Latin America Fintech Landscape: An inside look at 5 of the most innovative regions propelling the LATAM fintech market to surpass $150 billion

Executive Summary

Latin America’s fintech ecosystem is thriving thanks to surging investor interest and five countries in particular are home to large fintechs disrupting the financial services industry.

Three Key Questions This Report Will Answer:

  • Why is Latin America’s fintech ecosystem poised for rapid growth and what is driving this?
  • What are the biggest areas of activity and who are the big fintech players?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities in the five major fintech ecosystems in Latin America?

WHAT'S IN THIS REPORT? In this report, Business Insider Intelligence looks at the factors driving fintech growth in each country, identifies the key fintech segments within each market, and discusses what has made major players in each segment successful as well as how they can improve going forward. Of note, we chose fintech segments that reflect both wider conditions that have made LATAM as a whole ripe for fintech adoption as well as more localized issues identified by these startups. Finally, we examine opportunities and challenges in each country to illustrate how fintechs and incumbents can leverage the progress already made to further transform the region's financial services landscape.

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