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The future of finance in LatAm & the Caribbean

November 30, 2021

Credijusto buys Visor; Hash, Avista and Atrato raise capital

Apr 23, 2021

By Fabiola Seminario
Top digital banking and fintech news this week: Credijusto buys credit analytics startup; new rounds for Hash, Avista and Atrato

Credijusto acquires Visor

Credijusto, a Mexican SME lending fintech, announced the acquisition of Visor – a platform that provides technology to analyze credit risk and payment capability – this week.

Avista taps Accial for $22m debt round

Avista, a Colombian lending fintech, raised more than US$ 22 million (COP 80,000 million) in a debt round from of Accial Capital. With the new cash, Avista aims to triple credit origination this year.

Hash closes $15m Series B

The Brazilian fintech Hash has closed its second investment round, a US$ 15 million Series B, led by QED Investors with the participation of Kaszek and Canary. The startup, which provides tools for companies to develop their own financial products, plans to expand its services with the new capital.

See also: Chile heads towards open finance regulation

Atrato raises seed capital

Atrato, a Mexican point-of-sale lending startup, has just closed a US$ 2.7 million seed round, led by Accel, a VC fund from the United States. The buy now pay later fintech plans to grant more than 30,000 new loans with the capital.

CoinEx and Paxful to offer cryptocurrency exchange in LatAm

Global cryptocurrency exchange provider CoinEx and cryptocurrency conversion platform Paxful will work together to exchange fiat money to crypto across LatAm. The alliance will allow the purchase of digital currencies with Argentine pesos, Peruvian soles and Brazilian reais, among others.

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