FRANCE FINTECH STRENGTHENS ITS GOVERNANCE WITH THE ELECTION OF FOUR NEW DIRECTORS

March 29, 2024 | News, Press Releases

Paris, the 29 March 2024

At the end of the Extraordinary General Meeting on Tuesday March 26, 2024, France FinTech, the association which brings together and represents entrepreneurs in the sector, is strengthening its governance with the opening of two new administrator positions, bringing the number of directors to twelve. number of members elected to its office.

France FinTech is committed to the promotion of French fintech, their representation to public authorities, regulators, the academic and political worlds, at national and European levels.
Like its ecosystem, the leading component of French tech and the first within the European Union, France FinTech has experienced strong growth in recent years. Engaged in numerous regulatory and legislative projects, the production of quality research content, the organization of numerous events including FinTech R:Evolution, the benchmark event for innovative finance in France, the association equips itself with the necessary resources to support the emergence of international champions and innovative and environmentally friendly finance.

Now with 350 members, supported by more than 80 partners, it is strengthening its system by welcoming four new administrators.

The composition of Bureau 2024 represents the diversity of the association's members in terms of both stage of development (from start-ups to unicorns) and sectoral verticals (banking services, payment, financing, functional services, insurance, asset management , regtech, risk management).

The office is now made up of the following personalities: 

  • Alain Clot, Chairman 
  • Olivier Goy, OCTOBER, Vice-President
  • Cyril Chiche, LYDIA, Vice-President
  • caroline lamaud, ANAXAGO, Vice-President 
  • Benjamin Pedrini, EPSOR, Treasurer
  • Eric Mignot, +SIMPLE re-elected 
  • Mark Kepeneghian, KRIPTOWN
  • Charlotte gaudin, AML FACTORY
  • Keyvan Nilforoushan, VIRGIL  entry 
  • Morgan O'Hana, DEFACTO  entry 
  • Arbia Smiti, ROSALY entry 
  • Arthur Waller, PENNYLANE  entry 

Kristen charvin participates in the office in his capacity as General Delegate from the Association.

By committing to this second mandate, I wish to continue the actions undertaken in the service of the association and its members.es and particularly in the domaine of Insurtech. _ Eric Mignot, President, +Simple

 

France FinTech has brought me a lot: it is the only professional association which has been able to reconcile a sectoral specialization made essential by the technicality of our professions, an understanding of the challenges faced by managers, and a necessary inclusion in the economic and regulatory sphere in the broader sense. By joining the association's office, I wish to contribute in turn to its development.  _ Keyvan Nilforoushan, CEO, Virgil

I am joining the France FinTech Office to contribute to the development of the ecosystem, to assert the positions of the place with third party actors (powersblics, national representation, professional associations), with a more specific representation of the issues surrounding the granting of funding, and the embedded finance. _ Morgan O'Hana, CEO, Defacto

As mmember of the office I am keen to develop initiatives focused on supporting responsible innovation, financial inclusion, and financial education, while strengthening synergies between fintech startups and traditional financial institutions for a transformation digital technology beneficial to all. _ Arbia Smiti, CEO, Rosaly

By joining the France FinTech office, I want to help French fintechs shine by focusing on two points: suggesting regulatory/compliance changes better adapted to the sector and contributing to the growth of French fintechs in the European race. _ Arthur Waller, CEO, Pennylane

About France FinTech:

Created in 2015 on the initiative of entrepreneurs, France FinTech brings together companies using operational, technological or economic, innovative and disruptive models, aimed at addressing existing or emerging issues in the financial services industry and representing the main components of the Faculty. 

The association's mission is to promote excellence in the sector in France and abroad and to represent French fintech to public authorities, the regulator and the ecosystem. France FinTech is today the largest sectoral association of start-ups in France and Europe. 

In addition to its actions on the regulatory and legislative grounds, its numerous publications, its workshops and various meetings, the association organizes each year the reference event of the ecosystem, FinTech R: Evolution.

France FinTech is co-organizer of the French FinTech Week, member of the ACPR-AMF Fintech Committee, founding member and on the board ofEDFA (European Digital Finance Association).

Contact : hello@francefintech.org

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