech and more. In the coming ten eposides, we will invite key leaders in these fields like Alex Kong (江庆恩) from TNG, Ken Lo from ZhongAn and more, to share on these topics. Stay tuned to Hong Kong Metro Finance FM104 every Tue from 11-12pm. The 1st episode (Oct 16, 2018) can be replayed here.

Part 1: https://lnkd.in/faV2DDr

Part 2: https://lnkd.in/fjHiCEh

Facebook Page: https://lnkd.in/fx2BhbA Cyberport now has over 300 FinTech companies and a well established FinTech ecosystem with financial services institutes, investors, regulators, tech companies, accelerators universities, etc. We will further leverage on these new opportunities and empower Hong Kong to be the leading Asia’s FinTech hub.

#FinTech #Cyberport #CUPP #Bootcamp #Entrepreneurship #MetroFinance #MetroRadio I have shared about how university students can leverage on Cyberport to realize their start-up dreams on MetroFinance Radio. You can review the show here https://lnkd.in/fv6jAa5

One of the best ways is to join our Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP). It is a FinTech entrepreneurship bootcamp organised by Cyberport and one of the world’s leading universities. Stanford University in Silicon Valley was our partner in the last 3 years. Apart from the bootcamp, a series of FinTech training conducted by FinTech enterpreneurs and financial services leaders will be given to the students before they go to the foreign university. The students also have a chance to win Cyberport Creative Micro Fund to turn their ideas into prototypes and join Cyberport Incubation programme. More can be found here. https://lnkd.in/fPu_sYJ

CUPP 2018 is now open for applications. Check with your university or contact Cyberport. Don’t miss it this year. See you. #BUHK #CITYU #CUHK #HKU #POLYU #UST

The 10th Episode of Cyberport FinTech Series on Metro Finance Radio Channel features INSURTECH – the next hottest thing in FinTech. I have invited Raymond Tam from Hong Kong Insurance Authority HKIA https://lnkd.in/fTRmz7r and Fred Ngan from uprising InsurTech start-up Seasonalife (Cyberport incubatee) https://lnkd.in/f2n73zi to share their views.

Listen to this episode here:

Part 1 https://lnkd.in/f6h-gCh

Part 2 https://lnkd.in/fryYNsG

At Christmas time, I would like to thank all friends who joined my FinTech show on MetroFinance in the past few months. Their experiences and sharings were inspirational to all stakeholders in Hong Kong FinTech Ecosystem. Special thanks to Stephen 蔡展輝 of Metro Finance and my Cyberport team for their great effort to make this show possible and fruitful.

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The 9th Episode of Cyberport FinTech Series on Metro Finance Radio Channel features a traditional bank and a FinTech innovator i.e. Standard Chartered Bank and Mindlayer. Standard Chartered Bank, one of the first in its kind, started its own FinTech Accelerator in Hong Kong. Find out more from Paul Wan on how a traditional bank embraces innovation and excel in the digital economy.

Mindlayer started its journey from Cyberport’s CUPP FinTech programme in Stanford University and succesfully got admitted to Cyberport’s CCMF, Incubation and Accelerator Support programmes. Now, Kinni MEW is busy servicing their Chatbot offerings to customers. Find out more how a young student became a great FinTech start-up.

Listen to this episode here:

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The 7th Episode of Cyberport FinTech Series at Metro Finance Radio Channel features innovation on lending market. Mr. Steven Lee, Founder and CEO of MoneySQ, is more than just one of the leaders in P2P Lending market. MoneySQ stands for Money Smart Quotient. As you may have watched their TV commericals on rocking one of the tallest financial centres in Hong Kong, you can feel and see how innovative if not disruptive they are.

Find out more about MoneySQ here. https://lnkd.in/fNP-mGS

Mr. Gilbert Tam, Head of Strategic Partner, Velotrade, has a great way to solve the cash flow challenge of SMEs.

Find out more about Velotrade here. https://www.velotrade.com/

Listen to this episode here: Part 1 https://lnkd.in/fms68_p

Part 2 https://lnkd.in/fVTRhmJ

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