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Manuel Silva Martinez

Manuel Silva Martinez

General Partner at Mouro Capital
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Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Commerce Meets Finance, Again

02 Jul 2021

Commerce and banking are old friends. The history of banking is intimately linked to the evolution of trade and commerce; indeed, banking was born off the back of the traders and farmers travelling and selling their products across Assyria and Sumeria in 2000 BC. Banking systems globalised and became increasingly sophisticated through the booming ...


Lending as destination

17 Mar 2021

Lending is at the core of what we do as fintech investors. But our approach to investing in lending start-ups has changed over the years, integrating learnings from the past to bet on the winners of the future. If we look back at the past five to ten years of innovation in lending, a number of product and business models, very hyped at earlier sta...