fintech-latin-america

The State of Fintech Investment in Latin America – 2018

Fintech investment in Latin America has been rising steadily and reliably over the last five years. In the past year alone, Fintech deals increased by a huge 20% within the region, raising US$600 million in 2017, and funding for this sector has grown a whopping 12.5 times between the years of 2014 and 2016. Naturally, […]

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ecommerce payment solutions

E-Commerce Payment Solutions in Latin America – 2018 List

The Latin America payments landscape is very different from the US market. There are 19 countries and each country has a different variations. Only 30% of consumers across the region have credit cards that is because of high credit standards of banks. International credit cards like Visa, Mastercard and American Express that are enabled for […]

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mobile banking

Mobile Banking: Mobile First Approach Increases Customer Loyalty

Consumers are leading the transformation from the traditional offline experience to a more enhanced digital user experience. With the widespread popularity of smartphones and fast spreading convenience of the mobile banking applications, customer behaviors are shifting towards a mobile first experience. Banks are left with the challenge of finding the best and most complete solution […]

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Blockchain for Title Insurance

Real Estate Disrupted With Blockchain For Title Insurance

The title fulfillment process is riddled with many inefficiencies and low-value production steps not to mention the quality checks. Thus, any cost and time saving incurred in title insurance can substantially benefit the real estate industry.  Using blockchain for title insurance has the potential to streamline the process upwards of 60%.  Thereby, reducing fixed costs […]

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Singapore Startup Culture

Singapore Creates A Startup Culture

In the first quarter of 2015, Indonesia and Malaysia are experiencing a larger number of venture capital deals according to the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.  The government in Singapore has used innovative ideas and initiatives like MDA i.Jam and National Research Fund (NRF) Technology Incubation Scheme.  The latter can co-invest up to […]

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Lenddo - FinTech

Lenddo’s Credit Risk Management and Verification App

Lenddo is a creditworthiness scoring platform that enables members to manage their financial reputation and gain access to financial services through their social networks. Targeting the emerging middle class, Lenddo aims to provide high quality credit risk and financial services to its customers by combining community-oriented financing tools with social network data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, […]

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Introduction to Blockchain Technology

How Blockchain Works And Possible Applications In Financial Services

Is Blockchain technology really going to change the world? Simply put, I believe it will offer a more secure mechanism to transact business in a less centralized way. A growing community of developers moving to open source code and the adoption by several tech giants is really making it possible for us to contemplate living […]

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