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LatAm in Focus: The Future of Fintech in Argentina

By Luisa Horwitz

Ualá founder Pierpaolo Barbieri of Argentina explains how fintech is changing financial systems in Latin America.

“We don’t want to change the system from within; what we want is a new system.”

The Argentine entrepreneur explains that fintech is appealing to a population that does not traditionally trust banks. Compared to the rest of Latin America, Barbieri sees great work being done in Argentina, but says that there is much room for growth in the country and the region overall. “I would love to see more funds dedicated to Latin America—we are heavily underinvested as a region,” he says.

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