This week’s Finovate Alumni Profile is a salute to Hispanic Heritage Month, a chance yearly to acknowledge the achievements of People whose ancestors got here from Central and South America, in addition to Spain, the Caribbean, and Mexico.
Listed below are among the Latino and Hispanic fintech leaders who’ve demonstrated their firm’s improvements on the Finovate stage since our return to reside occasions within the fall of 2021. We’re additionally taking this chance to spotlight current Finovate alums which can be headquartered in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ready (FinovateFall 2022) empowers industrial lenders to rapidly accumulate knowledge from debtors, streamline the mortgage course of, and guide loans quicker. The corporate was based in 2020 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Co-founder Diego Represas led the corporate’s demo at its Finovate debut earlier this month at FinovateFall.
Incognia (FinovateSpring 2022) is a privacy-first, location identification firm that provides frictionless cell authentication to banks and fintechs to assist them decrease fraud losses. Based by CEO Andre Ferraz, Incognia is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The corporate’s look at FinovateSpring in Might of this yr was Incognia’s Finovate debut.
Rillavoice (FinovateSpring 2022) gives dialog intelligence software program that leverages AI to report, transcribe, and analyze conversations between financial institution department associates and clients. The know-how helps make financial institution managers extra productive and permits reps to enhance conversion charges by 30%. The New York Metropolis-based firm was based in 2019. CEO Sebastian Jimenez led the corporate’s FinovateSpring 2022 demo – Rillavoice’s first time on the Finovate stage.
Nufi (FinovateFall 2021) calls itself “the Legos of fintech.” The agency empowers corporations to construct monetary merchandise rapidly whereas remaining compliant with related rules. Specializing in markets in Latin America, the corporate’s Finovate debut within the fall of 2021 was led by Chief Working Officer Ilich Nuñez. Nufi is headquartered in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and was based in 2020.
With its Faucet on Cellphone know-how, Symbiotic (FinovateFall 2021) permits anybody with a cellphone to just accept contactless card funds. Based in 2020 and headquartered in San Pedro, San Jose, Costa Rica, Symbiotic is the primary firm to safe the PCI-CPoC certification of the Faucet on Pone know-how on the American continent. CEO and founder Javier Chacón led Symbiotic’s FinovateFall 2021 demo of the know-how.
Snap Compliance (FinovateFall 2021) is a regtech firm that gives holistic compliance and danger administration options. A one-stop store for compliance administration, Snap Compliance gives a pay per consumption subscription mannequin that adapts to the shopper’s danger fashions with a number of integration choices – together with no integration in any respect. The Costa Rica-based firm was based in 2019, and FinovateFall 2021 was its first reside demo on the Finovate stage. Snap Compliance founder and CEO Alex Siles, together with Head of Growth & Product Growth Katherine Morales, led the corporate’s presentation.
Masterzon (FinovateFall 2021) gives a platform that transforms industrial paperwork into negotiable securities. The know-how operates in actual time effectively and transparently, 24 hours a day, seven days every week. Co-founded by Elio Rojas in 2016, Masterzon relies in San José, Costa Rica. FinovateFall 2021 marked the corporate’s Finovate debut.
Fintech software program developer IMPESA (FinovateFall 2021) consists of among the largest banks in Central America and the Caribbean amongst its B2B company clients. In its Finovate debut, IMPESA demonstrated its P2P funds app that provides clients card controls and provides banks new income alternatives. Mario Hernández, CEO and co-founder, co-led the corporate’s FinovateFall 2021 on stage demo. IMPESA is headquartered in San José, Costa Rica, and was based in 2013.
Infocorp (FinovateFall 2021) was based in 1994 and is headquartered in Montevideo, Uruguay. The corporate’s good omnichannel platform and better of breed digital channels give banks quick and versatile options to boost the shopper expertise. On the firm’s FinovateFall demo in 2021, CEO Ana Inés Echavarren and Product Supervisor Gonzalo Laguna demonstrated Infocorp’s App of the Future, a user-centric, cell native banking app.
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