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Mexico’s Payroll Lending Firm Credifiel Reports Steady Business Growth

Credifiel reports that the company increased its revenue by 24% in the nine month period ending September 2023 “compared to the same period last year, reaching €32.7 million1, a net profit of €5.7 million.” The company further shares that its loan portfolio “increased by 74%… Read More

Digital Banking: Brazil’s Nubank Reaches 90M+ Customers in LatAm Markets

Nubank (NYSE:NU) has surpassed 90 million customers in Latin America in its operations in Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico, consolidating its position as one of the fastest-growing financial services companies in the world. David Vélez, Nubank’s founder and CEO, at an event for the press and… Read More

Latin America: Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Services Capabilities in LatAm with MNEMO Mexico Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MNEMO Mexico, a privately held company specializing in managed cybersecurity services. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in Mexico City in 2012, MNEMO Mexico “has 229 cybersecurity professionals and 180 cybersecurity industry certifications with key ecosystem partners.” The company’s portfolio… Read More

Fintech Airwallex to Acquire Mexican Payments Firm MexPago

Airwallex, a global payments and financial platform for modern businesses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MexPago, a Mexico-based payment service provider and an Institution of Electronic Payment Funds (IFPE) license-holder. The transaction is subject “to regulatory approvals and customary closing… Read More

Latin America: Crypto Adoption in Venezuela and Argentina Is Example of Technology’s Unique Value Proposition – Report

Latin America has the seventh-largest crypto economy of all regions Chainalysis studies. it is not far behind MENA, Eastern Asia, and Eastern Europe. Its position compared to other regions has “held relatively steady over the last two years.” Latin America shows the highest preference “for… Read More

Mexican Fintech albo Finalizes $40M Series C to Streamline Payment Services

Mexican Fintech albo has reportedly secured $40 million in capital via a Series C round in order to enhance its payments services. albo’s investment round included participation from Nazca, Morpheus Ventures, and Valar Ventures. In addition to the raise, the Fintech company said it will… Read More

Fintech Credolab, Circulo de Credito to Provide Credit-Scoring Solutions to Mexico

Credolab, a smartphone and web behavioural data analytics platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Circulo de Credito, a fast-growing Credit Information Society (Credit Bureau) in Mexico. The partnership aims to bring more financial inclusion to Mexico by “providing innovative credit, risk and fraud scoring… Read More

Mexico’s Kueski, the BNPL and Online Consumer Lending Platform, Makes Key Appointments

Kueski, which claims to be one of the largest buy now, pay later (BNPL) and online consumer lenders in Mexico, announced the appointment of Javier Irigoyen as Head of Product Management for Kueski Pay, the company’s buy now, pay later (BNPL) product, and Patrick Strange… Read More

Digital Banking: Nubank Strengthens Presence in Mexico with Launch of Personal Loans

Nu Mexico announces the launch of its new product: personal loans. Like all Nu products, the launch will follow “a phased rollout process, starting in the coming days with a group of employees who will begin testing the product, to then expand the offering to… Read More

Latin America based Startups Are Laying Off Workers, LatAm Now Expecting More IPOs, Report Claims

Startups in Latin America are reportedly laying off staff members and are now expecting significantly more initial public offerings (IPOs) by 2024. According to reports, around two-thirds or roughly 67% of Latin American firms have now laid off staff members during the past 18 months,… Read More

Fintech Klar Acquires $100M Debt Facility from Victory Park Capital to Expand Credit Products in Mexico

Klar, S.A. de C.V., the Mexico City-based digital financial services platform, announced that it has secured a $100 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital (VPC), a global alternative investment firm specializing in private credit. The financial support from VPC will aim to “propel Klar… Read More

Paymentology, DolarApp Enables Consumers in Mexico to Transact Anywhere in USD

Paymentology, the leading global issuer-processor, announces its partnership with DolarApp, the Mexican startup which provides digital dollar accounts to consumers across Latin America. Established in 2021, DolarApp has emerged “as a pioneering force in Latin America by introducing its USD-denominated credit card.” The card grants… Read More

Digital Banking: Nu Expands Business Operations in Mexico City with New Offices

Nu officially inaugurated its new office spaces in Mexico City. With a sprawling space of over 5,000 m² in the Polanco neighborhood, Nu provides a workspace “for more than 1,200 Nubankers who work in a hybrid schedule, alternating between weeks of in-person and remote work… Read More

Neobank albo Acquires delt.ai to Expand Fintech Product Offering, Strengthen Presence in Mexico

albo, a neobank in Mexico, has announced its acquisition of delt.ai for $20 million. With this strategic acquisition, albo has “strengthened its position in Mexico’s financial services sector, becoming the only neobank to offer debit and credit products for both consumers and SMBs.” This is… Read More

OurCrowd Portfolio Company Uncovers Massive Cyber Fraud in Mexico

Israeli cyber defense firm Perception Point recently uncovered a plot that scammed over $55 million from Mexican individuals. Perception Point is also an OurCrowd portfolio company that has raised capital four times on the platform starting in 2019 with the last funding round finished in… Read More

C2FO, the On-Demand Working Capital Platform, Expands Operations into Mexico with New Subsidiary

C2FO, which claims to be the world’s on-demand working capital platform, announced its further expansion into Mexico with the creation of a Mexican subsidiary. This move bolsters C2FO’s global presence and “reinforces its commitment to empowering all businesses with fast, flexible and equitable access to… Read More

Erick Mackinney of Kushki: Fintech Executive Discusses Impact of Modern PSP Acquirers in Mexico and Larger Latin American Paytech Market

Kushki, a Paytech connecting LatAm to digital payments and helping Latin American businesses reduce the costs and complexity of digital transactions, has shared key insights with Crowdfund Insider. Kushki focuses on improving acceptance rates and reducing fraud. The company points out that it has been… Read More

Digital Transformation: BanCoppel Selects Temenos for Core Banking Modernization

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) announced that BanCoppel, part of Grupo Coppel, one of the largest organizations in Mexico, which includes brands such as Afore Coppel and Tiendas Coppel, has selected Temenos in order “to continue its technological transformation, driving modern banking services.” BanCoppel was reportedly the… Read More

Paxos to Provide Pax Dollar to Mercado Pago

Digital asset firm Paxos has inked a deal to provide Mercado Pago with access to the stablecoin Pax Dollar (USDP). The Pax Dollar will now be available to Mercado Pago’s users in Mexico. Paxos shares that over 60 percent of its active wallets are currently… Read More

Sylon Asesores, a Registered Investment Advisor, Introduces Rivium with Alpaca to Make Investing More Accessible for Mexican Investors

Sylon Asesores, a registered investment advisor launches Rivium, in collaboration with Alpaca‘s advanced brokerage technology. This provides Mexican investors “with a user-friendly app that delivers a comprehensive and customized banking and investing experience.” The platform reportedly “offers diverse investment products, including individual stocks, fractional shares,… Read More

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