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May 27 2019 | Admin

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

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 27 2019 | Admin

The Mexican Fintech ecosystem recovers the leading position in Latin America and approaches nearly 400 Fintech startups

With an 18% growth and around 100 new Fintech startups, Mexico consolidates itself as an undisputed leader in Financial Innovation in Latin America. However, 52% of startups consider that there will be high barriers to entry due to Mexican Fintech [+]

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April 30 2019 | admin

Visa Everywhere Initiative aims to develop pilot programs with startups in Latin America and the Caribbean

Visa is launching the third call in Latin America and the Caribbean of Everywhere Initiative, one of the world’s most dynamic and cooperative innovation programs. This time, the US payment giant will focus on finding growth startups in the region [+]


January 31 2019 | Admin

FSMEX18: Arcus finalist of the FINNOSUMMIT Challenge competition

Here is the pitch of Arcus, one of the finalist startups of Finnosummit Challenge a competition sponsored by Scotiabank whose final took place at the FINNOSUMMIT conference held in Mexico City last September 12-13th.  Arcus is a company offering solutions for the financial and the retail industry [+]


January 31 2019 | Admin

FSMEX18: ACNet Finalist of the FINNOSUMMIT Challenge competition

Here is the pitch of ACNet, one of the finalist startups of Finnosummit Challenge a competition sponsored by Scotiabank whose final took place at the FINNOSUMMIT conference held in Mexico City last September 12-13th.  ACNet  is a company developing Tech solutions focused on digitalizing and automatizing [+]


November 30 2018 | Admin

Miguel Herrera: “There is a huge and unquestionable necessity for financial inclusion in Latin America and Asia”

This year’s edition of FINNOSUMMIT, the most important Fintech event in latin America, took place on September the 12th and 13th at the Centro Cultural Roberto Cantoral in Mexico City. Over 1500 investors, entrepreneurs, financial institutions representatives, consultants and high impact [+]


November 14 2018 | admin

Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America positions itself as a genuine launchpad for regional FinTech startups

Nine Fintech startups of the second generation of Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America showcased their innovation story and roadmap in Demo Day | Seven of them announced their launch by end of the year.  The event was attended by 250 [+]

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October 17 2018 | admin

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

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 [+]


August 30 2018 | admin

FINNOSUMMIT Challenge 2018 announces the 10 finalist startups

Next 12 and 13 September FINNOSUMMIT México 2018, the Fintech conference with the largest trajectory in the region will take place. One of the main activities during this event will be FINNOSUMMIT Challenge competition sponsored by Scotiabank that received over 60 applications from startups [+]


July 13 2018 | admin

Building a vibrant Fintech ecosystem in Latin America

There is no better example of the cooperation between new companies and corporations in Latin America than the synergies between Fintech companies within the Financial Industry. As a result of their collaboration, Startupbootcamp FinTech, EY México and the Research Center [+]


April 23 2018 | admin

Los mejores momentos de FINNOSUMMIT en Bogotá 2018 en vídeo

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 17 2018 | admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal in Bogota | August 21st, 2018

What am I going to find in Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal Bogota? Visa’s Everywhere Initiative comes to Bogota on August 21st to celebrate one of its six semifinals in the region. During the event, we will meet the 6 emerging [+]

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April 17 2018 | admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Bogota Meetup | May 10th, 2018

Calling all Fintech and tech entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone interested in the future of finance and payments. The new edition of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative 2018 is here, the global innovation program that aims to identify the best technological startup in Latin America [+]

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March 20 2018 | admin

Regulators and Innovators, is collaboration the key?

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

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.

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

Challenges to Scale Startups in Latin America

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

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

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 [+]


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

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

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

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 [+]


December 07 2017 | admin

Startupbootcamp and Finnovista pick Mexico to launch first Fintech Scale program

Finnovista y Startupbootcamp, the global network of industry-focused accelerator programs, have chosen its Fintech subsidiary in Mexico City as the host for its first scale and innovation program: Startupbootcamp Scale. This new program is the result of a joint-venture created by [+]


November 17 2017 | Admin

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

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

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

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)

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 18 2017 | Andrés Fontao

Fintech in Latin America: One size does not fit all

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

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 22 2017 | admin

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

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

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

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

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 03 2017 | admin

La financiación alternativa P2P y su favorable impacto en Latinoamérica

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

  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

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

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 [+]


May 29 2017 | admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal in Mexico City | August 24th, 2017

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative: promoting LATAM Fintech startups to transform the industry Visa’s Everywhere Initiative aims to respond to this challenge by launching a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payments functionalities and financial services, bringing together entrepreneurial talent [+]


May 29 2017 | Admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal in Buenos Aires | August 31st, 2017

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative: promoting LATAM Fintech startups to transform the industry Visa’s Everywhere Initiative aims to respond to this challenge by launching a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payments functionalities and financial services, bringing together entrepreneurial talent [+]


May 29 2017 | Admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal in Bogotá | September 26th, 2017

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative: promoting LATAM Fintech startups to transform the industry Visa’s Everywhere Initiative aims to respond to this challenge by launching a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payments functionalities and financial services, bringing together entrepreneurial talent [+]


May 28 2017 | Admin

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Semifinal in Sao Paulo | September 28th, 2017

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative: promoting LATAM Fintech startups to transform the industry Visa’s Everywhere Initiative aims to respond to this challenge by launching a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payments functionalities and financial services, bringing together entrepreneurial talent [+]


May 11 2017 | Admin

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

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 [+]


April 19 2017 | Admin

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

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

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 [+]


February 28 2017 | Admin

Finnovista launches Startupbootcamp FinTech accelerator program for Latin America

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 07 2017 | Andrés Fontao

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

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 [+]


January 26 2017 | Andrés Fontao

LATAM Regulation Scorecard

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 [+]


December 20 2016 | admin

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

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

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

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

Te presentamos el vídeo del pitch de Movizzon, una de las startups finalistas de la final de BBVA Open Talent 2016 para la región de Latinoamerica celebrada en FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México el pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016.   


December 19 2016 | Admin

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

Te presentamos el vídeo del pitch de Lefort, una de las startups finalistas de la final de BBVA Open Talent 2016 para la región de Latinoamerica celebrada en FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México el pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016. 


December 19 2016 | Admin

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

Te presentamos el vídeo del pitch de PopRecarga, una de las startups finalistas de la final de BBVA Open Talent 2016 para la región de Latinoamerica celebrada en FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México el pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016.   


December 19 2016 | admin

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

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 16 2016 | Admin

LATAM: Un ecosistema de oportunidades y retos para la innovación Fintech y la banca tradicional

  Durante FINNOSUMMIT2016, celebrado el pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016 en Ciudad de México, tuvo lugar un panel para explorar el ecosistema Fintech en América Latina. En él participaron Alan Colmenares, del departamento Digital Business Innovation de BBVA Latin [+]


November 30 2016 | admin

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

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 23 2016 | admin

“Las startups están ganando cuota de mercado y son un competidor con el que puedes colaborar”

En el pasado FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México, Hugo Nájera (Head of Business Development Mexico, BBVA Bancomer) nos daba las claves para construir un hub Fintech global confirmando que cada vez más las startups están ganando cuota de mercado en [+]


November 21 2016 | admin

“Innovar dejó de ser un lujo de pocos y una necesidad de muchos para sobrevivir”

En el pasado FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México el analista senior de Celent, Juan Mazzini destacaba que “innovar ha dejado de ser un lujo de pocos y una necesidad de muchos para sobrevivir” refiriéndose a cómo deben actuar los bancos [+]


November 21 2016 | admin

“Invertir es un derecho para todos. ¿Por qué son tan pocos los inversionistas en México?”

El pasado 20 de septiembre de 2016, en FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México, Rodrigo Ocejo (CEO and Founder, Kuspit) destacaba durante su intervención que la tasa de inversionistas en México sigue siendo muy baja en comparativa con otras regiones. Es aquí donde [+]


November 21 2016 | admin

“There are people falling behind, but innovation is resulting in digital inclusion”

On September 20th, 2016, Bill Cilluffo (Partner, QED Investors) participated in FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico City, where he talked about the perspective of the financial services in 2020. As he said in conclusion: “There are people falling behind, but innovation is resulting in digital [+]


November 17 2016 | admin

“Con el crecimiento de los datos, el mundo se está volviendo más transaccional”

Para David Arana (Founder & CEO, Konfío) el nivel de crecimiento de datos actualmente es impresionante, de toda la información que existe en el mundo, el 90% lo generamos en los últimos dos años y esta es una tendencia que seguirá creciendo. “Con el [+]


November 10 2016 | admin

Rememora los mejores momentos de FINNOSUMMIT en Ciudad de México 2016

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 08 2016 | admin

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

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 13 2016 | admin

Deconstructing the Fintech sector in Latin America

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

Algunas Perspectivas sobre Fintech, Bitcoin y el futuro

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

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

Financial services in 2020: Evolution or Revolution?

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 [+]


June 29 2016 | admin

What can we expect from Venture Capital in LATAM?

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 [+]

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