January 23, 2017
LTP: Tell us about yourself.
Charles d’Haussy: I have been Head of FinTech at InvestHK since September 2016. I’m French and I started my career in Hong Kong 13 years ago. Early in my career, I seized the vibrant opportunities available in Hong Kong and China by setting up my own company. I have also worked for a leading online broker and digital wealth platform aimed at Hong Kong and Japan.
I am enjoying the opportunity of heading the new dedicated FinTech team at InvestHK. My team is responsible for helping overseas and mainland FinTech companies to establish or expand their business presence in Hong Kong through our free, confidential and customized services. We are also responsible for promoting Hong Kong as a premier FinTech Hub which attracts the best and brightest.
LTP: How do Asian FinTech hubs compare to their European counterparts?
CH: FinTech is rapidly growing in Asia and nowhere more so than in mainland China. What really makes Hong Kong stand out is its location. Hong Kong is a fantastic launch-pad for China and other parts of the region – from here you have access to h ...