U.S. Commercial Service Offers Free Webinar on FinTech Opportunities in Mexico




WASHINGTON D.C.– April 20, 2017– The U.S. Commercial Service, the trade promotion arm of the International Trade Administration, and the Mexican Fintech Association will host a free training opportunity on May 3, 2017. The one-hour webinar, entitled “Overview and Opportunities in the Mexican Fintech and Banking Technology Industries,” is open to the public and will provide invaluable information to  U.S. companies about Mexico’s financial services sector, as well as market trends in banking technology.

“Fintech is one of the fastest growing sectors in Mexico, the largest Fintech market in Latin America,” said Yuki Fujiyama, Trade Finance Specialist and Global Finance Team Leader with the International Trade Administration. “Most of the Mexican Fintech companies focus on payments and remittances, personal financial management, crowdfunding, and lending, among other segments, which presents an incredible opportunity for U.S. exporters seeking to expand their global presence.”

Participants can expect to find out more information regarding the Mexican financial services industry, existing opportunities in the Mexican Fintech sector, and how to do business in Mexico and the Mexican business culture. The featured speaker will be Jorge Ortiz, CEO and Director, Mexican Fintech Association. Mr. Ortiz has 20 years of experience in the financial sector, specializing in private banking, asset management and Private Equity (PE). He served as a senior Private Banker at Citi Private Bank NY and as Director of the Private Bank at UBS in NY. He co-founded Fintech Mexico in 2015, which is the largest Fintech hub in Latin America.

Event Details:
The training will be held Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar is free, but participants are required to register. Log on instructions will be given once registration is complete. Registration link: https://go.usa.gov/x5CNM. If you have questions or need assistance with registration, please contact Sylvia Montano at sylvia.montano@trade.gov or  Clint Brewer at clint.brewer@trade.gov.


U.S. Commercial Service

The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to global markets. U. S. Commercial Service clients surveyed increased their revenues by an average of $622,575 over the last 12 months as a result of the organization’s assistance. Visit http://go.usa.gov/xkvz2 to learn more.


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