Syed Musheer Ahmed[email protected]
Finstep Asia Limited
Address: HONG KONG
FinStep Asia is a strategy advisory firm powering the next generation of businesses in Asia, partnering with Corporates and Startups in their Innovation and Scaling Journey. We drive innovation strategy, fuel startup engagement and enable cross border scaling by leveraging off our deep expertise in Asia across Startups, Corporates and Government Enterprises. Equipped with a proven experience in scaling businesses in Asia, FinStep Asia’s team has a deep understanding of Fintech & technology verticals with real-world Industry expertise and a strong experience working across Corporates, Regulators, Government Institutions, ecosystem partners & Startups. We have a Deep network across Hong Kong, Greater China and South East Asia with a nuanced understanding of cultural & business norms in the region. Our Clientele includes International Governmental Institutions, Regulatory bodies, Asian e-commerce Unicorn, International Financial Institutions and Startups & Scaleups from Asia, Europe and USA. Our Services: VENTURE BUILDING We power and fast-track the growth of Fintechs to take them to the next stage. We provide growth advisory, market entry strategy, corporate engagement and business development in markets across Asia, including Hong Kong SAR, Singapore, ASEAN, India & MENA. This is bolstered with deep operational support and localised network to supercharge growth, helping firms to connect with Investors, Corporates and SMEs. INNOVATION STRATEGY Technology is transforming and rapidly changing landscape of business across industries. We identify emerging trends and market opportunities and build a growth roadmap for our clients to build innovation frameworks. In addition, we enable corporates to engage with startup ecosystem across Asia through startup scouting, running accelerators and hackathons. FINTECH RESEARCH Through our thought leadership and deep expertise in Fintech, we conduct in-depth research on a variety of fintech related topics, ranging from digital banking, impact of techfins on financial services, Islamic Fintech, country landscape reports, fintech policy and inclusive finance. Our latest research was developed for the Financial Alliance for Women on "How Fintechs can profit from the Multi-Trillion Dollar Female Economy". FINTECH DIVERSITY ADVISORY We have expertise and understanding of different approaches to enable diversity in services. We provide frameworks to tailor existing services and to empower firms to build new customer offering that include diversity across Gender and Age. DIGITAL ISLAMIC FINANCE The Islamic Economy is undergoing a rapid transformation driven by mobile and digital native demographics. We provide a wide range of services to help Banks and FIs build a strong foothold in the Digital Islamic Economy and bridge the innovation ecosystem in MENA region with South and South-East Asia. VENTURE CAPITAL AS A SERVICE (VCAAS) We enable Corporates to develop their Venture Capital arm by building their strategy, running their Corporate VC operations and powering their engagement with the startup ecosystems. This also includes scouting for startups that fit the investment thesis of the CVC. TEAM: FinStep Asia was founded by Musheer Ahmed, who is the co-Founder of Fintech Association of Hong Kong, co-founder of IndiaTech Hong Kong & a member of United Nations ESCAP ESBN Youth and Women Entrepreneurs Taskforce. Musheer is a key influencer of Hong Kong & Asia’s Fintech space working with Regulators, Corporates & startups across the region to drive Fintech innovation & adoption. Along with Musheer, we have a host of Subject Matter Experts across Asia who cover all of our services.