Are banks digging their own grave?
€21,3 billion is the size of the avenue that banks are opening up to Fintech entrepreneurs.
In 2018, global fintech investment doubled to €43 B. With traditional banks and their very opaque “risk department” playing dumb, fintech startups have jolly days afoot.
VC-A and Fiduscorp are launching a regulated fundraising platform
The platform will be structured as a SICAV beneath which, will hang Professional Investment Funds (PIF) and/or Alternative Investment Funds (AIF), depending on the size of the fund. The SICAV and the underlying funds will be regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).
We are designing the platform to enable fundraising through the issuance of Security Tokens.
The Funds will be managed by Mr Mario Buttigieg and Mr Christophe Schwoertzig.
Mr Mario Buttigieg joins VC-A as Associate Director
Mr Buttigieg is a former banker trained at HSBC where he held several executive positions. He was then Managing Director for Amicorp Group looking after Corporate Funds, Trusts and Corporate Accounts.
Mr Buttigieg is the founder of Fiduscorp Ltd.
Mr Buttigieg is a Certified Public Accountant and owns a first degree in Commerce from the University of Malta.
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- Malta's capital is Valetta
- Malta is an island with less than half a million inhabitants
- English and Maltese are both official languages
- The cost of living is significantly lower than in the UK or the USA
- Malta joined the eurozone on the 1st of January 2008
- It only takes the approval of the MFSA to set up a fund?
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