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The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) is an innovation laboratory for the Inter-American Development Bank Group that engages the private sector and inspires it to solve development problems in Latin America and the Caribbean. The MIF identifies, supports and pilots new solutions to development challenges that create opportunities for poor and vulnerable populations in the region. In addition to working with the private sector, the MIF strategically collaborates with the public sector.

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March 24, 2017

According to a McKinsey study, 43% of #Fintech startups offer payment solutions. However, for these Fintechs, Fintegration (cooperation between banks and FinTechs) will be a major challenge. Finconecta, a new MIF program, connects financial institutions with Fintech companies, tackling this challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean. http://bit.ly/2nedYPL

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Mar 20, 2017

Social Innovation – Moving from the Margins to the Mainstream

Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen

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Mar 15, 2017

Empower women and investors will follow

Guest

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Mar 13, 2017

Bienvenida a la nueva plataforma de financiamiento en línea

Martha Lucía Muñoz

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Mar 10, 2017

FINCONECTA: Building bridges between Financial Institutions and Fintechs

Sergio Navajas

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Mar 3, 2017

Understanding Payment Systems in the Times of Fintech

Lukas Keller

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Feb 21, 2017

Measure What You Value, Don’t Just Value What You Can Measure

David Bloomgarden

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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