Venture debt can be an attractive, efficient and flexible financing option to drive innovative and tech-companies growth, in addition to and complementing venture capital investment. Find out what it's about and the first regional fund focused on this instrument for expanding ventures. IDB Invest, in partnership with SVB Financial Group (the parent company of Silicon Valley … [Read more...] about Venture Debt Now Available! A New Financial Solution for High-Growth Firms In the Region
Banking agents, or small shops contracted by banks to process client transactions, are laying the foundation for the digital transformation of the financial sector. They have also become a safer channel for clients to get cash during the pandemic. Paul Volcker, the former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, once berated the finance industry for leading the world into … [Read more...] about Banking Agents, On the Frontlines of Financial Inclusion
Fintech lenders in the region identify financing as one of their major challenges. Securitization can help them in accessing more investors and drive down financing costs. … [Read more...] about Securitization: What Can It Do for Lending Techs in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Imagine that you represent an operationally strong company in a small or island country. You have helped it grow a business line specifically linked to the export of an essential product (oil or copper, for example) or the processing of financial transfers from abroad (credit cards, remittances, etc.), and see promising projections for the future. In addition, you want to … [Read more...] about What is a future flow securitization and what are the benefits?
The technological revolution has come to stay in finance, bringing with it a transformation in how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in value chains obtain financing and streamlining relations between anchor companies and their suppliers, customers, and collaborators. How does it work? Imagine a company that manufactures aluminum auto parts in Mexico, the principal anchor … [Read more...] about Financing value chains: A need for speed