Category: Research & Reports

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 [+]


June 25 2019 | Admin

IDB and Finnovista release a report on the Fintech ecosystem in Costa Rica

A 400% growth rate was observed in the creation of new Fintech startups since 2017, positioning Costa Rica as the country with the highest entrepreneurial potential in Central America. The study published by the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) in [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


January 16 2018 | admin

Attention Startups: Finnovista and the IDB call all Fintech startups in Latin America to participate in the second edition of the largest regional report of the Fintech industry

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The past May 2017 the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Finnovista published the Fintech report: Innovations you may not know were from Latin America and the Caribbean, where we identified 703 Fintech entrepreneurial projects in 15 Latin American countries and [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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 [+]


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

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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