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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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