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In August, the whole world will turn its eyes to Brazil, and not only because of sporting events that will be taking place. The country’s security, facilities, resources and problem-solving skills will be held to close scrutiny, especially in its position as emerging economy in the midst of a profound political and economic crisis.

In June international experts touched down at the Innovation Center in Madrid to talk about the fintech revolution. All concurred that the digitization of traditional banking gives a great impulse to the fintech sector, which is experiencing a historical moment.

Lack of planning can ruin even the best trips, and that's why technology has come up with a new service via apps to arrange everything at your destination so all you have to worry about is having fun.

He was working on a video platform when he realized how difficult it was for Mexicans to sign up to pages and see contents, in the style of Netflix. He pinpointed the problem: around nine out of every ten users cannot access subscriptions because they don't have a credit card. Why not create an online platform to make small loans? Adalberto Flores is one of the 33 Mexican innovators interviewed for the eBook Hablan los protagonistas ( The Key players speak).

Celestial Nomad Takes Centre Stage

For Chileans, stars have become a valuable natural resource, capable of attracting millions in investments in the shape of the most advanced astronomical observatories, which have populated the arid Atacama desert landscape little by little. Thanks to them, scientists from across the world can enlighten humanity with their discoveries about galaxies, exoplanets and different interstellar events.

We talked to Johan Lorenzen (Holvi's CEO) during the Fintech University conference which featured his startup as one of the examples of the possible relationship between fintechs and the traditional financial sector.

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In the world of programmers there is a new much talked-about language: Python. This is a type of programming language (a set of symbols and syntactic and semantic rules needed to develop programs that control a machine's physical and logical behavior) that aims for simplicity, versatility and swift development, whose name is inspired by the group of English comics “Monty Python”.