Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022 (Webinar 8): Data Economy, New Opportunities

Webinar Series

About this course

Date:  21 Jul 2022

Time:  14:30 - 17:30 with 2 CPD /CPT Hours

Format: Webinar

Fee: HK$775 per head
- It is fully subsidized for participants from registered financial institutions and trade associations in the conditions that the Cyberport Academy Attendance Policy is complied.
- All learners will NOT be given any Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits and/or attendance record if they are late and/or absent from the class for more than a total of 15 minutes.

Learning Objectives:
- Build foundational knowledge of alternative lending products and services
- Learn the opportunities and risks associated with the new way of financing unveils
- Understand the varied use cases to optimise lending for changing consumer needs

Training Content:
Session 1
- Topic: E-commerce Lending: Revolutionizing Financing with Big Data & Analytics
- Time: 14:30-16:00
- Language: Cantonese
- Speaker: Mr. Winston Wong, Co-founder & CEO, Qupital
- What to learn: This session moves beyond traditional lending offered by banks and other financial institutions (FIs). It highlights how traditional FIs and FinTech companies may collaborate under the new economy to leverage strengths of technology in terms of underwriting, risk control and predictive analyses in boosting credit security and financial inclusion. The session content is especially relevant, but not limited to financial practitioners who have interest in supply chain financing, data-driven e-commerce lending and alternative investments. During this session, the expert will share his personal experience and use cases of technology and provide insights on the latest trends and applications of FinTech through local and global lenses, and how data-driven lending empowers global e-commerce
merchants in particular.

Session 2
- Topic: Alternative Data by Blockchain – A New Journey of Commercial Lending
- Time: 16:00-17:30
- Language: Cantonese
- Speaker: Mr. Kevin Leung, Founder and Director, Liquid
- What to learn: Blockchain technology for alternative lending redefines personal loan accessibility by making it economically, more efficient, and more secure, allowing it to become available to a larger pool of consumers. Through the blockchain, a cryptographically secure and decentralized registry of historical payments can be maintained, opening up the opportunity for consumers to apply for loans based on a global credit score. During this session, the industry expert will introduce and compare the benefits of leveraging blockchain technology for commercial lending, also implications to the future development of the technology in alternative lending.

Participants could get e-Certificates with earned CPD credits. 

*Participants could have 1 month post training playback at CA Portal Smart Learning.
*This webinar is entitled for 2 hours HKIB CPD (for all PQ holders except for AAMLP and CAMLP holders), SFC CPT,  PWMA OPT, and ACCA CPD.


Financial Practitioners FinTech Training Programme 2022, FinTech, AI & Big Data
3 - 10 hours
No credit


Deadline: 13 Jul 2022

By the end of this course, you will learn:


Get a local and global overview of FinTech trends and adoption behaviour


Understand how data-driven lending empowers global e-commerce merchants


Gain insights on the new ways of financing, that go beyond traditional lending


Understand the use case on FinTech by developing with blockchain for alternative lending


Identify the discrepancies between blockchain and permissioned blockchain


Learn where blockchain technology can streamline the lending process



Co-founder & CEO, Qupital
Winston is the Co-founder and CEO of Qupital, a fast-growing FinTech startup based in Hong Kong that specializes in SME trade finance. Qupital operates a safe and secure online platform, which enables SME businesses to raise quick quality capital in a few clicks by connecting them with professional investors in equitable win-win opportunities.

Winston has experience in both financial and technology sectors across the Greater China Area and is a factoring professional certified by Factors Chain International (FCI). Winston comes from a background of trade finance and e-commerce lending. Winston previously worked at CSHF Financial Factoring Holdings and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Winston gained his bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science &
Technology and was selected as one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2020.


Founder and Director, Liquid
Kevin is the founder and director at Liquid. Pioneering on Trusted Data and Leveraging, Permissioned Blockchain Hyperledger technology to architect a digital trade ecosystem. With over 15 years management experience in international financial institutes including Standard Chartered, Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) and American Express, Kevin has an in-depth knowledge on how FinTech is transforming in the banking sector. Kevin is an early adopter of new technology and also a regular keynote speaker in FinTech webinars and seminars.