Tagged: colombia

Fintech Montran Launches Central Securities Depository Platform at Banco de la República de Colombia

Montran, a global enabler of capital markets infrastructure, announces the successful launch of the new Central Securities Depository (CSD) platform at the Banco de la República de Colombia. This deployment marks a significant milestone in “modernizing the Colombian financial market infrastructure.” José Escobar, General Manager… Read More

Aquis Technologies Secures Contract with Central Bank of Colombia

Aquis Exchange PLC is announcing that it has been awarded the contract to provide the Central Bank of Colombia, Banco de la República, with the technology and support services for the operation of its government bond market (Sistema Electrónico de Negociación – SEN). Aquis Technologies… Read More

Latin America: Colombian Fintech Bold Reports Series C Round Led by General Atlantic

Bold, a financial technology company enabling access to electronic payments in Colombia, today announced that it has raised $50 million in Series C funding led “by existing investor General Atlantic, a global growth investor, with participation from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of… Read More

Bitso Releases Data on Crypto Usage with Update on Digital Asset Landscape in Latin America

Bitso —the financial services company powered by crypto in Latin America— released the first edition of its Crypto Landscape in Latin America: Report H2 2023, in which it reveals the importance that “the use of blockchain and crypto assets have gained, both in the region… Read More

Global Analytics Firm CRISIL Establishes New Office in Colombia to Assist Investment Banks

CRISIL Ltd, which claims to among the leading global analytics companies, has reportedly set up an office in Bogotaì, Colombia in order to “provide its clients, including global investment banks, asset managers and private equity firms an efficient solution for nearshoring critical operations and services… Read More

Latin America: Cuenta Nu to Help Colombians to Grow Wealth and Achieve Savings Goals

Nu. Colombia Financial Company, a subsidiary of Nu Holdings in the country, announced the opening of the “Launch List” for “Cuenta Nu,” its latest product, which aims to provide Colombians with a savings experience through the market’s “most competitive” offering. Cuenta Nu is a digital… Read More

Nubank Subsidiary Approved by Financial Superintendence of Colombia to Operate as Financing Firm

Nu Colombia, a subsidiary of Nubank (NYSE:NU) in the country, announced that the Financial Superintendence of Colombia (SFC) has officially approved its application to operate as a financing company. This achievement not only “marks a significant milestone for Nu Colombia but also paves the way… Read More

Latin America: Fintech EBANX Announces Integration of Botón Bancolombia, a Payment Method Enabled by Bancolombia Bank

EBANX, a global fintech company specializing in payment solutions for rising economies, announced the direct integration of Botón Bancolombia, a payment method created by Bancolombia bank, to be part of its array of available payment methods in Latin America. This strategic partnership aims “to streamline… Read More

Colombian Cross-Border Payments Fintech Supra Receives Investment from Citi and Others

Citi (NYSE: C) has led a strategic investment round in Supra. Far Out Ventures and H20 Capital also participated in the financing round. Supra is a Colombian fintech that “enables cross-border payments and treasury solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that participate in import… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s Nubank Reaches 90M+ Customers in LatAm Markets

Nubank (NYSE:NU) has surpassed 90 million customers in Latin America in its operations in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico, consolidating its position as one of the fastest-growing financial services companies in the world. David Vélez, Nubank’s founder and CEO, at an event for the press and… Read More

Paymentology, Tuily Support Apple Pay for SMB Credit Cards in Colombia

Paymentology, the global issuer-processor, announces its partnership with Tuily, the Colombian fintech that improves expense management for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMBs) which has now enabled Apple Pay for its business customers. Launched in 2023, Tuily stands as a Colombian Fintech company “with a commitment… Read More

Nubank Says Loan from International Finance Corporation Tops $265 million

Nubank (NYSE:NU) says it has received a significant increase in the A/B loan provided by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – part of the World Bank. Previously, the IFC had committed $150 million. Today, the amount has jumped to $265.1 million which should help fuel… Read More

Stablecoins, LatAm: Credix Introduces “Fully” Insured USDC Receivables Pool with Clave, Solana Foundation, Keyrock

Credix, with support from Clave, launched a “first-of-its-kind,” fully insured receivables pool. Inaugural investors include the Solana Foundation and Keyrock. The receivables pool offers an investment opportunity “to accredited investors seeking up to a double-digit yield while insuring credit risk.” More specifically, the pool, “which… Read More

Ripple, Peersyst, Colombia’s Banco de la República to Support Utilization of Blockchain Tech

The pilot program will evaluate high value payments use cases “using the Ripple CBDC Platform based on the core technology of the XRP Ledger.” Ripple, which claims to be the leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, announced its collaboration with the Banco de la… Read More

Colombia Holds Consultation on Open Banking

Superfinanciera Colombia, the financial regulator in Colombia, is pursuing a consultation on Open Banking, according to a recent post. Open Banking, or Open Finance, is a concept for data management in the financial services sector – typically where the consumer controls and owns the data…. Read More

Latin America: Digital Banking Fintech Nubank Now Claims 80M Customers

Nubank (NYSE: NU), which claims to be one of the largest digital financial services platforms in the world, reportedly reached the milestone of 80 million customers in Latin America “in the first week of April 2023, where it maintains operations in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia.”… Read More

Latin America: Lending Fintech Kala is Assisting Banks with Offering Credit in a Frictionless Manner

SMBs based in Latin America have received another boost in lending services with the recent $4 million investment in Kala, a Colombia-headquartered firm creating Fintech infrastructure for enabling more efficient lending. The firm, which has been co-founded by Manuel Alemán, Rodolfo Lazo and Pablo Cattólica… Read More

Binance Introduces Prepaid Cryptocurrency Card in Colombia

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, has announced the launch of Binance Card in Colombia. One of Binance‘s top markets boasting high levels of crypto adoption, Colombia becomes the third country in Latin America “to support the product,… Read More

Digital Banking: Nubank Announces Management Changes in Nu Colombia

Nu Colombia, Nubank’s (NYSE: NU) subsidiary in the country, announces that Catalina Breton, who has served as General Manager for the past 4 years, will be “stepping down from her role in the upcoming weeks to focus on personal projects.” Breton will be working “with… Read More

Impact Investor Bamboo Capital Exits Investment in Banco W

Bamboo Capital, a VC impact investor, has exited its investment in Banco W based in Colombia, according to a note from the firm. Banco W S.A. is a regulated entity authorized by the Financial Superintendency of Colombia, created in 2011. Banco W aims to promote… Read More