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Digital Banking: C6 Bank Clients in Brazil can Make Free Withdrawals with Pix Saque

Brazil’s C6 Bank clients can now make 100% free Pix Saque and Pix Troco transactions across the country. The new functionality “allows operations like these to be carried out in commercial establishments and lottery houses, not just at ATMs, making life easier for users.” Maxnaun… Read More

Cryptocurrency Purchases with Bank Cards Now Supported by MEXC Global

MEXC Global, which claims to be a leading digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform, reveals that it has taken steps towards improving the process of crypto purchases by offering investors in 180 countries the option of buying cryptocurrencies using Visa or Mastercard. Visa and Mastercard… Read More

Brazilian Fintech Inter&Co Trades on Nasdaq

Inter&Co (NASDAQ: INTR), a Brazil-based Fintech, commenced trading of its shares on the Nasdaq today. Inter&Co previously traded on Brazil’s B3 exchange. As was previously reported, Inter&Co is seeking the greater liquidity and robust capital markets of the US as it plans its expansion. Inter&Co reports… Read More

Visa Introduces Bitcoin (BTC) Cashback Cards in Brazil, Argentina

Visa (NYSE: V) has introduced Latin America’s first crypto cards, through partner firms based in Brazil and Argentina. Working cooperatively with Fintech startups and other companies in the region, Visa will reportedly issue cards that allow consumers to receive Bitcoin (BTC) cashback with each  payment… Read More

Brazil: Fintech “Super App” Inter&Co to Trade on Nasdaq Later this Month

Inter&Co, a Brazilian Fintech “Super App,” will trade on Nasdaq later this month. Inter&Co recently acquired US-based USEND as part of its transition. Inter claims the title as the first Brazilian digital bank to list its shares on B3 in Brazil in 2018 and it… Read More

Fintech VC QED Investors Boosts Brazil Presence with New Hire

One of the most successful Fintech VCs around, QED Investors, has hired Camila Vieira to boost its presence in Brazil – an important region in the hot Latin American Fintech market. Vieira is the company’s first employee based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she will… Read More

Digital Commerce: Bexs Pay Teams Up with Nubank to Serve Brazilian Consumers

Bexs Pay, which claims to be a “pioneer” in offering cross-border transactions, has entered a partnership in order to provide Brazilian consumers with convenient access to global products and services. Bexs Pay will, from now on, be responsible for transfers via NuPay, which is Nubank’s… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers Free Monthly Payments via Atoms C6 Platinum Points Plan

C6 Bank has an “exclusive” promotion for new subscribers to the Atoms C6 Platinum points accelerator plan. Customers of the C6 Platinum card who subscribe to the points accelerator plan “will have the monthly fee charged for the first three months reversed in the following… Read More

Mercado Bitcoin Teams Up with Stellar Development Foundation in LIFT Challenge Real Digital by Central Bank of Brazil, Fenasbac

Mercado Bitcoin, which claims to be the largest exchange in Latin America, has teamed up with the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) in order to develop one of the nine projects selected for the LIFT Challenge Real Digital, “a collaborative environment carried out by the Central… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Now Includes Full Futures Contracts via its Investment Platform

C6 Bank has announced that it recently added new equity investment options to its C6 Invest platform. From now on, clients who were already able to trade mini dollar and index (Ibovespa) contracts since August last year “can also trade full futures contracts on the… Read More

Neon, Brazil’s Newest Unicorn, Drives Innovation to Address Financial Inequalities

Neon, a Fintech firm and digital bank focused on “improving the lives of working Brazilians,” has announced an overview of the company’s growth and momentum that “led up to its recent US$300M Series D round, resulting in a valuation of US$1.6B and its achievement of… Read More

Brazil: Fintech Neon Talks Progress Following $300 Million Series D

Neon is reporting that revenue has grown by 3X while predicting it will grow 2X in 2022. This is following a Series D round that raised $300 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion. BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) provided the growth capital for Neon and agreed… Read More

Foley Represents Brazilian Fintech Nomad in $32M Round

Foley & Lardner LLP recently represented Nomad, a Latin American Fintech firm that enables Brazilian consumers to maintain bank accounts in the United States, in its $32 million (R$160 million) financing. The Fintech company’s investment round was led by Stripe, followed by monashees, Spark Capital,… Read More

Experian to Acquire Majority Stake in MOVA, a Fintech Providing Credit Assessment Tech

Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to confirm that it has agreed to acquire MOVA Sociedade de Empréstimo entre Pessoas S.A., a Fintech in Brazil that helps equip any company, including non-banks, “with the expertise and technology to perform data-driven credit assessments of… Read More

Ebury Acquires Bexs to Expand Global Payments to Brazil

Ebury, the Banco Santander-backed provider of corporate banking services to SMEs that trade globally, has reportedly agreed to acquire Bexs in a deal that further expands its international payments offering to Brazilian markets. The transaction, currently subject to regulatory clearance, reportedly includes the companies Bexs… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Clients May Now Add Payment Cards to Samsung Pay

C6 Bank clients are now able to use Samsung Pay in order to make purchases “without the physical card.” C6 Bank customers can now “register their C6, C6 Platinum, C6 Carbon and C6 Business cards in Samsung Pay.” Samsung’s service “allows users to make contactless… Read More

Ozone API Introduces “Beyond Compliance” Open Banking Solutions

Ozone API, the developer of the standards-based software for open banking and open finance, has introduced a suite of solutions that “enable banks to move beyond compliance and convert their APIs into more strategic and commercial channels.” The enhancements to Ozone’s open API platform “give… Read More

Fintech EBANX Partners with VTEX to Support Cross-border Payments in Latin America

EBANX, a payments Fintech with an international presence, and VTEX, a digital commerce platform for large firms and retailers, has announced a partnership aimed at “broadening cross-border payments for Brazilian e-commerce companies in Latin America.” Via this collaboration, Brazilian firms will be able to enjoy… Read More

LatAm Fintech Nubank Strengthens Global Operations with $650M Credit Line to Support Mexico, Colombia Business Growth

Nubank (NYSE: NU), one of the largest digital financial services platforms globally, recently announced that it strengthened its international operations by obtaining a credit line of $650 million, which will be “invested in the Mexican and Colombian markets, where the company operates under the name… Read More

Coinbase Poised to Purchase 2TM, Parent of Brazilian Crypto Exchange Mercado Bitcoin: Report

According to multiple reports, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is poised to purchase the Brazil-based 2TM parent company of  Mercado Bitcoin (Bitcoin Market). Expectations are for an announcement soon in April. This past December, Mercado Bitcoin raised $50.2 million in Series A funding that was part of a larger… Read More

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