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Diego Flaiban

Diego leads the Financial Institutions Team for the Southern Cone at IDB Invest, which he joined in 2016. He is responsible for originating and structuring financing operations for financial intermediaries that have an impact on development. Diego has more than 15 years of experience in the IDB Group, where he has led transactions for loans, capital markets and capital investments in the region that promote access to finance, women’s empowerment and climate change mitigation. Before joining the IDB Group, he worked as Senior Consultant and Auditor of Financial Institutions at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. He previously worked as a loan officer and financial specialist at leading financial institutions in Argentina. Diego earned a graduate certificate in international business from Georgetown University (USA) and an undergraduate degree in public accounting from Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina).

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No Data, No Technology: Removing Obstacles from MSMEs' Path to Growth

The growing effort of multinational companies to improve the resilience of their supply chains in the current context has large corporations seeking to outsource from places closer to home, a phenomenon known as “nearshoring.” Before this becomes commonplace, there are obstacles that must be overcome.

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How to Turn the Pandemic into an Opportunity for the Silver Economy

COVID-19 has stressed the need to accelerate financial inclusion through the digitization of the silver economy, that which includes older adults. This is a population segment that is increasingly tech-savvy and highly involved in business and investment.

Revolution 4.0: What's Our Region's Financial Sector Role in It?
Revolution 4.0: What's Our Region's Financial Sector Role in It?

The transformations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution now require rethinking the responses to the demands of an economy that is changing by leaps and bounds. Latin America and the Caribbean expect much from the financial sector, but what exactly?