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Juan Monge is the Founder & CEO of Zunify, a Los Angeles Founder Institute portfolio company that has built an end-to-end digital payment solution for issuers. Zunify is working to promote a more unified, sustainable, and fair financial system through the use of an integrated digital technology stack.

Zunify's payment network reduces merchant discount rates, while increasing the interchange margins for the issuing financial institutions. Zunify also gives financial institutions access to their “tech sandbox,” to digitally issue any payment form to their consumers, in a direct and efficient manner through the Zunify payments platform.

On the consumer end, Zunify allows users to unify their bank accounts into the single mobile app, eliminating need to carry cash or multiple physical payments cards from all of their various financial institutions, while also reducing risks posed by transaction fraud.

Watch below to see the full-length interview with Zunify Founder, Juan Monge.

Key Topics Include: 

  • The founder’s personal journey and startup story
  • How Zunify’s platform strives towards enabling a unified, sustainable, and fair financial system
  • Zunify’s platform components, features and target users
  • Problems and solutions building a fintech startup in LatAm
  • Zunify’s go-to-market strategy as a multi-stakeholder fintech
  • Philosophy and vision for the future of digital payments

Download the Introduction to Zunify paper for a more detailed intro to the company its payments tech.

In an era where the majority of the population has access to a smartphone, the potential of digitizing the payment process is infinite. Therefore, we promote the creation of a solution that connects financial institutions with consumers and businesses through the use of cutting-edge technology. For this, we have joined experts in different areas to develop an integrated product according to our fundamental pillars of development: security, sustainability, convenience, and design; because we all deserve a unified, efficient and equitable financial system.

To learn more about Zunify, visit their website at

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