Top Fintech LatAm News Stories for September 24, 2021

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

  • What to Expect at LendIt Fintech LatAm – LendIt Fintech News
  • Betterfly acquires six companies in Chile and Brazil – Contxto
  • Nubank grows portfolio in Mexico with key acquisition – Contxto
  • Bullish on Central America: LatAm’s Next Hot Spot for Tech Startups – Grit Daily
  • In Brazil, traditional banks and fintechs have a face-off on social media – LABS
  • Latin America finds a champion in SoftBank Group International CEO Marcelo Claure – TechCrunch
  • Bitso adds a million users in 5 months – Contxto
  • Latin America’s second wave of digital transformation – TechCrunch
  • Women Fintech Founders & CEOs / Mujeres fundadoras y directoras ejecutivas de Fintech – LendIt Fintech
  • Mexico’s Kavak drives away with $700M in new funding, doubling its valuation to $8.7B – TechCrunch

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