Bitcoin Hotbed China Is Now Leading the Fintech Race

Bitcoin Hotbed China Is Now Leading the Fintech Race

Earlier this year, Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his desire to make UK the world leader in the fintech sector by 2020. Chancellor George Osborne has also said that he wishes to makeUK the global fintech capital. However, as the year comes to a close, their plans are being dented by the Bitcoin hotbed that is China, which has surprisingly bagged 7 spots in the top 50 fintech companies list published by Fintech Innovators. Two of these companies, ZhongAn (#1) and Qufenqi (#4), feature in the top 5. ZhongAn is an online insurance company which has the backing of Jack Ma, the founder....


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