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The MIT eyes on the Argentine Fintech ecosystem

June 18, 2018 |

Last May 29th in Buenos Aires took place “Transforming the Fintech Revolution”, a one day event organized by MIT Sloan Latin America Office and IDEA that brought together academics, entrepreneurs and members of the financial industry to discuss the growing … Read More

Ripio adds Ethereum to its digital wallet

May 11, 2018 |

Ripio, a digital wallet, became the first Argentine fintech to allow the purchase of Ethereum with Argentine pesos.

It is quite a milestone for the company and one more step towards the strengthening of the crypto ecosystem in the region. Ripio, … Read More

Argentina launches the first Bitcoin Investment Fund of the region

July 19, 2017 | | One Comment

Crypto Assets Fund will invest USD 50 million in bitcoin and other crypto related assets. It will start operating between July 31st and August 15th.

Crypto Assets Fund (CAF) is launched as the first private investment fund exclusively focused on … Read More

The cryptocurrency Zcash is now available on Ripio exchange

June 28, 2017 | | One Comment

Zcash is one of the fastest growing digital currency after Bitcoin. Ripio is the first platform that allows access to the cryptocurrency with Argentine pesos.

Zooko Wilcox (creator of Zcash) made the announcement officially with Sebastián Serrano (CEO and co-founder … Read More

Wait or Move? The big dilemma for Argentine banks with FinTech

June 28, 2017 |

Advances made by Fintech start-ups proves that new business models are possible and required. It’s all about meeting expectations of the consumers and giving them the best solution.

Mercado Libre (NASDAQ: MELI) ignited the alarms of the banks, and consequently, … Read More

Overview of the Argentinian Fintech Landscape

June 28, 2017 |

With 4 out of the 9 technological unicorns in LATAM, Argentina wants to make a catch up on the Fintech industry.

While only one of two Argentines have access to a bank account, cellphones are abundant with one cell phone … Read More

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