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Cybersource, a Visa Solution, and Fintech Ebanx to Handle Payments in Brazil

Cybersource, a Visa solution, and Ebanx, an international payments Fintech that is focused on  Latin American (LatAm) markets, have entered into a partnership for handling payments in Brazil. Cybersource’s customers across the globe will have access to EBANX‘s payment services for  Brazil, and provide their… Read More

Santander Introduces “Green” Sustainable Payment Cards in Spain

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) has started to introduce its sustainable payment cards, which are reportedly made with recycled material. The cards are being rolled out in Spain. Santander had previously launched the “One Card” design in Poland and Portugal. The financial institution plans to have… Read More

NFT Art Marketplace Tropix Celebrates $2M Seed Round

Digital art NFT marketplace Tropix today announced a $2 million seed round that will be used to build a better solution for NFTs, grow its marketing operations and research and development, and expand its gallery portfolio. This round was led by 2TM, the parent company… Read More

Volt Execs Welcome Open Banking in Brazil

This week’s launch of Open Banking Excellence’s presence in Brazil could play a key role in the country’s emergence as an open banking stalwart, two executives from instant payments infrastructure provider Volt believe. CEO Tom Greenwood said Banco Central do Brazil has gone farther than… Read More

Open Banking Body to Open Brazil Office

Open Banking Excellence (OBE) is opening a center in Brazil to help promote the concept in that country. The launch of OBE Brazil is set for 2 p.m. local time Sept. 1 and features a live session with debates and discussions by experts in the… Read More

Latin American Crypto Experiences Analyzed in Research Note

July proved to be a turbulent month for cryptocurrencies in Latin America, the authors of a research note from Blockchain Intelligence Group discovered. While Mexico at one point looked poised to regulate crypto, they instead went in the opposite direction by banning its use by… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Revolut to Streamline Cross-Border Payments between US and Mexico with Remittance Corridor

Digital bank Revolut, which offers a financial Super App with 16 million clients globally, reveals that it has simplified cross-border transactions between the US and Mexico with the introduction of its US-Mexico remittance corridor. With this launch, Revolut clients in the US and Mexico are… Read More

SoftBank Latin American Fund Backs Mercado Bitcoin $200M Series B

Latin American cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin today completed a $200 million Series B raise from the SoftBank Latin America Fund, Mercado Bitcoin parent company 2TM Group announced. 2TM Group now has a $2.1 billion valuation. The funds are earmarked for product and technology development along with… Read More

QED Investors Leads $30 Million Series B in Brazilian Fintech Solfácil

Solfácil, a solar Fintech based in Brazil, has raised a $30 million Series B funding round led by top Fintech VC QED Investors. According to a note from Solfácil, the round is the largest venture capital injection in the distributed solar sector in Brazil.  Existing… Read More

Latam Fintech Nubank Said to be Planning an IPO in the US

Brazil-based digital bank Nubank is said to be in the early stages of pursuing an initial public offering (IPO) in the US. Earlier this month, it was reported that Nubank had acquired $750 million in capital as part of two extensions of its latest Series… Read More

QR Codes in Latin American Digital Banking: 2021 and Beyond

With the growing knowledge and adoption of digital banking, many consumers are still learning about the capabilities of contactless payments due to new perceptions of value, security, and availability, creating an ongoing challenge for merchants. Consumers are seeking out simplicity and instantaneous opportunities more than… Read More

Brazilian Fintech EBANX, a Cross-Border Commerce Platform, Secures $400M from Advent International, Another $30M in Commitments

Brazil-based EBANX, a cross-border commerce platform, recently acquired $400 million in capital from Advent International and another $30 million commitment. The company is now planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the US. Advent has reportedly made strategic investments in Vantiv, Worldpay, Nets, Nexi, Planet,… Read More

Latin American Buy Now Pay Later Platform ADDI Scores $65 Million Through Series B Round Led By Union Square Ventures; Forms Partnership With Banco Santander

ADDI, a Latin-America-based Buy Now Pay Later platform, announced on Thursday it secured $65 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Union Square ventures. The company also announced its new strategic partnership with Banco Santander. Founded in 2018, ADDI claims it was… Read More

Digital Payments Fintech SafetyPay Adds PIX as Payment Method in Brazil

SafetyPay, a digital alternative payments platform offering solutions across Latin America (LatAm) and European markets, has announced the implementation of PIX as a payment method in Brazil, in order to support instant payments with QR codes. SafetyPay aims to facilitate the transfer of funds and… Read More

Crypto.com Unveils Zero-Fee Brazilian Real Bank Transfers on Mobile App

  Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Wednesday the launch of zero-fee Brazilian Real (BRL) bank transfers and BRL as a payment currency in the Crypto.com App. The platform also added Brazilian Portuguese to its language list.  Crypto.com reported that the integration marks the first “major step”… Read More

Brazil-Based Payment Technology Network CloudWalk Raises $190 Million Through Series B Led By Coatue

  CloudWalk, a Brazil-based payment technology network, announced on Tuesday it raised US$190 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Coatue with participation from DST Global, FIS, The Hive Brazil, and Valor Capital. The latest investment round brings CloudWalk’s total funding raised… Read More

Brazil based Fintech Ebanx Appoints Company Co-Founder João Del Valle as New CEO

João Del Valle, Co-founder at Ebanx, is the new Chief Executive of the firm. After working as COO for several years, preceded by nearly seven years as company CTO, Del Valle has now taken over the executive leadership of the Fintech firm, which was being… Read More

Brazil based Investment Firm Warren Secures BRL 300 Million in Capital via Series C led by GIC, Singapore’s Sovereign Fund

Brazil-based investment firm Warren recently revealed that it finalized a BRL 300 million (appr. $55.16 million) funding round that was led GIC, which is Singapore’s sovereign fund that has made other investments in the country’s Unicorns such as Nubank and Hotmart. Warren’s investment round includes… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Nubank’s Mexican Division Nu Mexico to Acquire $135M in Capital to Expand Operations in Latin America

The Mexico-based division of Fintech Unicorn Nubank, which is notably the largest standalone digital banking platform in the world, will be acquiring $135 million in capital in order to support its business operations in the Latin American (LatAm) region’s second-largest economy. As first reported by… Read More

Brazilian Online Credit Marketplace FinanZero Secures $7 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By Swedish Investors VEF, Dunross & Co.

FinanZero, a Brazil-based online credit marketplace, announced on Tuesday it secured $7 million through its latest funding round, which was led by Swedish investors VEF, Dunross & Co. and Atlant Fonder. Founded in 2016, FinanZero claims that it simplifies the way to apply for all type… Read More

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