the first global FinTech association

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Membership Fee

The GFA is a non-profit organization. The annual membership fee for FinTechs is CHF 100 (around $100). However, for 2016, no membership fees apply.

Your Benefits

Exchange ideas and challenges in the FinTech space, network with FinTechs globally and jointly shape the FinTech industry’s frameworks.

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If you would like to join us, simply click HERE  to fill out your application form. Or you can contact us for more information.


Meet the GFA members that want to promote the FinTech industry and join up within the FinTech ecosystem.


Swiss Investment Engine

Knip AG

Dein Digitaler Versicherungsmanager


One of China’s earliest and safest p-2-p lending platforms


Your Search for a better investment partner ends with Lendbox


Building the digital future of the financial industry


Advanon - The invoice market.


The world's #1 deal flow tool


Discover, Connect, Invest


Peer-to-Peer Lending in Switzerland


Remitsy offers businesses the cheapest and fastest way to make payments to China


Inspiring Entrepreneurs to achieve their Life's Worth


CreditGate24 connects borrowers directly with private and institutional investors

Billionaires Mobile Ltd

Become a better investor, by replicating the world's billionaires' and pension funds' stock portfolios in real time

Need it. Get it!

Descartes Finance

Intelligent Investing Made Easy


Empowering wealth management companies to help their investors reach their objectives


Inspiring technologies for better living


Value is about money. Values are about people.


Dare to Dream

ALFA Valuation

Democratization of Valuation. Fast, Easy and Online.


The bridge between carriers and customers.


YUKKA Lab‘s tool Sentitrade detects slumps in the stock markets early on.


Find the best investment opportunities in real estate crowdfunding globally.


MX is all about the Data.


We create absurdly simple payment solutions.

Cashare AG

The Swiss Crowd Lending pioneer - Clever Swiss Funding.

Deposit Solutions

The Solutions for the European Deposit Market.

Swissquote Bank

Great ambitions are in human nature

Meet Our Team

The GFA's boards have diverse backgrounds both from a professional experience and a cultural perspective but share a common goal: to jointly address the FinTech industry's most pressing needs and challenges on a global scale.


Jan Schoch

Jan is Co-Founder of the GFA and has, through Leonteq, been pioneering the FinTech space with cutting-edge B2B technology, new levels of automation and transparency

Christina Kehl

Christina is the Co-Founder of GFA and a passionate entrepreneur believing in change through innovation. She is also the Co-Founder of Knip and Swiss Finance Startups

Board of Advisors

Mike Taormina

Mike is responsible for the development of the GFA in the Americas and Co-Founder of CommonBond

Roger Ying

Roger Ying (霍中皓) is responsible for the development of the GFA in APAC, Founder and CEO of and a founding partner at the Jianjiu Group (建久集团, 120bn AUM)

Enrique Quemada

Enrique Quemada is the international Chairman at ONEtoONE Corporate Finance (a Global Digital Investment Banking Group) and Chairman at the International Mergers & Acquisitions Institute.


The association is set up in lean, inter-connected working groups according to geographies, business models, and key association topics. Each working group has a leader and members are allocated to one or more working groups. Together we actively collaborate within and beyond the respective working groups and push forward our shared objectives to strengthen the global FinTech ecosystem.






The digital revolution of the financial industry is in full swing and will change client experience and processes forever.
However, to achieve true global impact we need to address and coordinate the industry’s needs and challenges on a global scale. This is why we created GFA.

  • Networking & Learning

    Our Core Spirit

    Connect & learn. Liaise with members, like-minded people and other stakeholders of the FinTech ecosystem and exchange ideas globally. Share experiences, best practices and lessons learned from peers and avoid repeating mistakes of others.

  • Collaborative Offering

    Our Heart of Actions

    Sell. Develop, offer and market services to clients in a coordinated manner. Reap network effects and capitalize on enhanced interoperability. Benefit from GFA membership as a signal of quality.

  • Financing

    Our Shared Growth Fuel

    Raise. Tap into GFA’s network of Angels, VCs and investors to fuel your business’ growth. Recommend best-in-class investors to other members and benefit from leads to suitable investors.

  • Stakeholder Dialogue

    Our Key Strength

    Contribute. Make your ideas heard. GFA to become the main point of contact for journalists, international FinTech regulators, and other stakeholders.

  • Be Part
    Our Story!

    Articles of Association

    It's Our Story

    Our story starts from here (EN/DE).

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about the GFA, what we stand in for, and how your FinTech company can benefit from being a member of our association?
Get in touch with us - we are looking forward to hearing from you.