News and Press 2018-01-12T17:07:17+00:00

AGREGA PARTNERS INVESTS IN IMPESA

January 8, 2018. IMPESA, 100% Costa Rican FinTech company dedicated to developing electronic payment solutions, receives Agrega Partners, co-manager of the Financial Services platform of the Dominican firm INICIA as a new partner.

With this investment, Agrega Partners will become a direct partner of IMPESA and will have an initial shareholding of 15% and representation on its board of directors. This investment will allow IMPESA to access a network of contacts that will facilitate its growth process and to Agrega to diversify its investment portfolio.

Both entities have been in a process of evaluation and due diligence, in which they were able to know the details of the operation of IMPESA, and identify their potential to invest.

About Agrega Partners and INICIA

INICIA is a private asset management firm, which operates through partnerships with specialized managers focused on the North Region of Latin America. Agrega Partners is part of this platform and focuses on the financial services sector.

www.agregapartners.com

www.inicia.com

For more information visit:  EL FINANCIEROLA NACIÓNLA REPÚBLICA REVISTA SUMMA HOY DIGITAL, ALMOMENTO.NET Z DIGITALEL ECONOMISTA y CENTRAL AMERICA DATA

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IMPESA IS LISTED IN THE FIRST FINTECH RANKING

Ranking Influencers FinTech of Ibero-America unveiled last November the professionals that generate the greatest dissemination of the FinTech universe.

This ranking highlights professionals from more than 15 countries in Latin America.

December 2017.Among the 160 companies that make up the Fintech Influencers Ranking, the presence of the founder and CEO of IMPESA, Mario Hernández stands out.

The objective of this ranking is to introduce the professionals who – through their knowledge, dissemination, entrepreneurship or training – are contributing to generating greater dissemination of FinTech, the companies that integrate it and institutional initiatives in the Ibero-American environment.

In order to assess the impact of influencers in this field and obtain a ranking of quality, transparency and impartiality, variables such as: LinkedIn and Twitter followers, profile views, FinTech related publications and its impact, as well as the contribution to the community through blogs or continuous publications that help spread the word, in addition to the educational work in schools or courses related to this financial sector.

The ranking helps those who are interested in this subject, to be able to identify the greatest experts in Latin America, generate networking and create connections with professionals from different countries.

Read the article here!

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MASTERCARD INNOVATION FORUM

We had the opportunity to experience, how some people are managing to break the mold in innovation and technology, navigating successfully through digital changes during the MasterCard Innovation Forum held on November 28 and 29.

In addition, our CTO Johnny Robles exchanged experiences with colleagues of the industry on trends and tested various technological devices.

Without a doubt, it was a great experience!

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FELABAN


The Latin American Federation of Banks is a non-profit institution, established in 1965 in the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. It is present in 19 countries, more than 623 banks and financial entities in Latin America.

Impesa participated from 11th to 14th of November at the Annual Meeting of Felaban held in the city of Miami, where he had the opportunity to meet with representatives of various banks around the world, establish relationships and show the products we offer to our customers.

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FINTECH CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION

Since October 2017, IMPESA is part of the Fintech Central America and the Caribbean Association. This is a non-profit organization whose mission is to offer members and the public, in general, an open and transparent collaboration space to strengthen the FinTech ecosystem in the Central American and Caribbean region.

This integration will allow us to be an active part and protagonists of the construction of the FinTech industry in the region.

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II INTERBANK RISK CONGRESS

Our CEO Mario Hernández was invited to participate as an exhibitor at the II Interbank Risk Congress that took place on October 26; Representatives from both public and private banks attended the activity.

IMPESA’s CEO was in charge of the Fintech Industry, Data analysis, and Big Data panel.

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IMPESA DEVELOPS LOOPBACK CONNECTOR FOR GOOGLE DATASTORE CONNECTOR

  • Open source community has a loopback connector available to perform operations on the Google Cloud Datastore database.
  • Any developer can use and download the connector developed by IMPESA.

How does it work?

The loopback connector allows querying and maintaining entities and can create relationships between them that support Key references, which optimize the search for records.

It also supports: select (GET), insert (POST), update (PUT), delete (DELETE), merge (PATCH) and has also been tested on Google App Engine. Currently, in IMPESA is used we actively use it in the development of our projects in the cloud platform of Google. To download the loopback connector, you can do this at the following link: If you want to download it, visit this link.

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CINDE

On August 24, the CEO of IMPESA Mario F. Hernández, had the opportunity to explain to the CINDE team about the scope and opportunities of the FinTech companies and the products developed by IMPESA.

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LATIN AMERICAN CONGRESS ON DIGITAL BANKING

On July 13th, our CEO Mario Hernández participated as a speaker at the first Latin American Congress on Digital Banking, Innovation, and Technology that was held in Costa Rica. International exhibitors from renowned companies attended the conference.

During the conference, we had the opportunity to share with other Fintech companies and show the products developed by IMPESA.

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IMPESA PRESS RELEASES

2017

Gerardo Corrales Brenes Named to Impesa Board of Directors
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Impesa Appoints Johnny Robles as Chief Technology Officer
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Impesa Opens US Office in Stamford, Connecticut
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Stewart Carlin Joins Impesa as CFO
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Impesa Chosen to Demo at FinovateEurope 2017
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

2016

Impesa Opens US Business Office in Orlando, Florida
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Impesa Sponsors and Exhibits at Money 20/20 Las Vegas
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

kHyal Named as Impesa’s Chief Marketing Officer
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Impesa Appoints Cliff Wildes as Chief Strategy Officer
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

Mario Hernández Takes the Helm as CEO at Impesa
<Read more …> or <download the PDF>

BLOG

Mario Hernández presents at II Congreso Interbancario de Riesgos <read more …>

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Mario Hernández presents at V Central American Microfinance Conference <read more …>

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What is a ‘FinTech’ company? by Mario Hernández <read more …>

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Mario Hernández participates in Ernst & Young innovation bootcamp <read more …>

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The FinTech Landscape and Relationships with Small Banks in Latin America by Mario Hernández <read more …>

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Mario Hernández ’97 MBA: Revolutionizing the electronic payments industry by Bryant University <read more …>

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How FinTech Companies Leverage APIs through Coopetition by Mario Hernández <read more …>

Impesa API Coopetition

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Credit Card Firm Takes Root in Stamford, CT USA <read more …>

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Why FinTech Partner Relationships are Critical for Banks to Succeed by Mario Hernández. <read more …>

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IMPESA Board Member Arturo Condo featured interview in La Republica on becoming Rector of EARTH University in Costa Rica. <read more …>

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IMPESA IN THE NEWS

International Banker Interview at the London Stock Exchange with Mario Hernández <watch video>

International Banker Interviews Mario Hernández <watch video>

International Banker London Stock Exchange

Monibyte: Best Innovation in Retail and Commercial Banking
International Banker – The London Stock Exchange

PAST EVENTS

Mario Hernández presents at CINDE, San José, Costa Rica 2017

Ernst & Young Innovation Bootcamp, San José, Costa Rica 2017

1st Latin American Congress of Digital Banking, Innovation and Technology 2017

FinTech and Traditional Banking, Collaboration or Competition?
Mario Hernández, CEO, Impesa

Project Innovation® powered by pymnts.com 2017 | Nominee

Innovation Project 2017

FinovateEurope 2017 | Impesa selected to Demo Monibyte

MONEY 20/20, Las Vegas 2016 Sponsor + Exhibitor

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MOBILE PAYMENTS LATIN AMERICA SUMMIT, Miami 2016

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Spotlight Exhibitor with sponsors Visa© and Mastercard©.
Impesa Founder and CEO, Mario Hernández, featured Presenter of “Developing an App from Desktop to Mobile;” and Panelist during the “Beautiful experiences for the everyday consumer” session.