Africa Fintech Network (AFN) is a platform that unites Africa fintech leaders, organizations and stakeholders through their country associations to exchange information and ideas, and promote and support the creation of innovative technologies and deployment across and beyond Africa. The network also serves as a platform for advocacy and coordinated regulatory interactions.
Africa Fintech Network is made up of self-regulating National Fintech Associations in each African country. It is designed to coordinate fintech activities through multispectral collaboration, engagements and partnerships among African fintech hubs and National Fintech Associations. The National Fintech Associations will constitute the core membership of the Network while strategic partners are also enlisted for participation.
Website – africafintechnetwork.com
The Bogotá Chamber of Commerce is a private organization that supports the city’s entrepreneurs and start-ups dreams. We strive to achieve legal certainty for businesses, to strengthen business environments and to take care of entrepreneurs.
Our Chamber is the partner to make entrepreneurial dreams come true, in order to make sustainable businesses and to achieve a prosperous city along with its Region, filled with more and better companies.
Website – ccb.org.co
Cenfri is an independent, not-for-profit think tank, based in Cape Town, South Africa, with a global geographic scope, having worked across 35 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia since 2008.
Cenfri’s purpose is to empower people to solve problems that matter – to create ideas and solutions that have lasting impact. Its vision is a world where all people can live their financial and digital lives optimally, thereby unlocking growth, development and welfare in their lives and in economies. As recognised thought leaders and opinion-shapers on economic inclusion in a digital Africa, Cenfri generates and shares deep insights, and empowers key stakeholders to apply those insights to catalyse systems-level change for long-term development impact.
Website – cenfri.org
European Women Payments Network (EWPN) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to building a community for women in cards, fintech & payments in Europe. As the first and only Pan-European community for women, EWPN strives to create more opportunities for women and minorities, as well as being a champion for a more diverse and inclusive industry for all.
EWPN provides a platform that inspires, empowers and mentors women in payments to help them realise their full individual potential and position themselves for greater personal success while continuing to learn and contribute to the payments and fintech industries. We offer an opportunity to the women to listen to renowned and upcoming female payments experts and role models who are leaders in the field; female pioneers and innovators in the payments industry and female leaders who are paving the way to success for women across all sectors.
Website – ewpn.eu
Historically, Latin America united by culture, language and people, has been the engine of development for each and every one of the countries that are part of it.
Spain initially proposed, in March 2019, to Mexico, Colombia and Central America and the Caribbean, the formation of a Fintech IberoAmérica alliance, which was officially presented on June 6, 2017 at the FinTech Forum of Montevideo. Spain will initially have the presidency and Fintech IberoAmérica’s headquarters would be located in Mexico City.
The Alliance is Currently formed by 13 associations, representing 19 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Central America, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Spain, Portugal and Venezuela.
Website – fintechiberoamerica.com
Fintech Mundi helps high potential financial technology companies to develop their ideas, commercialise their products and grow their businesses internationally. The company has unparalleled expertise in global financial technologies, and works with international partners and experienced mentors within fintech.
As a trusted industry network, it has a proven track record for scaling and launching companies in global markets and provides a unique ecosystem for global fintech growth. The company also convenes a bi-annual Financial Inclusion Summit to showcase Nordic fintech companies providing concrete solutions for emerging markets in South-East Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Website – fintechmundi.com
FinTech4Good is a global fintech and blockchain network that works with start-ups, industrial leaders, NPOs, and investors to develop and implement solutions for a better world. Our upcoming acceleration program includes three verticals: FinTech and Blockchain for SDGs, Sustainable Housing and FoodTech. We help entrepreneurs to build and grow the most impactful innovations with a 10 week long virtual acceleration program together with our global partners.
Website – fintech4good.co
The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is an international non-profit, membership association that connects government and public sector organizations around the world to understand and implement blockchain technologies. GBA promotes blockchain technologies by empowering professionals and organizations to connect, communicate, and collaborate.
GBA’s international network includes members from government organizations, blockchain technology companies and the cryptocurrency industry. We have 90 chapters around the world who deliver education, training, and certification programs. GBA has 24 communities of interest like “Women in Blockchain,” “City Impact” and 41 working groups including voting and healthcare. We offer blockchain-related content like podcasts, webinars, conferences, and white papers. GBA strives to establish best practices that encourage innovative solutions by working with governments and organizations to address challenges and better serve citizens.
GBA stands at the forefront of an expanding industry with a technology that is on course to change the future of digital exchange forever.
Website – gbaglobal.org
WAIFC facilitates cooperation between financial centers, exchange of best practices and communication with the general public.
It is important to have the planet surrounded by a network of financial centers propagating best financial practices and bringing financial functionalities and services as near as possible to the end-user in a context that respects cultural and operational diversity. This mission should work in a compatible framework of rules.
Cross-fertilizations should be useful to leverage collective and individual efficiency. It is just, then in this context that some level of competition will be exercised.
The WAIFC aims to organize this cross-fertilization process and to facilitate cooperation, exchange of best practices and communication about how the financial industry in between the corporate and investor world contribute directly to growth conditions.
Website – waifc.finance
Founded by a team of experienced fintech professionals, AFIK was established to spearhead and advocate for digital innovation as a core strategy for efficiency, scalability, and competitive positioning.
We strive to maintain the heritage of innovation in Kenya by providing a platform that will: foster for national, regional and international cooperation in digital innovation, advocate for favourable policies for fintechs in Kenya, raise awareness on the benefits of digital innovation to the general public and provide a platform for member companies to learn, network and mitigate the common challenges they face.
We further enable the developer community to build sustainable solutions and improve the quality of life for residents in Kenya.
Website – afik.or.ke
We are a not-for-profit association that promotes the development of FinTech and InsurTech technologies and companies in Portugal. We are an eclectic association with diverse associates and stakeholders. We attract national resources and potential to promote the FinTech and InsurTech sectors, improving the companies’ competitive position. Our mission includes four sets of concrete activities: knowledge, networking, influencing and promotion
Website – afip.pt
African Women in FinTech & Payments (AWFP) is a network for women in Cards, Payments, Banking and FinTech in Africa whose main objective is to bring women together through shared collaboration, networking events and workshops.
Our events are fintech focused sessions to learn about issues and trends, network with peers and celebrate women’s achievements from across the ecosystem.
We offer an opportunity for women to connect with renowned and upcoming female experts and role models who are leaders in the field; female pioneers and innovators in the fintech industry and female leaders who are paving the way to success for women.
Website – awfp.tech
Assofintech is the only Italian Association that brings together and represents all the players in the fintech world, whether these startups have just been born or have already grown, challenging banks or traditional banks that are confronted with new technologies; asset manager looking for new analysis and management tools; institutional or private investors; lawyers and other professionals who work alongside banks and companies; teachers, researchers and university students; institutions and regulators.
The mission of AssoFintech is to analyze the critical issues of the sector, dialogue with the institutions on the development of the legislation, to promote knowledge and qualitative growth of the FinTech ecosystem.
Website – assofintech.org
Blockchain technology is changing our understanding of transparency, authentication, trust, and contracts in the private and public sector. It is also accelerating the move towards a globalised society and many people believe it will fundamentally change how business and society operates. BlockchainNZ has undertaken to provide New Zealand organisations with opportunities for advancing knowledge around blockchain, connecting with the blockchain tech ecosystem and promoting awareness of its potential.
BlockchainNZ is an association of organisations and individuals that represent this rapidly emerging business sector and those engaged in the wider global Financial Services, IT, and public sector communities. BlockchainNZ members have come together to lead a programme of work, taking a key role in growing our country’s capability to maximise the opportunities enabled by blockchain technology and address any challenges.
Website – blockchain.org.nz
The purpose of the Association is to create a favorable ecosystem for Financial Technology in Guatemala by fostering innovation, innovation and collaboration with the key market players
Website – guatemalafintech.com
Asociación Fintech del Perú are the community bringing together Peruvian fintech companies with the common purpose of creating a dynamic and inclusive ecosystem for the development of fintech in this country. Our mission is to support innovative solutions and values such as trust and responsibility.
Our network counts 73 associated and affiliated companies, and is supported by entities in the financial sector, entrepreneurs and the government.
Website – fintechperu.com
Bahrain FinTech Bay is dedicated to enabling, fostering and building a complete FinTech ecosystem, bringing together around 100 public agencies, financial and professional institutions, private businesses, technology companies, international associations and FinTechs in a neutral platform. Bahrain FinTech Bay aims to be a catalyst to drive the local and regional FinTech ecosystem.
We champion some of the region’s most cutting-edge FinTech companies and promising entrepreneurs. Our co-working space is home to a vibrant FinTech ecosystem, strategically located to be the ideal platform for your operations and regional headquarters. In its first year of operations, Bahrain FinTech Bay was recognized as one of the two most advanced FinTech ecosystems in the MENA region by S&P.
Website – bahrainfintechbay.com
Colombia Fintech is the Colombia’s Fintech companies association, created in December 2016, with the common goal of creating a dynamic ecosystem for the development of Fintech businesses in this country.
Today it has more than 180 associated companies and affiliates, and the support of important entities of the financial sector and the national government. In just three years, it has established itself as the representative guild of the technology and financial innovation industry in Colombia and one of the most active Fintech communities in Latin America.
Website – colombiafintech.co
Digital Lenders’ Association of India (DLAI), comprising 80+ members with $5-6 billion in annual disbursements, represent around 85% of the transaction volume of digital credit industry in India.
The primary objective of DLAI has been to bring together digital lenders – MSME & Consumer, marketplace platforms and industry members to create a platform for sharing best practices, conduct research on innovative business models and work with regulators, industry experts & other government bodies to set the broad contours on policy matters beneficial to the entire digital credit industry.
Website – dlai.in
Egyptian FinTech Association is a nonprofit and nonpolitical organization incorporated in Egypt and a member of the Global Fintech Hubs Federation. We are a cross-industry initiative, intended to be a platform designed to facilitate collaboration between all market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech ecosystem.
It will enable members to engage with multiple stakeholders to find solutions to issues facing the industry. The Association aims at developing the financial technology (“Fintech”) industry in Egypt and to be a forum for the exchange of ideas, dissemination of information and collaboration by and between various stakeholders in the Egyptian financial technology services industry and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Website – fintechegypt.org
FDATA is a not-for-profit global association for fintech companies that use or aspire to use Open Finance in their business models. Our members provide innovative financial applications and services to empower customers to make better decisions and take fuller control of their financial lives across all of their payment accounts, credit cards, loans, mortgages, investments and retail insurance products.
We work with government, regulatory authorities and the financial services industry in our mission to enshrine the rights of the customer to be able to safely share their financial data with providers of their choosing.
Website – fdata.global
Financial Alliance for Women are the leading members’ network of financial organizations dedicated to championing the female economy—the world’s largest, fastest growing market, and yet one that remains. untapped.
As a unique network with members from over 135 countries, we share the ambition of unlocking the full value of the female economy.
Everything we do is based on a win-win approach where financial organizations grow their businesses by accelerating women’s financial power. From creating real and digital platforms where members can learn from each other’s on the ground experiences, to publishing our own proprietary data and research, and advocating for global policy change, everything we do is intended to inspire and equip our members as they design and refine women-centered products, services and strategies to bring about a new paradigm in women’s financial experiences.
Website – financialallianceforwomen.org
Fintech Cadence has recently launched the third edition of its Certificate which serves as an introduction to the world of fintech for participants across Canada (35 hours over 3 months).
We would like to invite a UK based fintech expert as part of Course 5: An introduction to the global fintech ecosystem, on March 13th, 2021. More information on the certificate and the other guest lecturers is available here.
Website – fintechcadence.com
The Financial Technology Service Providers Association (FITSPA) is an independent, nonprofit, membership-based organization. It represents Uganda’s local Fintech community and global Fintech institutions operating in the country. The Association was formed on 14th July 2017 in partnership with the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) project.
Our Mission – To help create a conducive environment that stimulates innovation in Uganda’s financial services sector.
Our Vision – To act as a catalyst in the development of Uganda’s financial services industry that accelerates inclusive socio-economic growth towards attaining the desired middle income status.
FITSPA aims to support Uganda’s bid to become a leading Fintech destination by increasing access to affordable financial services through ICT and promoting financial inclusion.
Website – fitspa.ug
FinstepAsia are venture builders enabling start-ups and firms to grow and scale at global demographics. We provide deep operational support and localized network to supercharge growth, helping firms to connect with startups, corporates, SMEs, partners and investors.
Key players in Hong Kong & Asia’s fintech space, FinstepAsia have been working with regulators, corporates & startups to drive fintech innovation & adoption.
Website – finstep.asia
FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR) is a self-regulatory, not-for-profit and non-political organisation incorporated in Nigeria by the Corporate Affairs Commission CAC and a member of the global body Global Fintech Hubs Federation.
We want to foster an ecosystem that supports all stakeholders to achieve a thriving and growing Nigerian FinTech industry.
We want to make Nigeria one of the world’s leading markets for fintech Innovation and Investment.
Website – fintechng.org
FinTech Australia is a member-driven organisation that is building an ecosystem of Australian Fintechs to advance the global economy and culture. It aims to build a strong community, foster connections while supporting innovation and regulation that members require. Above all else, FinTech Australia exists to be the voice of the Australian fintech community.
FinTech Australia collaborates with stakeholders to create the best possible regulatory environment, and by fostering an ecosystem of supportive partners and networks so fintech companies can thrive and grow in Australia. It is also an active driver of policy development in the emerging fintech space.
Website – fintechaustralia.org.au
The Bulgarian Fintech Association is a non-profit organization uniting the leading fintech companies in Bulgaria. The mission of the Association is to create a platform bringing together all parties in Bulgaria with an interest in Financial Technologies and to encourage the communication and exchange of ideas among them. The Bulgarian Fintech Association aims at representing and safeguarding the shared values of its members before regulators, investors, financial institutions, foreign associations, partners and any other party and thus, to foster the development of the sector.
Website – fintechbulgaria.org
Fintech District is the community that represents the reference point for the fintech ecosystem in Italy, and beyond. It defines and generates the best conditions for startups, financial institutions, corporates, professionals, institutions, national and international investors to work synergistically and find opportunities for growth at the national and international level. It is not just a location but a community of players with one thing in common: high technological innovation and the same need to find an ecosystem able to develop and affirm new paradigms.
The Fintech District now has over 150 startups and numerous collaborations with public institutions, investors, professionals, financial institutions, international innovation hubs, universities and corporations.
Website – fintechdistrict.com
FinTech Hamburg is a community initiative started by the not-for-profit Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V..
Its aim is to provide a forum for exchange open to all FinTechs and established financials, as well as to everyone interested in Hamburg as a location for digital finance technology: finanFFce industry workers, journalists and bloggers, students, and the general public.
The Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V. association already has 120 members from all areas of the (digital) financial sector in northern Germany, including a range of FinTechs. The aim of FinTech Hamburg is to network and strengthen Hamburg as a finance industry location and to increase its innovative potential.
Hamburg is, after all, not just one of Germany’s oldest banking cities, but one of its most innovative financial economies, and offers high quality of life and a compact centre, as well as an attractive mix of cosmopolitan openness and traditional Hanseatic virtues such as reliability and commitment. Join our network: we’re stronger together.
Website – fintech-hamburg.com
FinteChile is the national association that represents and promotes the growth of the fintech industry in Chile. To enable the development of Chile’s fintech ecosystem, we focus on four pillars: public policy and regulation; education, development and attraction of talent; inward investment and capital raising; and promoting the use of fintech business services.
In addition to fintechs, we also welcome companies that want to work with us to contribute to the strengthening of the industry in Chile through their products or services.
At FinteChile our focus is to continue our work across these four pillars to boost Chile’s fintech industry toward our goal of becoming Latin America’s Fintech Hub.
Website – fintechile.org
The Fintech Cluster is a community of Fintech and Fintech-related companies and other parties in Iceland. Its members range from banks and insurance companies to universities and startups. The Fintech Cluster organizes events, trips, helps with networking in addition to operating an innovation centre in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Website – fjartaekniklasinn.is
The FinTech Istanbul platform aims to bring together all important building blocks necessary for the healthy growth of the Turkish Financial Technologies Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. FinTech Istanbul sets off with leading names in the fields of education, entrepreneurship and data analysis which are dedicated in these fields and adopts a structure which is open for cooperation with every individual and company which might serve this purpose.
One of our strongest properties regarding FinTech is the fact that the entrepreneurs in Turkey, which is growing at the same pace all over the World and the other one is a well developed financial sector.
The New Zealand Financial Innovation and Technology Association (FinTechNZ) is an industry working group established in February 2017, whose key purpose is to actively contribute to the prosperity of New Zealand through financial innovation.
FinTechNZ was established to provide a collaborative voice, create connections, increase knowledge, support international growth, and influence policy. FinTechNZ brings together a diverse range of innovators from across the industry to actively shape and drive the FinTech revolution.
Website – fintechnz.org.nz
FinTech Association of Sri Lanka (FASL) is an independent, not-for-profit, and cross-industry organisation representing Sri Lankan and global FinTech community to support the development, innovation and investment in the FinTech sector.
Website – www.srilankafintech.org
Fintech Saudi was launched by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority in partnership with the Capital Market Authority in April 2018 to act as a catalyst for the development of the financial services technology (fintech) industry in Saudi Arabia. Our ambition is to transform Saudi Arabia into an innovative fintech hub with a thriving and responsible fintech ecosystem.
We seek to achieve this by supporting the development of the infrastructure required for the growth of the fintech industry, building capabilities and talent required by fintech companies and supporting fintech entrepreneurs at every stage of their development.
Website – fintechsaudi.com
Fintech Scotland has been established by the Scottish Government, the financial services sector and University of Edinburgh to ensure that Scotland seizes the fintech opportunity and achieves critical mass in the sector by encouraging financial innovation, collaboration and inclusion as part of the country’s broader digital economy objectives.
FinTech Scotland acts as a strategic enabler focused on developing the Scottish fintech community and leveraging the potential economic (i.e. productivity, business creation) and social (i.e. access to financial products and employment) benefits arising from becoming a leading global centre focused on data driven fintech innovation.
Website – fintechscotland.com
The Ghana Chamber of Technology is a voluntary group of technology companies who have come together to pursue a common interest of shaping the technology industry agenda of Ghana for now and future generations.
Website – ghanachamber.tech
Global Growth Hub designs and operates accelerators and international landing pads and provides venture development services to incubators, investment groups, corporations and governments around the world.
We’ve created programmes for promising entrepreneurs in 30 countries, and support their continued growth via a network of over 20 seed and venture funds. We provide personalised assistance to each company with whom we work, helping them design powerful growth strategies and connecting them with new markets partners and funders.
Website – globalgrowthhub.co.uk
Fintech Farm is your trusted partner in digital finance innovation.
We offer insights, matchmaking services, events & training, consulting and innovation programs and serve both startups and corporates. We are the bridge between the new and the old, the unknown and the known.
Operating from Finland, we serve companies within Finland, companies coming to Finland, and also companies looking to scale outside of Finland.
We offer customized services, annual memberships and individual events. We maintain the Finnish Fintech Landscape mapping and an extensive database that covers over 170+ Finnish Fintech companies.
Website – helsinkifintech.fi
The Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) is not-for-profit industry body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Its mandate is to expand and enhance the online and mobile value-added services sectors. It is dedicated to presenting a unified voice of the businesses it represents to the government, investors, consumers and other stakeholders.
As a member of IAMAI, the Payments Council of India for the purposes of representing the various regulated non-banking payment industry players, to address and help resolve various industry level issues and barriers which require discussion and action. The council works with all its members to promote payments industry growth and to support our national goal of ‘Cash to Less Cash Society’ and ‘Growth of Financial Inclusion’.
The Fintech Convergence Council, member of IAMAI, is a young and vibrant, not-for-profit association representing the interests of various regulated financial services companies and startups in the FinTech ecosystem. The FCC focuses on resolving various industry-level & sector-specific issues, and aims at being a platform for all the stakeholders in the financial services ecosystem to deliberate, integrate, and lead the development of the FinTech sector.
The India Blockchain Alliance was established with the purpose of mutual assistance in the field of business development, networking, cooperation and a joint approach to defending the interests of the members of the alliance.
It seeks to raise awareness of the importance of the blockchain technology among the professional and lay public, and, therefore, organizes various events and training courses. It also cooperates with the government authorities in the field of the relevant legislation.
We work in education and training, consulting and projects and mentoring besides advocating to make India the Asia blockchain capital.
The Israeli FinTech Association – FinTech-Aviv, one of the world’s largest FinTech communities, consists of more than 30,000 entrepreneurs, FinTech ventures, financial institutions, leading professionals, and investors. Since 2014, FinTech-Aviv acts as the Israeli FInTech hub, hosting events and webinars, providing direct access to the Israeli FinTech stakeholders and global multinationals.
With international members from around the world, quality content, expert speakers, and strong members pool, FinTech-Aviv is a bridge connecting FinTech both coming globally to Israel or exploring its way from Israel to international markets.
The Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub is a fast-growing ecosystem where entrepreneurs, corporations, governments, tech experts, investors, financial service providers, universities and research institutions can collaborate to build cutting-edge solutions for the emerging African market. MAFH exists to pave the way for international FinTech companies and financial service providers to access the African market. Similarly, MAFH facilitates African FinTech ventures to do business across borders.
Website – mauritiusfintech.org
The MENA Fintech Association shapes the future of financial services in MENA
EDUCATION – we play a key role in driving positive change in the financial services industry through thematic committees aimed at challenging the status quo
EMPOWERING INNOVATION – we create an environment that encourages and enables real collaboration between stakeholders: Regulators, Corporate, Consumers, Technology vendors, Entrepreneurs, Academia and Investors
COLLABORATION – we create an environment that encourages and enables real collaboration between stakeholders: Regulators, Corporate, Consumers, Technology vendors, Entrepreneurs, Academia and Investors
ADVOCATION – Promote MENA’s key industry initiatives through creating cross border bridges with international fintech communities for the exchange of local and global expertise
Website – mena-fintech.org
Mumbai FinTech Hub (MFH) is an initiative by the Government of Maharashtra to execute Maharashtra state’s FinTech policy. The government of Maharashtra is the first state in India to create a FinTech policy to nurture the FinTech ecosystem with a vision to make Mumbai a global FinTech hub.
The policy addresses five key pillars for supporting the FinTech ecosystem: providing access to capital, promoting open innovation, catalyzing ecosystem, global market access, and access to FinTech-ready talent pool.
Since its inception, MFH has been implementing various initiatives for strengthening the above-mentioned pillars, some of which include, establishing a Fintech registry, an API sandbox, a multi-partner accelerator cohort, government POC program, government grant/reimbursement scheme, Fintech education Platform, Global Market Access program, Fintech Investment & Deals platform and much more.
Website – fintech.maharashtra.gov.in
NCE Finance Innovation is the national Norwegian fintech cluster. The clusters’ mission is to empower a thriving Norwegian Fintech Ecosystem which consists of banks, insurance and tech companies as well as investors, startups, academia and research institutions.
Finance Innovation is a non-profit association and fintech innovation cluster that aims to drive innovation, growth and value creation to our cluster members by providing enabling infrastructure, strengthening the ecosystem, and facilitating collaboration. The cluster also works to foster entrepreneurship and innovation through our incubator which launched in 2019.
Website – financeinnovation.no
The National Crowdfunding & Fintech Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) is a non-profit financial innovation ecosystem that provides education, market intelligence, industry stewardship, networking and funding opportunities and services to thousands of community members and works closely with industry, government, partners, and affiliates to create a vibrant and innovative fintech and funding industry in Canada.
Community-based and inclusive, NCFA is engaged with stakeholders that help incubate projects and investment in tech-enabled fintech companies at the forefront of transforming financial markets, products and services that improve efficiencies, reduce costs and streamline data, processes and experiences.
Website – ncfacanada.org
Open Future World is the global hub for open banking and open finance, sharing what’s worth paying attention to and highlighting who’s who.
Bringing together the best people and ideas.
Website – openfuture.world
Portugal Fintech is a startup-centric network which brings together the key stakeholders of the industry – from founders, investors, regulators and academia, to incumbents in banking, insurance, consultancy and law firms – to create the best conditions for the development of the Fintech ecosystem. Our main initiatives intend to connect startups with new clients, provide them privileged contact with investors and help them navigate regulatory frameworks.
Website – portugalfintech.org
Queen City Fintech is an entrepreneurial hub in Charlotte, NC, the second largest financial center in the US after New York City. QC Fintech offers resources to startup founders at every step in their entrepreneurial journey. Our programs are divided into incubation, acceleration, and scaleration.
We also have the largest mentor network that includes senior-level to C-suite executives as well as our own proprietary venture arm, CFV Ventures, that invests in each of the companies in our cohort.
Website – qcfintech.co
The Association is fostering the development of the Swiss FinTech ecosystem. As a neutral, inclusive, and non-profit association, SFTA represents a diverse group of individuals, startups, investors, corporates, and other stakeholders.
We enhance the positioning of Switzerland a leading international FinTech hub by organising high-quality events, connecting the various stakeholders, conducting research and creating publications, leveraging the knowledge base of our members to offer mentoring and workshops, advocating for improved regulations and policies which balance the interests of all stakeholders, and promoting our members, and the ecosystem both at home and internationally.
Website – swissfinte.ch
TalentintheCloud is a specialist FinTech Executive Search firm operating across EMEA with deep roots in Africa. The company is on a mission to improve diversity by offering its clients unprecedented access to the most diverse talent pool.
TalentintheCloud has close links with the European Women in Payments Network (EWPN), African Women in FinTech & Payments (AWFP) and the African FinTech Network (AFN) with their CEO, Darren Franks, playing an active role in driving diversity and equality across emerging markets.
Website – talentinthecloud.io
Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders.
Tech Nation fuels the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies. We provide them with the coaching, content and community they need for their journey in designing the future.
Tech Nation catalyses the 21st century infrastructure that accelerates the entire ecosystem, bringing together a network of purposeful founders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions in order to collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond.
Website – technation.io
Located in the heart of Frankfurt, TechQuartier provides access to a valuable network of startups, corporates, investors and talents.
We represent a large community of forward-thinking professionals eager to learn and connect. With our numerous programs and events, TQ’s mission is to provide innovators with the tools and resources they need to change the world.
Website – techquartier.com
The Thai Fintech Association is a community with a mission to drive financial technology industry in Thailand. We believe financial technology will be a part of Thai economy.
We aim at reducing the cost of financial transactions in Thailand, increasing accessibility to financial products and services for Thai people, promoting fair competition and transparency for retails, and supporting Thai fintech startups to compete and expand to global market.
Website – thaifintech.org
Tokyo FinTech is a community-driven non-profit organization with 3,000+ members focused on advancing the financial services industry in Japan. Tokyo FinTech’s mission is to:
Inform: Educate about FinTech, blockchain and crypto in Tokyo through events and other resources
Inspire: Provide connectivity to a community of like-minded individuals, enable networking and the development of commercial opportunities
Innovate: Drive innovation in Japan through disruptive business models and decentralization
Created in 2017 as a meetup group, and incorporated as a non-profit organization in Japan in 2018, by the end of 2019 Tokyo FinTech has hosted over 60 events with more than 130 speakers.
Website – tokyofintech.com
The Transparency Task Force is built on the core beliefs that:
– the Financial Services industry as a whole is profoundly important to the well-being of society
– there is a strong correlation between transparency, truthfulness and trustworthiness
– the financial services industry as a whole has a moral, ethical and professional duty to behave transparently
– people who are aware of opacity is having an adverse effect on the consumer should act on that knowledge and do something about it – they should “stand up rather than stand by”
– small groups of right-minded and collaboratively-minded people who are united by a common cause can drive positive change
Website – transparencytaskforce.org
The Ukrainian Association of Fintech and Innovation Companies (UAFIC) is a not-for-profit organization that builds and develops the FinTech ecosystem and increases the level of financial inclusion. UAFIC is the lodestone of the FinTech industry in Ukraine. It is a dot connector between state institutions, classic players, start-ups, investors and community.
UAFIC is also an organizer of the biggest local market events such as UAFIN.TECH and Digital Lending. Above all else, UAFIC is an ambassador and the gateway to the Ukrainian FinTech scene.
Website – fintechua.org
We are the first Iberoamerican Network of Women in #Fintech. The initiative has the support of the Fintech IberoAmérica, represents more than 15 countries and was created with the commitment to promote collaboration, development and participation of women, in #FINTECH.
We find and promote the initiatives that contribute to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, with special emphasis on: Quality Education, Gender Equality, Reduction of Inequalities and the development and execution of Alliances to Achieve the Goals.
Website – wefintech.org
StartupBlink is a global startup ecosystem map and research center with tens of thousands of registered startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. We work together with global data partners as CrunchBase and SimilarWeb. Among our ecosystem partners are dozens of Government organizations, Municipalities and Economic Development Corporations.
StartupBlink is ranking the startup ecosystems in more than 1,000 cities and 100 countries. Our reports are read by tens of thousands of decision makers and featured in hundreds of publications. StartupBlink also supports more than 90 local Meetup chapters with over 50,000 members.
Website – startupblink.com
Crunchbase is the leading platform for professionals to discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and pursue new opportunities.
Over 55 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and salespeople—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. And companies all over the world rely on us to power their applications, making over a billion calls to our API each year.
Website – crunchbase.com
Semrush is a trusted data provider whose data on website traffic, search and PPC volume, brand mentions, and digital trends are used by more than 4,000,000 marketing professionals around the world. With 30+ tools and data for 190 countries and regions,
Semrush platform brings its users opportunities to reveal competitors’ marketing strategies, evaluate businesses’ and partners’ potential and provide market insights with just a few clicks. With Semrush you can track, analyze and coordinate all aspects of a digital marketing strategy including SEO, PPC, SMM, Content Marketing, Competitor Analysis, and Market Research.
Website – semrush.com
FinTech Marketing brings together a community of over thousand specialist marketers from the financial services and technology industry across the globe. It provides its members with a unique platform to build and grow a network of marketing professionals, share insights and best practices, to train and learn and develop marketing careers through the mentoring programme in the niche sector that is FinTech.
Website – fintechb2bmarketing.com
The 2nd Africa Bank 4.0 Summit brings together Africa’s financial sector to address solutions around transforming Africa’s digital financial services roadmap. Industry 4.0’s utilizing in banking and across the financial inclusion is pivotal but are financial services providers applying the right KYC measures?
This must attend virtual summit focuses on reshaped priorities for financial services providers and how they can capitalize on new technology to enhance customer engagement, and bring more value- added services to their customers.
Website – africabanksummit.com
As the first fintech event held twice a year in the USA and Africa, Africa Fintech Summit boasts the largest network of African fintech stakeholders from across the globe. Since 2018, AFTS has hosted more than 1500 attendees, from 50+ countries and 6 continents, who collectively represent each of the sector’s top stakeholder segments.
Website – africafintechsummit.com
The theme for the 6th annual FFCON20 is RISE, reflecting the joint efforts of the two associations, NCFA and TFI, to build and increase the success and sustainability of Canada’s fintech and financial sector.
With finance and fintech touching virtually every business and entity of people’s lives, FFCON20 draws national and global participation from high-growth startups and leading industry experts across fintech sectors such as digital banking, peer to peer finance, AI, capital markets, wealth management, payments, crypto and blockchain.
Website – fintechandfunding.com
First launched in March 2019, the Financial Inclusion Summit offers a platform to international stakeholders from governments and the public sector, financial institutions and fintech innovators to deepen understanding of financial health, identify funding gaps for reducing exclusion, explore opportunities for private-public sector partnerships to tackle it, highlight targeted Nordic fintech innovations addressing unbanked customers, and devise policy recommendations for Government, multilateral agencies and the public sector.
Website – financial-inclusion.com
The Global Fintech Festival, organised by Fintech Convergence Council (FCC) and the Payments Council of India (PCI) on 22nd & 23rd July, brings together global leaders in the financial world, to discuss the road ahead and collaborate on ways to do business in the post-pandemic world.
The festival will gather the brightest minds in the financial services and Fintech across the globe to discuss ‘Fintech: With and Beyond COVID’.
There will be opportunities to meet, learn, discuss, collaborate, partner on a completely virtual platform. The Festival will set the paradigm for global collaboration in the all-new digital world and showcase how fintech can be a turning point for the last mile Financial Access globally.
Website – globalfintechfest.com
RAK International SME Fair, 14 – 16 November 2019, is devoted to the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, providing a precious platform for small businesses to market their businesses and interact with prominent business leaders and representatives from a number of local and international companies.
Website – raksmefair.ae
Virtual FinTech Fair (VFF) 2020 is a two-day virtual event connecting startups from China, India, Hong Kong SAR and other countries within the region and bringing together the brightest minds and thought leaders in the global Fintech Community. 3,000+ delegates, 10+ countries, 50+ globally renowned speakers 16 sessions over two days.
Website – virtualfintechfair.com