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Bitso becomes LatAm’s first crypto unicorn, Brazil’s banks launch WhatsApp Pay

This week’s key fintech and digital banking news

7 May, 2021
WhatsApp Pay set to shake up Brazil’s payments market

Messaging app with “gigantic power” gears up for Brazil entry

3 May, 2021
Nubank said to target US IPO; Merama and Warren score big rounds; Revolut tests Peru demand

This week’s top: Nubank is rumored to be preparing a US IPO; Fintechs Merama and Warren raise big investment rounds.

30 April, 2021

Fintechs face growth capital and regulatory challenges in the “new normal”

Access to post-seed stage capital remains a challenge as the region’s ecosystem matures

26 April, 2021
Credijusto buys Visor; Hash, Avista and Atrato raise capital

Key fintech and digital banking news this week.

23 April, 2021
Chile heads towards open finance regulation

With incoming open banking rules, Chile’s regulator aims to lay the foundations for collaboration between players in financial services.

19 April, 2021

PicPay adds 50m users; MACH and EBanx team up; New stats show reality of e-commerce

Key fintech and digital banking news this week: Brazilian digital wallet PicPay adds 50 million users; MACH and EBanx partner; and more.

16 April, 2021
ID regulations hinder digital onboarding in Mexico

Regulation “still has room for improvement,” say fintech experts

12 April, 2021
Brazil digital bank C6 expands services, Cora closes $26m Series A

#TopNews: The key fintech and digital banking news this week

9 April, 2021

Salaries “on-demand”: Fintechs gain ground in credit niche

But credit must be paired with financial health tools, say industry leaders

5 April, 2021
Regulatory sandboxes in LatAm: Fintech test environments take shape

But not all regulators see them as necessary to drive innovation

29 March, 2021
Top News: Credicorp fintechs expand; Migrante, Baubap, Máximo raise cash

The top fintech and digital banking news this week

26 March, 2021

Finastra: 5 innovation trends that will transform retail banking in 2021

Consumer banking is set to adopt more open architectures and better leverage data

25 March, 2021
Cryptocurrencies set for LatAm payments growth

Payments systems are quickly adopting crypto

22 March, 2021
Banorte will launch a fintech; Banco Inter competes with Rappi

The key fintech and digital banking news this week: Mexico’s Banorte will launch a fintech; Brazil’s Banco Inter launches a delivery service

19 March, 2021
4 Key Trends that will Define LatAm Payments in 2021

Facilitating new purchasing preferences is key this year

16 March, 2021
Bank-fintech interoperability hits the agenda for Peru

But multiple challenges hinder true interoperability for Peru’s financial services sector

15 March, 2021
Rappi and Davivienda create digital bank; Volpe and Clara raise capital

#TopNews: The key fintech and digital banking news this week: Rappi and Davivienda create a digital bank; Volpe and Clara close rounds

12 March, 2021
Exclusive: IDB proposes pan-LatAm fintech sandbox amid innovation boom

Development bank proposes cross-border fintech testing ground

8 March, 2021
Brazilian merger creates big lending player, Oxxo launches digital wallet

#TopNews: The key fintech and digital banking news this week

5 March, 2021
LatAm’s WealthTechs face regulatory and educational challenges

Digital investment platforms are on the rise – yet facing a tough road ahead

1 March, 2021
The Caribbean continues to push its digital currency; Mundi closes investment for US $ 7.8M

#TopNews: The key fintech and digital banking news this week: The Caribbean continues with digital currency momentum; Mundi closes investment for US $ 7.8M; and more

26 February, 2021
Open Banking in LatAm: The State of Play

Here’s how open banking is evolving across Latin America

22 February, 2021
Valoreo raises investment; Mastercard supports Bahamas digital currency

#TopNews: Key fintech & digital banking news this week: Mastercard Supports Bahamas Digital Currency; Valoreo closes investment; and more

19 February, 2021
Competition heats up among Argentina’s digital wallets

Digital wallets are booming in Argentina

15 February, 2021

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