The future of finance in LatAm & the Caribbean

Friday Briefing: Neobanks are no longer the favorites
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Friday Briefing: Neobanks are no longer the favorites

In a chaotic week for the tech world in the U.S., we bring you a more upbeat outlook for LatAm from Quona Capital, which just set up a new fund. Also, Mercado Pago, Bradesco and Inter report encouraging results for Q3 and Mexican beverage and retail group Femsa buys a payment aggregator, underscoring its digital commitment.

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Friday Briefing: Nubank delves into web3… what does it mean?

This week, we analyze Nubank’s decision to launch a cryptocurrency in Brazil and knock on the door of web3. Also, Ualá enters the acquiring services field in Colombia and in Mexico, Covalto continues on its path towards an IPO by lining up new financing. All this and more in our weekly briefing.

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Friday briefing: Traditional license + digital bank = ?

This week, Banorte advanced plans to launch a digital spinoff – with a brand new banking licence. In Brazil, Creditas reported more loans, but also more losses. And Apple Pay will start operations at the end of this month in Chile. Meanwhile, the fintech Clara is aiming for an IPO after appointing a new CFO.

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Friday Briefing: Beyond bank commissions

It’s a busy week for payments news: Today, we talk to Belvo about the future of digital acquiring now that it is a payment initiator in Brazil, and we get the latest on open finance in that country. Plus, Bitso has enabled crypto payments using QR in Argentina, and Colombia’s central bank is preparing to start operating an instant transfer system in 2023.

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Friday Briefing: Neobanks are no longer the favorites

In a chaotic week for the tech world in the U.S., we bring you a more upbeat outlook for LatAm from Quona Capital, which just set up a new fund. Also, Mercado Pago, Bradesco and Inter report encouraging results for Q3 and Mexican beverage and retail group Femsa buys a payment aggregator, underscoring its digital commitment.