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Finance 3.0: The Rise of Digital Lending in Latin America


Crypto lending is on the rise in Latin America as more people are looking for ways to sustain a living in the unstable economy. Download this report for an in-depth look at the challenges faced by traditional lending solutions in LATAM, and learn how industry leaders are harnessing blockchain and crypto solutions to get ahead of the curve.

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Key Challenges

Latin American consumers are more likely to take loans from non-traditional financial institutions such as family and friends instead of banks.

Non-financial entities in Latin American countries are enduring the most severe tightening of financial conditions seen in recent history, raising concerns about default rates and banks' asset quality.

A large proportion of LATAM regions don’t have regulatory sandboxes to enable testing of innovative fintech technologies or products.

Report Insights

DeFi lending has become one of the top 3 use cases of crypto in Latin America.

Crypto loan interest rates are ±6% lower than traditional loans, attracting lower income communities.

Businesses basing their solutions on blockchain technologies are able to offer a wide spectrum of inclusive, accessible, and faster lending solutions.

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