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Yirendai, China’s largest P2P consumer finance platform, expands beyond lending
Date: Nov 28, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Case Study
Yirendai, the largest P2P online consumer finance marketplace in China, offers services that are based on technology-driven innovations such as big data powered risk management, data driven customer acquisition and conversion, and anti-fraud technology
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Most improved retail bank in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa
Date: Nov 13, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Case Study
Ping An Bank has successfully transformed its operating structure into a modern one, prioritizing asset-light and capital-light structures to allow flexibility.
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The Consumer Finance Product of the Year – CMB Flash Loan
Date: Oct 10, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Case Study
Flash Loan 2.0 was launched, designed to increase the user-friendliness of the app, condense selling points and update risk management systems, allowing the app to review 100,000 applications per day
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JD Finance: To be FinTech or TechFin?
Date: Oct 10, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Research Note
JD Finance takes full advantage of technology integration and cross-company synergy, allowing the company to offer corporate, retail, and rural customers safe and customized financial services
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An alternative way to serve micro and small enterprises
Date: Sep 19, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Interviews
Jackson Cheung, co-founder and CEO of Youxin Financial, talks about how to leverage data analysis to help micro and small enterprises owners in a tighter regulatory environment
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Vered Holding’s Lin: "Reshape trade finance with new technologies"
Date: Apr 02, 2018   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Interviews
Lin Zhihong, chairman of Vered Holdings, a Chinese financial technology company, talks about the current landscape of China's trade finance and the new fintechs can play in the current business environment.
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Chinese banks tap technology to build private wealth business
Date: Dec 27, 2017   |   Author: Gerald Tai | Post Event Report
The 2017 China Private Wealth Dialogue discussed how wealth management advisors and private bankers balance technology and service, while addressing client needs and interest in asset allocation and philanthropy

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