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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63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

December 13, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Some estimates suggest that there are ~330 million adult Africans, who lack access to formal financial services, which signifies tremendous opportunities for financial

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24 FinTech Companies in Berlin That Fuel German FinTech Innovation

April 27, 2016    By : Sofia

As one of the Europe’s hubs of innovation along with London, Berlin has an impressive array of FinTech companies successfully operating both within and beyond Germany’s FinTech ecosystem. Smava is a Germany-based online comparison site for personal loans on which

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22 FinTech Companies in Africa Enabling Financial Inclusion on the Continent

March 19, 2016    By : Kate

RainFin is an online lending marketplace that connects borrowers seeking transparent, cost effective loans with lenders wanting great returns. 22Seven is a free budgeting & investing app that helps users manage money more easily and invest it more smartly. Bankymoon

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Brazil’s FinTech Is a Carnival of Innovation in Latin America

February 18, 2016    By : Sofia

As we have been exploring FinTech ecosystems around the world, we couldn’t leave the LATAM region out of the radar. While Silicon Valley, New York and London are leading the FinTech world, Latin America is certainly on its way to

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Germany’s FinTech Ecosystem: A Wheel in the European Innovation Machine

February 9, 2016    By : Sofia

If we thought 2015 was a great year for FinTech, 2016 is going to surprise us. As the LTP team has been actively exploring the FinTech ecosystems around the world, we have seen some outstanding examples of the world’s most

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25 FinTech Startups That Expanded Globally Despite Regulations & Other Problems

January 19, 2016    By : Aboli

Borderless innovation is a broad topic, which includes global expansion, global networking, cross-country laws, global business opportunities and partnerships and a lot more. A few FinTech startups have been successful in global expansion. Unlike startups in other fields such as

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Everything You Wanted to Know About FinTech in Europe

January 1, 2016    By : Sofia

FinTech in Europe has never been more exciting. The continent’s ecosystem with innovative companies in emerging financial services has been a serious competition to the global financial industry giants with some of the most promising startups and FinTech “unicorns” coming

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33 FinTech Companies From Western Europe to Look out for in 2016

December 24, 2015    By : Sofia

UK Ensygnia: Based in London, Ensygnia is the company behind the breakthrough Onescan secure mobile transaction platform and its patented process for the confidential exchange of personal and financial information. Ensygnia’s Onescan means no more need to maintain and remember

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