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Digital Remittances Market Enjoys Significant Boost Amid After-effects of Covid-19

When COVID-19 cases first appeared in late 2019, its contagion abilities were wildly unanticipated by world leaders, and it was ungracefully downplayed by mainstream media. This caused a subsequent uncontrollable outbreak that eventually dampened the quality of life for billions and dented economies across the… Read More

Nubank Reaches 70M Customers in Latin America

Nubank (NYSE: NU) reached the mark of 70 million customers in Latin America, “with 66.4 million users in the Brazilian operation, 3.2 million in Mexico, and more than 400 thousand in Colombia.” The company, the fifth largest financial institution in Brazil in number of customers,… Read More

Persona, Serpro to Combat Identity Fraud in Brazil

Persona announced it has partnered with Serpro, the federal government technology company of Brazil. As part of the partnership, Persona has “integrated with Serpro to unlock the ability to validate both PII and biometric information against government data sources.” The joint initiative will enable organizations… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Introduces Carbon, a New Financial Service for High-Income Clients

After reaching the milestone of 20 million accounts opened, Brazil’s C6 Bank has introduced  an “exclusive” service aimed at the high-income segment. Called Carbon, the new service is free of charge and has a new proposal at the bank: the Carbon Partner, a specialized executive… Read More

Brazilian Fintech Klavi Raises $15 Million to Provide Open Finance Solutions

Klavi, a Brazilian Fintech startup, has raised $15 million in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by venture capital funds Iporanga Ventures and Parallax Ventures and included GSR Ventures. Klavi said the banking infrastructure provider CIP S.A. and Vivo Ventures, Vivo’s Corporate… Read More

Credix Raises $11.25 Million, Builds Future of Global Credit Markets with Blockchain Powered Platform

Credix, a Brazilian Fintech, has raised $11.25 million in Series A funding, according to a corporate statement. The Credix funding round was led by Motive Partners’ Early Stage fund and ParaFi Capital. Other investors include Valor Capital Group, Victory Park Capital, MGG Investment Group, Circle… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers Discounted Airfares via Atoms Points Loyalty Program

C6 Bank is offering special conditions for the purchase of airline tickets “with Atoms points through the bank’s application.” Between the 24th and 26th of August, the bank’s customers had been able to purchase national and international flights “at different prices through C6 Travel, an… Read More

Fintech Ripple Introduces Crypto-powered Enterprise Payments in Brazil

Ripple, the provider of enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, announced the launch of RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) in Brazil with Travelex Bank, “the first bank in Latin America to utilize ODL.” Travelex is the first bank registered and “approved by the Central Bank of Brazil… Read More

Brazilian Brokerage XP Adds Bitcoin, Ethereum Trading, BTG Pactual’s Mynt Platform Now Live

XTAGE, a digital asset trading platform created by Brazilian brokerage XP (Nasdaq: XP), has launched trading of Bitcoin and Ethereum, according to multiple reports. The creation of XTAGE was announced this past May as a collaboration with Nasdaq. At that time, Lucas Rabechini, Director of… Read More

LatAm Digital Commerce Firm MercadoLibre Reports Q2 2022 Financial Results

MercadoLibre, Inc. (Nasdaq: MELI), which claims to be Latin America’s leading e-commerce technology company, reported financial results “for the quarter ended June 30, 2022.” The company hosted an earnings video as well as a conference call and audio webcast “for any questions that investors may… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s C6 Bank Supports Financial Education Initiative

In yet another initiative with the goal of transforming consumers’ financial lives via education, Brazil’s C6 Bank is promoting the second edition of the Financial Expedition, a project that takes free workshops “to communities in small municipalities.” This edition takes place between the 9th and… Read More

Nubank Emerges as the Largest Brokerage in Brazil

Latin American Digital bank Nubank (NYSE: NU) has emerged as the largest brokerage in Brazil as it tops 5 million investors. According to a blog post, Nubank has the largest number of active investors on a digital brokerage in the country. Nubank facilitated the investing features with… Read More

Bitso Enables Payment by Crypto for Player Transfer to São Paulo FC

Bitso, a Latin American crypto exchange, has facilitated the transfer of Argentian football (soccer) player to São Paulo FC’ Bitso states that this is the first such transfer to take place with midfielder Giuliano Galoppo signing with the São Paulo club, completed with crypto, and… Read More

OneConnect Financial Technology Announces Launch of Virtual Banking Solutions Suite

OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd, the technology-as-a-service provider and an associate of Ping An Group, recently announced the launch of OneCosmo, a “one-stop” omni platform for all-in-one digital banking solutions jointly “developed with Brazil-based tech company Pismo, one of the fastest growing banking Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)… Read More

Brazilian Fintech Neon Raises $80 Million in First Credit Card Investment Fund

Neon, a Brazilian Fintech and digital bank, says it has raised $80 million for its first Credit Rights Investment Fund (FIDC). The credit card investment fund is focused on credit cards. Jamil Marques, CFO of Neon, said this 2nd fundraising by Neon endorses the strength… Read More

Itaú Unibanco Launches Digital Assets Platform, Purchases Avenue Securities

Itaú Unibanco, a Brazilian digital bank, has launched Itaú Digital Assets as it targets the crypto asset sector of finance. The bank has created a dedicated web page for Itaú Digital Assets indicating its mission to tokenize, issue, and trade digital assets as well as… Read More

Huobi Partners with Capitual in Brazil

Huobi Global has announced a partnership with Fintech Capitual to provide “account individualization” in Brazil. Huobi is a prominent crypto exchange operating in 160 different countries reporting tens of millions of users. Capitual is a Brazilian payments gateway and “hybrid digital bank” that takes a… Read More

Brazil’s Creditas Acquires Banking License, Raises Additional Capital

Brazil’s secured lending platform Creditas is getting ready to expand its product offering, after obtaining a banking license as well as a mortgage marketplace. The company is reportedly acquiring Brazil‘s banking license of Andorra’s Banco Andbank, allowing it to take customer deposits. As part of… Read More

Digital Banking: Neon Hires Former Coinbase, Google Exec as CTO

Neon, a Brazilian digital bank, has hired André Madeira as the company’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Madeira has previously worked at Google, Coinbase, and Snap and thus brings considerable experience to his new role. Madeira will be tasked with “transforming Neon into a technology-driven… Read More

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

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