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Gonzalo Arauz

Gonzalo Arauz is an investment expert in telecommunications, media and technology (TMT). He is a lead investment officer of IDB Invest, based in Buenos Aires, since 2017. He has extensive experience in the origination, structuring and management of complex debt and capital transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean. Before joining IDB Invest, he was an investment officer at the IFC (World Bank) serving the TMT and infrastructure sectors. Arauz has an engineering degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires and an MBA from Wharton School.

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Is Bikesharing The Future of Latin America’s Cities?

Micromobility solutions, such as shared bikes and scooters, have gained significant traction in cities worldwide, with Latin America witnessing a surge in their adoption. These alternatives to car usage promise reduced emissions, reduced congestion, and decreased parking space demands in urban centers.

Rethinking the Digital Pathways of Latin America and the Caribbean
Rethinking the Digital Pathways of Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean need to renew their digital infrastructure if they aim to provide the quality of services that their users need. It’s time to improve the region’s connectivity landscape.

Tower Companies Transform Cellular Services in Latin America and the Caribbean
Tower Companies Transform Cellular Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

The expansion of cellular services has created business alternatives that adapt to the needs of a region struggling to bridge its digital divide. We are witnessing the rise of tower companies.

TechFins, MSMEs and ecommerce are reshaping the economic development of the LAC region
TechFins, MSMEs and ecommerce are reshaping the economic development of the LAC region

First it was the FinTechs. Now, TechFins and their expansion through MSMEs lead a new digital economy in Latin America and the Caribbean.