DRIVING FINTECH GROWTH IN ASIA
THE FINTECH GROWTH PARTNER OF CHOICE IN ASIA
AFG Partners is a FinTech VC fund investing in Enterprise / B2B FinTechs that have proven solutions in their home markets and are looking for value added investors to help them expand across Asia.
We believe that the next generation of FinTechs that will transform Asian financial services will be Enterprise / B2B FinTechs that partner with incumbent financial institutions as well as new emerging players in tech that want to secure their place in a world where tech and finance are merging.
We focus on Asian companies growing across the region and global companies expanding into Asia
We invest in Founder first Enterprise / B2B FinTechs with years of specific domain expertise and a strong network in their area of focus
We help grow Seed+ to Series B businesses with proven solutions solving large scale industry problems today
UNIQUE NETWORK OF ASIAN EXPERTISE
Managed and advised by leaders and specialists in Asian Financial Services and backed by curated industry professionals invested in the Fund
EXTENSIVE INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS
Deep relationships within the Asian FinTech ecosystem including Financial Institutions, Venture Capital firms, leading Tech companies, Accelerators, Service Providers and Government Organizations
ACCELERATING GROWTH IN ASIA
Helping portfolio companies grow in Asia by providing industry and country expertise and connecting stakeholders across the industry to add real value and unlock new opportunities
Founder and Managing Partner
Ron is a seasoned operator in Financial Services having spent more than 25 years in senior roles defining strategy and driving innovation at global financial institutions including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, ING, and Newedge.
In 2015, Ron successfully founded and led Asia FinTech Angels, the first Asian Angel Investor Network, funded by senior financial executives across Asia. Ron led investments in more than 20 leading FinTechs. His notable investments include Unit, Blockdaemon, Brankas, Aspire, and Carevoice. Ron brings a unique combination of global FI management and FinTech investment expertise. He graduated from the Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.
Ivan joined AFG from ACE & Company, a global $1.5bn AUM fund, where he was a Vice President and invested across early, expansion and late stage technology companies globally. Ivan's FinTech investments include Wefox, N26, Payfazz, TransferWise, GoCardless and Osome.
He previously spent more than 5 years in Technology Investment Banking at Macquarie Capital and IBIS Capital in London specialising in M&A globally. Ivan is a graduate from Imperial College London and Purdue University.
Domain and Country Experts
Asian Financial Services Professionals with specific industry, technical and country expertise plus a passion for FinTech. Specialists actively assist with deal flow sourcing, filtering, diligence and growth of portfolio companies.
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“Ron has brought together a rare network of strong operators and investors to advance FinTech in Asia.”
Andrea Baronchelli, CEO