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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

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

Fintech in Latin America and the Caribbean: IDB Report Provides Detailed Insight into Rapid Fintech Growth

Latin America and the Caribbean has emerged as a red hot region for Fintech development. A portion of the world long dominated by incumbent banks and other established service providers, Fintech has emerged as a fast track path to provide traditional and highly sophisticated services… Read More

Huobi Buys First Latin America-Based Crypto Exchange Bitex

Bitex has been purchased by Huobi Global, according to a company statement. Bitex is the first crypto exchange to operate in Latin America and currently has a presence in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Chile. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Huobi Group already… Read More

Mercado Bitcoin Teams Up with Stellar Development Foundation in LIFT Challenge Real Digital by Central Bank of Brazil, Fenasbac

Mercado Bitcoin, which claims to be the largest exchange in Latin America, has teamed up with the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) in order to develop one of the nine projects selected for the LIFT Challenge Real Digital, “a collaborative environment carried out by the Central… Read More

Brazil’s C6 Bank Now Includes Full Futures Contracts via its Investment Platform

C6 Bank has announced that it recently added new equity investment options to its C6 Invest platform. From now on, clients who were already able to trade mini dollar and index (Ibovespa) contracts since August last year “can also trade full futures contracts on the… Read More

Neon, Brazil’s Newest Unicorn, Drives Innovation to Address Financial Inequalities

Neon, a Fintech firm and digital bank focused on “improving the lives of working Brazilians,” has announced an overview of the company’s growth and momentum that “led up to its recent US$300M Series D round, resulting in a valuation of US$1.6B and its achievement of… Read More

Foley Represents Brazilian Fintech Nomad in $32M Round

Foley & Lardner LLP recently represented Nomad, a Latin American Fintech firm that enables Brazilian consumers to maintain bank accounts in the United States, in its $32 million (R$160 million) financing. The Fintech company’s investment round was led by Stripe, followed by monashees, Spark Capital,… Read More

ABC Fund Provides $3M to Microfinance Lending Initiatives in Colombia

The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) recently revealed that it has finalized $3 million loan to Colombia-headquartered Finamiga, which mainly focuses on lending to small farmers as well as independent workers. As mentioned in the update, the lending brings the Fund’s total number of investments… Read More

Digital Banking: C6 Bank Clients May Now Add Payment Cards to Samsung Pay

C6 Bank clients are now able to use Samsung Pay in order to make purchases “without the physical card.” C6 Bank customers can now “register their C6, C6 Platinum, C6 Carbon and C6 Business cards in Samsung Pay.” Samsung’s service “allows users to make contactless… Read More

Payments Fintech Gr4vy Simplifies Global Expansion for Merchants with Key Payment Partnerships

Gr4vy, a Cloud-native payments company, recently announced new partnerships with Boku and EBANX to quickly give merchants access to local payment methods “in new geographies.” These partnerships will fuel international growth and revenue “while reducing risk, resource burden and the overall total cost of ownership.”… Read More

Citi and EBANX to Expand Digital Commerce Payments Offering for Bank’s Institutional Clients

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) have announced that they are entering into an agreement with international payment processor EBANX in order to offer an end-to-end digital collection solution (eCommerce) “for Citi’s institutional clients in Latin America.” Citi’s clients will be able “to accept more… Read More

SoftBank Group Corporation’s LatAm Fund Managers Shu Nyatta, Paulo Passoni Announce their Departure

SoftBank Group Corp.’s Shu Nyatta and Paulo Passoni, two of the managing partners at the SoftBank Group Corp.’s Latin America Fund, recently revealed that they’re leaving to launch their own venture business, which will mainly focus on late-stage startups in the area. As reported by… Read More

NanoPay Aliada Digital Card, a Fintech Product for Women, Introduced in Mexico

In addition to financial services, the Aliada Digital Card offers a range of free “basic” assistance, such as a 24-hour online doctor, ambulance service, unlimited online counseling with a psychologist, legal advice and “one-click concierge services,” as well as “all the benefits offered by the… Read More

Fintech EBANX Partners with VTEX to Support Cross-border Payments in Latin America

EBANX, a payments Fintech with an international presence, and VTEX, a digital commerce platform for large firms and retailers, has announced a partnership aimed at “broadening cross-border payments for Brazilian e-commerce companies in Latin America.” Via this collaboration, Brazilian firms will be able to enjoy… Read More

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