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Public announcements

2020
WeLab Bank: Phishing email alert
2020
Appointment of Head of Internal Audit and Chief Risk Officer of WeLab Bank

Press releases

2020
Hello World: WeLab Bank Takes Flight in a Pilot Trial
2019
WeLab Bank’s Chief Executive Dr. William Leung to retire, to be succeeded by Adrian Tse
2019
WeLab raises US$156M in Series C strategic financing, completing the largest fintech fundraising in Greater China in 2019
2019
WeLab granted a virtual banking license by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority to invigorate Hong Kong’s fintech scene
2019
WeLab Represents Hong Kong to Win Two Awards at The Asian Banker International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards
2018
WeLab Recognised in “2018 Belt and Road Project Innovation Cases Collection” in Beijing
2018
WeLab Ranks #23 Globally on KPMG’s 2018 Fintech100

Media clippings

We’ve been quoted in:
2019
Business Weekly - 借錢給銀行看不上的人 他,孵出305億金融獨角獸
2019
Hong Kong Economic Times - WeLab C輪融資募12億 阿里巴巴創業者基金追投
2019
Bloomberg - 2020 is the inflection point for fintech
2019
CNBC - Banks will have to ‘catch up’ with fintech companies, says virtual bank group CEO
2019
Bloomberg - WeLab CEO Loong on Fintech, Virtual Banking, Strategy
2019
Euromoney - WeLab: A fintech experiment succeeds in Hong Kong
2019
Hong Kong Economic Journal - WeLab:積極投入虛擬銀行成立工作
2019
South China Morning Post - Fintech unicorn WeLab bags Hong Kong’s fourth virtual bank licence
2018
Bloomberg - Virtual Banking Is Set to Shake Up Hong Kong
2018
South China Morning Post - Former finance secretary Chan Ka-keung becomes latest minister to join fintech bandwagon
2018
South China Morning Post - WeLab joins fintech race to become Hong Kong’s first licensed virtual bank