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Techfoliance LATAM | March 19, 2018

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Fintech LATAM

| Fintech news coming from developed and emerging countries

Argentina is hosting for the first time Google’s Launchpad Start Fintech

March 6, 2018 |

Argentina is actively seeking to show the world its entrepreneurial spirit, starting with Financial Technology start-ups that are growing faster than anytime before.

As a sign of the rapid growth of the Fintech sector in the country, Google is partnering … Read More

Mexican regulators strenghen the law toward Fintech

March 2, 2018 |

Mexican regulators announced last week the adoption of a new law made of 145 articles to better regulate Financial Technology Institutions.

The project of regulating financial products and services provided by new entrants was first brought by the government last … Read More

LATAM Fintech Fundraising Radar: Pagseguro, Banco Inter and Cielo

February 27, 2018 |

Every month, Techfoliance highlights three closing rounds made by Fintech start-ups across LATAM. In this monthly FinTech fundraising radar we will also highlight IPOs made in Brazil with Pagseguro, Inter and Cielo.




Pagseguro is a São … Read More

Venezuela’s new controversial cryptocurrency ‘petro’

February 23, 2018 |

President Nicolas Maduro announced few days ago the launch of Venezuela’s own digital currency called ‘petro’ to facilitate financial transactions.

According to the government, Venezuela’s petro token will be backed by its oil, gas, gold and diamond reserves and investment will come from … Read More

LATAM Fintech Mapping Week #6: Trigg, Mimoni, Destacame and Albo

February 15, 2018 |

Every week, Techfoliance highlights four promising Fintech start-ups in LATAM in various verticals: Digital Banking, Payments, InsurTech or Investment. In this weekly FinTech mapping we have Trigg, Mimoni, Destacame and Albo.


Trigg is a Brazilian-based Fintech that has developed a … Read More

The BCRA’s efforts in Fintech are paying off

February 10, 2018 |

Last 2016, The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) announced the launch of its new payment strategy, bringing together traditional players, Fintech start-ups or regulators. 

There is of course much more to be done but the first results and the change … Read More

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