This past year, many fintechs have faced the question; Buy or build?
Credijusto, a leading Mexican small business fintech, chose the former, paying $50 million to buy Banco Finterra in June. Co-CEO David Poritz wrapped day one of the LendIt LatAm keynote section, discussing what it was like as the only neobank holding a banking license in Mexico.
John has been in communications since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg in 1992. He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to digital editor postings with the Winnipeg Free Press and Edmonton Journal. In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the Bankless Media co-founders completed a sale and exit in August 2021.