Finding affordable, convenient, and seamless access to working capital is challenging for small businesses in Brazil. One company is closing this gap. Host Amee Parbhoo talks with Suzy Ferriera, Founder and CEO of Dinie, which enables digital platforms to offer instant and convenient financing solutions to the country’s small businesses.
Suzy shares how her upbringing in Brazil influenced her perspective on entrepreneurship and sparked new ideas on how to use capital to make a big impact on the world. Then, Suzy explains how Dinie solely focuses on the customer, repositioning the bargaining power from banks to small businesses, what advantages exist for customers through embedded finance, the need for effective B2B partnerships, and how extreme transparency and boldness influence Dinie’s day-to-day practices. Lastly, Suzy shares her advice for making venture capital more inclusive of women fintech founders.