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Social impact financial institution specialized in student loans to support low income Mexican students to attend a private university.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Financial Services
  • Location Mexico
  • Currency MXN
  • Founded October 2006
  • Employees 42
  • Website

Company Summary

FINAE provides accessible financing to low-income students to study and complete professional degrees at high-quality private universities. Nearly 70% of the students supported by FINAE are the first member of their family pursuing a higher education and could not attend a public university due to saturation. We seek to balance affordability to our clients and sustainability to our investors, through our business model.


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    Francisco Javier Vizcaya

    Mr. Vizcaya has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector mainly in commercial banks.He served in Banco Santander México as Executive Director of Institutional Banking. Previous positions include Executive Director of Private Banking, Business Development VP for GE Capital in Mexico, CEO of Factoraje Serfin, Executive Director of the International Division of Banca Serfin. He also participated in the creation of Banco Alianza bank (now

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    Enrique Guillermo Prieto

    Mr. Prieto has worked for institutions such as the Office of Advisors of the Governor of Aguascalientes, Carlin Group/Atlas Trading, Harvard University, NORT Consultants for Business and Government, and the University of Navarra. Before joining FINAE, he served as International Affairs Director at the Ministry of Economy. He is also a professor and lecturer in multiple universities. Mr. Prieto has a a BS in Economics and a MS in Statistics with

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    Rosalba Lopez
    Operations and Systems Manager

    Miss Herrera has a BS in Business Administration. She has over 9 years of experience in credit, collections and operations areas. She has participated in the implementation of the ISO international standard.

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    Juan Fernando Dueñas
    Marketing Manager

    Mr. Dueñas has a BS in Business Administration and a BS in Family Education. Since 1990, he has been promoting education of the Mexican and Latin American youth in Mexico and the United States. He has been awarded by the government of Mexico, the United States Congress and the government of Cuba. Mr. Dueñas has also developed several educational projects for Mexican and foreign companies.

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    Jaime Loidi
    Administration Manager

    Mr. Loidi has over 20 years of experience working at BBVA Bancomer. He has served as Treasury Director in the Brokerage House and as Credit Risk Deputy-Director in the bank. He has a BS in Accounting.


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    Fortun, Paz, Sierra y López Córdoba Abogados, S.C.
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Previous Investors

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    Oasis Fund, SCA
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    SocialAlpha Investment Fund, SCA