The year is only three-quarters done, but it is safe to say 2019 has been a breakout year for fintech in Peru. Both the breadth and depth of the fintech ecosystem have increased compared to a year ago.
This is a saying we have at the Angel Ventures office in Lima. I hope it doesn’t offend you. Trust me, we are not perfect either. In fact, we make a conscious effort to not be perfect and avoid spending valuable time looking for the perfect startup.
Talent is not a one way street. It enters (and leaves) startup ecosystems in many ways. I recently wrote a post for Get on Board about talent for startups in Peru and the ways talented technology professionals are entering our adding energy and insights to our startup community.
Three ways talent is connecting in Peru:
Global startups are hiring local teams.
Return of Peruvians trained abroad.
Corporate-startup knowledge transfer.
Here is the full article that with ideas for both startups and corporates looking to connect with talent: