Findec, Sweden's Hub for Fintechs, with a purpose to boost Sweden's financial technology ecosystem through network, knowledge and collaboration, has signed a partnership agreement with the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network to facilitate greater integration between Fintech hubs across the Sweden region as well as Asia. Visit
The ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) was established as a non-profit organization in 2018 by the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA), International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). AMTD Foundation and Mastercard are AFIN’s Corporate Founding Members. Visit
APIX, the flagship product of AFIN, is a global cloud-based platform that enables financial institutions and Fintech firms to discover one another on a curated global marketplace, design experiments collaboratively in the sandbox and deploy innovative solutions rapidly at a lower cost.
Findec - Fintech & Decentralized, is the Swedish hub for fintechs, with the mission to boost the Swedish ecosystem and create more success stories by supporting members through network, knowledge and collaboration. Findec is part of the Nordic Fintech Alliance, together with other fintech hubs from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland. Image:
*Virtual signing ceremony between Findec and AFIN on March 12th 2021
“Our partnership with the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network will strengthen the bridge between Sweden and ASEAN in the field of fintech and innovation. Southeast Asia has been one of the main strategic markets for us, and we look forward to more collaboration in the region.”, notes Mats Holmfeldt, Founder and Chairman of Findec.
Through this partnership, Findec and AFIN will mutually work on supporting the development of financial inclusion in both regions. Together, both parties will strive for greater collaboration, including sharing market knowledge and insights with each other on matters relating to the fintech industry, both parties’ events and initiatives.
“We are delighted to partner with Findec, an association that shares the same values and passion to improve financial inclusion in the Financial industry. With this partnership, we are certain and look forward to jointly build an environment that boosts the growth of the Fintech ecosystem across the Asian and Sweden region.” concludes Manish Diwaan, Managing Director at ASEAN Financial Innovation Network.