WHO WE ARE
An NGO, an eclectic non-profit association, interested in developing the FinTech and InsurTech sectors in Portugal
Banks and insurance companies
We look for new products, services and partners to improve our competitive position
Startups and technology entrepreneurs
We seek resources and partners to innovate, create new business models and win customers and markets
Telecoms and other communications companies
We seek to follow the innovation to respond to the needs of our customers and markets
Knowledge and management consulting
We seek to know the needs of our customers and markets to respond efficiently
Information technology companies
We seek to know the evolution of the market to offer the most advanced technologies
Research and teaching institutions
We try to know what the knowledge needs are, and where they are to respond efficiently
Venture capital companies and investors
We look for projects with potential for success and for developing winning partnerships
Development and regulatory entities
We seek to know the special needs of the most advanced sectors to satisfy them
WHAT WE DO
Keeping our national record of innovation in information and communication technologies, including financial ones, we seek to develop new sectors.
We have the capital, the entrepreneurship, the human resources, the technological infrastructures, the information and communication technologies businesses, the consulting and legal companies and the institutions of investigation and teaching.
There is a great receptivity of the potential clients, national and international, business and private, to the new FinTech and InsurTech products and services.
We are the neutral entity that leverages these conditions to develop the activity of the FinTech and InsurTech sectors in Portugal, to seize the national potential and improve the competitive position of all.
We produce and disseminate valuable information and knowledge to the sector
We promote relationships between the entities of the sector, national and international
We promote the orientation of several private and public resources to the sectors
We follow the sectors environments and try to change them favorably
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BBVA has just launched the tenth edition of the BBVA Open Talent, one of the biggest fintech competition in the world. This competition looking for fintech solutions with the most disruptive potential and is certainly an opportunity to launch a startup. The contest is looking for: – The startup with the most potential for transforming Read more about BBVA Open Talent Competition[…]
MAPFRE Foundation has announced the launch of the 1st edition of the Fundación MAPFRE Awards for Social Innovation boosted by IE. This initiative aims to support innovative solutions that have the potential to make a major social impact in three categories: Improvements in health and digital technology (e-Health), Innovation in insurance / Social Prevision Mobility Read more about Awards for social innovation on insurance[…]
The Startinnovation Team of CCA Ontier organizes on March 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at FNAC Chiado in Lisbon, another session of Startinnovation Talks, a series of informal talks on innovation topics. On the 14th, the theme will be Bit & Block: the color of money, about bitcoins and blockchain: what are these Read more about Event Bit & Block, the colour of money[…]
The Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018 will take place from 19-20 March in London. This is one of the most interesting and diversified conferences on FinTech in the world and certainly the conference not to be missed. AFIP negotiated with Innovate Finance, the organizer, special discounts for its members. For more information about the event Read more about Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018[…]
AFIP is collaborating with the MetLife Foundation in the Inclusion Plus Program, a contest of products, services and business ideas that aim to promote financial inclusion. Can compete companies and projects of new financial technologies, financial products and services, and financial capacity building initiatives. € 100,000 of prizes will be distributed to winning companies or Read more about Financial inclusion contest[…]
The British Embassy and the British International Trade Department in Lisbon, in partnership with AFIP, will hold a seminar and exhibition on digital transformation and innovation in banking and insurance. The seminar will take place on March 5 from 3 pm in Lisbon, at the Centro Cultural de Belém. For more information check the invitation Read more about Digital Transformation & Innovation[…]
The seminar “The Indispensable Revolution in the Insurance Industry” will be held on 16 January at AESE in Lisbon, bringing to Lisbon experts on InsurTech and the evolution of the insurance business. The seminar will have two main themes: Digital Transformation Insurance and the New Relationship with Customers. This seminar, which will take place from Read more about Seminar “The Revolution in the Insurance Industry”[…]
The Banco de Portugal met with the AFIP Administration on Monday, 18 December. The meeting discussed the potential, the situation and the problems of the FinTech sector in Portugal and shared perspectives on the its future development. With both institutions having a common interest in the sector development, forms to cooperate were analyzed and a Read more about AFIP meets Bank of Portugal[…]
The AFIP met with the CMVM on Wednesday, November 28. At the meeting there was an open exchange of views on the situation, challenges and prospects for the development of the FinTech sector in Portugal. There was also great agreement on the importance of the sector and the need to protect its development. The two Read more about AFIP meets CMVM to discuss the future of the sector[…]