Baubap takes on US$20 million in debt to finance microloans in Mexico

Baubap offers micro loans ranging from $500 to 5,000 Mexican pesos (US$25 to US$258) through an Android-compatible mobile app. The company says it uses alternative data and a proprietary AI system to assess the likelihood of repayment. It has granted loans to 500 thousand people and expects to exceed 1.5 million in 2023.