Fintech & Ecommerce

Worldline and VTEX Partner on Global eCommerce and Payments

Worldline and VTEX have established a partnership to combine efforts to provide e-commerce and payment services at the global level by multinational merchants.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Akurateco Сollaborates With World-Card to Integrate Pix Payment Method

  Akurateco, a European-based global white-label payment gateway provider, has recently announced its latest integration with Pix, the instant payment method in Brazil. The partnership was formed with the help of World-Card, a global payment solution provider. Launched in November 2020, Pix is an instant payment system that was developed by the Central Bank of […]


Visa Designed CBDC-Based Finance Platform for Farmers

Identifying new use cases for Brazil’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), Visa created a programmable finance platform for SMEs, particularly farmers, using tokenized farm contracts to access global capital markets


Brazil Pilots CBDC in Stores

Central Bank of Brazil is ready to start trials of its proposed CBDC across various use cases including in-store and offline NFC payments

Society & Lifestyle

Mastercard Customizes Solutions for Female Entrepreneurs

Mastercard has introduced a suite of services dedicated to the financial needs of female business owners across the regions of Latin America and the Caribbean

Fintech & Ecommerce

Meta Lets Brazilians Pay Local Merchants Via WhatsApp

Meta reported that Brazilian WhatsApp users have the opportunity to exchange messages for transactions through this application.

Finance & Economics

Coinbase Partners With Brazilian Payment Apps to Expand Services

Coinbase continues its international expansion by partnering with Brazilian payment providers Ebanx and Pix

Finance & Economics

B2B Payments Platform Barte Raises $3 Million

Brazilian business-to-business payment platform Barte has announced that it has managed to attract investment funds in the amount of $ 3 million following the results of the initial round of financing.

Science & Technology

WhatsApp Gets Central Bank Approval to Launch Business Payments in Brazil

While people in Brazil have been able to use WhatsApp for P2P transactions for a while, the national Central Bank had not given the green light for small business payments until now

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard & Binance to Launch Prepaid Crypto Card in Brazil

The crypto leader Binance and payment giant Mastercard expanded their crypto-to-fiat offer to the most lucrative market in Latin America

Finance & Economics

Brazil and Argentina to Create Common Currency

Brazil and Argentina will soon begin preparations for the creation of a common currency.


Mastercard Launches Platform to Donate to “Christmas Without Hunger”

The initiative allows Mastercard customers to round up purchase amounts made with credit, debit and prepaid cards and donate them to campaigns aimed at fighting hunger

Blockchain & Crypto

Brazil Adopts Crypto Law

The law legalises digital currencies use in Brazil and establishes a licensing regime for crypto asset service providers

Finance & Economics

Alibaba’s Cainiao opens in Brazil

Alibaba’s logistics arm is opening its Latin American headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as China’s retail growth has slowed


Remittances drive crypto adoption in Latin America: report

Latin America makes up for a 9.1% of the global 2022 crypto transaction value, while remittances and high inflation are the highest drivers of adoption

Blockchain & Crypto

Nubank to develop a cryptocurrency

Brazilian challenger Nubank is currently working on its own cryptocurrency for the new rewards program

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