AFORTI EXCHANGE ENDS THE FIRST 6 MONTHS OF OPERATIONS IN ROMANIA WITH OVER EUR 5.5 MILLION TURNOVER
- Aforti Exchange, Polish fintech providing online currency exchange, entered Romania in October 2017, carried out first transactions in December 2017
- After 6 months of operations company has over 400 registered users and successfully carried out transactions totalling over EUR 5.5 million.
- Platform primarily serves local SMEs and micro-enterprises who are in need of flexible and modern financial solutions.
- Klaudiusz Sytek, President of the Board at Aforti Holding: "Financial services, which are cost effective, fit-to-purpose and executed by competent teams of professionals using state of the art technologies, contribute to the development of the real economy".
Aforti Exchange, the first Polish fintech and a foreign exchange platform that entered Romanian market in October 2017, closes the first 6 months of operations with over EUR 5.5 million in exchanged currency and over 400 individual and corporate clients.
Only in the month of April, which was the best month registered so far, EUR 1.5 million has been exchanged through www.afortiexchange.ro. Estimated 80% of the transactions carried out through the platform is from RON to Euro, however the platform offers exchange to 12 different currencies.
The Bucharest office, run by Dorin-Claudiu Sterie, is the first foreign office opened by Aforti Exchange and it plays an important role in the fintech’s expansion strategy. The company plans to focus strongly on developing the local team and increasing its capacities as well as extend the product portfolio.
“We are pleased with the results so far accomplished since Romania is the first foreign market that we have entered. We are dedicated to extending the range of services offered by Aforti Exchange as well as we are confident we will bring other brands from the Aforti portfolio to Romania in order to offer a wide array of financial services to local entrepreneurs” said Aleksandra Wodzisławska, President of the Board at Aforti Exchange SA.
Aforti Exchange provides Romanian entrepreneurs with a modern and safe alternative for exchanging money. The platform offers easy solution for SMEs, micro-enterprises as well as sole proprietorships that are in need of constant access to currencies in order to serve their business needs.
“Our innovative solution, built and developed in Poland, is perfectly tailored to match the needs of Romanian entrepreneurs who are in need of safe, reliable but also cost-effective manner of exchange currency. We are already a partner to over 400 Romanian businesses and we look forward to significantly increasing our client base, bringing new standards and financial solutions to the Romanian market“ said Dorin-Claudiu Sterie, Country Manager at Aforti Exchange Romania.
Headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, Aforti Exchange is part of the dynamic financial group, Aforti Holding, which is listed on the NewConnect market of the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Through its online platform, www.afortiexchange.ro, Aforti Exchange provides attractive exchange rates and no commission fees. The currency is exchanged online, without the need to leave the house or an office and is wired directly between clients’ bank accounts.