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DRIVING FINTECH GROWTH IN ASIA

THE FINTECH GROWTH PARTNER OF CHOICE IN ASIA

AFG Partners is a FinTech VC fund investing in B2B FinTechs and Enabling Tech companies 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 B2B FinTechs and Enabling Tech companies 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.

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ASIA

We focus on Asian companies growing across the region and global companies expanding into Asia

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FINTECH

We invest in Founder first B2B FinTechs and Enabling Tech companies with years of specific domain expertise and a strong network in their area of focus

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GROWTH

We help grow Seed+ to Series B businesses with proven solutions solving large scale industry problems today

ABOUT

WHY AFG

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

PORTFOLIO

PORTFOLIO

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Reinventing banking for SME’s in SE Asia

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Digitizing and optimizing insurance processing

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Open API solutions for financial services in SE Asia

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SME accounting and bookeeping platform

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Aggregator of Premium Corporate Banking APIs for Corporates, TMS, ERPs and Financial Institutions

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Data platform for stakeholders in the reinsurance value chain

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Digitizing and automating trade finance processing

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Low-Code Desktop Interoperability Platform

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AI Copilot for contracts

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NLP data processing for financial services

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Next-Gen digital HR and payroll solutions in SE Asia

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Global employee engagement platform

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Global data platform that enables brands to obtain consent driven, qualified and verified consumer data

“AFG has brought together a rare network of strong operators and investors to advance FinTech in Asia.”

Andrea Baronchelli, CEO

TEAM

INVESTMENT TEAM

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RON SAVINO

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 Causalens. Ron brings a unique combination of global FI management and FinTech investment expertise. He graduated from the Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

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IVAN ONG

Partner

Ivan spent the last 15+ years in London operating within the investment banking and venture capital space before moving back to Singapore in 2021. He was a Vice President at Ace & Company in London, a global $1.6bn AUM fund, and led their venture capital strategy investing across early to growth stage technology companies globally. Ivan's notable investments include Wefox, N26, Monzo, Airbnb, Payfazz, TransferWise and GoCardless. He is a graduate from Imperial College London and Purdue University.

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MIGUEL TANG

Investment Analyst

Miguel has been actively involved in the venture capital space in the Philippines for the past two years. Having spent his time in two previous Philippine and Southeast Asia-focused venture capital firms, ICCP SBI Venture Partners and Kaya Founders, he was able to source, diligence, and invest in technology startups across Southeast Asia.

Miguel is a graduate from De La Salle University Manila.

ADVISORY BOARD

Backed by senior leaders in Asian finance

PHANPORN KONGYINGYONG

YVES ROESTI

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OUR SPECIALISTS

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.

Previous Investments of the Principals

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Deploys, manages and supervises blockchain nodes

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Financial platform for merchants and consumers

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Digital corporate loans marketplace

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Banking as a Service Platform

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Cyber risk underwriting firm

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Digital insurer platform

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Next generation autonomous predictive technology

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Smart desktop integration and data visualization

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Fully digital mobile bank

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Modern portfolio intelligence platform

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Money transfer service to send money abroad without hidden charges

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Online Payment Processing Solution

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THE OPPORTUNITY IS NOW

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