The “fintech” sector in Argentina plans to reach 27,000 jobs by the end of this year, which represents an increase of 15% compared to the end of the previous year, according to a sector report released this Tuesday.
According to the study carried out by the Argentine Fintech Chamber, with the collaboration of the Great Place to Work firm, the sector that groups financial activities based on technology currently employs 23,548 people, four times more than in 2017, when founded the business chamber.
Companies in the sector expect to create 3,600 new jobs by the end of this year in Argentina, where 330 “fintech” companies operate.
“Argentina is a great powerhouse of organizations in the fintech world. An industry that knows how to adapt to changes and generate highly agile and efficient organizational cultures. These aspects enable the innovation of structures, obtaining results that have an impact at the regional level”, said Carlos Alustiza, executive director of Great Place to Work Argentina.
According to the study, 42% of “fintech” positions are held by women, which shows an improvement of five points compared to the previous year and an “important approach to achieving the goal of total gender parity,” highlights the report. .
A large percentage of the positions (80%) respond to disciplines of the knowledge economy: technology (44%), business development (14%), finance (13%) and digital product (13%).
“We are proud of the results of this report that demonstrates the contribution of the sector to the economy of our country, its potential as a generator of employment and the attraction of talent,” said Ignacio Plaza, president of the Argentine Fintech Chamber.