Faced with increasing competition and the rise of game-changing FinTech trends, United Asia Finance Limited (“UA”) started a new era in its innovation journey, embracing disruptive technologies to transform its creative loan services. By partnering with VMware, UA has successfully modernized its IT infrastructure, creating an adaptable and resilient business and technology foundation that continues to add value to its customers and lead innovation in the industry.
Mr. Akihiro Nagahara, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UA, has been known as ‘Father of Hong Kong Personal Loan’ since 1977 when he successfully introduced the groundbreaking concept of an unsecured personal loan in Hong Kong. As a forward-thinking leader, Mr. Nagahara has never stopped innovating since founding UA in 1993. For the past two decades, he has led the industry with innovative loan services such as UA ‘i-Money’, UA ‘No-Show’ loans, and the ‘YES UA’ app, all of which have helped to keep the company at the forefront of Hong Kong’s consumer finance industry.