On today’s episode, I am joined by José Carlos, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Palenca.
José and I talked about the differences between the US and LatAm fintech markets, how hard it is for lenders to get an accurate picture of a borrowers income, Palenca’s pivot from a lender to a data provider, Mexico’s fintech journey and where fintech is today in Mexico, tae kwon do, raising capital, and much more.
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Without further ado, José Carlos, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Palenca. I hope you enjoy the episode.
Episode highlights include:
- Palenca’s founding story
- José’s time at Uber
- Why they pivoted away from lending
- The differences between the US and LatAm fintech markets
- Open banking
- Financial inclusion
- Raising capital
- Tae kwon do
- Recommended reading – The Cold Start Problem: How to Start and Scale Network Effects by Andrew Chen
- And much more…
Connect with José Carlos Aguilar on LinkedIn
Connect with Palenca on LinkedIn