Episode 32: BBE Outside In: Latin America

BBE’s “Outside In” crossed the Atlantic once again, this time to understand and contrast the Latin American and European ecosystems, through the voices of Andres Fontao, Managing Partner of Finnovista the impact organization that empowers Fintech ecosystems in Latin America and Spain. Furthermore, we interview Gerrit Glass, Head of Banking of Nomad – the first US Digital Bank offering global financial services for the Brazilian mass affluent. A complete overview of how innovation is driven in this region. This episode is hosted by Meaghan Johnson and Matteo Rizzi.

Author, Co-Founder of FTS Group, BBE Executive Producer
About the Author
Matteo Rizzi is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in Financial Services, constantly referred amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT - where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTSGroup.eu) - a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. In 2019, Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. The same year he launched Breaking Banks Europe (as the Executive Producer). He is the author of "The FinTech Revolution" and "Talents & Rebels" and is fluent in 5 languages. Twitter:https://twitter.com/matteorizzi Website: https://matteorizzi.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matteorizziofficial Linkedln:https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteorizzi/ Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/matteo/