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Binance, Mastercard Introduce Prepaid Crypto Card in Brazil

Binance and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) are excited to announce the launch of Binance Card in Brazil. Brazil is among “the top ten markets for Binance globally and becomes the second country in Latin America to have the product, following its release last year in Argentina.”… Read More

Half of Young Brazilians Ready to Go into Debt to Invest in their Own Business, Survey Reveals

Young Brazilians already “demonstrate mastery of basic concepts of financial education and how to spend money thinking about the future,” according to an update shared by C6 Bank. The most recent survey by C6 Bank/Datafolha indicated, for example, “that 50% of boys and girls aged… Read More

Open Finance: Nubank Allows Clients to Access Balance from Other Institutions via App

Nubank (NYSE: NU) has launched a new functionality that allows customers to view, within the Nu application, the balance of all their bank accounts linked to Open Finance. The tool is still “in the testing phase, and will initially be offered to 300,000 customers that… Read More

LatAm Fintech Dock Launches Platform for Integrated Banking, Payments Solutions

Dock, an innovator in financial technology infrastructure across Latin America, has launched Dock One, an integrated cloud-based platform for banking and payments that “allows companies to easily scale business operations anywhere in the world by offering financial services enablement to their customers.” The innovative platform… Read More

LatAm Fintech EBANX Appoints Fabio Scopeta to Lead Product and Tech Divisions

EBANX, a payments fintech helping global companies grow in Latin America and other world regions, announced the appointment of Fabio Scopeta as its new Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO), “to lead EBANX’s Product and Technology divisions globally.” With more than 25 years of experience,… Read More

Weltio Introduces Wealth Management Platform for Latin Americans with Alpaca Broker API

Weltio has launched a wealth management platform for Latin Americans with Alpaca Broker API. Weltio is a technology wealth management platform that “offers Latin American investors the opportunity to invest in U.S. stocks, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies.” Weltio, was founded in September 2021 by David Abusaid… Read More

Latin America: Bitso First to Offer Circle’s Digital Euro

Bitso has become the first digital asset exchange to offer Circle’s Euro-based stablecoin, according to a note from the firm. This means customers may now choose to transact in either US dollars or Euros by leveraging Circle’s digital currency. Bitso offers services in various Latin… Read More

Poloniex Expands Presence in APAC, Latin American Markets to Accelerate Web3 Adoption

2022 has been a year of “success” and excitement, the team at Poloniex claims. As a proponent of blockchain technology, Poloniex says that it understands very well that education and adoption “are the key to fostering the development of Web3.” Since its establishment in 2014,… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Offers 500+ Funds via an Investment Platform Integrated into its App

C6 Bank has again expanded the investment options available to its clients. Now, there are reportedly more than 500 funds listed on C6 Invest, the investment platform that is within the bank’s application. Among the options “are fixed income, equity, multimarket, currency and crypto funds,… Read More

Payroll and Direct Debit Loan Provider GoCredit Reports Increasing Profitability

GoCredit received an investment grade (BBB) with Stable Perspective from one of the “leading” rating agencies in Mexico and Latin America: PCR Verum. According to GoCredit, the report highlights: Positive evolution in financial performance Increasing profitability Positive management of liquidity Good control over assets and… Read More

Nubank Adds More Digital Currencies to Nubank Cripto Experience

In yet another step towards democratizing access to the world of cryptocurrencies in Latin America, Nubank (NYSE: NU) announced two more digital currencies as part of the Nubank Cripto experience, currently “available to more than 67 million of customers in Brazil.” Launched in May “with… Read More

Alternative Payments Make Up Nearly 40% of Digital Commerce Volume in Latin America, EBANX Reveals

When it comes to payments, Latin America is “diving deeper into alternatives,” according to an update from EBANX. Beyond Borders 2022/2023, a recent study by EBANX, a Brazilian fintech that processes payments for global players in rising markets, “shows that alternative payment methods (APMs) have… Read More

Nubank Announces Equity Capitalization of $330M, Raising 2022 Investment in Mexico to $1.3B

Nubank, which claims to be one of the world’s largest digital financial services platforms, announced an equity capitalization of $330 million, which will be “invested to finance the expansion of the company’s portfolio, increase penetration across market segments and strengthen its operations and long term… Read More

Fintech AltScore Finalizes $3.5M Seed Round to Support B2B Embedded Lending

AltScore, a fintech start-up that provides B2B lending infrastructure, announced it has raised $3.5 million in seed funding. The financing will help AltScore “continue developing its end-to-end Lending-as-a-Service (LaaS) solution to help its B2B partners embed and deploy credit products while giving MSMBs fair and… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Introduces Pix Collection for Legal Entities

C6 Bank corporate customers have one more option “to receive payments in their businesses: Pix Cobrança.” With the free resource, it is possible “to issue personalized QR codes and manage payments in a simplified way through the app.” Monisi Costa, head of products for legal… Read More

Nubank Extends Mobile Insurance Coverage with Protection for Digital Transactions

Nubank, which claims to be one of the world’s largest financial services platforms, announces the additional protection for fraudulent digital transactions “as part of its Nubank Celular Seguro insurance.” Still in the testing phase for a little portion of the customer base, the coverage “will… Read More

Fintech Zimpler to Expand to Latin America, Opens Office in São Paulo

Zimpler, which claims to be a leading fintech company born in Sweden, announced that it will expand its operations to Latin America. The company has “established its LatAm headquarters in São Paulo, catering to the growing local and regional markets.” Zimpler plans “to introduce their… Read More

UK Fintech Paysend Introduces Remittance Solution to Drive Financial Inclusion in Northern Central America

Paysend, the UK-based fintech, introduced Paysend Libre, which will “allow unbanked users in Northern Central America (Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador) to receive remittances from the U.S. instantly to a Paysend virtual Mastercard digital card.” The virtual card is ready “to use in minutes for cash… Read More

Crypto Platform Bitso Launches QR Payments for Foreigners Visiting Argentina

Bitso, the cryptocurrency platform in Latin America, with more than 6 million users, “will enable users of its app from the entire region who travel to Argentina to pay for their purchases with crypto through QR, a very widespread payment method in the country.” This… Read More