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Mexico’s Online Lending and BNPL Service Provider, Kueski, Secures $202M in Debt and Equity

Mexico’s online lending platform and Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL service provider Kueski has secured $202 million in capital via a debt and equity round that has been led by StepStone Group. Kueski claims to be the largest online consumer lender in Mexico. It… Read More

Global Fintech Jeeves and MasterCard are Providing Fully Locally-Issued Physical and Virtual Cards for Mexico’s Businesses

Mexico is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but its local businesses still struggle to access credit without super-high fees and tedious paperwork. Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Jeeves, the financial partner for Mexican businesses, have teamed up to address this issue by introducing… Read More

Overfunding: ID Finance, a Fast-Growing Fintech in Spain and Mexico, Secures €1M+ from 459 Investors via Crowdcube

ID Finance, which claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintechs in Spain and Mexico, has raised 106% (€1,062,883) of its €1M fundraising target from 459 investors (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube with 3 days left in its crowdfunding campaign. After a record-setting… Read More

Mastercard Enhances Support of Latin America Real-Time Payments with Acquisition of Arcus

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announces that it has acquired Arcus FI, an alum of the firm’s Start Path program, in order to help support the delivery of bill pay solutions and “other real-time payment applications across Latin America.” As mentioned in the announcement: “With offices in… Read More

Latam: Bitso Announces Bitso Shift Payment Service between the US and Mexico Powered by Circle’s USDC

Bitso, a top crypto platform in Latin America that reports over 3.3 million users, has launched “Bitso Shift,” a service that allows Mexican people and companies to send and receive payments between Mexico and the United States. According to Bitso, Bitso Shift is targeting Mexican… Read More

Whale Cloud, Ant Group Team Up with Toka Fintech to Enable Greater Financial Inclusion for Consumers in Mexico

Whale Cloud, a tech firm offering software solutions and services for telecommunications and several other industries has formed a partnership with Toka Fintech, a Mexican financial group, in order to assist with creating its own virtual payment app with Alipay+ Digital Wallet Solution, providing consumers… Read More

Mexico based Credit Card Fintech Stori Secures $125M via Series C Equity Financing Round

Credit card-led Fintech firm Stori announced that it has closed one of the largest Series C equity financing rounds in Latin America. As mentioned in the announcement, Stori’s investment round is supported by a debt raise that will be channeled towards Stori’s fast-growing credit card… Read More

Volt Crosses the Atlantic to Operate in Brazil

European payments firm Volt has entered Brazil. Volt states that it has now integrated Brazil’s domestic instant payments network Pix – and established its physical presence in São Paulo. Volt states that it currently works with over 5000 banks in Europe on the PSD2 Open… Read More

Colt Technology Services Expands Capital Markets Offering into Latin American Markets

Colt Technology Services has announced that it’s expanding its capital markets product offering into Latin America (LatAm), giving clients from the US, Europe and APAC cost effective, low latency access to B3 – a major financial market infrastructure firm and the largest in the region… Read More

Argentina based Fintech Unicorn Ualá to Expand Operations in Mexico with Planned ABC Capital Acquisition

Argentina-based Fintech firm Ualá is reportedly expanding its operations and overall presence in Mexico via the acquisition of domestic bank, ABC Capital. The transaction, which is currently subject to government approval, should allow Ualá to move into different business segments. Pierpaolo Barbieri, CEO at Ualá,… Read More

Latam: PayU Says it will Hit $8 Billion in Transactions in 2021

Latam Fintech PayU says it will hit $8 billion and 300 million transactions in 2021. PayU says it has experienced an 80% user growth since 2019. PayU is a is the payments and Fintech business of Prosus and a leading online payment service provider, operating… Read More

EBANX Acquires B2B Fintech Juno, a Brazilian Payments Firm Streamlining Digital Commerce

EBANX, a Fintech firm for payment solutions in Latin America, confirms that it has finalized the acquisition of Juno, a Brazilian payments firm that enables e-commerce via billing and banking services in the South American country. Juno, one of the key players in the domestic… Read More

dLocal, a Payments Platform Connecting Consumers in Emerging Markets, Introduces Risk Management Features

dLocal, a tech-first payments platform that enables enterprise merchants to connect with  consumers in emerging markets, has introduced its latest developments for risk management. The first product in the stack is Smart Defense, which is described as an advanced, custom-built solution that combats fraud by… Read More

OSL Exchange Expands Access to Latin American Clients

OSL, a provider of digital asset trading and software-as-a-service (SaaS), and member of BC Technology Group, has announced that it has enabled access to its secure, compliant, global, OSL Exchange “to professional and institutional customers in Latin America, with zero trading fees until the end… Read More

DriveWealth Teams Up with GBM to Address Wealth Gap and Offer Access to U.S. Stock Market for Investors in Mexico

DriveWealth, LLC, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, has formed a partnership with Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM), the investment platform and brokerage company that is streamlining the investing sector with the goal of democratizing investing in Mexico. By leveraging DriveWealth’s real-time fractional trading… Read More

Cybersource, a Visa Solution, and Fintech Ebanx to Handle Payments in Brazil

Cybersource, a Visa solution, and Ebanx, an international payments Fintech that is focused on  Latin American (LatAm) markets, have entered into a partnership for handling payments in Brazil. Cybersource’s customers across the globe will have access to EBANX‘s payment services for  Brazil, and provide their… Read More

Fintech Firm Trumid, a Digital Credit Trading Platform, Secures $208M via Round led by Point Break Capital Mgmt

Trumid, a financial tech firm and electronic credit trading platform, has confirmed the completion of its $208 million financing round that was led by Point Break Capital Management, a private investment company with considerable experience and relationships in international  financial markets and “deep roots” in… Read More

LatAm Insurtech Crabi Raises $4 Million in Seed Funding

Crabi, an Insurtech in the auto insurance sector, has raised $4 million in seed funding, according to a release. The funding was led by LatAm VC Kaszek Ventures with participation from Tuesday Capital and Redwood Ventures. Crabi states that there are more than 50 million… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Re-Ups in Addi’s $75M Funding Round

Addi, a fintech and digital commerce startup based in Bogota and Sao Paulo, this week announced new equity funding for $75 million, led by Greycroft with participation from new investors GGV Capital, Citius Capital, and Intersection Growth Partners, as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz,… Read More

Personal Finance Products Firm Crediverso to Effectively Serve Hispanic Consumers in the US

Crediverso, the Hispanic-owned personal finance products firm, reveals that it has introduced a bilingual platform and a financial products marketplace tool “to serve the 62M+ Hispanic consumers in the U.S., who are 2-3x more likely to be underbanked than the rest of the population,” according… Read More

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