In Latin America, Fintech is Driving Banking Innovation and Improving Financial Inclusion

The rise of fintech in Latin America (LatAm) over the past decade has shaken up the region’s financial landscape, driving innovation in the banking sector, boosting competition and helping increase inclusion, a new paper by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Digital Banking and Insurtech Among Fastest-Growing Fintech Segments in Latin America

The fintech ecosystem in Latin America (LatAm) has risen quickly over the past couple of years with sustained growth observed in all segments and in the number of active fintech companies, a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Binance and Mastercard Launch Prepaid Card in Argentina For Everyday Purchases

Binance and Mastercard announce the launch of Binance Card in Argentina to bridge the gap between cryptocurrencies and everyday purchases. Argentina is the first country in Latin America to have the product. The Binance Card is part of the company’s

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Argentina Paves the Way for Open Banking

In Argentina, the central bank is paving the way for open banking, introducing new regulation and initiatives to encourage digital payments and enable interoperability. New measures for regulating virtual wallets were adopted in May 2022 by the board of Banco

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Huobi Global Steps up Latin America Presence With Bitex Acquisition

Huobi Global announced the acquisition of Bitex, one of the first regional cryptocurrency exchanges in Latin America, as it moves to expand its footprint in the fast-growing region. The terms of the deal are confidential and were not disclosed. Founded

Read More Acquires Argentinian Crypto Company Sesocio has acquired SeSocio, one of the largest crypto companies in Argentina and one of the most prolific across Latin America. With its largest acquisition to date, accelerates its rapidly growing footprint across Latin America, armed with a team

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Argentina’s Fintech Landscape Shows Strong Growth Despite Headwinds

Argentina’s booming fintech industry boasts over 300 companies that employ nearly 15,000 people. This year, the sector is expected to create more than 5,600 positions, reflecting on the industry’s massive growth and traction, according to data from Cámara Argentina de

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