Top fintech influencers and newsletters to follow in 2023

Belvo Team

Belvo Team Communications


Top fintech influencers and newsletters to follow in 2023

These are the most fintech active influencers and experts in financial technology for this new year so you can follow them and be aware of everything that happens in the digital financial ecosystem.

We are back! For the past two years we have been making our top influencers and newsletters for 2021 and 2022. This 2023 is no exception and the list is even longer! The financial technology ecosystem increasingly involves new people who want to show the disruption of the sector.

For this new year the digital transformation still has a lot to develop, the fintech disruptive offer will continue to be an important ally for the financial industry and we will see greater adoption in technological financial services.

To help you stay updated and find out more about this world, we have gathered some of the most relevant international experts in the fintech ecosystem, as well as newsletters👇🏼

Influencers Fintech 2023 👩🏻‍💻

Devie Mohan

Devie Mohan is a fintech influential writer and speaker. Several groups have included her among the 10 most influential people in the fintech world. Devie is co-founder of Burnmark, a financial technology research firm.

Walter Pereira

Form Brasil,  Walter Pereira is an investor, speaker advisor and writer on Fintech. He helps Latin American companies and regulators implement open finance in the region through FDATA LATAM.

Clementina Giraldo

In Colombia we can find a passionate fintech, specifically blockchain and NFTs. Clementina Giraldo is founder and CEO of Dots & Tech, with which they promote the adoption of emerging technologies.

Alex Jiménez

If you want to follow in the footsteps of fintech, regulatory technology (RegTech), insurance technology (InsurTech) and blockchain, Alex Jiménez is the person you are looking for to follow.

Edwin Zácipa

Edwin Zácipa is one of the leading fintech influencers in Latin America. Based in Colombia, he is an experienced fintech entrepreneur and founder of Latam Fintech Hub.

Marie Walker

Marie Walker is the right person on the open finance landscape. Co-founder and chief content officer of Open Future World, she has been at the forefront of reporting on developments in the finance sector since 2016.

Erick Rincón Cárdenas

The fintech advancement in Colombia also depends on regulatory factors, so we recommend you to follow Erick Rincón, passionate about the fintech industry, founder of Rincón Cárdenas & Moreno and director of TicTank

Marcel Van Oost

Marcel Van Oost is a former fintech startup founder, now an advisor and investor. His updates on fintech and digital banking give concise summaries of the most relevant updates in the fintech industry.

Bruno Diniz

Fintech advisor, author and professor. Bruno Diniz is a speaker on innovation in financial services in Latin America. In 2019 he published his book “O Fenômeno Fintech” and in 2021 his book “A Nova Lógica Financeira”.

Gabriela V. Orille

+20 years of experience in the financial sector, Gabriela V. Orille is Global Digital Wealth Management & Insurance Director at Banco Santander. She is recognized in digital banking & fintech events, innovation and transformation.

Gabriel Pereira

Open banking and open finance in Brazil plays an important role in the digital finance sector. We recommend you to follow Gabriel Pereira, open finance enthusiast and leading fintech influencer in LatAm.

Spiros Margaris

Spiros Margaris is a venture capital investor and the founder of margaris ventures. He advises startups in the fields of insurance technologies, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

Mary Ann Acevedo

Mary Ann is a senior reporter at TechCrunch on fintech and proptech topics in Latin America. Mary is a fintech ecosystem enthusiast and has different newsletters with the latest fintech updates and news.

Danylo Martins

If you want to find out about the latest in fintech and startups in Brazil, Danylo Martins is the journalist to follow: +10 years of experience in finance, entrepreneurship and innovation in the financial sector.

Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor is co-founder and blockchain lead at 11FS, a consulting firm specializing in financial technology. He is also co-host of Fintech Insider, the number one business podcast in Europe.

Felipe Segura Vásquez

Data and infographics is his best way to share relevant information about fintech and banking. Felipe Segura has more than eight years of experience in the financial and technology industry.

Jason Mikula

Jason Mikula is a creator and marketer of digital banking and fintech products. Founder and publisher of Fintech Business Weekly and host of Fintech Business Podcast: fintech, banking and cryptocurrencies interviews.

Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin is founder and editor-in-chief of The Fintech Blueprint, is a futurist and entrepreneur in next generation fintech. He leads the Cryptoeconomics team as Chief Cryptoeconomics Officer at ConsenSys.

Helen Yu

Obsessed with digital transformation, Helen Yu is founder and CEO of Tigon Advisory Cor. Helen is considered a technology leader and in her networks you find updates on fintech, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

Nik Milanovic

Nik Milanovic is another well-known voice among the fintech ecosystem, writing about financial technology for Techcrunch and Forbes. He has spent the last decade working in financial technology and microfinance.

Efi Pylarinou

Efi Pylarinou has become a global leader in fintech and technology. She is a prolific content creator with a weekly blog on Medium and a weekly video on Fintech & Tech (Blockchain & AI).

Linas Beliūnas

Linas Beliūnas is one of the influencers you should definitely get to know if you follow the cryptocurrency world, but also to understand the bigger picture of what’s happening in fintech.

Ron Shevlin

If you want recent articles or reports on fintech or banking, Ron Shevlin is the person to follow. Director of Research at Cornerstone Advisors and senior contributor to Forbes on financial technology.

Charlotte Crosswell

+With 25 years of experience in financial services and technology, Charlotte Crosswell is president of CFIT and Open Banking, an organization that drives innovation and competition in banking services.

Dr. Robin Kiera

Dr. Robin Kiera is an expert in insurtech and digital transformation. Dr. Robin is recognized as a keynote speaker, an influence in insurance and finance. Today he is founder and CEO of digitalscouting.

Fintech Newsletters 2023 💻

Open Views

With content created by Belvo, Open Views is a monthly newsletter that brings the most relevant news about the open finance ecosystem: regulatory changes, new companies and solutions, analysis and debates, technology news, and even job opportunities throughout Latin America.

Connecting the dots in FinTech…

Created by Marcel Van Oost Connecting the dots in FinTech… is a go-to newsletter for all things fintech. A useful resource for investors, entrepreneurs, journalists, consultants and regulators within the fintech and digital banking space.

Open Future World

If you are interested in the growing open banking and open finance ecosystem, then Open Future World is for you.

Open Future World, created by Marie Walker, is the leading global source focused on the world of open banking and open finance that shares daily updates on what’s worth paying attention to in the open finance ecosystem.

Fintech Brain Food

If you’re looking to dive into what’s happening in the financial technology industry, you should definitely subscribe to Fintech Brain Food, a weekly newsletter where creator Simon Taylor reveals the latest news and provides thoughtful analysis of the complexities behind the big financial technology headlines.

Fintech Business Weekly

Fintech Business Weekly is a newsletter that provides in-depth analysis of the biggest fintech trends and stories. It often focuses on the most challenging aspects of building new financial technology business models, as well as the regulatory side of things.

Fintech Takes

Fintech Takes is another weekly newsletter focused on analyzing the underlying stories that are reshaping the financial technology industry. Here you can find the latest product launches, funding, partnerships, acquisitions and cryptocurrency news in the fintech sector.

Net Interest

Net Interest, created by Marc Rubinstein, is a newsletter that goes beyond financial technology. With over 40,000 subscribers worldwide, Net Interest is the perfect newsletter for financial nerds. It focuses on one topic per week and extensively reviews its nuances. Here you can expect a heavy dose of anecdotes, well-researched facts and interesting thoughts.

The Fintech Blueprint

Finance has been revolutionized by cutting-edge technology and with The Fintech Blueprint, founded by Lex Sokolin, is the best way to keep up with and understand the latest trends in digital assets, blockchain and decentralized finance (DeFi).

The Fintech Blueprint is a fintech and DeFi analytics newsletter with over 150,000 investors and entrepreneurs who trust the strategic judgment developed in the content.

This Week in Fintech

This Week in Fintech, founded by Nik Milanovic, is a global digest of financial technology news, with regional editions in Latin America, Asia, the UK and Europe. Follow it for in-depth analysis of how the financial sector is renewing its infrastructure in all regions.

Latam Fintech Hub

Latam Fintech Hub is a financial technology platform for the new generation of innovators in Latin America. To stay on top of the latest in fintech, they have a weekly newsletter for the latest news and figures on the state of the Latin American financial technology sector.

Let’s Open

Let’s Open, created by Gabriel Pereira, is a weekly newsletter with more than 5,000 subscribers where you can stay up to date with the latest in open finance.

Sifted Fintech

Sifted is a weekly newsletter with news from Europe and every Tuesday they have a specialized fintech newsletter. Sifted focuses specifically on European fintech, which makes it incredibly interesting and relevant for those who are local or those who want to see an international view.


a16z is a newsletter about the latest news and commentary in fintech, insurtech and proptech. Also, a16z is a venture capital firm backing bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology.

Fintech Today

Fintech newsletter covering the latest news on companies and startups, funding, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, regulation and cryptocurrencies. Fintech Today is a free newsletter and written by a group of financial technology experts and friends on Slack.


Finsiders is a leading Brazilian digital media outlet that follows the latest updates on Brazilian neobanks, fintech startups and emerging digital players.

Future of Fintech

Everything is becoming fintech and, possibly, fintech will become everything. For fintech to become everything, though, the question arises: what does the future of fintech look like?

Future of Fintech is a weekly newsletter aimed at the nascent, emerging and developing branches of fintech that have the potential to become the future of the industry: open finance, digital finance, embedded finance, decentralized finance, platform finance and green finance.

W Fintechs

W Fintechs, created and written by Walter Pereira, is a weekly newsletter focused on fintechs and financial innovation. Every Monday a different topic about the sector is published.

In addition to the W Fintechs newsletter, they also have the W Fintechs report, which provides more in-depth analysis of the segment.

Lina’s Newsletter

This is Linas Beliūnas newsletter, Lina’s Newslettter has more than 111,000 subscribers, a specialized space for those passionate about fintech, blockchain and cryptocurrencies.


The best content about Open Finance, monthly in your inbox

We can’t wait to hear what you’re going to build

Belvo does not grant loans or ask for deposits