The Madrid Capital FinTech(MAD FinTech) clusterand the Spanish Association of Business Schools (AEEN) have signed a collaboration agreement that will enable the launch of the FinTech Talent Commission, which will address issues such as postgraduate training and certification for professional qualifications.
With this agreement, signed by Salvador Molina, president of the MAD FinTechcluster, and Antonio Alonso, president of the AEEN, a commission will be set up to develop postgraduate training programmes in digital, financial and FinTech ecosystem-related environments.
“The agreement is an important step forward for the cluster to also have a training focus, beyond the important work it does in other fields,” explained Salvador Molina on the occasion of the signing of the agreement.
Experience, prestige and consolidation
The experience and positioning of the National Association of Business Schools, with more than fifty associated business schools, with almost half a million students in Spain, will allow the MAD FinTech cluster to benefit from the best faculty in the country.
Also, from the figure of Antonio Alonso, who has been invited to join the future Board of Directors of Madrid Capital FinTech to highlight the training intention that the cluster promoted by the ECOFIN Forum and the Madrid City Council will also have.
The MADRID CAPITAL FINTECH (MAD FinTech) cluster is a non-profit association that was created by the impulse of the MADRID CITY COUNCIL, with the leadership of the ECOFIN FORUMthrough its CÍRCULO FINTECHworking group, whose thirty companies become partners founders of the cluster.
MAD FINTECH brings together commercial companies, financial entities, associations, training centers and institutions, both public and private, that carry out activities in the Madrid area with a global vocation and that freely associate to promote the development of the FinTech ecosystem (technology finance) in Madrid and from Madrid in an international projection.
Photo caption: Salvador Molina (left), president of the MAD FinTech cluster, and Antonio Alonso, president of the AEEN, during the signing of the agreement.