Next Money São Paulo 2017: Spotlight on Blockchain

November 24, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

The Next Money Global Conference Edition São Paulo held at the beginning of November (the only one in Latin America), brought together entrepreneurs, technology, and financial companies, specialists and investors. One of the most commented themes in various panels, even

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Back to Basics: Two FinTech Startups That Want to Reach Customers ‘Door-to-Door’

October 12, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

Financial startups have great potential to have a social impact on the population, especially in emerging economies such as Brazil. FinTech startups that received the most contributions reflect that the market is attentive and welcomes these initiatives. This year, the

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How One Bold FinTech Startup From Latin America Plans to End Traditional Identification

August 22, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

After 10 years of leading a successful business with revenues of R$ 50 million, Diego Martins, CEO of Acesso, decided to reinvent his business with the aim of challenging one of the oldest and most deeply rooted institutions in Brazil’s

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How and Which FinTech Startups Are Making Personal Loans More Accessible in Brazil

July 21, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

The very high-interest rates in Brazil are a problem that several startups are helping to solve. For example, Caixa‘s payroll-deductible personal loan charges an average of 3% interest per month. Meanwhile, secured loan FinTech Creditas is able to deliver an

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Who Invests in FinTech in Brazil: Know the Main Players

June 12, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

Brazil is among the most attractive places to invest in FinTech and has already attracted the attention of several global venture capital and private equity funds. Thr top three FinTechs that received the most contributions received more than BRL 700

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Why Brazil Is One of the Most Attractive Countries for FinTechs

June 5, 2017    By : Mariana Rodrigues

 FinTech users in Brazil are more satisfied than the world average; know the market Would you refer your bank to a friend or relative? While more than half of clients in Brazil respond that they would not, when it comes

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Disruptive Potential of FinTech Is Higher in Brazil, Says Sergio Furio, CEO of Creditas

May 31, 2017    By : Sílvio Crespo

The potential for disruption in the financial sector is greater in Brazil than in developed countries, in the evaluation of Sergio Furio, CEO of Creditas. The startup received a contribution of R$60 million (about $20 million USD) in February. As a

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LATAM FinTech – Age of the Disruptors

March 24, 2017    By : Shriyanka Hore

The second part of the LATAM FinTech Series explores the homegrown disruptors that are making LATAM the next FinTech destination and changing the local economy by inviting investment and changing how locals do business LATAM is being eyed as a

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