Enthusiast

[Operator Stories] Jacobo Singer (dLocal) on bringing their payment solutions to Africa, lessons on expansion and promoting talent from within

October 25, 2022 Season 3 Episode 8
Enthusiast
[Operator Stories] Jacobo Singer (dLocal) on bringing their payment solutions to Africa, lessons on expansion and promoting talent from within
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On this episode Pat sits down with Jacobo Singer, President of leading payment processor dLocal. During the conversation, they dive into the company's expansion journey from tiny Uruguay onto conquering huge markets such as Brazil and India, the company methodology on identifying and promoting talent from within and how they are trailblazing their way onto the African continent. Jacobo is currently based out of South Africa to lead the company's expansion across the continent.

On this episode you will learn about: 

  • Jacobo's rise inside the company from software engineer to CTO to COO and President
  • dLocal's unique no-frills, down to earth culture and their persistent customer focus
  • Their expansion playbook and how they are changing the payments infrastructure in emerging markets 

You can find Jacobo on LinkedIn here

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Jacobo's journey into entrepreneurship
Promoting from within
What is dLocal's value prop. in the payment processing landscape?
dLocal's expansion journey & playbook
Before and After dLocal
Current state of dLocal within Africa
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