16 Jan | Press Release

Launch of Asia Pacific Fintech Network (AFIN) - FTAHK part of founding members

HONG KONG – 16 January 2019 – FinTech associations from across the Asia-Pacific region have announced the formation of the Asia-Pacific FinTech Network. The new network will facilitate greater collaboration throughout the region and encourage innovation across borders.

Nine associations formally launched the network by signing a Statement of Intent at the Asian Financial Forum event in Hong Kong. The network is open to all other associations in the region, who are warmly invited to join.

The participants will work together on a range of activities, including:

  • Co-organizing events in their respective markets to exchange information about recent developments and to facilitate trade and bilateral foreign direct investment
  • developing and fostering collaboration between companies in Asia with startups, corporates, regulators, business partners and investors
  • hosting joint webinars, seminars and workshops to share knowledge of technologies, products, services, and standards

For full press release:

English - Network-announcement-FINAL_APFN.pdf