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Binance, Mastercard Introduce Prepaid Crypto Card in Brazil

Binance and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) are excited to announce the launch of Binance Card in Brazil. Brazil is among “the top ten markets for Binance globally and becomes the second country in Latin America to have the product, following its release last year in Argentina.”… Read More

Half of Young Brazilians Ready to Go into Debt to Invest in their Own Business, Survey Reveals

Young Brazilians already “demonstrate mastery of basic concepts of financial education and how to spend money thinking about the future,” according to an update shared by C6 Bank. The most recent survey by C6 Bank/Datafolha indicated, for example, “that 50% of boys and girls aged… Read More

Open Finance: Nubank Allows Clients to Access Balance from Other Institutions via App

Nubank (NYSE: NU) has launched a new functionality that allows customers to view, within the Nu application, the balance of all their bank accounts linked to Open Finance. The tool is still “in the testing phase, and will initially be offered to 300,000 customers that… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers 500+ Funds via an Investment Platform Integrated into its App

C6 Bank has again expanded the investment options available to its clients. Now, there are reportedly more than 500 funds listed on C6 Invest, the investment platform that is within the bank’s application. Among the options “are fixed income, equity, multimarket, currency and crypto funds,… Read More

Nubank Adds More Digital Currencies to Nubank Cripto Experience

In yet another step towards democratizing access to the world of cryptocurrencies in Latin America, Nubank (NYSE: NU) announced two more digital currencies as part of the Nubank Cripto experience, currently “available to more than 67 million of customers in Brazil.” Launched in May “with… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Enables Sending, Receiving Euros Abroad

Customers who have a Global Account with C6 Bank with a balance in euros have a new feature that “allows them to make international transfers in foreign currency.” The option, which was already available in the Global Dollar Account offered by C6 Bank, serves those… Read More

Lolli Founder Comments on Brazil Approving Legislation Regulating Crypto

Yesterday, the Brazilian President signed into law a framework for regulated crypto. Law 14,478/22 determines the guidelines for regulating the provision of virtual asset services. Digital assets deemed to be securities will be regulated by the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission. Another entity will regulate… Read More

Brazil: C6 Bank Chooses Thought Machine for Digital Banking Tech

C6 Bank in Brazil has selected UK-based Thought Machine to power its core banking tech stack. C6 Bank is a full-stack bank for both businesses and individuals, serving more than 20 million customers. C6 Bank will leverage Thought Machine’s “Vault Core” to create and launch… Read More

Nubank Announces Equity Capitalization of $330M, Raising 2022 Investment in Mexico to $1.3B

Nubank, which claims to be one of the world’s largest digital financial services platforms, announced an equity capitalization of $330 million, which will be “invested to finance the expansion of the company’s portfolio, increase penetration across market segments and strengthen its operations and long term… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Introduces Pix Collection for Legal Entities

C6 Bank corporate customers have one more option “to receive payments in their businesses: Pix Cobrança.” With the free resource, it is possible “to issue personalized QR codes and manage payments in a simplified way through the app.” Monisi Costa, head of products for legal… Read More

Nubank Extends Mobile Insurance Coverage with Protection for Digital Transactions

Nubank, which claims to be one of the world’s largest financial services platforms, announces the additional protection for fraudulent digital transactions “as part of its Nubank Celular Seguro insurance.” Still in the testing phase for a little portion of the customer base, the coverage “will… Read More

London based Volt Launches Real-Time Payments for Crypto Exchange Kriptomat

Volt, the global gateway for open banking payments in Europe, the UK and Brazil, and Kriptomat, one of the “fastest-growing” European cryptocurrency exchange platforms, are announcing a partnership “to enable Kriptomat customers throughout Europe to make real-time account-to-account payments to buy, sell and exchange cryptocurrencies.”… Read More

Fintech Zimpler to Expand to Latin America, Opens Office in São Paulo

Zimpler, which claims to be a leading fintech company born in Sweden, announced that it will expand its operations to Latin America. The company has “established its LatAm headquarters in São Paulo, catering to the growing local and regional markets.” Zimpler plans “to introduce their… Read More

Brazil’s Nubank Expands Offer for Clients Under 18 Years Old

Nubank (NYSE: NU) announced to all its eligible customers the possibility of “opening an account with a debit card for those under 18 years of age.” The novelty, which passed through an initial phase of testing which started in June and has already “registered a… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Introduces Financial Protection Insurance for Vehicle Financing

Just over a year after the start of the vehicle financing operation, C6 Bank launches the C6 Auto Financial Protection Insurance. Offered in partnership with Fairfax Seguros (FF Seguros) and also known as credit life, the product “guarantees that the financing assumed by the vehicle… Read More

AstroPay Launches Mastercard Prepaid Card in Brazil

AstroPay, the online payment solution of “choice” for millions of users worldwide, is pleased to launch its new product in Brazil, a Mastercard prepaid card. This move will “provide both new and existing AstroPay customers with the ability to pay in any store that accepts… Read More

Crypto As a Service: Zero Hash Launches in Brazil

Zero Hash, the global B2B2C crypto-as-a-service infrastructure provider, recently announced its expansion into Brazil. Zero Hash “enables businesses to embed digital assets within their product offering with a light technical lift and little regulatory burden.” Zero Hash’s platform “provides customers the complete building blocks for… Read More

Fintech EBANX Appoints Greg Cornwell as VP of Business Development

EBANX, a fintech company that specializes in international payments in rising markets, announced the appointment of Greg Cornwell “as the Brazilian unicorn’s new Vice President of Business Development.” He will “report directly to EBANX President of Global Payments, Paula Bellizia, and play a key role… Read More

Sterling Trading Tech Selected by Avenue Securities to Bring Brazilian Investors Access to US Markets

Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a provider of order management systems, risk and margin tools and trading platforms to the capital markets worldwide, today announced it has signed with Avenue Securities, a U.S. digital brokerage serving retail investors in Brazil, “to provide its suite of technology… Read More

Brazil based Neobank Nubank Creates Bespoke Cryptocurrency – Nucoin

Nubank (NYSE: NU) has announced the creation of its own cryptocurrency Nucoin. The digital asset is leveraging the Polygon blockchain network. Nubank claims the title of one of the largest financial services companies in the world. Last month, it reported that it had topped 70… Read More

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