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Everest Teams Up with Bitso to Support Cross-Border Payments

Bitso, the cryptocurrency platform in Latin America with over 5 million users, and Everest, the “first” licensed crypto custodian offering stablecoins, announced their partnership to provide Everest users “with the ability to receive cross-border transactions from the US, Europe, and Singapore into Mexico.” The Mexico-US… Read More

Paystand Acquires Yaydoo to Establish B2B Receivables, Payables, Payments Network

Paystand, the provider of blockchain-enabled accounts receivable and B2B payments, announced the acquisition of Yaydoo, a firm focused on accounts payable, cash flow management, and liquidity solutions in Mexico and LATAM. The deal represents “one of the biggest technology unions in Mexico and LATAM and… 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

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

Fintech Stori Becomes Mexico’s Latest Unicorn, Securing an Additional $150M at $1.2B Valuation

Stori, a “rapidly growing” fintech company offering credit card products to Mexico’s underserved population, recently announced its latest round of financing of $150 million, which “values the company at $1.2 billion.” As a result of this latest investment round, Stori now “joins a select group… Read More

NanoPay Mexico Selects BPC’s SmartVista Anti-Fraud Tech

BPC, the international payments solution provider, has been selected as partner by NanoPay in Mexico, and has launched its anti-fraud solution SmartVista in order to safeguard credit card transfers for its clients. Daniel Hernández, Business Development Director and Country Manager Mexico at BPC, said: “The… 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

LatAm Digital Asset Exchange Bitso Offers Crypto Remittance Service in Colombian Markets

The Latin American digital asset exchange Bitso has introduced a cryptocurrency remittance service in Colombia. The service, which should enable individual consumers and businesses to send and receive “digital dollars,” is reportedly one of the first crypto-based remittance products offered in Colombia to date, according… Read More

DEUNA Secures $37M to Expand Digital Commerce Services in Latin America

DEUNA, the commerce operating system that enables a “1-click checkout” buying experience and a sales network for digital commerce merchants, has raised $37 million in funding including a $30 million Series A round. The investment round was led by Activant Capital along with contributions from… 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

How the Growing Adoption of Digital Currency Impacts the Fintech Industry

Cryptocurrency is gaining traction with investors, businesses, and even Uncle Sam this year. Despite being around for over a decade, the global cryptocurrency market is now worth over $1 trillion. At the end of February, the 24-hour average trading volume of all cryptocurrencies across the… Read More

Alviere Acquires Financing from Silicon Valley Bank to Support Growth in Europe, LatAm

Alviere, the provider of enterprise software solutions for embedded finance that enables brands to deliver a full suite of financial products and services to customers, fans, and employees, announced it has secured financing from Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world’s “most innovative” companies… 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

Bitso Reports $1 Billion in Remittances Between the US and Mexico in First 6 Months of 2022

Bitso, a Mexico-based crypto platform that claims to be the leading platform of its kind in Latin America, says it has completed $1 billion in remittances during the first 6 months of 2022. This represents 4X the same period in 2021. Currently, Bitso claims over… Read More

DFC and Mastercard to Support Financial Inclusion in Central America

On the margins of the Ninth Summit of the Americas, DFC and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced the first joint program in response to the Call to Action for Northern Central America the Vice President launched in May 2021. The Call to Action is designed “to… 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

Bitso and Addem Capital Partner on Providing Access to Capital for Entrepeneurs – Using Crypto

Leading Latin American crypto exchange Bitso has partnered with Addem Capital to provide access to capital for entrepreneurs not in fiat but in crypto. Addem Capital Group aims to provide access to capital in Latin America via three companies whose purpose is to increase and… 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

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