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The most backward country in terms of Fintech regulation

According to the executive director of the FinteChile association, Ángel Sierra, Chile is the most backward country when it comes to regulating financial technology ventures. Chile was delayed in the regulation of fintech companies in the region. The local regulator just this year released the draft with basic guidelines to…

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The Government of Chile will regulate cryptocurrencies and fintech

The Minister of Finance of the Government of Chile, Felipe Larraín, announced from the United States the sending to Congress of a bill to regulate Fintech and cryptocurrencies. This was reported by Ahora Noticias, on April 15. Minister Felipe Larraín explained: “Attending to the different forms taken by the business…

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Facebook opens a lab to support startups in Chile

Facebook announced on Thursday the opening of Innovation Lab Santiago, a space within the Chile Co-Work Start-Up where it will offer training and mentoring for 600 entrepreneurs. The program developed with Start-Up Chile includes free advice and training for developers and startups, as well as technical support to integrate products…

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Why does Jeff Bezos want to invest in this startup?

The Chilean startup that became famous for applying algorithms and artificial intelligence to food has the financial support of the richest man in the world. No more no less. Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, is one of the firm’s investors Bezos Expeditions, The Craftory, Kaszek Ventures and IndieBio will provide US…

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Can Chile become a regional development pole in FinTech after Spain?

Economic and cultural factors are some of the elements that must be worked on. Both KPMG and EY have faith that Chile can become a leading development leader in Latin America in this area. Mauricio Martínez de EY points out that today the country “has a strategic position with respect to…

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Complete Guide on Venture Capital in Latin America (main actors by country and reports on the state)

In this article, we will show the current landscape of the venture capital industry in LATAM with the main actors of the countries where the entrepreneurship hubs of the region are located. We hope you find it useful 😉 According to the latest report on the state of the Venture…

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The trends of e-commerce in Latin America in the eyes of MercadoLibre (biggest e-commerce in LatAm)

The platform that in 2018 led to the sale of 270.1 million articles and US $ 11,700 million in transactions shares its vision regarding the moment of e-commerce in our region. E-commerce has a great opportunity for growth in Latin America, which has the example of what happens in China…

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