Tagged: South America

Bitcoin focused Fintech Firm Blockstream Reports that Recent BTC Price Correction Is One of 2021’s Mildest

Bitcoin-focused Fintech firm Blockstream has published its Markets Weekly report., Blockstream‘s report, dated December 3, 2021, notes that Fidelity has established a new BTC ETF in Canada, while GS is considering BTC lending. As mentioned in the report, VanEck has filed for a mining ETF,… Read More

Brazilian Fintech TruePay Secures $32M in One of the Largest Series A Rounds in the Country

TruePay, a startup whose payment solution assists SMEs retailers with getting free and secure access to credit, has acquired $32 million in capital via a Series A round that was led by Addition. As mentioned in the announcement, this growth stage investment is one of… Read More

Brazil based Digital Banking Fintech Nubank Expands Digital Commerce Services

Brazil-based virtual banking Fintech Nubank has partnered with several different retailers in order to add a digital commerce section to its app. At the time of launch, Nubank‘s clients in Brazil can start shopping at retailers like AliExpress, Dafiti and Magalu via the app, with… Read More

Fintech Sector in Peru has Been Growing Steadily with 171 Fintechs Operating in the Country: Report

Peru’s Fintech sector has been expanding at a steady pace during the past few years. There are at least 171 Fintechs operating in the country, as of September 2021. These numbers represent a sizable 16% increase from last year, as well as a yearly growth… Read More

Colt Technology Services Expands Capital Markets Offering into Latin American Markets

Colt Technology Services has announced that it’s expanding its capital markets product offering into Latin America (LatAm), giving clients from the US, Europe and APAC cost effective, low latency access to B3 – a major financial market infrastructure firm and the largest in the region… 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

EBANX Acquires B2B Fintech Juno, a Brazilian Payments Firm Streamlining Digital Commerce

EBANX, a Fintech firm for payment solutions in Latin America, confirms that it has finalized the acquisition of Juno, a Brazilian payments firm that enables e-commerce via billing and banking services in the South American country. Juno, one of the key players in the domestic… Read More

London based Fintech VALK Surges to $4B in Deals via Platform During Past Year

Over 70 financial institutions have reportedly worked with Valk‘s digital transaction and tokenization platform this year. Private market digital platform VALK says that it is “building for expansion after achieving over $4 billion in assets and deals managed on its platform in a year” as… Read More

Cybersource, a Visa Solution, and Fintech Ebanx to Handle Payments in Brazil

Cybersource, a Visa solution, and Ebanx, an international payments Fintech that is focused on  Latin American (LatAm) markets, have entered into a partnership for handling payments in Brazil. Cybersource’s customers across the globe will have access to EBANX‘s payment services for  Brazil, and provide their… Read More

Santander Introduces “Green” Sustainable Payment Cards in Spain

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) has started to introduce its sustainable payment cards, which are reportedly made with recycled material. The cards are being rolled out in Spain. Santander had previously launched the “One Card” design in Poland and Portugal. The financial institution plans to have… Read More

Fintech Finastra and International Chamber of Commerce to Pilot Trade Funding Marketplace in Ecuador

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Finastra have announced that they are bringing the trade funding marketplace pilot to Ecuador. ICC TRADECOMM – designed to tap into the international $1.5 trillion trade finance gap – should enable local SMEs to unlock new financing options…. Read More

Fintech Sector in Argentina Now Includes Over 300 Firms, Employs 15,000+ Professionals: Report

Argentina’s fast-evolving Fintech sector now includes more than 300 firms that currently employ around 15,000 workers. During this year, the nation’s financial technology ecosystem is expected to create over 5,600 new roles, which indicates that the Fintech industry is set to experience steady growth and… Read More

Brazilian Fintech EBANX, a Cross-Border Commerce Platform, Secures $400M from Advent International, Another $30M in Commitments

Brazil-based EBANX, a cross-border commerce platform, recently acquired $400 million in capital from Advent International and another $30 million commitment. The company is now planning an initial public offering (IPO) in the US. Advent has reportedly made strategic investments in Vantiv, Worldpay, Nets, Nexi, Planet,… Read More

Digital Banking Fintech Unicorn Nubank Secures $750M as Part of Series G Extensions, Now Valued at $30B

Brazil-based banking challenger Nubank recently revealed that it has secured a total of $750 million in capital as part of two extensions of its latest Series G round. The Fintech firm reports raising $1.15 billion in total. During Nubank‘s first extension, the banking challenger acquired… Read More

EVO Payments to Acquire Chile’s Pago Fácil, a Digital Commerce Payment Platform

EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP), a multinational provider of payment tech integrations and acquiring solutions, recently revealed that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Pago Fácil, a digital commerce payment platform in Chile. The deal will be carried out in partnership with its… Read More

Digital Payments Fintech SafetyPay Adds PIX as Payment Method in Brazil

SafetyPay, a digital alternative payments platform offering solutions across Latin America (LatAm) and European markets, has announced the implementation of PIX as a payment method in Brazil, in order to support instant payments with QR codes. SafetyPay aims to facilitate the transfer of funds and… Read More

Fintech and Bank UX Report Released by Axxiome Business Unit ADiLA Research Studio

ADiLA Research Studio, the new business division of Axxiome (a global solutions provider for the financial services sector focusing on advisory in banking, complexity reduction and analytics), has published a second study on UX (user experience) when working with Fintech solution providers and with banks… Read More

Argentina based Fintech Ualá has Issued Over 100,000 Debit Cards in Mexico, Just A Few Months After Launch

Less than 6 months after its launch in Mexico’s markets, the Argentina-based Fintech firm Ualá has managed to issue over 100,000 debit cards in the country. Ualá provides a user-friendly app and various tools for effectively managing personal finances. In a recent interview with El… Read More

Brazil based Investment Firm Warren Secures BRL 300 Million in Capital via Series C led by GIC, Singapore’s Sovereign Fund

Brazil-based investment firm Warren recently revealed that it finalized a BRL 300 million (appr. $55.16 million) funding round that was led GIC, which is Singapore’s sovereign fund that has made other investments in the country’s Unicorns such as Nubank and Hotmart. Warren’s investment round includes… Read More

Reserve, a Pool of Stablecoins with “Reduced Risk” via Diversification and Decentralized Governance, Reports Strong Growth in Venezuela

Reserve, which claims to be a “flexible” pool of stablecoins designed to “reduce risk” via diversification strategies and “decentralized” governance, reports that during the last week of March 2021, Reserve was “the #1 most downloaded finance app” in Venezuela, and it also “surpassed 100,000 total… Read More

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