European Association of Fintech Stakeholders

What is Fintechguardian?

Fintechguardian is European Federation of NGOs, Fintech companies, start-ups, and users. THE ASSOCIATION acts as an independent expertise center that aims at representing, protecting, and defending at European and national level the interests of all Fintech users and stakeholders such as but not limited to financial services users and consumers residing in the European Union and in the countries members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It acts to the direct benefit of its members and consequently to the society as a whole. Fintechguardian aims at creating of universally acceptable and applicable standards for Fintech services, promoting Fintech education and financial-technological literacy. We combine expertise from different areas of financial markets as well as from different layers of the financial industry advocating for the benefit of borrowers, shareholders, savers, pension fund participants, life insurance policy holders, general insurance users, and other stakeholders who are independent from the financial industry. 
We believe that only in close collaboration with all Fintech-scene actors a safe and sound environment may be developed, where the principles of profit and risk-bearing are coexisting with protection of individual rights, personal freedom and safety to the benefit of the consumers. 

More about us

Fintechguardian is a non-for-profit legal entity registered under ID 205442992 in the Trade Registry Agency of R Bulgaria. THE ASSOCIATION acts as an independent expertise center that aims at representing, protecting, and defending at European and national level the interests of all Fintech users and stakeholders such as but not limited to financial services users and consumers residing in the European Union and in the countries members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).THE ASSOCIATION its objectives with the following basic means:

1. Assistance in enhancing the theoretical training of the personnel employed in the field of Fintech services;


2. Preparation and organization of educational and social projects for the purpose of achieving the above mentioned objectives.


3. Independent study of the legal framework, public attitudes and practices in the sphere of protection of consumers of Fintech services, which will serve for the preparation of analyzes and prognoses for the development trends.


4. Providing advisory functions to help state authorities and public organizations on the formation of Fintech consumer protection criteria and standards for Fintech services.


5. Maintaining cooperation relations with state institutions, higher education institutions, cultural and social institutes in order to work on Fintech issues.


6. Establishment and maintenance of international contacts, attraction of prominent foreign scientists in the implementation of projects. Organization of exchange of specialists in order to increase the scientific and administrative capacity of experts in the Fintech services.


7. Organization of public and professional forums - conferences, seminars and other events devoted to global, regional and national aspects of the problems of the development of consumer protection of Fintech services.


8. Providing an information and consulting products through electronic exchange on the Internet.


9. Combine efforts with similar organizations in the country and abroad.


The whole text of the Bylaws may be found here

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