Top Fintech LatAm News Stories for August 17, 2021

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Argentine fintech Ualá lands $350M at a $2.45B valuation in SoftBank, Tencent-led round – TechCrunch
  • Paysafe Plans To Buy eCommerce Payment Platform SafetyPay –
  • Competencia entre Bancos y Fintechs en Argentina: A la caza de los clientes – iupana
  • Millicom Plans Rapid Growth for Digital Wallet in Latin America – Bloomberg
  • Banco Santander Chooses FacePhi as Benchmark Supplier – Find Biometrics

  • Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.

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