Tagged: argentina

Ripio Claims First Marketplace to Trade ETH for Brazilian Reais & Argetine Pesos

Ripio, previously doing business a BitPagos before a rebrand, has integrated Ethereum, becoming the first cryptocurrency wallet that allows the purchase and sale of Ethereum in both Argentina and Brazil. Sebastián Serrano, Founder and CEO of Ripio, said the addition of Ethereum will open their door to… Read More

Transferwise Now Offers Service in Argentina

Fintech Unicorn, TransferWise, has announced the launch of its money transfer services in Argentina. Argentinians will now be able to move money from more to and from over 60 countries. TransferWise said it will operate in Argentina in partnership with Nubi, a Fintech company associated with… Read More

Ripio Credit Network Announces ICO Pre-Sale, Crowd Sale Starts on October 17

Ripio Credit Network, a company that has raised $5 million in funding from VC like Tim Draper, Pantera, DCG, Overstock (Medici Ventures) and others. Has launched their Initial Coin Offering pre-sale as they gear up for the crowd sale scheduled to launch on October 17th. This comes… Read More

Finnovista’s Fermin Bueno Shares Updates on Spain’s Fintech Ecosystem and Upcoming Pitch Day in Madrid

“We are convinced that the moment has come for Spanish banks and insurance companies to recognize the great opportunity that the whole country and financial sector have thanks to the impulse and promotion of Fintech. It is also the time to begin to promote strategies… Read More

White Label Crowdfunding 101: Part II – Players & Profits

So you want to start a Crowdfunding Portal… In White Label Crowdfunding 101: Players & Profits, (Part II of our three-part series) we will introduce some of the primary white label vendors, sample sites and criteria for vendor selection to help you navigate the options…. Read More

P2P-Banking Interviews Disruptive Fintecher Alejandro Cosentino, CEO of Afluenta

P2P-Banking.com’s Claus Lehmann posted a comprehensive interview this morning with Alejandro Cosentino, the CEO of Afluenta.  Afluenta, a leading marketplace lending company in Latin America (LatAm) that connects creditworthy borrowers with investors, to create more convenient loans and better investment opportunities, provides an innovative investment alternative for individuals… Read More

Gabriela Andrade & Diego Herrera of the IDB Explain the Importance of Alternative Finance to the Americas

The Centre for Alternative Finance at University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation team at Chicago Booth School of Business have joined forces to initiate the  2015 Americas Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey.  This landmark survey is the first comprehensive and empirical assessment of crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending (marketplace lending)… Read More

Afluenta Opens in Peru. Mexico and Colombia are Next

Argentina based Afluenta, a P2P lending platform, is staking claim as the first crowdfunding platform to set up shop in Peru.  The company reports this is the first step in a significant regional expansion. The company expects to launch in Mexico and Colombia, followed by Brazil,… Read More

On Kickstarter: Mr. Postman Brings Mailboxes Into Internet Of Things

Simple Elements LLC is a smart technology device company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Manuel, Pablo and Christy Masri serve as CEO, CTO and CFO respectively. The family hails from Argentina and they have developed a solar-powered smart mailbox that aims to weave mailboxes into the… Read More

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