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CNBC Disruptor 50

Top 200 Global Fintech Companies – Neobanking

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Best Frictionless Credit Evaluation

Virtual Bank of the Year – Hong Kong

Best Digital Solutions in Hong Kong (Notable)

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Top 250 Fintech Startups


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Ranked #35 globally and #6 in Greater China


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Press releases

11/2023Astra Financial and WeLab Launch Bank Saqu as an Innovative Digital Banking ServiceRead
09/2023WeLab Celebrates a Decade of Leading Fintech Innovation in Hong Kong Surpassing HKD 100 billion in Total Loan DisbursementsRead
06/2023WeLab Bank Innovates Theme-based Fund Platform to Disrupt Traditional Model Integrates Professional Insights to Deliver Hot Investment IdeasRead
09/2022WeLab and Astra Complete the Acquisition of Bank Jasa JakartaRead
07/2022WeLab Bank Launches GoWealth and Becomes Asia’s 1st Purely-digital Bank to Launch Digital Wealth Advisory SolutionRead
04/2022WeLab Bank is Hong Kong’s 1st Virtual Bank to offer Digital Wealth Advisory Solutions - GoWealth Digital Wealth Advisory Goes into Soft LaunchRead
04/2022WeLab Appoints Bruno Lee as Group AdvisorRead
12/2021WeLab acquires Bank Jasa Jakarta in Indonesia with plans to launch second digital bank in Asia, after successful launch in Hong KongRead
10/2021WeLab and Apple Authorized Resellers Launch “Subscribe+ for Apple Products”Read
08/2021WeLab Bank Celebrates 1st Anniversary Reshapes Banking Services with InnovationRead
06/2021WeLab Bank “R Friends Referral Campaign” Gives Away Multi-wave RewardsRead
06/2021WeLab Bank Brings Apple Pay to CustomersRead
06/2021WeLab Bank Customer Base Surpasses 100,000 Gives Away HKD100,000 Spending Rebate Raises GoSave Interest Rate to 1%Read
05/2021WeLab Bank launches ‘GoFlexi’ personal instalment loan at low APR of 1.68%*Read
03/2021WeLab completes initial close of Series C-1 funding, led by Allianz X for US$75 million and announces strategic partnershipRead
01/2021WeLab Bank announces appointment of Tat Lee as new Chief ExecutiveRead
08/2020In less than 10 days since public launch, Hong Kong’s homegrown WeLab Bank has accumulated a total of over 10,000 applicationsRead
07/2020Hong Kong’s homegrown WeLab Bank is now open to public!Read
07/2020Mastercard and WeLab Bank Announce the Launch of Numberless WeLab Debit Card for a Fun and Secure Digital JourneyRead
07/2020WeLab named on the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 ListRead
05/2020WeLab: We will be fine. Applications for #HKCashDrop now open to get HK$10,000 interest-free today.Read
04/2020Introducing WeLab #HKCashDrop to support Hong Kong.Read
04/2020Hello World: WeLab Bank Takes Flight in a Pilot TrialRead
12/2019WeLab Bank’s Chief Executive Dr. William Leung to retire, to be succeeded by Adrian TseRead
12/2019WeLab raises US$156M in Series C strategic financing, completing the largest fintech fundraising in Greater China in 2019Read
09/2019Introducing WeLab Digital (我来数科) – a new name for Wolaidai (我来贷) in Mainland ChinaRead
04/2019WeLab granted a virtual banking license by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority to invigorate Hong Kong’s fintech sceneRead
03/2019WeLab Represents Hong Kong to Win Two Awards at The Asian Banker International Excellence in Retail Financial Services AwardsRead
12/2018WeLab Recognised in “2018 Belt and Road Project Innovation Cases Collection” in Beijing As the Only Hong Kong Fintech Award Winner for its Indonesia ExpansionRead
10/2018WeLab Ranks #23 Globally and #7 in China on KPMG’s 2018 Fintech100 The Only Hong Kong Fintech Company on the List for Three Consecutive YearsRead
10/2018WeLab Enters into Financing Agreement with CitiRead
09/2018CK Hutchison and WeLab form Strategic CollaborationRead
09/2018Astra and WeLab redefine consumer lending in Indonesia by providing next generation financial technologyRead
07/2018Professor K C Chan Joins WeLab as Senior AdvisorRead

Media clippings

06/2023📰 WeLab Bank攻理財服務 累吸客逾萬戶 今年回報贏美股Read
03/2023📰 匯聚智慧 立足市場 全港最創新 WeLab Bank 更人性 知所需Read
01/2023📰 WeLab跟三群人搭好連結,一路擴張購併印尼銀行Read
09/2022🎞️ WeLab to launch digital bank in IndonesiaRead
07/2022📰 [Capital CEO Entrepreneur] 開啟愉快金融旅程——WeLend總經理及集團信貸業務總監李軒偉Read
07/2022📰 [Fund Selector Asia] Hong Kong virtual bank launches digital wealth managerRead
07/2022📰 WeLab Bank:推GoWealth是理財業務首步、明年推保險 冀今年底貸款餘額按年增3倍Read
12/2021🎞️ [Bloomberg TV] WeLab to Launch Digital Bank in IndonesiaRead
03/2021📰 [TechCrunch] Hong Kong Fintech Unicorn WeLab Raises US$75M Led by Insurance Giant AllianzRead
12/2020🎞️ [CNBC] Covid has accelerated the use of digital banking, says CEO of WeLabRead
07/2020📰 [Fintech Hong Kong] Hong Kong’s Virtual Bank WeLab Named On the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 ListRead
05/2020🎞️ [Bloomberg] WeLab Group CEO on HKCashDrop Program, Coronavirus Impact, Virtual BankRead
12/2019📰 [HKET] WeLab C輪融資募12億 阿里巴巴創業者基金追投Read
11/2019🎞️ [CNBC] Banks will have to ‘catch up’ with fintech companies, says virtual bank group CEORead
11/2019🎞️ [CNA] Digital banks looking to shake up Singapore finance industryRead
09/2019🎞️ [Bloomberg] WeLab CEO Loong on Fintech, Virtual Banking, StrategyRead
11/2018📰 [HKTDC] 港創金融科技突破傳統 善用AI大數據減低壞帳Read
10/2018🎞️ [Bloomberg] Virtual Banking Is Set to Shake Up Hong KongRead
07/2018📰 [SCMP] Former finance secretary Chan Ka-keung joins WeLabRead