Women in FinTech: Meet Amparo Nalvarte and Victoria Blanco Alegria

Welcome to our final episode of the series focusing on the Latin American region with Amparo Nalvarte and Victoria Blanco Alegria.

Amparo Nalvarte, recognized by MIT as part of their Innovators Under 35, for founding Culqi, a mobile payment system for smartphones using QR codes, revolutionizing the industry and boosting the growth of e-commerce in Peru. Nalvarte is also an angel investor of Rextie, the biggest digital foreign exchange service of Latin America. Now, she is developing her second startup, B89, the first cross-border neo-bank in Peru for Hispanic American immigrants, that will break all the paradigms of traditional banking and provide services tailored for their local financial needs, as well as their country-of-origin needs. 

Victoria Blanco Alegria is the Founder and CEO of Ábaco, a Colombian microcredit fintech. She is also a Computer Engineer with 9 years of experience in Big Four technology and business consulting, both in Europe and Latin America. Victoria has a passion for new technologies and ideas that aim to improve customer life and democratize services.  

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