Fintech Bank Nabs Ex-Hong Kong Finance Chief

A fintech-focused merchant bank has snapped up the services of Hong Kong’s former financial secretary. The trend of bankers and finance heavyweights crossing over to join fintech firms moved up a notch in Asia. Ion Pacific, a Hong Kong-based merchant bank, appointed Hong Kong’s former financial secretary John Tsang Chun-wah as its vice-chairman, the bank said in a statement. Tsang … Continued

“Ion Pacific leads Catalia Health’s recent $4M funding round”

Catalia Health draws another $4M in early funding By Dave Muoio San Francisco-based patient engagement startup Catalia Health has announced an additional $4 million in pre-Series A funding from Ion Pacific and other investors. Building upon previously announced seed funding largely raised from repeat backer Khosla Ventures, the latest round brings Catalia’s total funding to $7.75 million. Catalia’s flagship product, … Continued