Tagged: peru

Nova Credit Expands into Latin America: Solving Credit Access for Immigrants, One Country at a Time

Nova Credit, started as a Stanford graduate research project in 2015, has quickly gained ground as a cross-border credit reporting agency aiming to solve the problem of credit access for immigrants and underbanked.  The platform will begin serving immigrants from South America through partnering with the Brazilian credit bureau… Read More

Blockchain JV: Overstock Founder Patrick Byrne & Economist Hernando de Soto Partner on Global Property Registry

Described as an initiative to fight global poverty and inequality, Patrick Byrne, founder of Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) has formed joint venture with Hernando de Soto – prominent economist who has been deeply engaged in the Blockchain and cryptocurrency sector.  The new company, called De Soto, Inc., will… Read More

Finnovista Co-Founder Fermin Bueno Shares Lowdown on Peruvian Fintech

Fermin Bueno, Managing Partner & Co-founder at Finnovista and Startupbootcamp FinTech Mexico City, recently posted a Fintech Radar for Peru via LinkedIn, in which he and his team identified 45 Fintech startups currently operating in Peru. The Peruvian Fintech ecosystem is currently experiencing extremely rapid growth, according… 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

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

Across the Ocean for a Loan: Crowdcredit, Japan’s First Cross-Border-Focused P2P Lender

  Crowdcredit, founded by Tomoyuki Sugiyama, a former bond trader in Lloyds Bank’s Tokyo branch, is Japan’s first lending platform focused on only cross-border peer to peer lending, as P2P-Banking.com notes. The company, based in Tokyo, invests Japanese capital in credit markets in various Latin American countries, such… Read More

New Edward Burns Hedge Fund Movie Embraces Crowdfunding

Several months ago we spotlighted a soon-to-launch crowdfunding company that sought to bring crowdfunding to independent film. That company – Seed & Spark – has launched and now boasts an upcoming film starring Edward Burns among its list of financing projects. Largely financed by Atlantic Pictures, the… Read More

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