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Digital Banking: Brazil’s Nubank Reports Solid Results for Q1 2024

Nu Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NU), which claims to be one of the world’s largest digital banking platforms, released its First Quarter financial results. Financial results are presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). David Vélez, founder and CEO of Nubank said: “In May… Read More

Latam: Bitso Introduces New Digital Wallet

Bitso, a Latin American digital asset platform, has announced a new digital wallet, which will be made available to its users beginning May 13th. According to a statement distributed by the firm, the Bitso Web3 Wallet has been created to interact with Web3 applications (dApps)… Read More

Brazil’s Nubank Announces Nubank+, an Evolution of the Nu Experience

Nubank (NYSE: NU), which claims to be one of the largest digital financial services platforms, announces  the release of Nubank+, which is described as “an evolution of the Nu experience.” From now on, those who join the experience will reportedly “have even more benefits like cashback,… Read More

Digital Banking: Nubank Introduces Security Feature to Ensure Clients Are Accessing Verified Services

As another reinforcement for the security of its customers, Nubank (NYSE: NU), which claims to be one of the largest digital financial services platforms in the world, announces the launch of Verified Call: a new tool for over 90 million people who use the app… Read More

Latin America: Nubank Ranked Among Most Valuable Businesses in Brazil

Nubank (NYSE: NU), which claims to be one of the world’s largest digital financial services platforms, reportedly ranks among the most valuable brands in Brazil. The Kantar BrandZ 2024 ranking places Nubank in fifth position, “a 28% increase compared to the previous ranking in 2022.” Juliana… Read More

Remittance Payments to Latin America May Be Enhanced with Digitalization – Research Report

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) released a whitepaper on the state of remittances, also known as cross-border payments, in Latin America. Remittances play a key role in strengthening financial inclusion in the region, boosting economies, and alleviating poverty –often “serving as an essential source of income for… Read More

LatAm Investment Bank BTG Pactual Teams Up with Crypto.com

Crypto.com, which claims to be “trusted” by more than 80 million customers worldwide and the industry leader in regulatory compliance, security and privacy, and BTG Pactual (BTG), the investment bank in Latin America, announced a new agreement to further advance crypto banking services across the… Read More

Brazil’s Digital Banking Platform Nubank Reports $1B+ Full Year Net Profit

Nu Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NU), one of the largest digital financial services platforms, released its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 financial results. Financial results are expressed “in U.S. dollars and are presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).” David Vélez, founder and… Read More

Brazil’s Digital Bank Nubank Appoints Elita Ariaz as Chief Legal Officer

Nubank (NYSE:NU), one of the largest financial services platforms in the world, has appointed Elita Ariaz as the new Chief Legal Officer of the company. With over 20 years of experience in the sector, the executive assumes the position to lead the Legal, Compliance, and Public… 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, a Crypto-focused Financial Services Provider in LatAm, Integrates Solution to Enhance Ethereum Transactions

Bitso—the crypto-powered financial services company in Latin America—announced that it has integrated a third Layer 2 solution that will facilitate fast and efficient transactions with Ethereum thanks to the incorporation of the Optimism network. Optimism is a Layer 2 or “Layer 2” blockchain that works… Read More

Latin America: Digital Assets Exchange OKX to Expand Operations to Argentina

Hong Fan, OKX President, notes that she’s pleased to announce a major milestone in OKX’s global expansion – they have officially launched our leading crypto exchange and Web3 services in Argentina. Given Argentina’s position as one of the “top” crypto markets in Latin America with… Read More

Latin America: Segura Bank International Now Live with Temenos Core Banking Platform

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) announced that Puerto-Rico headquartered Segura Bank International, Corp. (SBI) has gone live with Temenos core banking platform deployed in the cloud to power a new digital bank for mid to high earners in Latin America. Temenos’ cloud-native platform will “enable SBI, which… Read More

Digital Banking: Nubank Security Feature “Modo Rua” Now Has 1.5 Million Users

Nubank (NYSE:NU), which claims to be one of the largest digital financial services platforms in the world, reaches the milestone of 1.5 million users of “Modo Rua,” a security feature that allows users to set a maximum total value for transactions via Pix, TED, or boleto… 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

Coinbase Aims to Share Perspective with Brazil’s Central Bank on Regulatory Framework for VASPs

The Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) is consulting with stakeholders on a future regulatory regime, and Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is pleased to share their perspectives on how to implement a comprehensive regulatory scheme for Virtual Assets Service Providers. Crypto creates economic freedom by ensuring that people… Read More

Kueski, a BNPL Provider in LatAm, Available as Payment Option via Amazon for Mexico based Consumers

Kueski, the buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider in Latin America, has taken a major step forward in expanding financial access for everyday Mexicans and will now be available as a payment option on Amazon.com.mx. As a result, shopping will be more convenient and customers… Read More

Digital Banking: Grupo Financiero Banorte Introduces bineo, a New Virtual Bank in Mexico

Grupo Financiero Banorte, one of Mexico’s largest financial firms, has introduced bineo, a virtual bank that will provide savings accounts as well as personal loans with the goal of onboarding 2.8 million new customers in the upcoming 5 years. Banco Banorte, which is reportedly owned… Read More

Digital Transformation Firm GFT Technologies SE to Acquire Shares in Colombia’s Banking Platform Sophos Solutions

Global digital transformation firm GFT Technologies SE agreed to acquire 100% of shares in Colombia-based core banking expert Sophos Solutions S.A.S. With Sophos, GFT advances to one of the top 3 banking IT services providers “across Latin America and also increases its global delivery capability.”… 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

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