At a glance
Having access to information and communication technologies is fast becoming as essential as being able to turn on a light switch.
Digital technology provides powerful tools for business, empowers consumers, connects citizens with their governments and generally makes people’s everyday lives easier. The digital revolution has exploded in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, but the benefits are far from equal. Connectivity varies widely between countries and between segments of society within each country. A stronger foundation of broadband access is needed for the promise of the digital age to deliver its full potential.Read more
One of our core strengths at IDB Invest is that we draw on the expertise of the entire IDB Group.
The Inter-American Development Bank focuses on public policy and investments in telecommunications, media and technology by the public sector in Latin America and the Caribbean; the Multilateral Investment Fund, for its part, implements seed projects and early-stage investments to test new ways to do business and see which approaches might most effectively be scaled up.
At IDB Invest, we build on that know-how and invest strategically in infrastructure and services in the digital space, always keeping in mind the big-picture goal of facilitating inclusion, efficiency and innovation.Read more