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Mexico’s Online Lending and BNPL Service Provider, Kueski, Secures $202M in Debt and Equity

Mexico’s online lending platform and Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL service provider Kueski has secured $202 million in capital via a debt and equity round that has been led by StepStone Group. Kueski claims to be the largest online consumer lender in Mexico. It… Read More

Global Fintech Jeeves and MasterCard are Providing Fully Locally-Issued Physical and Virtual Cards for Mexico’s Businesses

Mexico is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, but its local businesses still struggle to access credit without super-high fees and tedious paperwork. Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Jeeves, the financial partner for Mexican businesses, have teamed up to address this issue by introducing… Read More

Overfunding: ID Finance, a Fast-Growing Fintech in Spain and Mexico, Secures €1M+ from 459 Investors via Crowdcube

ID Finance, which claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintechs in Spain and Mexico, has raised 106% (€1,062,883) of its €1M fundraising target from 459 investors (at the time of writing) via Crowdcube with 3 days left in its crowdfunding campaign. After a record-setting… Read More

Mastercard Enhances Support of Latin America Real-Time Payments with Acquisition of Arcus

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announces that it has acquired Arcus FI, an alum of the firm’s Start Path program, in order to help support the delivery of bill pay solutions and “other real-time payment applications across Latin America.” As mentioned in the announcement: “With offices in… Read More

Latam: Bitso Announces Bitso Shift Payment Service between the US and Mexico Powered by Circle’s USDC

Bitso, a top crypto platform in Latin America that reports over 3.3 million users, has launched “Bitso Shift,” a service that allows Mexican people and companies to send and receive payments between Mexico and the United States. According to Bitso, Bitso Shift is targeting Mexican… Read More

Whale Cloud, Ant Group Team Up with Toka Fintech to Enable Greater Financial Inclusion for Consumers in Mexico

Whale Cloud, a tech firm offering software solutions and services for telecommunications and several other industries has formed a partnership with Toka Fintech, a Mexican financial group, in order to assist with creating its own virtual payment app with Alipay+ Digital Wallet Solution, providing consumers… Read More

Mexico based Credit Card Fintech Stori Secures $125M via Series C Equity Financing Round

Credit card-led Fintech firm Stori announced that it has closed one of the largest Series C equity financing rounds in Latin America. As mentioned in the announcement, Stori’s investment round is supported by a debt raise that will be channeled towards Stori’s fast-growing credit card… Read More

Argentina based Fintech Unicorn Ualá to Expand Operations in Mexico with Planned ABC Capital Acquisition

Argentina-based Fintech firm Ualá is reportedly expanding its operations and overall presence in Mexico via the acquisition of domestic bank, ABC Capital. The transaction, which is currently subject to government approval, should allow Ualá to move into different business segments. Pierpaolo Barbieri, CEO at Ualá,… Read More

Revolut Hires Executive to Lead Mexico Expansion as it Moves into Latin America

Neobank Revolut has selected Juan Miguel Guerra as CEO for Mexico as the Fintech moves into a new market. Guerra was previously at RappiPay and is said to have held senior executive roles at Citibanamex and other Fintech firms. Mexico is Revoluts first step into… Read More

DriveWealth Teams Up with GBM to Address Wealth Gap and Offer Access to U.S. Stock Market for Investors in Mexico

DriveWealth, LLC, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, has formed a partnership with Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM), the investment platform and brokerage company that is streamlining the investing sector with the goal of democratizing investing in Mexico. By leveraging DriveWealth’s real-time fractional trading… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

LatAm Insurtech Crabi Raises $4 Million in Seed Funding

Crabi, an Insurtech in the auto insurance sector, has raised $4 million in seed funding, according to a release. The funding was led by LatAm VC Kaszek Ventures with participation from Tuesday Capital and Redwood Ventures. Crabi states that there are more than 50 million… Read More

Mexico’s Credijusto, a Tech-Enabled SME Lender, Partners i2c to Offer Seamless Credit Services

i2c Inc., a provider of virtual payment and banking tech, reveals that it has teamed up with Credijusto, a technology-enabled SME lender in Mexico. Through the partnership, the firms will offer seamless credit services for the nation’s SMBs via the Covalto American Express credit card… Read More

Latin American Crypto Experiences Analyzed in Research Note

July proved to be a turbulent month for cryptocurrencies in Latin America, the authors of a research note from Blockchain Intelligence Group discovered. While Mexico at one point looked poised to regulate crypto, they instead went in the opposite direction by banning its use by… Read More

Argentina based Fintech Ualá Secures $350M via Series D at $2.45B Valuation

Fintech firm Ualá has secured $350 million in capital at a $2.45 billion valuation. The company’s latest funding round is reportedly the largest private investment round ever for an Argentina-based business. Ualá’s Series D investment round has been co-led by Chinese tech giant Tencent and… Read More

Latin America’s Clara, a Corporate Spend Management Fintech, Introduces New Payment Feature

Clara, the end-to-the-end or comprehensive solution for corporate spend management incorporated a new payment feature to its financial offering, becoming the “most complete” B2B spend control platform in the Mexican market. Through the new product, companies will be able to: Use Clara’s credit line to… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Revolut to Streamline Cross-Border Payments between US and Mexico with Remittance Corridor

Digital bank Revolut, which offers a financial Super App with 16 million clients globally, reveals that it has simplified cross-border transactions between the US and Mexico with the introduction of its US-Mexico remittance corridor. With this launch, Revolut clients in the US and Mexico are… Read More

Digital Financial Services Firm Konfio Acquires $125M via Series E Round, including $20M from VEF

Konfio has announced a $125 million Series E round with VEF investing an additional $20 million in the company’s operations. The team at VEF announced on Tuesday (June 22, 2021) a $20 million follow-on investment into Konfio, which is one of Mexico’s leading SME-focused Fintech… Read More

Mexican Fintech Credijusto, an SME Lending Platform, Acquires Local Bank Banco Finterra for Under $50M

Mexico-based Fintech firm Credijusto, an SME lending solution provider, has confirmed its acquisition of a local banking provider, Banco Finterra which focuses on offering financing solutions for small businesses and the country’s agriculture industry. Credijusto acquired the regulated banking institution in a deal valued at… Read More

Mexico based Digital Payments and Commerce Fintech Clip Secures $250M from SoftBank Latin America Fund, Others

Mexico-based Clip, a digital payments and commerce Fintech, revealed on Tuesday (June 15, 2021) that it has acquired $250 million in capital via a round led by the SoftBank Latin America Fund and Viking Global Investors LP. Clip‘s latest investment round is the largest ever… Read More

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