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Mobile News - Week of April 19, 2021

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The latest news and information about startups and innovations from the mobile world.

I am hosting a FoundersHK FinTech Investment Talk with Catherine Zhou, Global Head of Ventures, Digital Innovation & Partnerships at HSBC on
Catherine is the Global Head of Ventures, Digital Innovation & Partnerships at HSBC. She is driving group level efforts to uncover new profit pools, alternative business models and leading changes from outside in.
Prior to HSBC, Catherine ran the Consumer Bank for East West Bank and led the efforts to build an entirely new stack of digital capabilities from ground up. Prior to joining the bank, she was a senior partner at PwC and served as the leader for the Digital Services business for the Financial Services Industry.
We will discuss:
  • 2021 Fintech and Technology Investment Trends
  • Advice for founders in terms of fundraising, pitching and company building
  • What, Where, What and How HSBC invests
  • Advice for Hong Kong startup ecosystem
Here are the top mobile news this week >
  • Facebook wants to clone Clubhouse
  • Dish taps Amazon for 5G launch
  • PayPal - China cross-border payment launch
  • Apple isn’t catching the most egregious Appstore scams 
  • Apple will charge 30% and support podcast subscriptions
  • iPhone 12 models accounted for 61% os iPhone sales
  • Statistics - Digital news subscriptions top 23 million

Facebook announces Clubhouse clone
PayPal to launch local wallet in China focused on cross-border payments
Apple’s $64 billion-a-year App Store isn’t catching the most egregious scams
Apple will let podcasters sell subscriptions and keep a cut for itself
iPhone 12 models accounted for 61% of US iPhone sales in fiscal Q2 2021
Digital news subscriptions top 23 million
Techstars Startup Digest Mobile is curated by:
Edith Yeung Edith Yeung - General Partner at Race Capital
edith.yeung@startupdigestmail.com
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