21 min

TechCrunch's Mary Ann Azevedo - Covering the Pulse of Fintech & Latin America's Tech Scene Wharton FinTech Podcast

    • Technology

Miguel Armaza sits down with the talented Mary Ann Azevedo, Senior Reporter at TechCrunch covering all things Fintech and Latin America Tech.

Mary Ann is a seasoned reporter, who’s been covering tech for 25 years! She’s seen and heard it all and this was a great conversation where we cover a ton of ground, including:

- Mary Ann’s writing and creative process
- Some of the biggest trends she’s seeing in the fintech space
- Managing the insane volume of industry news on a daily basis
- The main differences between US-based entrepreneurs and Latin American founders
- Have you ever wondered what goes behind the screen at Techcrunch HQ? We cover that too!
- Plus, tips and best practices to pitch a story to a reporter and some things you should absolutely avoid doing
- ... and a lot more!

Mary Ann Azevedo

Mary Ann Azevedo has more than 20 years of business reporting and editing experience for publications such as FinLedger, Crunchbase News, Crain, Forbes and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Prior to joining TechCrunch in 2021, she earned numerous awards including the New York Times Chairman’s Award and others for breaking news coverage. She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas in Austin, where she currently lives.

TechCrunch

TechCrunch, founded on June 11, 2005, is a global news website dedicated to the tech scene. The company provides breaking technology news, opinions, and analysis on tech companies from around the world. From publicly traded tech companies to emerging startups and venture capital funding rounds, TechCrunch is the number one guide for all things technology.

For more FinTech insights, follow us below:

Medium: medium.com/wharton-fintech

WFT Twitter: twitter.com/whartonfintech

Miguel's Twitter: twitter.com/MiguelArmaza

Miguel's Newsletter: https://bit.ly/3jWIpqp

Miguel Armaza sits down with the talented Mary Ann Azevedo, Senior Reporter at TechCrunch covering all things Fintech and Latin America Tech.

Mary Ann is a seasoned reporter, who’s been covering tech for 25 years! She’s seen and heard it all and this was a great conversation where we cover a ton of ground, including:

- Mary Ann’s writing and creative process
- Some of the biggest trends she’s seeing in the fintech space
- Managing the insane volume of industry news on a daily basis
- The main differences between US-based entrepreneurs and Latin American founders
- Have you ever wondered what goes behind the screen at Techcrunch HQ? We cover that too!
- Plus, tips and best practices to pitch a story to a reporter and some things you should absolutely avoid doing
- ... and a lot more!

Mary Ann Azevedo

Mary Ann Azevedo has more than 20 years of business reporting and editing experience for publications such as FinLedger, Crunchbase News, Crain, Forbes and Silicon Valley Business Journal. Prior to joining TechCrunch in 2021, she earned numerous awards including the New York Times Chairman’s Award and others for breaking news coverage. She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas in Austin, where she currently lives.

TechCrunch

TechCrunch, founded on June 11, 2005, is a global news website dedicated to the tech scene. The company provides breaking technology news, opinions, and analysis on tech companies from around the world. From publicly traded tech companies to emerging startups and venture capital funding rounds, TechCrunch is the number one guide for all things technology.

For more FinTech insights, follow us below:

Medium: medium.com/wharton-fintech

WFT Twitter: twitter.com/whartonfintech

Miguel's Twitter: twitter.com/MiguelArmaza

Miguel's Newsletter: https://bit.ly/3jWIpqp

21 min