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    Co-founder and CEO of QUIPU. Quipu are local digital marketplaces for low income people to exchange goods and services using local tokens. They use spending patterns data to create alternative credit scores and unlock access to equitable financial services. Her work with Quipu was featured in Forbes and was awarded by MIT Innovation competition, MIT DesignX, Sandbox, Google, Fast Forward Accelerator, among others.

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    Mutual credit in Colombia: Mercedes Bidart of Quipu Markets

    Mercedes Bidart 13-Sep-2020

    Today I’m talking with Mercedes Bidart, of Quipu Markets. Mercedes, you’re from Argentina, the project was born at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where you did a Masters; and the project is being launched in Colombia. So it’s a very pan-American project. Read more

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