БФА на среща с президента Румен Радев

На 6 декември Българска финтек асоциация взе участие в среща между президента на Република България – ген. Румен Радев, германски компании, развиващи дейност в страната, и представители на българската стартъп екосистема. Специален гост на събитието бе немският посланик у нас – Н.Пр. Кристоф Айххорн. В рамките на срещата Гергана Стоичкова – директор на БФА, представи българския финтек сектор пред гостите на събитието. В своите приветствени речи президентът Радев и посланикът на Германия дадоха финтех индустрията…

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Fintech Associations from all Over Europe Come Together to Develop and Promote the Ecosystem

Fintech associations from twelve countries lay the foundations for the development of joint initiatives, sharing the experience of each country and creating synergies that will allow to improve the Fintech ecosystem throughout the continent.  Svetoslav Dimitrov – BoD Member of BFA, represented the Bulgarian Fintech sector during the meeting. Twelve Fintech associations from all over Europe (including Spain, Italy, Portugal, Holland, Sweden, Poland, Finland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Luxembourg and Bulgaria), participated in a meeting…

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The First AUBG Fintech Expo Gathered Students and Companies On-campus

On October 18th the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG) was a host to the first of its kind AUBG Fintech Expo, which was organized by the Bulgarian Fintech Association in partnership with AUBG’s Investment Management Club. The event brought to campus some of the most advanced and innovative companies leading the FinTech revolution in Bulgaria. The students had the opportunity to hear lectures and participate in discussions with experts in the financial technologies field. They…

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Meet the Members: Special Edition

The third networking event of the Bulgarian Fintech Association took place on the 19th of September at Puzl CowOrKing Space. We were glad to welcome more than 60 people who were interested in hearing more about the Fintech developments in Bulgaria. This time the format was a bit different than what we had done before. Our “Special Edition” included two presentations – one from the Associaiton and one from our BoD members Paysera Bulgaria. Our…

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EU Developments regarding FinTech

In March, the European Commission unveiled its 23-step Fintech Action Plan. The European Central Bank (ECB) published the following documents:  Guide to assessments of licence applications – Licence applications in general Guide to assessments of fintech credit institution licence applications The documents can be found following this link: https://www.bankingsupervision.europa.eu/press/pr/date/2018/html/ssm.pr180323.en.html The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published The EBA’s Fintech Roadmap; Conclusions from the Consultation on the EBA’s approach to Financial Technology (FINTECH) on 15 March setting out the EBA’s priorities in this area for…

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