Waze helps us navigate traffic and save precious time. In partnership with the IDB Group, it’s also helping to measure the impact of transport projects and solve related challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about Here’s one example of how Big Data helps transportation in our region
Mobile network operators offer subsidized phones against advanced payments at a reduced price. From a financial point of view, it is not sustainable. … [Read more...] about How to finance mobile network operators in Latin America and the Caribbean?
First it was the FinTechs. Now, TechFins and their expansion through MSMEs lead a new digital economy in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Read more...] about TechFins, MSMEs and ecommerce are reshaping the economic development of the LAC region
Remember what trying to get a cab used to be like? Not long ago, you would have to step into the street, wave your arm in hopes of being noticed and sometimes wrestle another would-be passenger for the coveted spot. And that was only the beginning. At times, cab drivers took you down the “tourist route,” or simply got lost finding their way. At pay time, it was a matter of luck … [Read more...] about Latin-America and the Caribbean are surfing the ride-hailing wave
The dry wind and unrelenting sun left one uncomfortably exposed. The wafer thin air challenged every breath and made each step feel like my legs were encased in lead. Yet the journey into this Martian landscape disturbed by volcanoes in Chile’s Atacama Desert was well-worth it. South America’s first, and the highest of its kind at 4500 meters above sea level, the Cerro … [Read more...] about Pioneering climate fund shows us what real transformations can look like