Digital banks in Brazil are finally making inroads into one of the most competitive and highly profitable credit markets in the world.
More than a year after it would expand to Latam, British neobank Revolut has officially launched in Brazil with its global account product.
Many neobank unicorns' attempts at international expansion have been met with varying results. Anne Boden believes B2B is the key.
Credijusto, a leading Mexican small business fintech paid $50 million to buy Banco Finterra in June. Co-CEO David Poritz wrapped day one of the LendIt LatAm keynote section, discussing what it was like as the only neobank holding a banking license in Mexico.
The firm has helped members save upwards of $7 billion to date through retirement savings, investing, and rainy day fund planning.
'There are going to be a lot of M&As in the market. There's going to be a lot of innovation and focus on unit economics'
Comun's seed round was led by Silicon Valley fund Costanoa Ventures and included participation from South Park Commons and FJ Labs.
Global neobanks have focused on the regional ecosystem as the fintech sector gained decent size and scale in the past few years.
The neobank space has really heated up the last couple of years. The leaders are getting great traction with millions...
The company has tripled its revenue and added new products like the Varo Advance personal credit advance announced in October last year.
The product lets users get small amounts of credit, starting from a feeless $20.