Tagged: central america

Remittance Payments to El Salvador can be Improved by Using Bitcoin or Other Crypto Rails Instead of Regular Money Transfers: Report

Nate Maddrey and the other researchers at Coin Metrics have shared their latest State of the Network Report. Published on June 15, 2021, the report from Coin Metrics notes that on June 9, 2021, the El Salvador Congress introduced a bill that officially made Bitcoin… Read More

Central American Fintech Firms Now Involved in Banking, Billing, Crowdfunding, Online Payments, Personal Credit

  Central America is home to many Fintech firms such as Cuanto, Sube, and Klap which specialize in online payments. There’s also Adelantos and Vana which focus on personal credit. Central America based Fintech firms Omni and Cuscatalan are part of the region’s banking sector…. Read More

WorldRemit Announces Partnership With Tigo Money Subsidiaries for Mobile Money Transfers Services to El Salvador and Guatemala

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Millicom’s subsidiaries Tigo Money to open up new remittance routes to El Salvador and Guatemala. This new collaboration will notably enable Salvadorans and  Guatemalans abroad to send money transfers instantly to… Read More

Florida Legislature Approves Crowdfunding Bill. Governor Scott Will Sign into Law this Week

Both the Florida state Senate an House passed crowdfunding legislation and the bill has moved to the desk of Governor Rick Scott where it is expected to be signed into law this week. This is not the first time the Sunshine state attempted to legalize… Read More

University of Texas Rolls Out New Campus-Wide Crowdfunding Platform HornRaiser

Seeking to help its students, faculty and staff members raise funds for their projects, the University of Texas in Austin announced the launch of its very own crowfunding platform called HornRaiser. According to the university, students taking full advantage of HornRaiser, which will help garner… Read More

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