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About me


“THE BEST THING I EVER DID WAS TO BELIEVE IN ME” — A.R. PIETROCOLA

Alessandro is an entrepreneur based in London and operating mainly in Europe, Asia and Oceania with main focus on UK, Baltic Countries, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Middle East and New Zealand as area of interest!





He has been dealing with bonds issuing and listing, financial licences processing (API, PSP, E-money, Forex, Investment Manager, Asset Management, Credit and Insurance Broker, Hedge Funds, Cryptocurrency Exchange and Money Remittance) and wealth management in different jurisdictions such as UK, USA, Malta, Ireland, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Russia, UAE, Qatar, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Panama and BVI for more than 15 years!

Alex's services

fintech consulting

Fintech Consulting

Opening a Financial Business always involves a lot of steps and it can become a challenge for entrepreneurs, especially for those who do it for the first time. In case you need some clarification, you can book a one-to-one session with me.
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Companies Support

Picking the right jurisdiction for your digital business can be challenging. My main focus is all about getting you across the “finish line” as easily as possible, so you will leverage my network and my experience to successfully get where you wanted.
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Become a Client

We know that sometimes entrepreneurs have a few questions about their business or just want to have a professional advise. If you are looking for an experienced and trustworthy advisor, you are in the right place.
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Book Alex

Take your chance to learn from who have done most of the stuff he is talking about for himself and he knows what works – and what doesn’t – in the real world. All of you know that every business is different and has its nuances, so bespoke advice can be the key.
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  • Member of Institute of Directors in London
  • Member of Changer Club in Riga
  • Member of Fintech Association of Hong Kong
  • Member of Singapore Fintech Association
  • Member of Non Executive Director Association in London
  • Member of Alumni Network of Draper University in San Francisco.

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Did you know about Alex?

  • He loves Arturo Fuente, Henk, Horacio, Oliva, Cohiba, Manrique and Plasencia Cigars
  • His favourite colour is blue
  • He enjoys eating steaks
  • He loves Maybach and Roll-Royce cars
  • His favourite wines are Barolo, Brunello di Montalcino, Aglianico and Primitivo di Manduria from Italy; Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot from Argentina
  • His favourite food is Argentinian Steak, Italian Pasta and Japanese Sushi
  • He loves to travel a lot for business and for leisure
  • He loves to play golf
  • He loves yachting
  • His favourite fruit is watermelon
Currently he is the advisor of several companies worldwide and the CEO of Astorts Group, a Management Consulting Professionals and Financial Service Provider Group based in London with subsidiaries in Dubai, Singapore, Kuala Lampur, Hong Kong and Auckland. He has extensive experience as a director of a large number of companies acrossall of Astorts Group’s core sectors. He is an UK FCA (Financial Conduct  Authority) and NZ FSPR (Financial Service Provider Register) Approved Person and is has great experience as director of regulated companies.

ALESSANDRO IS THE CEO AND THE MAIN PARTNER OF PIETROCOLA HOLDING AN HOLDING COMPANY WITH A MAIN INTEREST INTO PARALEGAL FIRMS, FINANCIAL REGULATED FIRMS, SOFTWARE AND APPS DEVELOPMENT FIRM, LUXURY REAL ESTATE FIRMS and WEB MEDIA FIRM , BASED IN london and operating worldwide.

How Can I Help you?

Unlike lawyers and accountants who focus on theory, I’ve done most of the stuff I’m talking about for myself and I know what works – and what doesn’t – in the real world.

Working as CEO of Astorts Group since 2010, my team and I have received many inquiries and helped hundreds of clients to find a cost effective way to obtain a forex licence, a great jurisdiction to set up an import/export company, an easy and cost effective way to set up an Hedge Fund, a great jurisdiction to have an holding company or to open an offshore bank account, a crypto friendly jurisdiction to launch your crypto project or register a crypto exchange, a cost effective way to obtain a Payment Service Provider Licence, a cost effective way to advertise and export a product into an emerging markets like Russia, China, South-East Asia or South America, a way to finance a startup or to apply for an European Regional Funds.

My main focus is all about getting you across the “finish line” as easily as possible, so you will leverage my network and my experience to successfully get where you wanted.
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Why to entrust Alex?


Alex is an entrepreneur, fintecher, investor, blogger and author based in London and operating mainly in Europe, Asia and Oceania.

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Alex is an UK FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and NZ FSPR (Financial Service Provider Register) Approved Person and has great experience as director of regulated companies.
Alex uses to dedicate part of his life to inspire others and help them achieve the most out of their lives.

Since he was 20, he had successfully founded and managed several companies operating in the field of management consulting, wealth management and fintech.

Alex is Member of Institute of Directors in London, Member of Changer Club in Riga, Member of Fintech Association of Hong Kong, Member of Singapore Fintech Association, Member of Non Executive Director Association in London and Member of Alumni Network of Draper University in San Francisco.