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December 04 2019 | Elena Solera

Flexio, a Mexican startup wins the third edition of Visa Everywhere Initiative LAC

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Flexio, a Mexican startup offering installment loans for online shopping through the consumers’ debit cards, has been chosen by a panel of experts as the winner of the third edition of Visa Everywhere Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean. [+]


October 03 2019 | Admin

Deirdre Bobadilla (NovoPayment): “Focus on customers” to innovate in the financial services industry

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In an interview with Finnovista, Deirdre Bobadilla, Chief Incubator Officer at NovoPayment, shared some insights on a methodology to drive innovation and agility within the financial industry’s development teams. Deirdre Bobadilla is Chief Incubator Officer at NovoPayment: a technology company [+]


August 29 2019 | Admin

Discover the most innovative Insurtech and Fintech for Inclusion startups in LatAm!

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After a thorough selection process where over 120 startups applied, the 19 finalists of FINNOSUMMIT Challenge that will be pitching their businesses in front of the over 3,000 attendees of FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico have been selected! FINNOSUMMIT Challenge is a [+]


August 29 2019 | Admin

The 12 finalists of Visa Everywhere Initiative 2019 will participate in an Immersion Program and at FINNOSUMMIT in Miami

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A few months Visa Everywhere Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean launched its third edition with the objective of accelerating commercial engagements between Fintech startups, Visa and its clients through Pilot Programs or Proof of Concepts (POCs). Three Challenges [+]


August 29 2019 | Admin

Great announcements this Q3 from Startupbootcamp in Latin America: the acceleration program will hold its Selection Days, and the scale program is looking for the best growth-stage talent

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10 great early-stage startups will be selected soon to gather Startupbootcamp Fintech Mexico City’s next batch. Join the conversation using the hashtag “#sbcSelectionDays”! On the other hand, the only scale program in the region, Startupbootcamp Scale Fintech, will visit several [+]


August 01 2019 | Admin

The Fintech ecosystem in Chile grows 49% over the last 18 months and stands as the most mature in the Latin American region

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Payments & Remittances remains the leading segment in the country while outstanding growth is observed for both the Enterprise Technologies for Financial Institutions (ETFI) and Enterprise Financial Management (EFM) segments The Fintech ecosystem in Chile records a 49% growth in [+]


July 30 2019 | Admin

24 startups will participate in the Collaborative Innovation Workshops of Visa Everywhere Initiative, where 12 finalists will go on to FINNOSUMMIT Miami by LendIt Fintech

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The third edition of the program, Visa Everywhere Initiative, in association with Finnovista in Latin America and the Caribbean, is moving on to the next phase after selecting 24 startups out of over 190 applications to participate in 4 Collaborative [+]


July 30 2019 | Admin

The II batch of Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech ends up with collaborations, funding and triple-digit growth

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The six FinTech startups that are part of the second batch of Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech, shared their innovation and growth stories with the entrepreneurship community and the FinTech industry in Monterrey, Mexico City, and Miami.  During their scale-up process in [+]


May 27 2019 | Admin

Visa Invites Startups to Revolutionize Digital Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Visa announces the two finalist startups of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition, DinDin from Brazil and Mujeres del Pacífico from Chile. This announcement comes at the same time that the Latin American edition of this program starts [+]


May 22 2019 | admin

Startupbootcamp FinTech adds Scotiabank to its line-up of corporate partners as they enter into the third acceleration cycle

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As part of its innovation strategy and closer cooperation to the financial technological ecosystem, Scotiabank joins Finnovista’s innovation programs  Startupbootcamp Fintech & Startupbootcamp Scale Fintech  in Latin America, as their new corporate partner. This collaboration broadens the scope of Startupbootcamp’s industry initiatives in the search [+]


April 03 2019 | Admin

Beyond female representation, let’s boost women’s leadership in Fintech

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Achieving a greater female presence in Latin American Fintech is an everlasting struggle (and triumph) in the industry. However, only 33% of the Fintech startups in the region have at least one female founder.   Historically, the financial industry has [+]


March 14 2019 | Admin

Colombia’s Fintech ecosystem consolidates its maturity and position as the third largest ecosystem in the region

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Colombia strengthens its position as the third largest Fintech ecosystem in Latin America after growing 45% in one year and a half, with 78 new Fintech startups bron, driven mainly by the growth in the following segments: Enterprise Technologies for [+]


March 13 2019 | Admin

Visa Launches First Global Competition Focused on Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

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Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition focuses on providing women entrepreneurs with a platform to showcase their ground-breaking solutions In celebration of International Women’s Day, Visa has launched the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition. The global program invites [+]


February 05 2019 | Admin

Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech anuncia las mejores startups scale-ups de América Latina

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The only scale-up program specialized in FinTech in Latin America, picks the 5 startups who will form its second generation. The selected startups will begin their scale process next March 4th, and, over the course of six months, they will [+]


January 23 2019 | Admin

The four key LatAm Fintech trends for 2019

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Reposting article that originally appeared in Iupana where Andrés Fontao, managing partner at Finnovista, identifies the four key areas of LatAm Fintech that are poised for strong growth in 2019 2018 was an exciting year for fintech in Latin America with so many [+]


December 19 2018 | Fermin Bueno

2019: The new era of collaboration

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It’s that time of year when we look back what happened during an exciting 2018 and plan  for the year ahead. At Finnovista, we have been working for 6 years to help create a better world through the transformation of [+]


November 06 2018 | admin

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Finnovista release the second edition of the greatest report on Fintech innovations in Latin America | English version

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Fintech activity in Latin America strengthens and reaches 18 countries 1166 Fintech startups have been identified, a growth of 66% compared to 2017 The data on the second edition of the study Fintech en América Latina 2018: growth and consolidation [+]


October 17 2018 | admin

Startupbootcamp Scale achieves triple digital growth in its first generation of Fintech startups

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Startupbootcamp Scale Fintech program in Mexico City’s results from the first cohort are thanks to you, our community They say it takes a village.  Normally this saying is used in the context of raising a child.  And if launching a [+]


October 17 2018 | admin

FINNOSUMMIT Mexico’s greatest moments in less than five minutes

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Whether you missed it, you want to relive it or you haven’t been there yet, we invite you to watch the video with the best moments of the 5th edition of FINNOSUMMIT in México.The event brought together more than 1000 attendees past [+]


October 17 2018 | Andrés Fontao

Will China Drive Growth in LatAm Fintech?

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News broke only a few days ago, Nubank is now worth $4 billion after Tencent’s $180 million investment. A sentence that can be ripped apart and dissected, each of the eleven words of equal importance, whether it’s Nubank’s continued classification [+]


October 11 2018 | admin

Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech in Latin America reports final results with triple-digit growth from first cohort

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FINNOSUMMIT Miami, the leading Fintech event in Latin America, hosted the four Fintech startups from the first Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech Mexico City program. Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech in Latin America – a project managed by  Finnovista – celebrated the end of its first cohort [+]


October 05 2018 | admin

FINNOSUMMIT demonstrates business innovation in México

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Within the conference, the winner of the FINNOSUMMIT Challenge competition was announced: the Mexican startup Tu Identidad. The fifth edition of FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico city took place on September 12th and 13th, establishing itself once again as a benchmark for the [+]


August 09 2018 | Admin

Mexico exceeds the barrier of 300 Fintech startups and reinforces its position as the second most important Fintech ecosystem in Latin America

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In only 12 months, 125 new Fintech startups have been born in Mexico, strengthening its position as one of the main Fintech ecosystems in the region of Latin America, driven mainly by the growth in the following segments: Enterprise Technologies [+]


July 30 2018 | admin

A total of 36 startups will compete at Visa’s Everywhere Initiative for 12 places in the final at FINNOSUMMIT Miami

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The countdown for the last phase of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative program starts today. As we already announced, applications for the 2018 edition of this competition organized with Finnovista closed past June the 22nd with very good results: more than 350 [+]


July 19 2018 | admin

We are selecting the semifinalist startups for Visa’s Everywhere Initiative in Latin America and the Caribbean!

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  We invite you to join us in the 6 semifinals that will travel across Latin America during August and September to find the best Tech startups in the region Past April, VISA, in association with Finnovista, launched its second [+]

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May 31 2018 | Admin

Brazil recovers the leading position as largest Fintech ecosystem in Latin America with over 370 Fintech startups

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188 new Fintech startups have been launched in Brazil in the past 18 months, positioning the country as the largest Fintech hub in Latin America driven by a strong growth in the segments Digital Banking, Trading & Capital Markets, Lending [+]


May 08 2018 | admin

Startupbootcamp FinTech busca su segunda generación en América Latina

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The initiative managed by Finnovista will travel to a total of 11 cities in Latin America to meet the best startups in each location  Startupbootcamp FinTech, the leading global FinTech accelerator focused on innovation for the financial services industry, [+]


April 23 2018 | admin

Los mejores momentos de FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá 2018 en vídeo

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Si te lo perdiste, o quieres revivirlo o aún no lo conoces, te invitamos a ver el vídeo resumen del FINNOSUMMIT Bogotá 2018 celebrado el 22 de marzo, que en esta edición giró entorno sobre la  “nueva era en la que está [+]


April 23 2018 | admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative 2018 Seeks to Harness Fresh Thinking from Tech Startups in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The 2018 edition of the global innovation program will bring together early-stage startups across Latin America and the Caribbean to explore solutions to solve the commerce challenges of tomorrow Latin American Tech and Fintech Startups, there is a new reason [+]


March 20 2018 | admin

Regulators and Innovators, is collaboration the key?

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Less than two days until it begins! The following March 22nd Bogotá will host FINNOSUMMIT, the largest Fintech event in the region designed to connect innovators of the financial industry, corporates, and entrepreneurs that are willing to revolutionize the financial [+]


March 20 2018 | Andrés Fontao

Fintech fever rising in Latin America

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A year ago around this time, I wrote that Latin America was not immune to the Fintech fever conquering the universe, with Fintech startups small and large being founded across the region in such faraway cities like Sao Paulo and [+]


February 26 2018 | Admin

Latin America: Opportunity for International Fintech. Over 85 foreign Fintech companies active in the region.

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Mexico, Brazil and Colombia position themselves as the main Latin American destinations for foreign Fintech startups mainly from Europe and the United States. The segments of Payments and Remittances, Lending, Scoring, Identity and Fraud and Enterprise Technologies for Financial Institutions [+]


February 26 2018 | admin

Finnovista LOFT hosts the first Hackathon of Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City

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It was an exciting 48 hours of Fintech entrepreneurship in its purest form. From January 26th to 28th, the acceleration program Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City held its first Fintech hackathon at Finnovista LOFT. Nearly 80 participants got together their Fintech talent and [+]


February 26 2018 | admin

Challenges to Scale Startups in Latin America

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This is a guest post from Thiago Paiva (Operations Director Scale in Finnovista), a collaborator for this special section. Be a successful isn’t easy at all. To be successful, a startup needs to overcome many different challenges throughout its life. Entrepreneurs starting [+]


February 21 2018 | admin

Fintech, oportunidad para el sector financiero en América Latina

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Ya no cabe ninguna duda que las Fintech son el motor de cambio de la industria financiera a nivel mundial. Desde Finnovista llevamos más de cinco años analizando el ecosistema de América Latina donde hemos descubierto que estas empresas emergentes [+]


January 24 2018 | Fermin Bueno

Mercado tecnológico y de emprendimiento, demanda más innovación y crecimiento

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Durante los últimos años, Latinoamérica ha experimentado un desarrollo acelerado de nuevas compañías financieras enfocadas en plataformas tecnológicas, conocidas como Fintech. De acuerdo al último reporte desarrollado en 2017 por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) y Finnovista, se identificaron [+]


December 20 2017 | Fermin Bueno

2018: Transforming Finance for the Better

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We are at that point of the year when we look back, trying to take stock of what happened and also trying to outline the vision and challenges we will confront in the year to come. As a startup within [+]


December 19 2017 | Admin

The Fintech ecosystem in Chile grows by 34% in the past 18 months and positions itself as the fourth largest Fintech ecosystem in Latin America

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The Fintech ecosystem in Chile consolidates itself with 75 startups, driven by the growth in the following segments: Wealth Management, Enterprise Financial Management, Crowdfunding and Payments. In the last years Chile has demonstrated how the country’s economic development is growing [+]


December 14 2017 | admin

Commemorate the best moments of FINNOSUMMIT in Miami 2017

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On November 9 Miami hosted its first ever FINNOSUMMIT, the leading and most successful Fintech conference in Latin America and the regional summit that has become a benchmark for innovative collaboration in financial services. The gathering of more than 300 attendees featured [+]


November 17 2017 | Admin

FINNOSUMMIT Miami becomes the largest meeting point for Fintech leaders from across Latin America

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FINNOSUMMIT consolidates itself as the most important Fintech conference in the region and hosted the final of the startup competition Visa’s Everywhere Initiative. On November 9 Miami hosted its first ever FINNOSUMMIT, the leading and most successful Fintech conference in [+]


November 15 2017 | admin

México, el país más relevante de habla hispana en la industria Fintech

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Este es un post invitado de Alejandro Cosentino (CEO y Fundador de Afluenta), colaborador de esta sección especial. [En Finnovista creemos en las sinergias, y queremos crearlas con todo aquel que se sienta identificado con lo que aquí mostramos. Así que [+]


November 15 2017 | Admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative anuncia al ganador de su edición para América Latina

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El pasado 9 de noviembre se llevó a cabo el primer FINNOSUMMIT en Miami, la conferencia Fintech más exitosa y líder en América Latina que logró reunir a más de 300 asistentes quienes participaron en las charlas ofrecidas por las [+]


November 06 2017 | admin

‘Offering innovative payment methods in all of America’ – Interview Anabel Perez (CEO NovoPayment)

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It is undeniable that Fintech innovations are transforming the way we understand the financial system. Fintech startups are proving to have a number of opportunities as they can deliver innovative and technological solutions focused on solving the region’s real problems [+]


October 19 2017 | Admin

The Fintech ecosystem in Spain grows by 41% in the past 15 months and positions itself as the largest Ibero-american market (Part I)

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The 117 new Fintech startups that emerged in Spain in the past 15 months position the country as the largest Ibero-american Fintech ecosystem with 294 startups. The innovative potential of the Spanish Fintech ecosystem has been driven by the high [+]


October 18 2017 | Andrés Fontao

Fintech in Latin America: One size does not fit all

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As the year quickly winds down, I can’t help but to reflect on the rapid development and advancement of the Fintech sector in Latin America in 2017. Thus far, it has been an exciting year for Fintech in Latin America [+]

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August 28 2017 | Admin

En Búsqueda del Crecimiento Empresarial en América Latina (II/II): Crecimiento a través de la tecnología

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Este es un post invitado de Startupbootcamp FinTech, colaborador de esta sección especial. [En Finnovista creemos en las sinergias, y queremos crearlas con todo aquel que se sienta identificado con lo que aquí mostramos. Así que si te interesan los temas [+]


August 28 2017 | Admin

Colombia consolidates its position as the third Fintech ecosystem in Latin America after growing 61% in one year

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The 47 new Fintech startups that emerged in the past 12 months in Colombia consolidate the country in the race for Fintech innovation in Latin America, driven by the growth of the segments: Payments and Remittances, Lending, Enterprise Financial Management [+]


August 22 2017 | admin

50 semifinalistas compiten en Visa’s Everywhere Initiative por 10 lugares en la final de FINNOSUMMIT

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Este año la vuelta de las vacaciones va a estar cargada de emoción y de mucho talento Fintech. Durante agosto y septiembre se van a celebrar las cinco semifinales de la competencia Visa’s Everywhere Initiative para la región de Latinoamérica en las que 50 semifinalistas van [+]


August 08 2017 | admin

Long-term Technology Trends: Economic Transformation 2.0

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Countdown to FINNOSUMMIT, the top Fintech event in Latin America, which will take place on September 19 and 20 in Mexico City. A unique day will highlight the networking, presentations of the most promising Fintech startups in the region and, above all, the [+]


August 08 2017 | admin

En Búsqueda del Crecimiento Empresarial en América Latina (I/II): Transformando brechas en oportunidades

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Este es un post invitado de Startupbootcamp FinTech, colaborador de esta sección especial. [En Finnovista creemos en las sinergias, y queremos crearlas con todo aquel que se sienta identificado con lo que aquí mostramos. Así que si te interesan los temas [+]


August 08 2017 | admin

Más de 250 startups se suman a Visa’s Everywhere Initiative para presentar sus soluciones

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El pasado mes de junio, Visa, con la ayuda de Finnovista, lanzaba por primera vez su competencia Visa’s Everywhere Initiative en Latinoamérica y los resultados no podrían ser más alentadores: más de 250 startups aplicaron, demostrando que la disrupción en servicios financieros y pagos [+]


July 06 2017 | Admin

The Mexican Fintech ecosystem grows 50% in less than a year and overtakes Brazil as the Fintech Leader in Latin America

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The 80 new Fintech startups emerged in the past 10 months in Mexico position the country as the leader in the race for Fintech innovation in Latin America, driven by a strong growth in Insurance, Lending, Enterprise and Personal Financial [+]


July 03 2017 | admin

La financiación alternativa P2P y su favorable impacto en Latinoamérica

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Este es un post invitado de Alejandro Cosentino (CEO y Fundador de Afluenta), colaborador de esta sección especial. [En Finnovista creemos en las sinergias, y queremos crearlas con todo aquel que se sienta identificado con lo que aquí mostramos. Así que [+]


July 03 2017 | Andrés Fontao

La colaboración en el redimensionamiento de los servicios financieros en América Latina

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  La industria de los servicios financieros vive una etapa de transformación tecnológica y digital donde se están redimensionando y reestructurando los elementos básicos, y a la vez, claves, de la propia industria como son la regulación, el talento, las [+]


June 07 2017 | admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative: empowering LATAM Fintech startups to transform the financial services industry

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Latin American Fintech Startups, there is a new reason to celebrate! Visa has decided to launch its most ambitious competition in Latin America: Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payment functionalities and financial [+]


June 06 2017 | Admin

Compromiso, agilidad y apertura: el camino hacia una colaboración entre las startups Fintech y las entidades financieras

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Cuando las startups Fintech irrumpieron en la industria financiera revolucionándola a través de sus innovaciones , la banca tradicional las veía como “enemigas”. Sin embargo, en los últimos años las entidades financieras tradicionales se han visto obligadas a adaptarse a [+]


June 05 2017 | Admin

Financial Inclusion and Fintech: the perfect marriage

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During FINNOSUMMIT Bogotá the last March, 14th, the audience had the opportunity to listen to a panel about the relationship between Fintech and Financial Inclusion moderated by Tracy Garcia (Assistant Vice-President Latin America, MetLife Foundation) and with the participation of Dan Cohen [+]


May 29 2017 | Admin

Informe BID y Finnovista: Instantánea del Ecosistema Fintech en América Latina

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El pasado 14 de marzo en FINNOSUMMIT Bogotá, Cristina Pombo (Senior Advisor, Office of External Relations, del BID) presentó el informe “Fintech: Innovaciones que no sabías que eran de América Latina y el Caribe!” desarrollado por el BID y Finnovista. Cristina [+]


May 22 2017 | admin

IDB and Finnovista publish the largest report on Fintech innovations in Latin America

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  Over the past two years Latin America has experienced an accelerated emergence of new financial companies based on technological platforms known as Fintech, which augurs a profound change in the financial markets, but at the same time poses a [+]

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May 11 2017 | Admin

Fintech Radar Perú: 45 Startups Fintech boost the provision of better financial services in Peru

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Following on with our aim to identify Latin America’s Fintech talent, from Finnovista we present the new edition of our Fintech Radars. On this occasion we have elaborated the Fintech Radar for Peru, in which we have identified 45 Fintech [+]


May 10 2017 | Admin

La disrupción de tecnologías Fintech transformará los servicios financieros

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El pasado 14 de marzo la audiencia de FINNOSUMMIT Bogotá tuvo la oportunidad de atender un panel sobre las nuevas tecnologías Fintech que están transformando la industria financiera. En él participaron Irving Wladawsky-Berger, profesor asociado del MIT y asesor de [+]


May 10 2017 | Admin

¿Cuáles serán las tendencias tecnológicas que definirán nuestro futuro?

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El pasado 14 de marzo, Irving Wladawsky-Berger, profesor asociado del MIT y advisor de diferentes empresas como MasterCard, ofreció una charla ante los más de 500 asistentes de FINNOSUMMIT Bogotá sobre las tendencias tecnológicas del futuro. Aunque Irving expuso la [+]


May 10 2017 | Admin

Fintech trends: Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers

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During the last FINNOSUMMIT in Bogotá, Lisa Nestor (Director of Partnerships, Stellar.org) offered a keynote where she exposed the opportunities lying behind Blockchain technology within the financial services, particularly regarding internet payments. Through Blockchain technology we can have the ability to reduce the [+]


April 19 2017 | Admin

The Fintech Revolution is a reality, and has already reached Latam

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During the past FINNOSUMMIT held in Bogotá on March 14th, Sam Maule (Head of Digital / FinTech, NTT Data Consulting Inc.) made an interesting analogy between the Bolivarian Revolution and the Fintech revolution that is already taking place, and, based [+]


April 19 2017 | Admin

Interview Julie Ruvolo. 2017 Trend Watch: Latin American Venture Capital

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LAVCA, a non-profit member organization that supports private equity & venture capital in Latin America, has recently published the 2017 LAVCA Industry Data & Analysis, which summarizes the results of the Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s ninth annual survey of [+]


March 30 2017 | Admin

Fintech Radar Ecuador identifies an emerging Fintech ecosystem in Ecuador with more than 30 startups

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After publishing the Fintech Radars of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Spain, we have created the Fintech Radar Ecuador, in which we have identified the current state of the Fintech sector in this country, which has grown substantially over [+]


March 17 2017 | admin

FINNOSUMMIT confirma que la revolución Fintech ya es una realidad en Sudamérica

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Con gran éxito concluyó el pasado martes 14 de marzo de 2017 FINNOSUMMIT, el evento de referencia para el sector Fintech en Sudamérica donde se dieron cita más de 400 asistentes, entre emprendedores, inversores, entidades financieras, consultores, gobierno y organizaciones de [+]


March 06 2017 | Admin

Emerging digital trends in Latin America

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The following Tuesday, 14th of March, FINNOSUMMIT will begin with Sam Maule, who will talk about the transformation the financial services in South America are experiencing due to the Fintech revolution. Latin America is already positioning itself as one of [+]


February 28 2017 | Admin

Finnovista launches Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator program for Latin America

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Today, March 1, 2017, Finnovista announced the launch of the Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator program for Latin American startups in Mexico City. The program is the first of a series of actions stemming from the joint venture created by Finnovista and [+]


February 28 2017 | Admin

Startupbootcamp Fintech will visit 14 cities around Latin America looking for the startups with the most potential

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Startupbootcamp Fintech, a program based in Mexico City, is looking to accelerate startups from Latin America, Spain and the U.S. by offering them funding and tools for growth through mentoring, access to corporate partners and clients, using Mexico City as [+]


February 15 2017 | admin

El potencial del P2P Lending en América Latina

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Comienza la cuenta atrás para FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá. A solo 30 días de que arranque el que ya es considerado el evento Fintech de mayor relevancia en toda la región, no podíamos dejar pasar la oportunidad de conocer la experiencia [+]


February 07 2017 | Andrés Fontao

Take that Mr. Trump! Latin America is coming to New York’s largest Fintech conference

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You’ve probably heard plenty of times, in different shapes and sizes, how the financial services industry is immersed in a period of digital transformation that challenges not only incumbents’ top and bottom line profitability, but also, in some cases, the [+]


February 07 2017 | admin

FINNOSUMMIT Pitch Competition reconocerá a las mejores startups Fintech de Sudamérica

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Nadie dijo que emprender fuese tarea sencilla, más aún si hablamos de hacerlo en la industria de los servicios financieros que está altamente verticalizada. Por ello, toda ayuda es poca. Las competencias son una buena oportunidad para que las startups pueden [+]


February 06 2017 | admin

Seis razones para asistir a FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá el 14 de Marzo

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El próximo el 14 de marzo queremos que nos acompañes en FINNOSUMMIT, el evento Fintech más importante de Colombia y toda Sudamérica. Una cita imprescindible para los profesionales y expertos del sector que quieran estar al día de las principales tendencias de la innovación en servicios financieros [+]


February 06 2017 | Admin

Finnovista Pitch Day reunió el pasado 2 de febrero a la comunidad Fintech de Madrid en torno a las mejores startups emergentes

El pasado 2 de febrero de 2017 se celebró Finnovista Pitch Day Madrid. Más de 200 innovadores del sector Fintech, desde emprendedores, inversores, ejecutivos de banca, y otros innovadores de servicios financieros, se dieron cita  en Campus Madrid en el [+]


January 26 2017 | Andrés Fontao

LATAM Regulation Scorecard

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I once overheard the managing director of a medium-sized wealth management firm say: “our industry is more regulated than the nuclear industry.” As someone in the Fintech space, my take was that she was relying on financial regulation to protect [+]


January 12 2017 | admin

‘En esta industria la colaboración se hace imprescindible’

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‘Cómo las Fintech están definiendo el futuro de los servicios financieros’ es el título de la ponencia estrella que pondrá el broche de oro el próximo 14 de marzo a FINNOSUMMIT. Un mensaje directo para que las organizaciones financieras tradicionales [+]


December 20 2016 | admin

Fintech for Inclusion already represents 40% of Fintech’s innovation in Latin America

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In Finnovista we have conducted the first study on Fintech innovation in Latin America for the unbanked or underbanked, which we have called “Fintech for Inclusion Radar LATAM.” This radar complements the previous ones done by Finnovista for Mexico, Brazil, [+]


December 20 2016 | Fermin Bueno

2017 will be the year of Fintech for Inclusion in Latin America

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At this time of the year we look back and assess our most important projects, and we look ahead to try and guess which opportunities and trends will change our world in the future. At Finnovista, where we are about [+]


December 19 2016 | admin

¿Cómo de rápido será el ritmo de cambio en la industria financiera?

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Este es un post de Alan Colmenares (New Digital Business Latam, BBVA), colaborador de esta sección especial. [Esta es la segunda parte del artículo que publicamos el pasado mes de septiembre . AQUÍ puedes acceder al contenido del mismo que [+]


December 13 2016 | Admin

FSMEX2016: Alegra. Final de la competencia BBVA Open Talent 2016 – Edición Latinoamérica

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No te pierdas la presentación de Alegra, una de las ganadoras de la final de BBVA Open Talent 2016, durante la final para la región de Latinoamérica celebrada en FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México el pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016.


November 30 2016 | admin

Los retos de un crédito en línea y su aportación a la inclusión financiera

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Este es un postblog de Adalberto Flores  (CEO de Kueski), colaborador especial de esta sección. Las instituciones de crédito tradicionales, como los bancos, son típicamente grandes corporaciones con complicados procesos operativos y con baja tolerancia al riesgo. Esta combinación de factores [+]

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November 30 2016 | admin

LATAM and Argentina have an undersupply of credit that is larger than anywhere else

This is a guest post from Jorrit Koop (Co-founder of First Circle), a collaborator for this special section.   An outward-in perspective of Tech-Lending in Latam Latin America is a fantastic market for financial innovation. From the outside, it is often [+]

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November 10 2016 | admin

Brazil becomes the largest Fintech ecosystem in Latin America

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Finnovista has pursued its efforts to map and monitor the Fintech industry in Latin America by exploring in detail the Brazilian market after performing similar research studies for Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. As a result, Finnovista generated its first [+]


November 10 2016 | admin

Rememora los mejores momentos de FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México 2016

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Ya ha pasado mas de un mes desde que se celebró FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México y por eso, que mejor ocasión que recuperar los momentos más destacados del encuentro Fintech de mayor trayectoria y éxito en América Latina.  Como sabes, el [+]


November 10 2016 | admin

“Having a bank account is a privilege that everyone should be able to enjoy”

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On September 20, 2016, Eric Rosenthal (Head of Global Business Development, Abra) participated in FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico City, where he talked about payments and the evolution of this segment is experiencing thanks to the force which the Fintech startups have burst [+]


November 09 2016 | admin

Banks reactions to the Fintech disruption in Brazil

That is a guest post from Guilherme Horn (Managing Director – Chief Innovation Officer LATAM, Accenture Brasil), a collaborator for this special section. In the last years Brazilian Fintech market had a huge transformation. Five years ago there were no [+]


November 08 2016 | admin

“Las Fintech tienen la llave para solucionar algunos de los retos que enfrenta el sector financiero en América Latina”

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Esta es una entrevista a Cristina Pombo y Gabriela Andrade del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) Fintech se está posicionando como una de las grandes tendencias del momento. Se trata de un movimiento que pisa con fuerza en los grandes [+]


September 29 2016 | admin

Get off the bench: free lunch is over for banks?

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That is a guest post from Juan Mazzini (Senior Analyst en Celent), a collaborator for this special section. A few years ago when we started collaborating in creating the Latin American Fintech community there were no Fintech associations, no Fintech [+]


September 21 2016 | admin

Conoce a los ganadores de BBVAOT 2016 de la región de LATAM

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La competencia global BBVA Open Talent 2016 llegó ayer a su fin con la proclamación de los dos ganadores de la región de Latinoamérica que se celebró bajo el marco del evento Fintech referente de la región, FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad [+]


September 13 2016 | admin

Fintech Radar Argentina: 60 startups on the cutting edge of Fintech in Argentina

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Following the publication of our Fintech Radars for  Colombia, Mexico, Chile and Spain,  we have published the Fintech Radar Argentina, this being a market where more and more recognized platforms in the Fintech and startup ecosystems are being created. Examples abound in Argentina with [+]


September 13 2016 | admin

Deconstructing the Fintech sector in Latin America

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The growth and development of the Fintech ecosystem in Latin America has been evident in recent months and years. An understanding of the Fintech solutions that are being developed in the region can help explain how the transformation of the [+]


September 13 2016 | admin

Fintech y regulación, ideas para México

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Este es un post de Vicente Fenoll (Founder y CEO de Kubo.financiero), colaborador de esta sección especial. Sin duda la industria Fintech ha mostrado una rápida evolución y desarrollo. Modelos como p2plending, Crowdfunding, Bitcoin, pagos digitales y un sin número [+]


September 13 2016 | admin

Algunas Perspectivas sobre Fintech, Bitcoin y el futuro

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Este es un post de Alan Colmenares (New Digital Business Latam, BBVA), colaborador de esta sección especial. Un componente de mi trabajo (como parte del equipo de New Digital Business en BBVA) involucra analizar a las startups Fintech en América Latina. [+]


September 13 2016 | admin

BBVA Open Talent da a conocer a las dos startups más innovadoras de USA y del resto del mundo

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El pasado 7 de Septiembre, se dieron a conocer en Nueva York a las dos startups Fintech ganadoras de la final de la octava edición del BBVA Open Talent de la región de USA y resto del mundo. De entre [+]


August 24 2016 | admin

Banca móvil y dinero electrónico: Desafíos y oportunidades para la región latinoamericana

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Este es un post de Juan Navarrete (Director de la Division de Inclusión Financiera para Fundación Capital), colaborador para este sección especial. Estado Actual en América Latina y el mundo De acuerdo al International Finance Corporation (IFC), a Enero de 2016 [+]


August 24 2016 | admin

Financial services in 2020: Evolution or Revolution?

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FINNOSUMMIT is getting closer, less than a month away.This is the leading Fintech event in Latin America, to be held on September 20th at the Centro Cultural Roberto Cantoral in Mexico City. A single day filled with more than 720 minutes [+]


July 28 2016 | admin

Entidades financieras y Fintech ¿amigos o enemigos?

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Ya han pasado dos semanas de la celebración del evento Fintech que se ha proclamado referente en América Latina, FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México 2016.  Enrique Majos, CEO de Fiinlab Innovation Lab powered by  Gentera, fue uno de los speakers que [+]


July 19 2016 | admin

Fintech Radar Spain: Spain quadruples its Fintech sector in three years

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When we founded Finnovista in early 2013, there were  only 50 Fintech startups in Spain and Fintech was mostly unknown and undiscovered to many people. In this first edition of Finnovista’s 2016 Fintech Radar Spain , we have identified a [+]


July 13 2016 | richard eldridge

How behavioural analytics drives changes of behaviours in lending

That is a guest post from Richard Eldridge (co-founder and CEO of Lenddo), a collaborator for this special section. With the rise of FinTech Startups specialised in Big Data application to Identity Verification and Credit Scoring, it could be easier than [+]

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June 29 2016 | Victor Rico

Fraude en eCommerce – ¿Qué es un contracargo?

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Este es un guest post de Víctor Rico, colaborador de esta sección. #FinTecheros, el fraude en eCommerce es una realidad. Por más que tratemos de ocultarlo, es una problemática que afecta a todo el ecosistema por igual, desde emprendedores hasta instituciones financieras. [+]


June 29 2016 | admin

What can we expect from Venture Capital in LATAM?

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FINNOSUMMIT 2016, the top Fintech event in Latin America is just around the corner, and prior to the meeting, we have the opportunity to interview one of our confirmed speakers, Julie Ruvolo. The Director of Venture Capital Strategy at The [+]


June 15 2016 | admin

Fintech Radar Chile

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The digital transformation of the financial sector is cutting across borders in Latin America as evidenced by this Fintech Radar Chile. Following the publication of our Fintech Radars for Colombia and Mexico, time has proved that the Fintech entrepreneurship is also very active [+]


June 14 2016 | admin

Blockchain: Changing the finance world in LATAM

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The previous edition of FINNOSUMMIT took place in Bogotá on February 16th, and we were joined by distinguished Fintech experts from Europe, US and across Latin America to discuss topics that are disrupting the financial services industry. One of the [+]


May 11 2016 | admin

Fintech Radar Mexico: Mexico becomes the largest Fintech market in Latin America

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This is an updated version dated August 30, 2016 of the Fintech Radar Mexico that was originally published on May 11, 2016.   In this second edition of Finnovista’s Fintech Radar Mexico, a total of 158 Mexican Fintech startups have [+]


March 17 2016 | admin

Revive los mejores momentos de FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá

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FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá contó con más de 260 personas entre las que se encontraban emprendedores, ejecutivos de instituciones financieras, consultores, organizaciones e inversores que hicieron de Colombia el nuevo hub del emprendimiento Fintech en Suramérica.


March 17 2016 | admin

Fintech Radar Colombia

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Colombia is a country where the Fintech entrepreneurship ecosystem is emerging at an incredible rate. In the mapping that we recently traced from Finnovista with the help of our Mentors Network, we identified 70 Colombian Fintech startups that are changing the game rules for the banking industry of the region.

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