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Visa Teams Up With GM Security Technologies to Promote Payment Security in Latin America & The Caribbean

Cybersecurity company GM Security Technologies announced on Friday it has teamed up with Visa to accelerate the of secure, compliant and trustworthy digital payment eco-systems in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the collaborations, the companies will be hosting a regional roadshow to educate issuers, merchants, acquires, and third… Read More

Buenos Aires-based Crowdfunding Platform SeSocio Launches in Chile

Buenos Aires-based startup SeSocio is establishing operations in Chile. The Argentine crowdfunding company will be offering its collective financing platform, which does not require a minimum investment. Co-founder and CEO of SeSocio Guido Quaranta explains how the platform can be used to invest in a… Read More

NovoPayment Announces Acceleration of Digital Payments in Latin America & the Caribbean With Visa Direct

NovoPayment, an enabler of digital financial services for the Americas, announced on Wednesday it may now scale the deployment of Visa Direct for instant payments, P2P and P2M payments, account-to-account payments, fast funds, and mass payouts, as well as the use of Visa Token Services…. Read More

PayPal Extends Worldline Contract to Facilitate Mobile Payments in Latin America

Worldline (Euronext: WLN), a European payment and transaction services provider, announced on Monday that it and payments platform giant PayPal have extended their contract in order to facilitate mobile payments in Latin America.  Under the terms of the agreement, which was extended for an additional… Read More

The Power of Fintech to Transform Travel in Latin America

They say technology is making the world smaller by facilitating shared connections, transactions, and experiences around the globe. One result of this increased global awareness and connectedness is an increased interest in travel. Though the majority of the world has never traveled by plane, the… Read More

IBM Announces Expansion of Cloud Capabilities in Latin America

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced earlier this week it is expanding its cloud capabilities to Latin America by late 2020. According to IBM, the new IBM Cloud multizone region (MZR), which will be in Brazil, is set to become IBM’s first in Latin America and will help clients… Read More

Why the Next Fintech Wave in Latin America will focus on B2B

B2B: 3 Opportunities for Fintech in Latin America Latin America’s Fintech industry is booming, with more than 1,166 Fintech startups creating more inclusive financial systems and boosting economic growth in the region. According to the recently published report Fintech in Latin America 2018: Growth and… Read More

Digital Banking Services VeriTran Announces U.S. Expansion

VeriTran, a company that is looking to transform digital banking through its low-code platform, announced last week its official business expansion into the U.S with the opening of its Miami, Florida and New York offices. Founded in 2005, the company reported that its low-code platform… Read More

3 Biggest Fintech Trends Shaping Latin America

3 Fintech Trends to Watch in Latin America Latin America is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world for mobile usage. In fact, the region ranks third for smartphone adoption globally, behind North America and Europe In 2017, the percentage of the Latin American… Read More

Cryptobuyer Partners With Department Store Traki & Rolls Out Zero-Fee Dash Buying on ATM Network

Cryptobuyer, a Latin American exchange, has reportedly partnered with Venezuelan department store Traki and has rolled out zero-fee Dash buying on its ATM network. Dash reported that Cryptobuyer currently supports it, as well as Litecoin and Bitcoin. The platform now operates both a network of… Read More

Startupbootcamp Fintech in Latin America Celebrates The End of Second Batch

Startupbootcamp FinTech in Latin America, a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista, announced on Wednesday it celebrated the end of its second batch during Demo Day earlier this week. The cohort was made up by DevBlocks (Mexico), Hurra Credit (Mexico), La Plataforma (Chile), Luz Verde (Ecuador), Prometeo… Read More

Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech in Latin America Reports Final Results From First Cohort

Startupbootcamp Scale FinTech in Latin America, a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista, celebrated this week the end of its first cohort during its Demo Day at FINNOSUMMIT Miami: a regional leading FinTech event, welcoming a total of 300 attendees. According to the venture, the… Read More

Visa Announces Strategic Investment in Mobile Payments Platform YellowPepper; Seeks to Accelerate Adoption of Mobile Payments & Tokenization in Latin America

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Thursday it has made a strategic investment in YellowPepper, a mobile payments platform in Latin America, to help accelerate innovation in digital payment technology. Visa reported that this is the first of its kind for the credit card giant in… Read More

Fintech Startup Kyriba Increases Investments in Latin America to Accelerate Global Growth

U.S. fintech startup Kyriba Corp. announced on Monday it is increasing its investment in Latin American to help CFOs and treasurers modernize key capabilities for cash, risk, payments and working capital optimization. The company reported that as part of the expansion it has named Axel Canale as the… Read More

Augmate Awarded BitcoinLatina Grant to Promote Mexican Blockchain Development: Creating Opportunities

Augmate,  a B2B enterprise company specializing in wearable devices, has received a grant from BitcoinLatina to promote blockchain development in Latin America. BitcoinLatina provides blockchain solutions to scale Latin American consumer, enterprise, government, military, and university services and distributed applications. Its grant, which comes in… Read More

Magma Partners Announces $15 Million Fund to Support Latin American Startups; Launches China-Latin America Accelerator

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Magma Partners, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in the U.S. and Latin America, announced earlier this week the first close of its second $15M fund to continue supporting the growth of U.S. incorporated startups with technology and sales teams based in Latin… Read More

Brazilian Fintech EBANX Secures $30 Million Investment From FTV Capital

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Brazilian fintech EBANX announced on Wednesday it has secured a $30 million investment from FTV Capital. The company states it is focused on helping global merchants grow exponentially and increase revenue in Latin America by offering end-to-end local payments solutions, which allows businesses to sell to… Read More

Visa Teams Up With Florida Fintech NovoPayment to Facilitate B2B Transactions in Latin America & The Caribbean 

Visa (NYSE: V) announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with NovoPayment, a Florida-based fintech company, to facilitate the implementation of payment solutions for Business to Business (B2B) transactions in Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the credit card giant, the companies will work… Read More

Dash Announces Partnership With Latin American Exchange BitINKA

Dash, the top digital currency for payments, today announced an integration with the leading Latin American exchange, BitINKA, providing citizens across Central and South America access to buy and sell Dash using their local fiat currency. According to Dash, the integration will provide citizens of Latin… Read More

Startupbootcamp Fintech Latin America Reports: First Cohort Secures 30 Collaboration Projects

Startupbootcamp FinTech program in Latin America, which is a joint venture between Startupbootcamp and Finnovista, announced on Monday it celebrated the end of its first batch during Demo Day. According to the program, each of the startups has collectively secured 30 pilot projects and collaborations… Read More

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