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Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Santiago Meetup | May, 31st 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 and the Caribbean, to explore solutions to solve the commerce challenges of tomorrow in collaboration with Visa. Who are we looking for through the program Visa’s Everywhere Initiative? All entrepreneurs and developers from Fintech startups as well as IoT, Mobile, Big Data, eCommerce, Fraud and Digital Identity, and other segments or verticals with solutions applicable to financial services are welcome to join us!

You still aren’t sure if your startup fits with the program? Don’t worry, come to our meetup in Santiago (Chile) and discover all the details about the program and how to apply; meet Visa’s and Finnovista’s team members, as well as entrepreneurs from past editions; and engage in interesting discussions with entrepreneurs and key players from the Fintech ecosystem.

What can I expect from  Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Meetup?

During the meetup, Visa and Finnovista teams will explain all the details concerning Visa’s Everywhere Initiative program in Latin America and the Caribbean. Moreover, Eduardo Amadeo, Managing Partner of Mountain Nazca, a Venture Capital firm and one of the most important investors of Latin America, will share his insights about the latest Fintech developments and trends in the region. Lastly, Tomás Enriquez Sir, CEO & Founder of OrganizaMe and Franciso Opazo, Co-Founder and CEO de Pipol, participants of the first edition of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative in 2017 will participate in an interview where he will share his experience in the program. The evening will end up with a networking session where you will have the opportunity to get in touch with the Fintech community.

Come join us at the meetup for an afternoon filled with knowledge sharing and networking.

You can reserve your free spot for Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Meetup in Santiago! But hurry up, we have limited spaces. Only 100 tickets available.


Here’s how you can expect the evening to unfold:

Date: May, 31st, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Venue: Wayra. Av. Manuel Montt 1404, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile


6:00 pm – 6:30 pmRegistration
6:30 pm – 6:40 pmWelcome and introduction
6:40 pm – 7:00 pmKeynote: Eduardo Amadeo – Managing Partner, Mountain Nazca
7:00 pm – 7:20 pmInterview with 2017 Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Finalists – 
Tomás Enriquez Sir, CEO & Founder, OrganizaMe and Franciso Opazo, Co-Founder y CEO de Pipol
7:20 pm – 7:40 pmDiscover Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Program 2018
7:40 pm – 7:50 pmQuestions and Closing
7:50 pm – 9:00 pmNetworking drinks


Eduardo Amadeo | Managing Partner, Mountain Nazca

Eduardo Amadeo is a business consultant with over 10 years of experience specializing in high-potential companies. Before co-founding Nazca Ventures, he was Director of Public and International Affairs at FUNDES and led the creation of “Buenos Aires Emprende”, the City of Buenos Aires’ first entrepreneurship program. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and a Masters in Business Administration and Competitiveness of Universidad de San Andrés.



Visa’s Everywhere Initiative LAC 2018

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. Startups in Latin America are leveraging technologies to develop innovative businesses that can potentially enhance financial services and transform payments and commerce in the region. Visa’s Everywhere Initiative is looking for Fintech startups, as well as other tech-driven startups in verticals or segments such as IoT, Mobile, Big Data, eCommerce, Fraud and Digital Identity, across Latin America and the Caribbean to engage in one of the most dynamic and collaborative innovation programs worldwide.

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative will travel across  Latin America looking for the 12 most innovative Fintech startups capable of meeting the needs of the local market.  Startups will participate in the semifinals, which will be held in Mexico City, Bogota, Lima, Santiago, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires. Each semi-final will have 6 participating Fintech startups, and the 2 best startups from each semifinal will participate in a 4-day immersion program and will pitch their projects in the final, which will take place at FINNOSUMMIT in Miami on October 4th and 5th, 2018. The most innovative Fintech startup in Latin America will be selected at the final, winning a US$50,000 award, as well as the opportunity to collaborate with Visa on the future of payments, gain exposure to venture capitalists and Visa’s ecosystem of partners.

Moreover, a special recognition will be given to the best startup with the highest potential to have an impact on financial inclusion in the region. Who will also be invited to participate in the 4-day Immersion Program at Miami and at FINNOSUMMIT Miami.

Interested startups can  apply until June 15, 2018, at the Visa’s Everywhere web or in the following button:




Organized by

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Meetup is organized by Visa in association with Finnovista, the impact organization that empowers Fintech ecosystems in Latin América and Europe through collaborative activities and networks, such as events, workshops, hackathons and startup competitions.


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